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Hiding friends toggle

The following happens when you hide a friend:

 

• You can still receive chat messages from them.
• They will not appear in your friends list, and will be moved to the Hidden Users list.
• You will see their profile and Timeline updates.

 

Hiding a user does not remove them completely as a friend or friend recommendation. To do so, please see the following article:
 

Removing a Friend

 

To hide a friend:

1. Go to the Friends tab.
2. Tap the options icon at the top-right, then Edit Friends List.
3. Select the friends you want to hide.
4. Tap Hide.




To unhide a hidden friend:
 

1. Go to More > Settings.
2. Tap Friends.
3. Tap Hidden Users.
4. Tap Edit next to the friend you want to show again.
5. Tap Display to unhide the friend.


Tap here to open the Settings menu from your smartphone.


Note: It may take a while for the changes to take effect.



To archive a chat, please see the following article:

Archiving Chats 

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Blocking friends toggle
The following happens when you block a friend:

• You will no longer receive chat messages or voice and video calls from them.
• They will be moved from your friends list to your Blocked Users list.

Blocking a user does not remove them completely as a friend or friend recommendation. To do so, please see the following article:


To block a friend:

1. Go to the Friends tab.
2. Tap the options icon at the top-right, then Edit Friends List.
3. Select the friends you want to block.
4. Tap Block.



To unblock a friend:

1. Go to More > Settings.
2. Tap Friends.
3. Tap Blocked Users.
4. Tap Edit next to the friend you want to unblock.
5. Tap Unblock.

Tap here to open the Settings menu from your smartphone.

It may take a while for the changes to take effect.

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Removing friends toggle
Removing a friend deletes them from your friends list and, unlike blocking, cannot be undone. Please be careful when removing a friend you cannot contact otherwise.

Before you remove a friend, you must hide or block them.


To remove a friend, please follow the steps below.

1. Go to More > Settings.
2. Tap Friends.
3. Tap Hidden Users or Blocked Users.
4. Tap Edit by the user you want to remove.
5. Tap Remove.

Tap here to open the Settings menu from your smartphone.

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