You can now install Facebook (beta) on Windows 10 Mobile, but there's a workaround to get it

It's been almost two months since Facebook offered up its trio of Windows 10 apps. Of course, two of them - Facebook and Messenger - were only made available for PCs.

Earlier this month, it was found that users could switch the region on their phones to France or Germany to get Messenger (beta) on Windows 10 Mobile. Now, it would appear that the same trick applies to the Facebook (beta) app.

Note that this is Facebook (beta), rather than Facebook Beta. The latter is an app created by Microsoft, so now we'll actually be seeing Facebook-created apps.

Indeed, it would seem that the social networking giant - at least for the time being - is determined to support the Windows 10 platform. Instagram was the only app out of the trio mentioned above that was immediately available for Mobile, and yet it received a major overhaul just two weeks later.

The apps are all created using Facebook's own Osmeta tools, which are used to port them from iOS, as opposed to Microsoft's own Project Islandwood tools. This is what allows the firm to easily keep a feature parity with its apps on other platforms.

You can download the app right here. Remember, you'll have to change your region to France or Germany to acquire it. Once you do, you can change your region back, the app will still work, and you'll still be able to get it from My Library.

Thanks to @aakash006sharma for the tip!

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