[APP][Android 2.2+][6/6/2013] Falcon Pro for Twitter - v2.0

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Senior Member
Jan 6, 2012
Load more tweets issue never fixed. I log out and log back and now I only see last two days. Can't load older ones


Senior Member
Aug 23, 2012
Oklahoma, USA
Is anyone else experiencing tweet jumps or pictures not loading? I find myself closing and reopening the app?

Sent from my ADR6425LVW using XDA Premium 4 mobile app


Senior Member
Dec 29, 2012
Banda Aceh
Samsung Galaxy S21+
I cant attach image on my twit properly on falcon pro.
The image is not uploaded properly since on the preview image, the displayed image is just white image.
It does work on some picture though, but most picture doesnt work. Sometime picture just cant be attach.
Anyone facing this issues??
Any workaround?


Senior Member
Mar 19, 2011
Has anyone using the stock google keyboard noticed that the layout in Falcon Pro doesn't include the dedicated emoji key (it has to be accessed via a long-press on the Return key)?

What's odd is that the layout in the SMS (non-hangouts) app does have the dedicated emoji key. This is on a stock Moto X running KitKat 4.4.4.

Any suggestions on how to force falcon pro to use the same layout as the SMS app?

And yes, I could revert back to swiftkey, but the slow load time was annoying.


Senior Member
Jan 26, 2014
Duplicate DMs

Does anybody else have issues with DMs showing up twice? It works fine after sending them, and old DMs are only loaded once, but after reloading the DMs a couple of times, some of them show up a second time.

Also, it appears to me that DMs I sent are not considered for sorting, just received ones. Is there a way to change this, so when I sent a DM or reply to one, that conversations shows up on top the same way it does when I receive one?


Senior Member
Nov 22, 2011
my issue is that saved searches do not give any results if there are no new entries since I tried last. I expect to see the old ones at least


Senior Member
May 31, 2010
I cant attach image on my twit properly on falcon pro.
The image is not uploaded properly since on the preview image, the displayed image is just white image.
It does work on some picture though, but most picture doesnt work. Sometime picture just cant be attach.
Anyone facing this issues??
Any workaround?

I am experiencing the same problem and I don't know how to fix it.


Senior Member
Jul 23, 2007
Electric Ladyland
Not getting RT, favorite, or DM notifications. Anyone know if this is just me or just how it is with FP? Want to stick with it - any other app or DashClock Extension the would take care of these notifications?


Senior Member
Apr 16, 2012
I keep getting the Error message that reads "Error - Make Sure your date/time is correct (auto from network). If the error persists, make sure the option Don't keep activities from the developer settings is unchecked.".

It started with problems refreshing my twitter feed, tries to log out and in again. Then the error message shows up.

I've tried everything in this link: http://www.hassanelyas.com/2013/08/how-to-fix-error-date-time-settings-are-correct-falcon-pro.html

Anyone got any tips on how to fix this? The official twitter app really does suck.


Senior Member
Jul 19, 2012
Today I get a message saying: API maximum reached, try again later. It happens when I try to refresh for new tweets. Does someone know what the problem is?

Update: Problem is already fixed, this post can be deleted.
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Senior Member
May 27, 2010
The problem was that his account reached the api refresh limit and he needed to what about 15 minutes for it to reset.


Senior Member
May 27, 2010
Refresh, search, update lists, etc. If you exceed the number of calls to the api you get rate limited for about 15 minutes.

Using streaming is supposed to be better if you see your account getting rate limited often.

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    Hello XDA !

    Have ou heard of Falcon for Twitter, a powerful full featured Twitter widget? Play Store Link

    I've been asked to make an app out of it a lot (this is Minimal Reader Pro all over again lol) so I did it, and while doing it, I actually realised this app could be one of the best Twitter app on Android.

    Say hello to Falcon Pro (BETA) for Twitter :


    After 2 weeks of intense BETA, thanks to all your feedback, I'm proud to announce Falcon Pro v1.0 on the Google Play Store !

    It's compatible for Phones and Tablets running Froyo (2.2) to JellyBean (4.2),

    I'm very excited to share this with you, I want to step up the Android Twitter app game and I need your feedback.

