How to Enable or Disable Facebook Face Recognition in Android and PC

Facebook introduces a new feature called Face recognition. Let sees steps to enable or disable Facebook face recognition in the messenger app on Android or PC. This facial recognition feature is used to identify you in photos and videos using your Facebook profile picture. Whenever other people tag you and share photos or videos you tagged, it’ll send you a notification about that post. By default enable face recognition on Facebook on your android phone, Windows 10/8/7 PC, Mac, or other devices. If you don’t like this feature, turn off Facebook face recognition on Android app using account settings.

In android devices, you can use facial recognition as lock screen security. Follow below given both methods to enable or disable face recognition on Facebook Android and PC.

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Check out below given methods.

Disable Facebook Face Recognition on Messenger App Android

Step 1: Open the Facebook messenger app on your Android device.

Turn off FB facial recognition

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

Use Facebook Facial recognition on your Android

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

Turn Off Face Recognition on Facebook Android

Step 4: Tap Face recognition under the privacy section.

Disable Facebook Face Recognition on Messenger App Android

Step 5: Tap on the option (Show above screenshot).

How to Enable or Disable Facebook Face Recognition in Android and PC

Step 6: Choose No to turn off it.

Turn Off Facebook Face Recognition in the Android Facebook app

Step 1: Open the Facebook app & login with your account in your android device.

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

Here you can see the help & settings section which includes app settings, Notification settings, Account settings, language, Data saver, Activity log, and more options.

Turn off facebook face recognition in android facebook app

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

Facebook face recognition settings in android app

Step 4: Select Face recognition settings.

By default enabled this feature so you can use Facebook face recognition in android devices.

How to use Facebook face recognition in android phone

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

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

How to use Facebook face recognition in android and PC

Step 6: Choose No to disable Facebook face recognition on your android phone.

Now turn off face recognition on facebook app in android devices.

Enable/Disable Face Recognition on Facebook in Windows 7/8/10 PC

Step 1: Log in with your Facebook account on your PC.

Facebook account settings in Windows desktop

Step 2: Tap on Menu & select Settings.

Turn off face recognition on facebook app in android

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

Now you can see by default Facebook use facial recognition feature in your desktop PC or other devices.

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

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

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

And that’s all. Did you find the above tutorial helpful to use Facebook face recognition in android and PC? If you have any trouble, tell us in below comment section. We’ll respond as soon as possible.

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