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- How To Hide Groups on Facebook
- How To Hide Groups I Follow on Facebook
- Can I Hide What Groups I Am in on Facebook?
- Further Reading
You might have created a group on Facebook and want to hide it, or want to simply hide groups you follow, either way, you may be wondering how to hide groups on Facebook.
There are two perspectives on hiding groups on Facebook, but there are also two different methods.
To hide your groups on Facebook, tap on the “Menu” icon, then go to the “Your Groups” page to edit your group settings and hide it; Hiding your group on Facebook, will take it off from the public users and only be visible for the users who follow the group.
Now, if you’re following groups and want to hide them from your profile page, you need to edit your profile privacy settings.
So today, I will teach you how to hide your groups and the groups you follow on Facebook.
How To Hide Groups on Facebook
To hide groups on Facebook, tap on the “Three Horizontal Lines” icon to navigate to the “Menu” page, and when the page opens, tap on the “Groups” option.
Once, you reach the Groups page, you need to go to the Settings page and choose to hide the groups from there.
After hiding the group, only users who have joined your group will be able to see it.
Also, users to whom you’ll send an invitation link will be able to see the group on Facebook.
1.Tap on “Your Groups”
First, open your Facebook app, then tap on the “Three Horizontal Lines” icon.
The icon will be at the top right of the phone’s screen on any Android device, and at the bottom right for iPhones.
After tapping on the “Menu” icon, you’ll be redirected to the settings page.
On the settings page, tap on the “Groups” option.
When the new page opens, you’ll see all the suggested Facebook groups that you might be interested in.
2.Find the Group you want to hide on Facebook
On the Groups page, you’ll also see the groups that you’ve created on Facebook.
Now find the group that you want to hide on Facebook and tap on it on the Groups page.
After that, a new page will show up, which is your group’s page.
In order to go to the group’s settings page, tap on the “Manage” button.
Then on the new page, you need to tap on the “Gear” icon to go to the Settings page.
Once you reach the Settings page, scroll down until you find the “Hide Group” option, and you need to do this for all groups.
3.Tap on “Hide group” to hide it
Now that you’ve opened the “Hide Group” page, you’ll see two options which are “Visible” or “Hidden”.
As you want to hide your groups on Facebook, you need to tap on the “Hide” option.
After that, your group will be hidden, and only users who are in the group and users who are invited to the group will be able to see it.
You might see the “Hidden” option grayed out, this is because your group is Public.
So you can’t hide Public groups because they’re exposed to everyone on Facebook, unlike the Private groups that aren’t.
How To Hide Groups I Follow on Facebook
To hide groups you follow on Facebook, tap on the “Menu” icon, then scroll down to the bottom of the page and tap on the “Settings & Privacy” to navigate to the Settings page.
On the settings page, you need to edit the “Followers and public content” option.
This will let you hide the groups you follow whether from the public users only or everyone, so you can only see it.
1.Open the “Settings” page
When you are on the Facebook app, tap on the “Three Horizontal Lines” icon at the bottom right of the screen on iPhones, and the top right on Androids.
After that, you’ll be redirected to the Menu page.
Now scroll down to the bottom of the page, then tap on “Settings & Privacy”.
After that, you need to tap on the “Settings” option to navigate to the Settings page.
2.Tap on “Followers and public content”
Now that you’ve reached the “Settings” page, you need to start the process of hiding the groups.
To do so, scroll down until you find the “Followers and public content” option and tap on it.
When you tap on that option, a new page will show up.
You’ll be able to edit your overall Facebook profile privacy.
3.Hide the groups you’re following on Facebook
To hide the group you’re following, tap on the “Who can see the people, Pages, and lists you follow?”.
Then You’ll be redirected to the page where you can hide the groups that you’re following on Facebook.
You can now choose from who you want you to hide the group.
In our case, we will select to hide the groups from everyone.
Can I Hide What Groups I Am in on Facebook?
Yes, you can hide groups, pages, and people you’re following on Facebook; You can hide groups from specific friends, all your friends, or everyone.
Now keep in mind that you can only hide Private groups and not public ones.
This is why you might see the “Hidden” option grayed out.
However, if your group if a private group, you can make it “Hidden” or “Visible” so you’re more flexible with your choice.
Facebook groups bring people from different languages, countries, and perspectives together.
Moreover, if you’re a business owner and want to find a space for your audience, you’ll definitely think about Facebook groups as an irreplaceable option.
To hide your groups on Facebook, you need to go to the Groups page on the Facebook app.
Yet, if you want to hide groups you’re following, you need to do it from the Settings page.
So today you’ve learned how to hide your created groups and groups your following on Facebook.