How to Hide Add Friend Button on Facebook Timeline
Updated on March 02, 2022
Are you getting so many friend requests from people you don't know on Facebook?
Want to hide the add friend button in order to restrict Facebook users from sending you friend requests?
Letting the add friend button open to the public might not be much appreciated and my bother you as long as it still available on your timeline.
In this post, I will show you how you can remove the add friend button from your Facebook profile in a few easy steps. Are you ready? Let's get started!
1. How to Hide Add Friend Button on Facebook App?
Open the Facebook app and log into your account.
Tap the three lines icon located in the top right corner (Android) or in the bottom right corner (iPhone), then tap Settings & Privacy.
Scroll down to the Audience and Visibility section and tap How People Find and Contact You.
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Next, scroll down and tap Who can send you friend requests?.
Select Friends of friends so that the add friend button will be available to only people who have friends in common with you. There is no way to hide it from everyone
That's it! That's how you hide add friend button on Facebook app.
2. How to Hide Add Friend Button on Facebook Using a Computer?
Click the down arrow at the top right of any Facebook page, click Settings & Privacy and then click Settings.
From your General Account Settings page, click the Privacy tab.
Click Edit next to Who can send you friend requests?
Now, when you click the audience selector, you'll see tow options, Everyone and Friends of Friends. So, the best thing you can do is choosing Friends of Friends. When you choose this audience, it means that the add friend button will be available to only people who have friends in common with you, no more.
When you finish adjusting the privacy setting of the add friend button, press Close.
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Unfortunately, there is no way to hide it from everyone. As I said before, choosing Friends of Friends is the best option you have.
That's it! That's how you hide the add friend button on your Facebook timeline.
If you have any question regarding this post, just let me know in the comments below or send me a message on my! I will be more than glad to help you out! 🙂