    Post your thoughts on this thread or on twitter @falcon_android

    You know what to do :) Enjoy !
    ::::::::::::::::::::: CREDITS::::::::::::::::::::

    * Development & Design : Joaquim Vergès - @joenrv
    * Icon design : Rémi Engel

    :::::::::::: LIBRARIES USED :::::::::::::

    * ActionBar Sherlock
    * SlidingMenu
    * Crouton
    * PullToRefresh
    * Twitter4j

    :::::::::::::::: TO-DO LIST ::::::::::::::


    Vote for the upcoming features ! falconpro.uservoice.com

    :::::::::::::::: CHANGELOG ::::::::::::::

    #v2.0 - 06/06/2013

    - NEW : Multi Account Support
    - NEW : Flat design UI
    - NEW : Black Theme
    - NEW : Option to Swipe between columns (Android 3+)
    - NEW : Transition animations (Android 3+)
    + Bugfixes

    #v1.9 - 09/05/2013

    - New : sexy font (still Roboto based)
    - New : position holding in Lists
    - New : load up to 1000 tweets / refresh
    - New : option to set the action bar on the bottom. Good for large screens.
    - New : load older tweets
    - New : inline Droplr previews
    - New : option to set a different refresh rate for mentions/interactions
    - New : options to control cache
    - Fixed : back stack behaviours
    - Fixed : Dashclock extension not refreshing
    - Fixed : position shifting bug
    + other fixes

    v1.8.2 - 23/04/2013

    - New : Full Offline mode ! - Option to predownload images for offline access (pics, video thumbnails and article images) + Automatic cache cleaning system.

    - New : open Play Store links from internal browser to google play app.
    - New : translations (Portuguese, Thai, Dutch, Catalan, Arabic, Chinese, Turkish, Hungarian)
    - Improved : internal browser navigation
    - Fixed : images mix up
    - Fixed : live streaming not staying on top
    - Fixed : downloaded images format
    - Other fixes

    v1.8 - 16/04/2013

    - New : *Starred Users* Inline Articles preview with offline access (enabled for all Starred Users that you follow)
    - New : *Starred Users* Individual notifications (disabled by default)
    - New : *Starred Users* Offline access
    - New : translations (French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Polish & Norwegian. More to come)
    - New : open twitter status links in Falcon
    - New : back button now usable in internal browser to navigate
    - New : Feedback and bug report form in the app settings
    - Improved : Image loading speeds, now with progress bar
    - Fix : user autocompletion
    - Fix : htc keyboard auto correct
    + Bugfixes

    v1.7.2 - 22/03/2013

    - Fixed instagram previews
    - Fixed typos
    - Fixed # and @ highlight bug
    - Fixed capital letter on new tweet
    - Fixed tapping on an interaction icon

    v1.7.1 - 21/03/2013

    - New : option to sync all interactions (disabled by default)
    - Improved : rereshing on Interactions tab now only refreshes interactions (faster)
    - Improved : back stack behaviour
    - Improved : Image upload
    - Fixed link marker not removed on translate
    - Fixed jump to top after refresh on mentions
    - Fixed random reset of Quick Actions widget
    - Fixed clear img cache not clearing RAM cache

    v1.7 - 11/03/2013

    - New : Customizable Scrollable widget [Android 3+]
    - New : Quick Action widget
    - New : Translate Tweet
    - New : 3 widgets background styles, customizable text and link colors
    - New : Customizable link colors for app
    - New : Edit profile picture & Bio
    - Improved sharing, now accepts text with image
    - Fixed unread count ignoring mutes

    *v1.6.6 - 22/02/2013

    - New : Dashclock extension settings
    - New : supports line breaks
    - New : Faster fade transitions
    - Improved position holding
    - Improved TweetMarker
    - Fixed : list flickering on live streaming
    - Fixed : favorite notification not showing sometimes
    - Fixed : some special characters not appearing
    + Minor fixes

    *v1.6.4 - 13/02/2013

    - New : Threaded DMs
    - Improved separated live streaming and real time notifs
    - Improved position holding
    - Improved TweetMarker integration
    - Improved immediate favoriting on good connections
    - Fixed crash on closing PicViewer
    - Fixed img saved in jpeg instead of jpg
    - Fixed loading pages on tablets
    - Fixed sharing empty title
    - Fixed character count with links+img
    + Minor fixes

