If you are an Android user and using Facebook messenger application, then maybe you have faced Pname com Facebook Orca error on your smartphone. We have received multiple questions regarding this special error from our regular users. We found that it is a common error making your app crashed due to poor RAM management on your phone or less powerful processor on your phone. This error occurs mainly on Android phones, where the user gets a pop-up message named “Pname com Facebook Orca has stopped working. Sometimes it gets more annoying when you were on some important chat with someone. This error can occur on any Android device from entry level Hotwav M5 to flagship phone OnePlus 6.
What is Pname com Facebook Orca?
Basically, Pname Facebook Com Orca is a package name in the Facebook Messanger app, which gets entered into your phone when you install this apps on your phone. This package is the space where it stores all of the cache, plugins, videos audios, images, and files on your device from the messenger app. On every Andriod device, when you install facebook and messenger app from Google Play store, these two folders called facebook.katna and facebook.orca automatically installed. Follow the step by step procedure described below in order to see this folder.
Step 1: Open File manager in your phone and go to internal storage of your phone.
Step 2: Now go to Android Folder and click on it. Find out data named folder and click on it.
Step 3: Now you will find folder named Facebook.katana and Com.Facebook.Orca. These are two folder where it stores all files and data of your messenger app.
How to solve Pname com.facebook.orca has stopped error?
So if you are facing this problem, then this is a common Android problem, where your device’s processor and RAM is poorly managed. The solution is quite simple for all Android users, in fact, some of you have already tried this, and may you got fixed this error. Now follow the step by step procedure to get rid of this specific error.
Step 1: Open Application manager in your phone, by Settings > Application manager.
Step 2: Open Facebook and Messenger app one by one, and go with the option Clear the Data, and Restart the phone once.
Your problem “Pname com facebook orca has stopped” working now disappeared for sure!
If you are the one from millions of unlucky people out there, that have still the same problem after this steps, then don’t worry, we have one final weapon to destroy this error from your phone.
Now you should first Uninstall that both apps, and after that, you have to Restart your phone again. That’s it, download both apps again from the Play-Store and enjoy your social life again.
Some common questions regarding this Error:
1. Should I delete pname com.facebook.orca?
Many of you were thinking that this Pname.facebook.orca folder is the main problem, why shouldn’t I delete this folder from the file manager. And of course you have deleted that app once, twice or thrice, but that folder automatically makes space in your phone again. Let me tell you that this folder comes default from the facebook app, you can not delete this.
2. Is Pname com facebook orca is malware? / Is this folder is a virus that can damage a phone or data?
Now you will think that just because you can’t delete something from your file-manager, that could be a malware or virus that can harm or damage my phone by stealing data from it.
You are wrong, there is nothing like malware or virus connected to this particular error. Your phone and data are completely safe in your phone.
3. What is the use of pname com facebook orca?
Now the most important questions came! What is the use of this error causing folder named
Yes, this particular com.facebook.orca folder stores files like cache, plugins, videos ,audios, and images. So if you are using messenger app and mistakenly you have deleted some important conversation from the app. And if you want back that deleted conversation, then access the folder mentioned as above and you will find a folder named “cache” inside it. Browse the cache folder inside it you will find a folder named “fb_temp”. You will find your deleted files or conversation from this folder.
4. How to recover deleted Facebook messages through Pname com Facebook Orca?
If some of your friend who was not in contact with you for over a year, and the conversation with him got deleted accidentally, but it was something important, so is it possible to recover that whole conversation from facebook? Yes!
Facebook Messenger is one of the best and most used Android application after WhatsApp among all youngsters. And they share some important conversation on that, like some important notes of college, or an important image. If this got deleted accidentally from your messenger, how to recover them back?
How to recover lost Facebook Messenger Messages from backup?
When you find you mistakenly deleted some important chat history messages from Facebook Messenger, you can try to restore them from the backup file on your computer. Here is how to do:
1. Connect Android phone to PC
Plug your Android phone into your computer and find out your device. Then go to “SD card”/”Internal Storage” > “Android” > “data” > “com.facebook.orca“.
2. Recover Deleted Facebook Messenger Messages from Computer
In the folder of “com.facebook.orca“, choose “cache“. Then open “fb_temp“. You can recover your Facebook Messenger messages with backups in this folder.
That’s it, this is all i know and all you want about Pname com facebook orca problem. If anything left, the let me know in the comment box below. If you have any questions in your mind regarding this error or other, then don’t hesitate to ask them by posting comments below.
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