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How to Disable or Enable Facebook Birthday Notifications

If you want to Disable or Enable Facebook Birthday Notifications. By default, Facebook tells all of your friends when it’s your birthday. Even if people think you’re not being honest, there are good reasons to hide your birthday on Facebook. Identity thieves will look for your birth date, and maybe you just don’t want to remind people of how old you are.

No matter the reason, it’s easy to stop getting alerts about your friends’ feeds. In this article, you’ll learn how to do it on both the mobile app and desktop browsers. Also, if you are tired of getting reminders about other people’s birthdays, you can turn this feature off. Visit their official website for more information.

How to Disable or Enable Facebook Birthday Notifications

Disable or Enable Facebook Birthday Notifications

On Desktop

  1. Go to Facebook and sign in.
  2. Click on your name at the top of the news feed page.
  3. On your profile page, just below your cover photo, click the About button.
  4. Now, click on Contact and Basic Info in the “About” section.
  5. After that, go to Basic Information and click on the pencil icon next to Birth date.
  6. Tap the pencil icon and then tap the Privacy icon.
  7. Go to the privacy menu and choose who can see your birthday and who will be notified about it.
  8. If you want to hide it from everyone, choose Only Me.
  9. Click the Save button when you’re done.

On Mobile

  1. Open the Facebook app and sign in.
  2. Tap your profile picture in the news feed.
  3. Now, go to your profile page and click on the button that says “Edit Public Details.”
  4. Edit the page by scrolling down and tappingEdit Your About Info.”
  5. Find your birthday under “Basic info” and tapEdit.”
  6. Open the menu for privacy settings and chooseOnly me.”
  7. Change the settings for how people can see your birth year.
  8. Click the Save button when you’re done.

Why aren’t birthday notifications showing up on my Facebook?

The most likely reason you can’t see the birthdays of your Facebook friends? In your notification settings, you have turned off the feature. If you’ve turned it on but haven’t gotten any of these reminders, there are a few things that could be wrong:

  • Facebook has bugs and other problems with how it works.
  • Your Facebook friends have changed when they were born.
  • Your friends have chosen to keep their birthdays off of Facebook.


Who can see my birthday on Facebook?

In the left menu, click your profile picture. Click About, then click Contact and Basic Info in the left menu. Click Only me next to your birth date, then select who can see your birth date.

How do I turn on birthday settings on Facebook?

in the bottom right of Facebook, then tap your name. Scroll down and tap Settings and privacy, then tap Settings. Tap Accounts Center, then tap Personal details. Tap Birthday, then tap Who can see your birthday.

Does Facebook show people’s Birthdays?

You’ll find Facebook friends’ birthdays in “Events,” or via the search function, depending on the device. You can also change your own birthday, but there are limits to the number of times you can. In your privacy settings, you can also change who’s able to see your birth date and year.

Why can’t my friends wish me happy birthday on Facebook?

Miss getting birthday messages on your Facebook profile? Then make sure your privacy settings allow your friends to post to your timeline. Click the little down-arrow in the top-right corner of any Facebook page, then select Privacy Settings. Find the “Timeline and Tagging” section and click the “Edit Settings” link.

Lucas Simonds
Lucas Simonds
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