How to Hide Your Friends List on Facebook

How to Hide Your Friends List 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 Facebook 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 your Facebook friends list private is an easy and simple process. You can just follow the steps described below to see how much easier to hide your Facebook friends from others.

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?


Sign in to your Facebook account using your username and password.

Facebook Login

Go to your timeline by clicking on your name.

Facebook Profile Name

Click on Friends button under the cover photo.

Facebook Friends Section

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

Edit Facebook Friends Privacy

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 choose Custom, to set it to a custom settings.

You can do the same thing for Following and Followers.

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

Facebook friends privacy settings

Now, to make sure that your Facebook friends list is hidden from unwanted eyes, you'll need to view your Facebook profile as a stranger. To do so, click the three dots icon underneath your cover photo, then choose "View As..."

That's it for this post! Please, if you found it helpful, don't forget to like, comment and share it with your friends on social media sites.

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How to Hide Your Friends List on Facebook