    *v1.6.3 - 07/02/2013

    - New option to get inline previews on 2G/EDGE
    - New live streaming stays on top of the TL
    - New screen transition animations
    - New error dropdown when API limit reached
    - Improved position holding
    - Fixed rotated pics on Samsung/Sony devices
    - Fixed auto refresh stopped on reboot
    - Fixed tweetmarker
    - Fixed in & out sharing
    - Fixed resized image quality on pic viewer
    - Fixed posting large images
    - Fixed restore pic in drafts
    - Fixed links with hashtags in it
    - Fixed open keyboard when prompting user input
    - Fixed double tap on profile views
    - Fixed size of the tweet detail on LDPI devices
    - Fixed DM button on profiles you don't follow
    - Fixed resuming app after orientation change
    + Minor fixes

    *v1.6.2 - 26/01/2013

    - New refresh on startup option
    - New live streaming option (Timeline + Notifs in real time)
    - Better position holding (not just last unread)
    - Higher resolution image preview from pic.twitter.com
    - Better Quick Pic viewer, smart resizing, tap anywhere to close
    - Expanded URLs in profile description
    - Automatic cache clearing system
    - Full clear cache button from the settings
    - options to enable/disable Sound, vibrate and LED for notifications
    - Delete lists by long pressing them, with dialog confirmation
    - Fixed rotation issues
    - Fix draft restoring on tweet failed


    - New Quick Pic Viewer from the timeline
    - New option to set the device's default Font
    - Fixed lag when opening starred users
    - Fixed crash when sharing pics from other apps
    - Fixed crash when not logged in
    - Updated PullToRefresh library

    *v1.6 - 16/01/2013

    - New User Profile screen Design with following and followers
    - New Starred Users section on the right sliding menu
    - New in-app Profile picture viewer
    - New search for users
    - New recent followers counter
    - New compose DM button with user picker
    - New mute by keyword option
    - Much Better autocomplete with real name search
    - Better sharing from other apps
    - Added create List button
    - Added image preview before uploading
    - Added TwitPic, YFrog and Mobypicture image upload services
    - Added (small) Flickr thumbnail preview
    - Added new transitions on tab change
    - Fixed followers/ing order
    - Fixed retweet having one extra character
    - Fixed position jump on auto refresh while activity is on background
    - Fixed tweeting on landscape
    - Updated to the latest PullToRefreshLib
    - "retweeted by" is now clickable
    - other little UI changes

    *v1.5 - 6/01/2013

    - * Brand New Sexy White Theme *
    - Multi Window support for Galaxy devices
    - Better Retweet system, with 3 RT options
    - Better image upload, faster and more stable
    - Better double tap
    - Fixed Followers/ing lists order
    - Fixed character count with urls
    - Fixed new tweet button not appearing on search
    - Fixed the fc on new tweet while on followers list
    - Fixed rotation issue on new DM
    - LIttle UI changes
    + Fixes

    * v1.4 - 31/12/2012, last of 2012 !

    - Added YouTube api integration
    - Added option to Enable double tap on tweets
    - Added logout button
    - Added hide keyboard on RT
    - Added report for SPAM
    - Added mute mangement from settings
    - Added hashtag auto fill when searching for tweets
    - Added slider for refresh rates
    - New "More Actions" dialog design
    - Removed retweets from search results
    - Set back mentions of followers in timeline
    - Enhanced conversation view with private accounts
    - Changed reply icon in profile view
    - Faster user profile loading
    - Fixed the rotation problem on tweet writer with pics
    - Fixed orientation change on main view
    + other fixes

    * v1.3.1

    - Changed default scale of Zoomable pictures
    - Fixed Tweet Marker
    - Fixed action bar stays hidden on tablets
    - Fixed mute RT of muted users too
    - Fixed resused bitmaps for youtube and avis
    - Fixed ellipsize links in some lists
    - Removed mentions from timeline view to solve some position holding issues
    - Removed LED notifications except for mentions and DMs
    + other fixes

    * v1.3

    - NEW Pic Viewer with zoom + full screen mode :

    _ Tap to go full screen
    _ Long press to show options (save to SD, open in browser)
    _ Pinch to zoom (or double tap)
    _ Drag to move around

