It’s really tough to find someone on Facebook because it’s being used by 1.44 billion people around the world. Here I will show you how to do an advanced search on Facebook.
Like, there are so many people who get similarly named on Facebook. And it’s almost impossible to find someone only by their name.
To find someone on Facebook, you just need to be tricky. Yeah, I will make it easy for you.
I found so many questions on different forums people saying they want back filter options in Facebook search engine. Because it’s really disappointing to not find your special one, friends or family members.
So I am going to tell you many ways of Facebook advanced search to find your desired ones.
Requirements to Do an Advanced Search on Facebook
Person Name: Yeah of-course name is the first thing you need and I think you already know that.
But if you have any confusion about the spelling, you can search the name on a search engine like Google, Yahoo, Bing etc.
And search engine will provide you a correct spelling and also many variations of it.
Others: For advance searching, you also need to know any of these.
- Mutual Friend
- Current City
- High School
- College or University
- Graduate School
If you know more than one, that’s better.
Video Tutorial to Do an Advanced Search on Facebook
If you don’t like the video or need more instruction, then continue reading to find your desired ones on Facebook.
How to Search People on Facebook
Firstly I wanna discuss on Facebook’s default search engine. Yeah I know, it’s a useless thing to you. But you can also use it to search people very effectively.
1. The first thing you need to do — Just login to your Facebook account.
2. Write the name of your desired person on the search box. You see how I also mention the person’s city name, Mick Los Angeles.
This will filter people automatically who’s named Mick and live in Los Angeles. Besides that, you can also use their school or college or university name. It will show an accurate result immediately.
If you still don’t find your desired person, click on Search Facebook option below the results.
3. It will take you to the top results. So, if you wanna search any person, click on “people” option. You can also search for photos, pages, groups and apps & events in more options.
That’s all about Facebook’s default search engine. But there is also a tricky advanced filter option available on Facebook. So let me talk about it.
How to Do an Advanced Search on Facebook
It is easy to search for anything using advanced filtering option on any search engine. Facebook has a meaningful advanced search engine with filtering option.
And I love this way to search anyone on Facebook.
1. On the Facebook top bar, find the Find Friends option and click on it.
2. See on the right side of the Find Friends page and you will find Search for Friends filter options.
3. On the Name box enter the person’s name. If he/she is already friend with one of your other friends, then enter the name of that friend on Mutual Friend box.
This will automatically filter the person. So you will get the person who you want.
Similarly, you can use other options which you already know. And it’s really a helpful filter option on Facebook.
Final Words: How to Do an Advanced Search on Facebook
Overall, this tricky method will surely assist you to find your desired ones. I think this article will also help you to search people on Facebook more accurately
Hope you have found the person you want!
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