Generally, Mutual friends showed up separately when you enter someone’s profile. In some particular situation, we feel the necessity to hide our mutual friends on Facebook. So, here’s I am explaining how to hide mutual friends on Facebook.
Truly speaking, there’s no option to hide mutual friends from your account instantly. But, I will show you the fast way to how to hide the mutual friends from others. Let’s start it.
How to Hide Mutual Friends on Facebook
Facebook doesn’t provide us any aid to hide our mutual friends. Just follow those mentioned steps carefully, and everything will be ok. Once you are done, your Facebook account won’t show up any mutual friends.
Step #1: Set your Privacy Settings to Only Me
Yes, when you don’t set the privacy setting to Only Me, anyone can view your friend list. Also, they get to see all mutual friends of you. So, It’s better to hide them from the public and friends.
- Click on the Manage(pencil) icon.
- Click on Edit privacy.
- Set the Privacy Settings of your Friend List to Only me.
Step #2: Tell your Mutual Friend to Change their Privacy Settings
After hiding your friend list, the mutual friends can still show up. If your profile still displaying mutual friends, then you need to consult your mutual friend to change their Privacy Settings to Only me.
When they set Only me at friend list privacy, they won’t appear at your profile as a mutual friend. That’s it!
Step #3: Check your Facebook Profile
Now, you check your Facebook account and surely you won’t see any mutual friends displaying on your profile.
To check how it looks like to public, Just go to your profile and click on ••• > View As. You will see your account as public.
Confirm that if there’s any mutual friend is showing up, or not.
How to Hide Mutual Friends on Facebook on Android
It’s also pretty easy to hide your mutual friends on Android. Now, I am going to show you how to hide mutual friends on Facebook Android app.
Step 1: Firstly, open the Facebook app on your phone. In this case, I am using Facebook Lite app.
Step 2: Click on the menu icon.
Step 3: Scroll down and go into Privacy Shortcuts option.
Step 4: Now tap on See more privacy options.
Step 5: Go to the option, Who can see your friends list?
Step 6: Select Only Me. Done!
As you are hiding your entire friend list, likewise you are also hiding mutual friends also. They won’t show up anymore.
If you want to avoid being displayed as mutual friends on others profile, you have a small task to do.
Hide From being Displayed as Mutual Friend
Sometimes you don’t wanna get seen as mutual friends on others profile. But, evil Facebook doesn’t provide any option to directly stop yourself from displaying as a mutual friend without unfriending them.
So, here I will reveal the hack to cut down the system.
Firstly, edit your Friends List privacy to Only me. If it’s done then check if you are displaying as a mutual friend on your friend’s profile.
If yes, then tell your friend to change their friends list privacy settings to Only me.
After that, no one can see your profile as a mutual friend. Except for Mark Zuckerberg.
When I entered into my friend’s Facebook profile, I got my other friends as a mutual friend.
So, I tell her about this incident and she immediately changes his Friend list privacy settings to Only me.
As a result, now she isn’t displaying as a mutual friend anymore. Done!
Hopefully, you have known all the things on how to hide mutual friends on Facebook. Or have you any question about it?
Mutual Friend is helpful to find new friends on Facebook. But, sometimes we get trapped in a situation like we have to hide it. And Sometimes friends list also.
However, Facebook doesn’t provide any solution to this, so we made ours.