How To Lock Your Facebook Profile With Your Phone

Facebook has started to add more privacy options. Now its allows you to offer a limited view of your profile to strangers. Read more to find How To Lock Your Facebook Profile With Your Phone

How To Lock Your Facebook Profile With Your Phone

Social media sites are full of personal information. This can lead to a lot of online and offline harassment. However, it is too extreme to completely go offline.

Luckily, platforms like Facebook have started offering several privacy options that allow you to stay in touch with your friends without revealing too much to strangers.

Now you can lock your Facebook profile. This limits your profile to people who are not on your friends’ list. Only your friends can see photos and posts on the timeline.

Also, your ‘Public’ posts will only be visible to friends. Even your profile picture and cover photo, stories, and new posts will appear only to people on your friends’ list.

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How To Lock Your Facebook Profile With Your Phone

  • Open the Facebook app and tap on your profile
  • Next, tap the three dot menu icon next to ‘Add to Story’
  • Now, tap on the Lock Profile option
  • Then, on the brief page, tap the Lock Your Profile option at the bottom
  • Next, you should see a pop-up that says ‘You Locked Your Profile
  • Now, tap on OK
  • That’s it!

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While the new feature is limited to the Android app, you can use a workaround to lock your profile from the desktop version of Facebook. This should help the iOS users as well.

How To Lock Your Facebook Profile From Your Browser

  • Go to https://www.facebook.com/
  • Next, click on your profile icon
  • Then, in the URL, replace ‘www‘ with ‘m
  • Now, the URL should read ‘m.facebook.com/yourprofilename’
  • A mobile version of Facebook should open in your desktop browser
  • Look for the three-dot menu next to the Edit Profile option
  • Next, in the three-dot menu, click on the Lock Profile option
  • Then, on the brief page, tap the Lock Your Profile option at the bottom
  • Next, you should see a pop-up that says ‘You Locked Your Profile
  • Now, tap on OK
  • That’s it!

The steps to unlock your profile are the same. In place of the Lock Profile option, you will now see an Unlock Profile option.

Simply tap on it and select Unlock on the next screen. Next, on the brief page choose an option to Unlock Your Profile at the bottom and your profile will be unlocked.

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