Steps How to stop Friend Requests on Facebook

Whether big or small, Facebook is a powerful tool for any business in this era.

Prospective clients/ existing clients/ employees can be added to the “Friend List” on Facebook.

After that, people in your “Friend List” can follow your status updates, pictures, videos, and significant life events.

In the last article, we showed how to find contacts on FacebookOpens in a new tab., and in this, we will analyze friend requests.

facebook privacy settings

Facebook allows anyone with a Facebook Account to send a “Friend Request.”

If you feel you are receiving a chunk of unwanted “Friend Requests” on Facebook, you can customize your Facebook account’s privacy settings.

Note that you can’t completely block the inflow of “Friend Requests.” However, you can tweak the settings to stop a significant Facebook user base from sending them.

Can you block Friend Requests on Facebook?

On Facebook, users can block friend requests using the account settings under the privacy page in the option “Who can send you a friend request.” See five steps on how to stop Friend Requests on Facebook:

How To block friend requests on Facebook?

  • Step 1: Go to your Facebook Home Page’s upper right corner and click the downward arrow.
  • Step 2: In the drop-down menu, click “Settings.”
  • Step 3: Go to “Privacy.”
  • Step 4:  Find the option”How can people find and contact you?”
  • Step 5: Click on “Edit” and select the option “Friends of Friends” to take complete control of your account’s privacy. Next, to save the changes, click on “Done.”


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