Hey guyz, today I am going to show you what to update Facebook profile picture without notifying everyone from your Facebook friend list. When you update your status or pictures in Facebook, the changes will be visible in your friend’s news feed. sometime, it is not good while updating your profile picture that shows on news feed. some cases, Facebook should allow to change the privacy of some profile information such as changing hometown, creating events (that means user can change the publicity). So, you would like to keep things low and don’t like this publicity. if it is so then here you are in the right place, don’t worry, here is how to stop Facebook from notifying everyone.
You may be a person who often change profile pictures for various reasons which annoys your friends who see it on their timeline. Facebook has some strict privacy settings to hide several things from showing it to the world. so, let’s talk about hiding profile picture notifications in Facebook, but How? Since, there is not common setting to hide profile picture notifications, but have this simple solution to update pictures without notifying everyone described on below.
Update Facebook Profile Picture without Announcing Your Friends:
You have two options that is the notification that your friends see on their news feed whenever you change your profile picture and another is hiding your profile picture that preventing publicity or friends from enlarging the profile picture. (unclickable on profile picture)
- At first, update your profile picture as you would normally do (add a profile picture or update profile picture). After that, crop it. then, you will see stop notification option on your right side. This option will only stop you from getting notifications when someone likes, comments on your picture, but not your friends.
- To stop notifying everyone about change of profile picture, you need to go to your timeline immediately or you can also view your activity log. there, you will see your picture saying you have changed your profile picture. Just drop down the post at the top right corner and then select hide from timeline which then hides the profile picture from your timeline and your friend’s timeline as well as news feed.
You can use above methods whenever you think of updating your profile picture without notifying or annoying your friends.
Anyhow they can still see that your new profile picture changed and they can like it, share it or comment on it. How to prevent those activities from everyone? you can do that by making your profile picture private. Preventing public or friends from enlarging your profile picture that is making your profile picture unclickable or making your profile picture private is simple. Just view your profile picture, drop down the public option at the top corner and then select it to “only me” or use custom settings. Now, your friends can’t like and share your photos.