How to Block Strangers From Finding You on Facebook (2023)

How to Block Strangers From Finding You on Facebook (2023)

How to Block Strangers From Finding You on Facebook (2023)

How to Block Strangers From Finding You on Facebook (2023)


Do you want to block your strangers from Facebook? then this article is for you

This article explains how to alter your Facebook settings so that your profile won’t come up in a search.


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Here’s how to adjust the relevant privacy settings if you’re using the browser version of Facebook.

  1. On your Facebook home page, select the down arrow in the upper-right corner.

  2. Select Settings & Privacy.

  3. Select Settings.

  4. From the left menu pane, select Privacy.

  5. In the Your Activity section next to Who can see your future posts, select Edit.

  6. Select the Friends (or your current setting) drop-down arrow.

  7. Select Public to allow anyone on or off Facebook to see your posts.

  8. Select Friends to allow all your Facebook friends to see your posts.

    How to Block Strangers From Finding You on Facebook (2023)
  9. Select Friends except to block specific friends from seeing your posts. Select the minus sign next to the name of the friend you want to block.

  10. Select Save Changes when you’re done choosing friends.

  11. Select Only me to hide posts from everyone except yourself.

  12. Select More to choose Specific friends, which allows you to choose who sees your posts, or Custom, which allows you to include or exclude certain friends.

  13. After you make your adjustments, select Close in the upper-right corner of the Your Activity window.

    To restrict access to previous posts, go to Privacy > Your Activity. Next to Limit the audience for posts you’ve shared with friends of friends or Public, select Limit Past Posts and follow the prompts.


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It’s also easy to modify who can see your posts if you use the Facebook mobile app for iOS or Android.

  1. Tap the hamburger menu icon.

  2. Scroll down and tap Settings & Privacy > Settings.

  3. Tap Privacy Checkup.

  4. Tap Who can see what you share.

  5. Tap Continue and then tap Next.

  6. Tap Friends (or your previous setting) under Future Posts.

  7. On the Edit Audience page, under Who can see your post, tap the circle next to Public, Friends, Friends except, Only me, or See More > Specific Friends. Facebook applies the changes automatically.


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