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Facebook Guide 101: How to Make Facebook Private On iPhone in 2023?

 

How To Make Facebook Private On iPhone

Facebook privacy settings can be changed to make your social media experience a little less intrusive, but the two concepts are mutually exclusive. Read on to discover more.



Facebook is aware that people have serious privacy concerns.

 

 

How much of my profile information can individuals who aren’t my friends see is something that many of you are curious about.



“My Facebook friends list can I hide? How do I conceal my Facebook pictures?” Fortunately, Facebook offers a function called Privacy Checkup that makes it simple to view and modify your privacy settings.



Here’s how to modify your iPhone’s Facebook privacy settings in order to make Facebook private.





How to Modify Facebook Privacy Settings on an iPhone Using a Privacy Checkup.

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Open the Facebook app on your iPhone; if you are signed into facebook.com on your browser, this won’t work.


• Tap the icon in the bottom right corner that looks like three horizontal lines.

 


• Scroll down and tap Settings & Privacy.


• Next, scroll down and tap Privacy Shortcuts. 

 


• Tap on Privacy Checkup.

 


• Tap Continue to begin your Privacy Checkup!

 

 

Facebook Privacy: Who Can See My Posts?

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Step one of the Privacy Checkup allows you to adjust your posting audience.


• Tap on Friends and a drop-down menu will appear.

 


• Now tap on the audience you’d like to view your profile and posts.

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To go to the second phase of the Privacy Checkup, tap Done in the top right corner, followed by Next in the same location.

Facebook Privacy: Who Can See My Profile?

 



You can choose who can view your profile information, including email address, birthday, relationship status, location, and more, in step two of the Facebook Privacy Checkup.


• The main page lists all of the options for relaxing or tightening up your profile security.

 


• Tap on the rectangle to the right of each option to change your settings.

 


• Click on Next in the upper right corner when you’re finished.

 



If you want everything about your profile to be private, you still need to take additional steps after customizing all these settings.

 

 

Facebook Privacy: Apps

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You can see which apps you’ve used to access your Facebook account by tapping on the third tab down, Apps.


• Tap on the rectangle to the right of each app to change your privacy settings.


• Tap on the X to the right of each app to delete.


To complete your Privacy Checkup, tap Done in the top right corner of your screen!


How to Make a Strong Password?



Making ensuring you have a strong password is the first step to keeping any account secure.

 

 

Using a password manager or simply adhering to certain fundamental password best practices, such using numbers, symbols, and both uppercase and lowercase letters, are two ways you can achieve this.

 

 

Additionally, a long password is better than a short one.


If you’re unsure if your password is secure, you can use our password generator to create a strong password or check the strength of your current password.

 

 

Here is how to change your Facebook password once you have a strong one ready.



1. Login to Your Account. Visit facebook.com and enter your login information to access your account.

2. Go to Security Settings.
After logging in, select “settings & privacy,” then “settings” by clicking the arrow in the top-right corner of the screen.


3. changing your password
In the menu on the left side of the screen, select “security and login.” Go to the “login” section’s “change password” entry by scrolling down. Click it, then enter both your old (hopefully weaker) password and your new one.





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How to Add Two-Factor Authentication?



Sometimes a secure password alone is insufficient to protect your account.


No matter how secure your password is, if someone else learns it, there is nothing to stop them from accessing your account.



Two-factor authentication, which adds an additional layer of protection, is the answer to this problem.



Here’s how to make 2FA available on Facebook.




1. Log in to Your Facebook Account
Navigate to facebook.com in the web browser of your choice and log in using your email and password.


2. Select Security Settings.
Then choose “settings & privacy” after clicking the arrow in the top-right corner of the screen.


3. Log in using the Two-Factor Authentication Menu.
Find the option for two-factor authentication under “security and login” after entering the preferences. You’ll be given a list of the various 2FA settings you can enable when you click the “edit” button.



4. Make Two-Factor Authentication available.
Now, you can select to use a 2FA app or device from a third party or to get an SMS anytime you attempt to log in. Select the option you want, then adhere to the setup directions.



How to Run a Security Checkup


Facebook offers a security checkup feature that checks everything and notifies you if there are any improvements that need to be made if you’re not sure exactly what steps you need to take to increase the security of your account.


Here is how to get to it.


1. Go to Facebook and sign in.
The first step is to navigate to facebook.com as usual and log in with your account information.


2. Go to Security Settings.
Select “settings & privacy” and then “settings” by clicking on the arrow in the top-right corner of the screen.

3. Activate the Security Check
From the menu on the left side of the screen, select “security and login.” Check your key security settings by clicking on the button that states that at the top of the page.


4. Review Suggestions and Comply with Directions
The first thing you’ll see when you enter the security check is a summary of your security settings along with suggestions for making them better. If you want to make any of the suggested changes, click “continue” and then adhere to the instructions.


Changing Facebook’s privacy settings

After discussing security, let’s go on to discussing ways to increase your Facebook account’s privacy.

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Is there a private setting on Iphone?

Open Safari on your iPhone. Tap the Tabs button . Tap [number] Tabs or Start Page to show the Tab Groups list. Tap Private , then tap Done.

How do I set private mode?

The keyboard shortcut Ctrl-Shift-N (Windows) or Command-Shift-N (Macintosh) is the quickest way to open an Incognito window (macOS). Another option is to select New Incognito Window from the list by clicking on the menu in the upper right corner (it’s the three vertical dots).

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Kwesi Afful
Kwesi Affulhttp://fifty7tech.com
Jefferson Paa Kwesi Afful, known professionally as Kwesi Afful, is a Ghanaian celebrity / Tech blogger, freelance journalist and an inspirational writer. He holds a degree in B.A Communication Studies from the Ghana Institute of Journalism. Kwesi Afful is the 2019 C-Base Awards Blogger of the year.

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