Hide your phone number on Facebook (with pictures)

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Hide your phone number on Facebook (with pictures)
Hide your phone number on Facebook (with pictures)
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This wikiHow teaches you how to hide your phone number on Facebook. This process is different than when you remove a phone number from the website.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: Using the Facebook app

Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 1

Step 1. Open the Facebook app

You can recognize this by a white 'F' against a blue background. If you are already logged in, you will now be taken to your News Feed.

  • Not logged in yet? Enter your e-mail address (or telephone number) and your password and press login.
Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 2

Step 2. Press ☰

This button can be found at the bottom right of your screen (iPhone) or at the top right of your screen (Android).

Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 3

Step 3. Tap on your name

You will find this at the top of the menu. You are now on your profile page.

Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 4

Step #4. Scroll down and press About

You will find this button under the information under your profile picture.

Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 5

Step 5. Press Contact Information

This button can be found under the list of profile details at the top of the page. You should find the heading 'Mobile phone' here.

Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 6

Step 6. Scroll down and press Edit next to the 'Contact Information' heading

You should find this button above your basic data.

Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 7

Step 7. Tap the box to the right of your phone number

Your phone number should now be at the top of the page under the heading 'Mobile phones'.

Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 8

Step 8. Press Only Me

This option can be found almost at the bottom of the pop-up menu. By entering your phone number Only me no one will see it on your profile anymore. You can still use Facebook Messenger.

  • You might be on first More options … have to press to Only me to be seen.

Method 2 of 2: Using the Facebook website

Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 9

Step 1. Open the Facebook website

If you are already logged in, you will now be taken to your News Feed.

  • Not logged in yet? Enter your e-mail address (or telephone number) and your password at the top right of the screen and click on login.
Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 10

Step 2. Click on your name

You can find this at the top right of the page.

Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 11

Step #3. Click About

You will find this button at the bottom right of your profile picture.

Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 12

Step 4. Hold your cursor over your phone number

This should appear at the top right of the 'Info' page.

Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 13

Step 5. Click Edit your contact and general information

This option appears when you hover your cursor over your phone number.

Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 14

Step 6. Click Edit to the right of your phone number

The To process button will not appear until you hover your cursor over 'Mobile Phone Numbers'.

Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 15

Step 7. Click on the lock

You will find this button directly below your phone number.

Hide Your Phone Number on Facebook Step 16

Step 8. Click Only Me

This option can be found almost at the bottom of the pop-up menu. By entering your phone number Only me no one will see it on your profile anymore. You can still use Facebook Messenger.

  • You might be on first ▼ More options have to press to Only me to be seen.

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