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How to Block Searches of Your Facebook Profile (2022)

How to Block Searches of Your Facebook Profile (2022)

How to Block Searches of Your Facebook Profile (2022)

How to Block Searches of Your Facebook Profile (2022)

 

Do you want to block searches on Facebook? then this article is for you

In order to restrict who can look you up using your email address, phone number, or even a Google search of your name, this article explains how to modify your Facebook privacy settings.

 

HOW TO LIMIT FACEBOOK SEARCHES

You can customize privacy settings from Facebook.com in a web browser or via the Facebook mobile app. Here’s how to control who can find you on the web:

  1. In the upper-right corner, select the down-arrow and choose Settings & Privacy.

  2. From the drop-down menu, select Settings.

  3. From the menu on the left, select Privacy.

    • Who can look you up using the email address you provided? Choose Friends, Friends of friends, or Only Me to limit these types of searches.
    • Who can look you up using the phone number you provided? Choose Friends, Friends of friends, or Only Me to limit these types of searches.
    • Do you want search engines outside of Facebook to link to your profile? Select Edit and uncheck Allow search engines outside of Facebook to link to your profile.

      Scroll down to the How People Find and Contact You section. You can customize the following search settings:

  4. Note: If you turn off permission to allow search engines outside of Facebook to link to your profile, you might have to wait a while for it to go into effect. Your profile might still be searchable in search engines for a period of time after you turn this setting off.

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HOW TO CONTROL PRIVACY SETTINGS WITH THE APP

You can also control who can find your profile from the Facebook app:

  1. From the bottom menu (iOS) or top menu (Android), tap the Menu icon.

  2. Tap Settings & Privacy.

  3. Tap Settings.

  4. Scroll down to the Audience and Visibility section and tap How People Find and Contact You.

  5. Tap one of the options to set your privacy preferences.

 

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