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How to Turn Off Facebook Face Recognition on Android

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

By default enabled face recognition on Facebook in your android or iPhone devices. You can use Facebook Face Recognition feature to identify photos & videos you tagged. When someone uploads your photos or videos, it’ll notify you about that picture. Several users don’t like this facebook facial recognition photo tagging feature. If you don’t want to use this feature, turn off or disable face recognition on Facebook using your android phone or PC/Laptop.

Want to stop Facebook from identifying your Face? Check out below methods to turn off Face recognition using the Facebook Messenger app, Android app, and PC/laptop.

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How to Turn Off Facebook Face Recognition on Android and Windows PC

Check out below given both methods to disable Facebook face recognition on android and Windows 7/8/10 devices.

Disable Facebook Face Recognition on Messenger App Android in 2020

Step 1: Open your Facebook Messenger App on your Android devices.

Step 2: Tap the Profile icon at the top left corner of the screen.

Disable Facebook Face Recognition on Messenger App Android

Step 3: Scroll down and tap the Account Settings under the account section.

Disable face recognition on Facebook

Step 4: Tap Face Recognition under the Privacy section.

Stop Facebook from identifying your Face

Step 5: Tap the option under the Face recognition section.

How to Turn Off Facebook Face Recognition on Android Devices

Step 6: Choose No to disable FB Face Recognition on Android.

Turn off Facebook Face Recognition on Android using Facebook app

Step 1: Log in your Facebook account in your android.

Step 2: Tap on Three horizontal lines at the upper right side corner.

Turn off facebook face recognition on android

Step 3: Tap on Account settings under the help & settings section.

Face recognition settings in Facebook app

Step 4: Select Face recognition settings.

By default turned on this feature so you can use face recognition on Facebook in android.

Enable Facebook face recognition in android phone

Step 5: Tap on Face recognition to change face recognition settings in the Facebook app.

You can see this message: Do you want Facebook to be able to recognize you in photos and videos?

Step 6: Choose No to disable Facebook face recognition in Android phone.

Alternative Way (latest Facebook Version):

Turn off Facebook Face Recognition on Android using Facebook app

Open Facebook app > Three horizontal lines at the top right corner > Settings & Privacy > Settings > Tap Face recognition under the Privacy section > Tap Do you want Facebook to be able to recognize you in photos and videos? > No

Disable Facebook Face Recognition Using PC/Laptop

Step 1: Log in with your Facebook account in Windows 7/8/10.

Facebook account settings in Windows PC

Step 2: Tap on Menu & select Settings.

Turn off face recognition on facebook app in PC

Step 3: Tap on Face recognition from left side settings.

Now you can see by default selected Yes.  

Step 4: Tap on Edit to change face recognition settings in PC.

Step 5: Select No from the drop-down box.

Now disable/turn off Facebook facial recognition in Windows 7/8/10 devices.

And that’s it. I hope this tutorial helpful to turn off Facebook face recognition on android. If you have any questions, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connected with us for the latest Facebook tips.

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