Facebook should keep your photos private for many reasons. Fraudsters are another reason to use Facebook to make a profit.
Facebook offers a variety of settings that can be used to restrict access to photos and hide them from others. You have the option to make photos only visible to friends or keep them private.
This video will show you how to make Facebook photos publicly available.
How to make Facebook photos private
Facebook allows you to change your privacy settings to hide photos. This can be done by making individual photos and entire albums private. Let’s begin with the easiest one.
How to make albums private on FaceBook
Facebook allows you to save time by making your entire album public.
It is important to remember that you cannot edit the photos of your friends, but only your own images.
These steps will make a Facebook photo album private.
- Log in to your account to access the photos tab.
- Next select the photos that you want to make private under Albums.
- Next, navigate to the appropriate album. Click on the three dots at the top right.
- Select Edit. The section “Friends” or “Public” will appear. To change the audience, an icon will appear that depicts two people.
- You can control who has access to the album. To make sure that the album is private, select Only ME.
- Next, tap the back arrow and click Save to desktop or Done Mobile. This will remove any photos from your Facebook album.
You have the option to share your photos with only a select group or make them private.
To limit the people you share an album with, you can choose Show albums.
How to make Facebook photos private
Facebook allows you to change the privacy settings for individual photos in order to make them more private.
Remember that privacy settings can’t be changed for all photos.
- Photos of You
- Profile photos
- Cover photos
- Timeline photos
- Mobile photos
Uploads of photos that were uploaded together or as part of a photo album, will be set up in accordance with the album’s settings.
These steps will make any photo that you post to Facebook private.
- Navigate to your profile, click on the Pictures tab, and then choose the private photo.
- Select Edit privacy.
- You can make the photo disappear from your timeline by changing the privacy setting ONLY ME.
- Now your privacy settings will be automatically saved.
If you don’t want the whole photo to be hidden or make it less visible, you can choose to use other audiences
Who has access to my Facebook photos? Facebook lets you view your public profile, and double-check your photos are private.
To accomplish this, you’ll need to use Facebook’s “View as” feature. The feature can be accessed on both Facebook’s site and in the mobile app.
To access this mode, go to your profile page. Select View as.
This mode will allow you to see all posts visible to you and your friends on Facebook. You can take notes about dates and photos later to assist you.
After you’ve selected the photos you want to make private, you can click on the thumbnail or click back. To exit View as.
Mobile: Click on the hamburger menu (Android, iOS) and choose. Next tap on the three dots to the right of Edit Profile. To go into View As a mode, click on View AS.
How to hide Facebook photos from the public in the Future
Your privacy settings for the next photo will reflect those you made previously .
Click on the audience adjustment button. This will be located below your name.
You also have the option to change your audience by clicking Done. Select when you wish to share your photo
You must check this button before you post anything to Facebook.
You should also regularly check your profile in View As mode to see if any information has been accidentally shared with others.
You should check this regularly to ensure that you don’t miss any photos. Scammers can gain access to photos shared on social media.
Now you know how Facebook hides photos
You should go through all your social media accounts. This will protect your privacy and the privacy of any loved ones who might be seen in uploaded photos.
Be aware that scammers are out there trying to make a buck off others.