how to lock facebook profile in android, iPhone or pc

Are you want more security on your Facebook account? If yes then stay with me in this article because today I will tell you how to lock Facebook profile.

Facebook is a very popular social media these days. And that’s why all the hackers aim at Facebook. As a result, there is a lot of chance to leak the personal information of any FB users.

Facebook was released in 2004. After that in a short time, Facebook going more popular on social media. You may be annoyed to hear that many Facebook profiles were hacked between 2004 and 2020.

Exactly for this reason we social media users should take an important note of how we can keep our social media accounts safe and secure.

Facebook also continues to provide new updates with new features to maintain its popularity and secure Facebook users' accounts.

Recently you may have seen a new Facebook feature called Facebook Profile Picture Lock. This feature allows any Facebook user to lock their profile picture.

After enabling these features, no stranger will be able to zoom, download, or share your profile picture. Only Facebook friends in your friend list will be able to access your profile picture.

Also, you may find new features on Facebook avatars, By the help of which you can create your own avatars. To know more you can follow the guide on how to create your Facebook avatars.

Right after this feature, Facebook comes up with another new feature to make Facebook users' accounts more safe and secure.

You can guess what features I'm talking about. Yes friends I am talking about the Facebook profile lock feature.

By enabling these profile lock features it will allow you to completely lock your Facebook profile. This will allow only your friend or your friend's friend to see the full details of your profile.

As a result, only your Facebook friends can see the details of your profile. An unknown person who is not on your friend's list will not be able to see your profile details.

If your Facebook profile is locked and someone visits your profile or wants to know about your profile, Facebook will directly show a message that the profile has been locked.

In today’s guide, I will tell you both how to lock your Facebook profile on pc and mobile devices. So friends, let's move to the main topic without wasting time.

How to lock facebook profile on android

Friends if you are a android smartphone user then you must be using Facebook apps. Enabling a Facebook profile lock from a smartphone is quite easy. To do that you need to follow some easy steps that I discuss below:

how to lock facebook profile in android, iPhone or pc

  • First launched Facebook apps from your smartphone and click on the profile icon. Now you will enter on your profile page.
  • Below the profile picture, you will find Add to the story and three-dot options together. You need to tap on the three-dot options.
  • Now you will enter the profile settings page. Here you find many options related to your profile. Just find the lock profile option and tap on it.
  • Now it will redirect you to lock your profile page. Here you will find about the benefits of profile locking. Below the information, you will find an option to Lock your profile. Select this option to enable profile locking features on your Facebook profile.
  • After that, a message will appear 👉 you lock your profile. Just tap on ok and you successfully lock your Facebook profile.

How to lock the facebook profile from pc or laptop

If you want to enable Facebook profile locking from pc or laptop, you need to open Facebook in the mobile version.

Because Facebook profile lock features only available for some devices and certain countries. But you didn’t need to worry about it. Because I will tell you how you can lock your Facebook profile from pc or laptop. To do that just follow the below steps:

how to lock facebook profile in android, iPhone or pc

  • Open your internet browser and type in the address bar to open Facebook mobile version on pc.
  • Simply log in with your Facebook id and password. After entering the Facebook home page you will find three lines on the top right corner. Click on it and select your profile.
  • Same as the mobile application you will find a three-dot option below your profile picture. Just click on the three-dot option and choose Lock profile.
  • Now you need to select the lock your profile option. After clicking on this option, Facebook profile lock features will enable on your profile. That’s it.

How to lock Facebook profile on iPhone

  • First open Facebook from your internet browser and log in with your id and password.
  • Now visit your profile option. You will find a three-dot option below your profile picture, just tap on it.
  • Now you will enter in profile editing page. Just find and select the lock profile option.
  • Now you need to confirm that Facebook profile lock will automatically enable your Facebook profile.

FAQ’s on Facebook profile lock

There are many questions related to how to lock a Facebook profile. Those are asked on the Facebook community and any other places. So I added some top questions with my best answers in this article for my blog readers. Below are the questions:

Q1: How do I turn off my Facebook profile lock?

If you lock your Facebook profile and now for any reason, you want to unlock it then you need to know how to unlock your Facebook profile lock. To do that just follow the below guide:

Step 1: Open Facebook apps and visit your profile page. If you are an iPhone user then open Facebook from the browser and if you are a pc user then open facebook's mobile version ( from your browser.

  • Below your profile picture, you will find the three-dot option. Just tap on it.
  • On the profile settings page, you need to find and select the unlock profile option.
  • You will be redirected to a new page and select the unlock option. That’s it.

Q2: Who can see my profile on Facebook?

Actually, it depends on your privacy settings. If you lock your Facebook profile then only your friend can see your profile details.

Q3: how to lock the Facebook profile picture?

how to lock facebook profile in android, iPhone or pc

  • Open Facebook and click on your profile photo.
  • Now select Turn on profile picture guard.
  • Then click on next and then select save.

Note: If you enable the profile lock option then this option will not appear.

Final word

So friends this was the guide about how to lock Facebook profile. I think after reading this article you must enable your Facebook profile lock.

Because it will give you extra security in the online world. So just enable it and secure your social media account. If you have any questions regarding this topic just comment below.

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