Hide your birthday on Facebook (with pictures)

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Hide your birthday on Facebook (with pictures)
Hide your birthday on Facebook (with pictures)
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This article will teach you how to prevent someone from seeing your date of birth on Facebook. You can adjust the privacy settings for your birthday on both the Facebook website and the mobile app.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: On a desktop computer

Hide Your Birthday on Facebook Step 1

Step #1. Open Facebook

Go to in your computer's web browser. Facebook will now open in your news feed if you are already logged in.

  • If you are not already logged in, type your email address and password in the top right corner of the page and click To register.
Hide Your Birthday on Facebook Step 2

Step 2. Click on your name

You'll find it in the top right corner of the window. This will open your personal profile page.

Next to your name is a thumbnail of your current profile picture

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Step #3. Click About

This tab is located under your cover photo at the top of your profile page.

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Step #4. Click on Contact and General Information

This option is on the left of your screen.

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Step 5. Scroll to the heading 'General data' and move your cursor to 'Date of birth'

The heading 'General data' can be found under the 'Websites and social links'. If you place your cursor on 'Date of Birth', the option To process to show up.

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Step 6. Click Edit

This is now to the right of your date of birth. The section will now expand and privacy settings will appear.

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Step 7. Click on the personalized icon

This option is to the right of the day and month of your birth date. A drop-down menu will now appear.

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Step 8. Click Only Me

This option hides your birthday from your profile.

  • If you also want to hide your year of birth, click on the personalized icon to the right of your year of birth, and click Only me in the drop-down menu.
Hide Your Birthday on Facebook Step 9

Step 9. Click Save Changes

Your birthday will no longer appear on your profile.

Method 2 of 2: In the mobile app

Hide Your Birthday on Facebook Step 10

Step #1. Open Facebook

Tap the Facebook app icon. This is a white 'f' on a dark blue background. You will now open your Facebook news feed if you are already logged in.

  • If you are not logged in yet, enter your email address (or phone number) and password, and click To register.
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Step #2. Tap on your profile icon

This is the person-shaped silhouette at the bottom of the screen (on an iPhone) or at the top of the screen (on an Android phone). This will open your Facebook profile page.

  • If you don't see this icon, click on it icon in the bottom right corner of your screen (or top right corner on Android), then tap your name at the top of the menu.
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Step #3. Tap Update Information

This tab is located under your cover photo at the top of your profile page.

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Step #4. Scroll all the way down and tap Edit your general info

You can find this link at the very bottom of the page. This will open a list with your profile information.

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Step 5. Scroll to the heading 'General data'

You can find this around the middle of the page.

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Step 6. Tap Edit

This option is to the right of the 'General data' heading.

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Step 7. Tap on the 'Privacy' icon

This is the person-shaped icon to the right of the 'Birthday' heading at the top of the page. A drop-down menu will now appear.

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Step 8. Tap on Only Me

This option can be found in the drop-down menu. Hides your birth month and day from your profile.

  • If you have the option Only me don't see it in the drop-down menu, tap Display all in the menu, then tap Only me in the menu that appears.
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Step 9. Hide your birth year

If you also want to hide your birth year, tap the 'Privacy' icon to the right of your birth year, then tap Only me in the drop-down menu.

  • If you have the option Only me don't see you have to get up again Display all tap, then Only me.
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Step 10. Scroll down and tap on Save

This is a blue button at the bottom of the page. You now save the changes made and your birthday is hidden on Facebook.

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