How to Hide Add Friend Button on Facebook Timeline

How to Hide Add Friend Button on Facebook Timeline

Are you getting so many friend requests from people you don't know on Facebook? 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 to all Facebook users. Especially from those people who want to build new connections around the world without caring to Facebook rules.

So now, want to hide it in order to restrict Facebook users from sending you friend requests?

In this post I will show you step by step how you can remove the add friend button from you Facebook profile. Are you ready? So, let's get started!

How to Hide Add Friend Button on Facebook Timeline?


Click the down arrow at the top right of any Facebook page, then choose Settings.

Facebook Settings

From your General Account Settings page, click the Privacy tab.

Facebook Privacy

Click Edit next to Who can contact me?

Friend Request Settings

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.

Who Can Contact Me

Unfortunately, there is no way to hide it from everyone. As I said before, choosing Friends of Friends is the best thing you can do.

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How to Hide Add Friend Button on Facebook Timeline