This minHour teaches you how to prevent other people from viewing your friends list on both desktop and mobile platforms.
This app is dark-blue with a white “f” on it. Doing so will open Facebook to your News Feed if you’re signed in.
- If you aren’t signed into Facebook, enter your email address (or phone number) and password before continuing.
It’s either in the bottom-right corner of the screen (iPhone) or in the top-right corner of the screen (Android).
Scroll down and tap Settings.
Skip this step on Android.
Tap Account Settings.
Doing so will open the Facebook settings.
This option is near the top of the screen.
Tap Who can see your friends list?.
You’ll see it near the top of the screen.
Tap Only me.
It’s near the middle of the screen. Doing so will restrict your friends list to your viewing only.
Go to Facebook’s website.
To do so, open https://www.facebook.com/ in your browser. This will open your News Feed if you’re logged into Facebook.
- If you aren’t logged into Facebook, enter your email address (or phone number) and password before proceeding.
It’s near the top-right corner of the Facebook page, just right of the icon.
This option is near the bottom of the drop-down menu.
It’s a tab in the upper-left area of the Settings page.
Click Who can see your friends list?.
It’s the second option in the “Who can see my stuff?” section.
Click the option box.
This box, which is at the bottom of the section, will likely say “Friends” or “Public” in it.
Click Only me.
It’s near the middle of the drop-down menu. This option ensures that only you can see your friends list.
- Hiding your friends list is an important step in securing your Facebook account.