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New Facebook Timeline Profile – How to Enable it Now

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Facebook rolled out some awesome features at the recent F8 Facebook conference. While it will take a while to make these features available for all, but if you are super enthuse about enabling your Facebook Timeline profile Read On…

A few simple steps mentioned below will help you enable the Facebook Timeline feature for your profile. It’s one of the new features and it’s awesome πŸ™‚

Follow the instructions carefully to enable it for your profile.

Step 1:
– Go to the Facebook developer page and make sure you are logged into your facebook account. Follow this link to get started.

Step 2:
– Click Allow when you reach the below screen
facebook timeline

Step 3:
– Click create a new app
Create a New App

Step 4:

Name the App Display name and the App namespace, it does not matter what name you give, its just for you to get authenticated with the developer platform. Click on the I agree box and Continue.
App Display

Step 5:
Once you’ve click on Continue you’ll reach the below screen – Click on Open Graph on the left hand side.
App


Step 6:

– You’ll see the next screen titled – Get Started with Open Graph, fill in anything under action and object and click on Get Started
Open Graph

Step 7:
– Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click save changes and next
Save Changes

Step 8:
– Wait for a few seconds when you come to the below screen and then go to your Facebook homepage, where you’ll be invited to enable the timeline.
Get invited

Step 9:
– When you go to your facebook page you’ll see the below page – Click get it Now and you are done
Click Get It

Once you configure the above steps, you should have the new Facebook Timeline profile for your account. You can play around with it and fiddle with the features. Let us know when you enable it.

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  • Jade September 23, 2011, 9:13 am

    Great step by step tutorial on the new facebook features, I’ve activated it πŸ™‚ looks cool …Thanks for this post ZK, it’s very helpful.

    • ZK September 23, 2011, 12:37 pm

      Happy to know you liked it πŸ™‚

  • Jake September 23, 2011, 1:29 pm

    Some things in life are certain… Taxes, Death, and Facebook angering users by changing things around.

  • face September 24, 2011, 4:24 am

    A very useful tutorial, thanks for posting

  • Melvin September 24, 2011, 7:43 am

    Trying it doesn’t really make that much sense since you and your ‘fellow’ devs are the only ones who can see this. Also this is going to be made available shortly.

    Regardless of that, I still tried it myself and I know some of you still will. πŸ™‚

  • Lalit@Samsung Tablet September 25, 2011, 8:32 am

    ZK thanks for putting the tips in simple words. I really like that and everyone should enable the feature in their facebook profile. Thanks again for sharing the useful tips.

  • custom logo design September 27, 2011, 6:51 am

    Inspite of it that i don’t want to enable it but i have read your post and learn all this process, how to enable it may be in future i feel i should enable it. These kind of technical things should be discussed from all blogger and should keep in mind that your post should be easier as possible (like your post) that people may learn from it.

  • Felicia @ No Deposit Poker September 28, 2011, 11:48 pm

    Hi ZK,
    I never knew that Facebook has an F8 Facebook conference. Thanks for providing us a step-by-step tutorial on how to enable it!

  • kelli October 8, 2011, 2:50 am

    why does facebook seem so unreliable these days?

  • Richard October 8, 2011, 6:03 am

    I only knew about the facebook timeline because of my friend’s FB status. Looks like they are integrating features of some popular sites that I personally think makes Facebook a bit complicated. Now, we could actually have a plurk style concept on our Facebook account. Anyway, I will follow your steps and try this to my own FB account. Thanks!

  • search engine optimisation October 30, 2011, 2:46 am

    @Zk:

    Thanks for the tutorial. I am new to that but what is the use of that?

  • Jass | Facebook Covers November 24, 2011, 2:52 am

    Thanks for the tutorial on Facebook Timeline. I really liked this feature.

  • Techpur January 2, 2012, 3:53 am

    Now you can style your profle using covers therea are Lot of Covers app and website providing stylish cover, but there are also few fb apps that allow user to create cover from your friend profile picture.Nice Post