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People and Messenger wont Connect to Facebook and Twitter.

  1. #1


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    People and Messenger wont Connect to Facebook and Twitter.


    I've tried authorizing People and Messenger to connect with Facebook and Twitter several times. It finishes the connection authorization and tells me that it may take a few minutes for the changes to take place. The changes never took place. It authorizes each time but never really connects. Any Suggestions on getting this work?

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    8250 x86 + 7 SP1 x86 + Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x86


    Hi,

    I wouldn't be surprised that it has to do with your region/geography and that this functionality is not enabled or something.

    Are there any type of error messages or clues like that?
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    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Consumer Preview


    Quote Originally Posted by GMan View Post
    Hi,

    I wouldn't be surprised that it has to do with your region/geography and that this functionality is not enabled or something.

    Are there any type of error messages or clues like that?
    Nope, no error messages. Just tells me to wait a few minutes for the changes to take place. Also, if it is my regional settings that is causing the issue, is there any way to change the region? I cant stand the Windows Store I'm using. Plus, certain things don't work.
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    Windows 8 Enterprise

    fix


    I know this is old but I am having the same problem. Did you ever fix this? Thanks!!
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    It worked fine for me for a time. I had Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook linked to the People app and was getting feeds updates regularly. Yesterday I decided to add my google+ account and also pinned one of my contacts to the start screen.

    Since then the People app lists my connected services as Microsoft and Google+ only. I go through the motions to add FB and Twitter again, it tells me it's setting it up and will take some time.

    It's been 24 hours and nothing shows up in my feed anymore. I've tried re-adding FB and Twitter several times, but no dice.
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People and Messenger wont Connect to Facebook and Twitter.
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