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By default, anyone can find you on Facebook using your email address or phone number. However, you can limit who can look you up using that info.

On Desktop

Step 1: Log into your Facebook account.

Step 2: Click the down arrow icon at the top right and select Settings.

Control who can look you up using phone number or email address

Step 3: Click Privacy in the left column.

Control who can find you using phone number or email address

Step 3: Click Edit next to Who can look you up using the email address you provided? or Who can look you up using the phone number you provided?.

Facebook phone number search friend

Step 4: Click the down arrow icon and select an option from the drop-down menu. You can select FriendsFriends of Friends, or Everyone.

Control search you up using phone number or email address on Facebook

Note:

You can control who can search for you using your phone number or email address separately.

On Android

Step 1: Open the Facebook app.

Step 2: Tap Navigation in the upper-right corner.

Step 3: Tap Settings and Privacy and select Settings.

Facebook privacy settings on Android

Step 4: Tap Privacy Settings.

Who can look you up on Facebook Mobile

Step 5: Under the How People Find and Contact You section, tap Who can look you up using the email address you provided? or Who can look you up using the phone number you provided?.

Who can look you up on Facebook Mobile- Android, iOS

Step 6: Select an option.

Who can search you up on Facebook Mobile

On iOS

Step 1: Open the Facebook app.

Step 2: Tap Navigation in the bottom-right corner.

Step 3: Tap Privacy Shortcuts.

Step 4: Tap Who can look you up using the email address you provided? or Who can look you up using the phone number you provided?.

Step 5: Select an option.

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