How to Restrict Someone on Facebook

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This Itechguide teaches you how to restrict someone on Facebook. The guide covers steps to restrict someone on Facebook from a PC, the Android and the iPhone Apps.

Facebook has a Restricted list. When you add a friend to this list, they will only see posts you choose Public as the audience. They will no longer see posts you choose to be seen by your Friends.

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How to Restrict Someone on Facebook from a PC

How to Restrict Someone on Facebook from a PC
  • Open Facebook.com on your PC and login with your Facebook account.
  • Then, open the profile of the friend you want to restrict.
  • You can search for the friend using the Facebook search box.
How to Restrict Someone on Facebook from a PC
  • Or, click your profile and click Friends tab. Then, from your friends list open the friends profile.
How to Restrict Someone on Facebook from a PC
How to Restrict Someone on Facebook from a PC
  • On the friend’s profile, beneath the profile picture hover over Friends. Then, from the displayed options, click Add to another list.
  • Finally, click Restricted. The friend will be added to your Restricted list.

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How to Restrict Someone on Facebook from the Android App

How to Restrict Someone on Facebook from the Android App
  • Open Facebook Android App on your phone.
How to Restrict Someone on Facebook from the Android App
  • Then, on the top right of the app, tap on the search icon.
  • When the search box opens, type the name of the friend you want to restrict. Then open the person’s Facebook profile.
  • When the friends profile opens, beneath the profile photo, tap Friends. Then wait for the options to be displayed.
  • From the displayed options, tap Edit Friend List.
  • Finally, on the Edit Friend List screen, tap Restricted.

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How to Restrict Someone on Facebook from the iPhone App

How to Restrict Someone on Facebook from the iPhone App
  • Open Facebook App on your iPhone.
How to Restrict Someone on Facebook from the iPhone App
  • Then, on the top right of the App, tap the search icon.
How to Restrict Someone on Facebook from the iPhone App
  • When the search box opens, type the name of the fiend you want to restrict.
How to Restrict Someone on Facebook from the iPhone App
  • When the person’s Facebook profile open, beneath the profile picture, tap the Friend icon.
  • Then, on the Manage screen, tap Friends.
  • From the displayed options, tap Edit Friend Lists.
  • Finally, to restrict someone on Facebook, on the Edit Friend Lists screen tap Restricted. Then, on the top right of the screen, tap Done.

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