Prevent friend requests from being sent to me on Facebook

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Shane Conder
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Are you tired of people you don't know trying to add you as a friend on Facebook? You wonder how stop them from sending me friend requests on Facebook? Well let me tell you that in The Power Of The Green Android you have reached the place given below we will explain to you how to stop receiving friend requests in this social network from unknown people.

Why do I get so many friend requests on Facebook from people I don't know?

Finding a person on Facebook is very simple, currently there are several ways to do it right:



  • Your email.
  • Name and surname.
  • Telephone number.
  • Activate the add as friend button.

In this tutorial we will teach you how block anyone from sending you friend requests on Facebook.

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How to stop friend requests from being sent to me on Facebook 2022

Se suddenly I get a lot of friend requests on Facebook, follow the instructions that we will give you in this tutorial:

  1. The first thing you should do is look into top right of your account screen, you will see a question mark, enter inside.
  2. In the menu that appears, enter where it says «Quick Privacy Check».

A pop-up window will open with several options, among which we must select the one that says «How people can find you on Facebook».



In this section we can block someone from sending you a friend request on Facebook through:

  • Friendship request.
  • Be found by email and phone.
  • Get your name on Google.

We will give then "Keep it going".

How to prevent friend requests from being sent? 2022

In the first section we need to do the following:

  1. By default “who can send friend requests” Sara "All", we will change it to "Friends of friends", this way only people you know (or friends of friends) will be able to send you these requests.
  2. Let's "Forward".
  1. In the phone number we put "Only me" in this way no one will be able to find you via your phone number.
  2. In email we put «Only Me» in this way no one will be able to find you through your email.

I don't want anyone to send me a friend request on Facebook 2022

Finally and most importantly, for prevent someone from finding you through search engines e that your Facebook account name does not appear on Google, you will need to do the following:


  1. Uncheck the box that prevents search engines from linking to your profile.
  2. We say «Next».

With these tips you will remove the tab to add strangers as friends on facebook. Remember that if you have any questions you can always leave me a comment. Don't forget to share this article with your social networks, it would help me a lot to continue creating more articles like this… Thanks!


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