How to Hide Your Facebook Account From Public Search

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Do you want to hide your Facebook account & profile pictures from public or friends’ search? Here’s how to block searches of your Facebook profile via phone number, Google search, and Email address. When you create a new Facebook account, you need to set up your Facebook profile including profile photo, Email, study, phone number, etc. Also, hide profile pictures on Facebook from the public on your Android or desktop/laptop. You can easily change this setting using Facebook privacy settings.

Facebook is one of the most used social networking apps to stay in touch with your friends and family. Follow below-given steps to hide Facebook profile pictures from the public when search Facebook profile using your mobile number or email id on the computer.

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How to Hide Facebook Account and Profile Picture From Public or Friends

Let see one by one method.

Hide Your Facebook Account From Finding using Phone number & Email Address

Step 1: Login your Facebook account.

Tap on settings on facebook profile

Step 2: Tap on “Settings”.

Step 3: Click on “Privacy”.

Tap on privacy settings of facebook profile

You can see the above screen on your desktop or laptop device. See the settings of an email address and phone number you provided.

Step 4: Tap on the Edit of the email address privacy settings.

How to hide facebook profile picture from public

You can see the message of Who can look you up using the email address you provided?

Step 5: Select from the friends/everyone/Friends of friends.

Hide facebook profile picture from public

Step 6: Tap on the Edit of the Phone number privacy settings.

Step 7: Select from the friends/everyone/Friends of friends.

That’s it. Now if someone (Not your Facebook friends) finds your Facebook profile using your phone number or email id then it cannot see your account.

Hide Facebook Profile Picture using PC/Laptop

Step 1: Open the Facebook in your PC or Laptop.

Hide Your Facebook Account From Finding using Phone number & Email Address

Step 2: Tap your profile name from the top left corner.

Hiding Facebook account & profile pictures from public

Step 3: Tap Photos.

Step 4: Tap the Album button to see your uploaded profile picture.

Hide Facebook Account and Profile Picture From Public

Step 5: Select the picture you want to hide from other people.

Hide Facebook Profile Picture using computer

Step 6: Tap the Down triangle icon below your name (Show above given screenshot).

How to Hide Facebook Account From Public Search

Step 7: Choose Only Me if you want to hide your profile pictures from other Facebook people or friends.

Choose Who Can See You on Facebook App Using Android Phone

Open the Facebook app & log in > Tap Profile picture from the top left corner > Photos > Albums > Tap profile picture from a list you want to hide > Three horizontal dots at the top right corner > Edit privacy > Choose only me

Above you can see the steps to hide Facebook profile pictures from public or friends. Did you find the above process helpful? Don’t hesitate to let me know, would be a pleasure to help you and connect with us for daily latest updates!

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