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Question about Facebook Avatar

Discussion in 'General XenForo Discussion and Feedback' started by Kjartan Simonsen, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. Hello

    Yesterday i created an account over at 8wayrun.com using Facebook login. This worked fine and my picture from Facebook is used as my profile avatar.

    Then i associated my account here on Xenforo.com with my Facebook account but somehow my facebook picture is not used here.

    Is this feature turned off here on Xenforo.com? And if it is what are the benefits of turning it off ?

    Just wondering
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Did you create your account here via Facebook, or create the account and then associate it?

    The latter will not update your avatar, the former will.
  3. Here i already had an account and I associated it.

    I guess that kind a explains it then. But should there not be an option to use my Facebook picture then. You know i actually had an avatar before i associated with Facebook.

    Associating my account with Facebook changed my username to my real name and left me avatarless.
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Associating an account with Facebook does not change the account username.
  5. nestor718

    nestor718 Active Member

    I guess this would be a feature suggestion then? My IPboard has a setting to use my facebook avatar even if the account was associated later on. I'll request this in the proper forum if it hasn't been suggested yet.
  6. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

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