How to Hide Your Friends List on Facebook

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How to Hide Friends on Facebook

Are you interested in hiding your friends list on Facebook and stop people from knowing who your friends are? Want to keep your family members, closest friends and everyone you care about far from prying eyes?

Well, by default, your friends list is visible to everyone. But if you don't want others to view it, you have the ability to change its privacy to your liking. So, you can hide it from everyone or share it just with friends or specific friends whom you trust.

Making the friends list private is an easy and simple process. You can just follow the steps described below to see how much easier to make Facebook friends private.

Are you ready to make your friends list invisible to strangers? If so, let's follow the instruction below!


How to Hide Your Friends List on Facebook?

Step 1: Sign in to your Facebook account using your username and password.

Facebook Login

Step 2: Go to your timeline by clicking on your name.

Facebook Profile Name

Step 3: Click on Friends button under the cover photo

Facebook Friends Section

Also Read: How to Make Your Facebook Completely Private

Step 4: Press the pencil icon to the right of Friends and select Edit Privacy from the drop down menu.

Edit Facebook Friends Privacy

Step 5: In the popup window, click the audience selector next to Friend List then choose Only Me to hide it from everyone. You can also choose Friends, to share it only with your friends. Or you can choose Custom, to set it to a custom settings.

You can do the same thing for Following and Followers.

When you finish adjusting your friends list visibility, click Done.

Facebook friends privacy settings

Now, to make sure that your friends list is hidden from unwanted eyes, you should view your Facebook profile as a stranger. To do so, click the three dots icon underneath your cover photo, then choose "View As..."
You can also visit this link to learn more about how to view your Facebook profile as someone else.

Important Note: Mutual friends may still be visible to others when they visit your Facebook profile.

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Also Read: How to Hide Your Personal Information on Facebook

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