How to hide friends on Facebook App for Mobile & Computer

Instructions for how to hide friends on facebook app android, ios devices and computer web browsers

Of Course all of us knows that Facebook and using regularly. As a matter of fact, when you are involving any social media activities, then privacy is so important. By default your Facebook profile viewed by all persons.Therefore, your activities may be chances to monitor by some unknown persons so far. After that if you want to really customize your profile settings then Facebook allows and you can able to change your privacy accordingly. Coming back to the point, this article provides instruction on how to hide friends on Facebook app so far.

Identically, hide your friends list is the first step to avoid misuse your contacts by strangers. After all, there are two possible ways to hide facebook friends.

  • Hide Friends via Facebook Mobile Application.
  • Hide Friends through Facebook Web application in PC.

How to Hide Friends on Facebook App for Android, Tablet, iPhone, and iPad

Notably, Facebook permits, hide friends’ option for both mobile application and computer web browsers. In further you can follow this detailed instruction and make your Facebook profile safely.

Hide and keep secrets Facebook Friends list on Android and Tablet

At first of all installed Facebook android application on your smartphone or tablet.

install facebook android app from playstore

If you are not having Facebook on your mobile then, visit and download the below link from play store:-

After successfully installed the facebook application then, open on your mobile device.

facebook loading screen in mobile devices android and IOS

Now Facebook news feed is loaded on your phone screen.

mobile application news feed facebook homepage

Go to your application Top right corner and click that mobile hamburger menu here.

Facebook mobile application hamburger menu

Next scroll down and find Settings & Privacy option.

facebook settings and privacy tab screen

Under the Settings & Privacy drop down menu, click “Settings” option.

facebook settings option under privacy

After that click Privacy Settings under the Privacy section.

facebook privacy settings screen

Just scrolling down and find out “Who can see your friends list?” and click this option.

facebook who can send friend request privacy option

Up next, you will see so many options here. By default Public option is already selected . Afterwards, if you decide no one can see your total Facebook friends list, then choose the Only me option.

Facebook change friends list privacy public into only me

On the other hand, if you select the Friends option then your Facebook friends only able to see your friends list. so that you can customize as per your wish.

Bonus Tips:-

Moreover, you also change your settings for those who send friend requests for your Facebook profile.

First, tap on “Who can send you friend requests” option.

facebook app who can send your friend request option

Up next, check out those two options public, friends of friends and change whenever you needed.

facebook app change friend request privacy screen

Privacy for your Facebook Friends list of iPhone and iPad

Open Facebook IOS application on your corresponding iPhone or iPad.

If you have not yet installed this application, then visit App Store or using the following link:- 

After open your Facebook on your IOS devices, then Tab on Settings and choose Account Settings.

Next, go to Privacy Option.

Hereafter scroll down your application and find the option named as “Who can send you friend requests“.

Up next, you can change the selection Public into Only Me 

Finally, you can successfully hide your Facebook guys list in your favourite apple mobile phone.

How to Hide Friends on Facebook on your Computer

Open your computer’s web browser and go to Facebook page.

Next Login into your own Facebook account.

facebook login or sign up page

By default, Newsfeed page is loaded now. Up next, click on the Top right corner small down arrow menu.

facebook news feed page screen in computer browser

Click Settings option.

facebook settings option

On the bottom of the settings page, click the Privacy option.

privacy option for facebook general settings page


Now you can see “How People Find and Contact You” under Privacy Settings and Tools.

how people find and contact you settings page

Hereafter click the Edit link under who can see your friends list.

facebook edit option under who can see your friends list

Afterwards it will come to the one dropdown box with the following list of options below:-

  • Public
  • Friends
  • Only Me
  • Custom

List of friends list privacy customization options

Moreover, if you feel that no one to see your list of friends, then choose Only Me option.

change friends list privacy public into only me

By the same token, if you choose Friends then your Facebook friends able to see your friends list.

As well as if you want to show your friends list for particular friends then choose the Custom option and select your desired friends only.

Although this may be true Mutual friend list always shows even if you hide your friends list on Facebook application.

In the hope that you understand and make it simply hide your Facebook friends for your PC or Mobile without any trouble 🙂

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  1. I was looking from many days how to hide my friend’s list on my facebook account. This article help me to do that. Thank you for the useful information which I was looking for.


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