    - changed the default picture upload service to pic.twitter.com
    - added quick tutorials for pic viewer and RT
    - added option to refresh after tweet (disabled by default)
    - added browser "Speed Boost" option, disable to prevent the browser from crashing on 4.1 tablets
    - fixed inline preview on 4g and Bluetooth DUN (need confirmation that it works)
    - fixed links and text size on retweet screen
    - fixed color blind issue on character counter
    - fixed notification sound on own tweets
    - fixed fc on add user to list
    - fixed TweetMarker jump after tweet
    - fixed light notifications (blue for mentions, red for dms, white for the rest)
    - Many other fixes and improvements


    - Added Retweets - See your most popular tweets, tap on a tweet to expand it and show who retweeted you
    - Added block user
    - Added own DMs in DM list
    - Added delete own tweets
    - Added mute users/hashtags
    - Added user to list
    - Cleaner dates
    - Changed default profile pic
    - More padding to the notification icon
    - Better TweetMarker integration (for Timeline)
    - Fix notification sound
    - Fix wrong avatars
    + other fixes


    - Add saved searches - You can now save any search you make, displayed on the right sliding menu, long press to delete
    - Added delete tweet option in the Tweet details
    - Added new date format options
    - Fix go to follower then timeline
    - Fix timeline jumps with big font sizes
    - updated to latest slidingmenu lib
    - Fix crash on orientation change 2.2
    + other fixes


    - Stabilized webview on 4.1 following new optimizations
    - Faster screen transitions on menu selected
    - Added "clear text" button on Tweet composer
    - Disallowed multi pic upload (for now)
    - Disallowed long press on DMs to avoid confusion
    - Fix instagram FC on click photo
    - Other bugfixes

    *v1.0.2 - Butter Edition

    - Thanks to @RomainGuy excellent article on optimization taking Falcon Pro as a case study, I was able to step up the smoothness and performances higher than ever before.

    Here's the blog post : http://www.curious-creature.org/docs/android-performance-case-study-1.html

    *v1.0 - Out of BETA ! (30/11/2012)

    - Tweetmarker integration - Sends the marker when the app goes on Pause (screen off, back or home button), gets the marker on refreshing
    - Timeline Notifications
    - Quick start dialog
    - Jump to top on lists by tapping the title
    - Other fixes and improvements

    *v0.9 (29/11/2012)

    - Fixed Lists issue
    - Fixed jump to top after scrolling down + tweet/retweet/reply
    - Fixed FC on followers/following lists
    - Fixed not being able to manual refresh on 3G when 'WiFi only' option is selected
    - Removed "Sending Tweet" notification
    - Updated to latest Twitter4J 3.0.2 snapshot
    - Added right SlidingMenu shadow
    - Other bugfixes

    *v0.8 (29/11/2012)

    - Implemented Lists (refresh to update the right sliding menu)
    - Implemented Global and local Trends (refresh to update the right sliding menu)
    - Updated to the latest SlidingMenu lib (specially crafted for Falcon, courtesy of jfeinstein10) - Fixes the Galaxy Nexus smoothness issues
    - Fixed many little bugs

    *v0.7 (28/11/2012)

    - NEW UI EXPERIMENT - Double SlidingMenu (Left&Right) - Any section of the app, and I mean any, is accessible in two gestures : swipe&tap. I love it. Tell me if it runs smooth for you.
    - Added Follower/Following count on Left Menu, tapping on it brings the full list of profiles
    - Smoother lists
    - fixed not being able to refresh on 4G
    - check on resume if cursor is null
    - no more jump to last unread on new tweet
    - Removed 200 tweet per refresh limit
    - fix typo in direct messages
    - many other fixes

    *v0.6 (24/11/2012)

    - Auto Draft Saving System - Whenever you're going to tweet something, and get a phone call, or press back to check on something, the app now automatically saves that tweet as a draft, so that next time you press new Tweet (or the Quick Tweet Notif) it brings back that draft.
    - Added an Error notification when a Tweet couldn't be sent, with tap to retry
    - Added new search result count notification on refreshing search
    - Fix position holding when auto refreshing in background when app is paused
    - Fix getting some auto favorite/DM/follow notifications
    - Fix list reloading on resuming app after a while
    - Other fixes

