[Updated] How To Hide Mutual Friends On Facebook 2021 – FAQ

In all these previous years, Facebook was able to attract your friends or family on their platform, most of them have profiles to connect with people and communities around their interest, which will eventually lead them to spend more time on the platform.

So In this guide, we will explain how to hide mutual friends on Facebook on different platforms like WebApp or MobileApp. We discovered that there is no direct option for hiding the mutual friend’s list but we can try some methods that can help us. Follow the below steps:

Hide Mutual Friend List On Facebook WebApp

  • Open Facebook.com and login with credential.
  • Go to Setting & Privacy and then tap on “Setting” option.
  • Select the “Privacy” option in the left side panel.
  • Now Scroll down to “How People can find and contact you” section.
  • And Click “Edit” for “Who can see your friends list” option.
    • Public.
    • Friend.
    • Friends Except.
    • Specfic Friends.
    • Only Me.
    • Custom.
    • Close Friend.
Hide Mutual Friend List On Facebook WebApp
  • Select the “Only Me” option from the list, this option will hide your friend list from the everybody on the plaform.
  • Done.

Note: Facebook provides you the options to hide the friend list from everybody, but the right way to hide the mutual friends completely is to request your friends to also hide their friend lists by the same method.

Hide Mutual Friend List On Facebook Android App

Hide Mutual Friend List On Facebook Android App
  • Go to the Facebook app and login with your credentials.
  • Tap all the three horizontal line located at the top right corner of the screen.
  • Scroll down and click on “Settings and Privacy” and then select “Settings” option.
  • Again scroll down to “Your Facebook Information” section and select “Activity log” option.
  • Scroll down and tap on “Connections” and select “Added friends” options.
  • Now Under Connections, you all have all the friend request that you have added.
  • Click on the three dots of any entries and then Select “Hide from profile” option, by doing this it will be disappeared from the timeline and from the mutual friend list.
  • Repeat this process for every entry in the list.
  • Done.


Why can’t I see some mutual Facebook friends?

Sometimes you share mutual friends with other profiles users on Facebook, but the number doesn’t show up correctly.
For Example – You have 8 mutual friends with some other profile but it is only showing 4 of them. Why?
The number of mutual friends includes in the mutual friend list, some of them might have a disabled account.
Or, Suppose if the user’s friend list is hidden and your mutual friend of that profile also hidden their full friend list, then you will not be able to see the mutual friend even if you have them.

Can block users be seen as mutual friends on Facebook?

So whenever you block someone on Facebook, the platform will completely forbid and lock them out of your Facebook zone, which means that the blocked user cannot see your Facebook profile, they will not be able to access it or not be able to send a friend requests to your profile anymore.
They cannot see your comments in your post, or shared content and they will never show up as your mutual friends.

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