    *v0.5 (23/11/2012)

    - Implemented Search View - Remembers every search, and autocompletes you next time you type them. Also loads the last search by default.
    - Implemented Hashtag links
    - Enhanced smoothness of slidingmenu transition
    - Enhanced last position holding
    - Enhanced profile picture download
    - option to enable/disable internal browser
    - fixed on long press, swipe to close, then long press the same, quick actions dont open
    - fixed RT date issue
    - change date format and position in tweet detail view
    - change date of retweets to actual retweet date
    - other bugfixes

    *v0.4 (22/11/2012)

    - Implemented Favorites view
    - Implemented offline Favorite system, you can favorite even offline, will be marked as favorite when you get back online (on refresh or access favorites)
    - Added quick actions on long press everywhere (profile, tweet detail)
    - better way to show native retweet, quote and reply on the Tweet composer
    - prevent jump to top after tweet
    - made image placeholder in list fixed height to avoid unwanted jumps
    - more discrete logo on loading pages
    - Updated SlidingMenu lib to latest version
    - few other minor fixes

    *v0.3 (21/11/2012)

    - Added EXTRA Real Time NOTIFICATIONS option for Favorites, Follows and ReTweets [Still wifi only, this is not push yet]
    - option to disable inline preview imgs/videos
    - Added 2 min auto refresh rate
    - better profile system (tablet/phone)
    - shows link of user and if that user follows you on user profile
    - click on profile pic on profile to open the original image
    - fixed clickable items in profile view tweets
    - new notification icons
    - on own profile, you can't follow yourself anymore
    - force pp refresh when opening user profile
    - better pp download for lists
    - Fixed option to not load tweet content when not on wifi
    - Disabled clickable hashtags for the moment
    - Fix orientation changes on N7
    - Fix tweet writer box on landscape hiding buttons
    - Fix ldpi icon
    - hide quick actions on second long press
    - added the version number and the link to the XDA thread in the settings
    - others that I didn't write down

    *v0.2 (20/11/2012)

    - Fixed critical bug on Gingerbread, you should be able to tweet now.
    - Auto dismisses the tweet successful notification
    Well guys, after a day of being kicked out, the thread is back up thanks to some complaining on Twitter (having good contacts helps).

    I like to keep this thread alive to have an extra source of feedback from experienced users, and also to have a place where users can help each other out. Counting on you guys who have been around since BETA to help the new users who ask their question here.

    I'll make sure the original post is always up to date, and the changelogs for new releases will be posted exclusively here.

    Thanks for all your feedback guys, it's your support that motivates me to keep pushing my apps to the next level, no matter the ups and downs.
    * Announcement about swipe navigation and why I think it's a bad idea *

    Guys, I know lots of you have been asking for a swipe gesture to switch columns in the app. I've given it a lot of thought, and I came up with the conclusion that its not a good idea. Here's why :

    1/ Redundancy. There's already two ways to access the core functions (timeline / mentions / dms) a third one would be a lot.

    2/ Right now there's only three columns available, but when all the functions are implemented, there will be much more. Having the sliding menu easily accessible means you are only one swipe&tap away from any section of the app. Ultimately its much faster than swiping several times.

    3/ Looking at how I use plume, I barely ever use the sliding menu or tend to forget about it because of the swiping. I don't want that. I want the sliding menu to be your HQ, packing up so much info and quick accesses to lists, saved searches, current trends, etc, that you'll actually want to look at it and will never need to swipe twice to get where you want.

    4/ Another thing that annoys me in plume and other swipe based clients : If I want to see a saved search that is in column 7, not only I swipe seven times, but it also loads all 6 previous columns, making what I actually want to see load much slower.

    5/ Every other client has a swipe based navigation. I want Falcon to be different.

    6/ I have a few ideas for a sliding menu to the right as well as the left. Might sound a bit crazy, but as I imagine it its awesome, and I have to give it a shot.

    After using the app daily for a few weeks, I don't miss swiping at all. And by the time all functionalities are implemented, i think you'll get use to the swipe&tap navigation and will end up using Twitter more efficiently.

    This is my opinion on swiping navigation, what's yours ?
    You guys, v0.8 is up on the original post, try it out and let me know how it feels :)

    Galaxy Nexus users, please report on smoothness improvements