How to Hide Birthday on Facebook

If you are concerned about your privacy on Facebook, the company provides many features to protect your privacy from strangers. In this respect, Facebook also lets users hide their date of birth in Facebook account. Therefore, this guide explains How to hide birthday on Facebook.

Facebook has been used by the people through PC and Mobile. And users can be able to show/hide/edit their birth date using their PC or Mobile. Users also may able to show/hide either their birth date or year although if you do not prefer to show any of them, you can hide both birth date and year.

What happens after hiding birthday on Facebook?

As I mentioned above, you can hide both birth date and year, or either of them. After hiding birth date, others can not able to know your birth date, and they can’t send wishes to you via Facebook. Whereas, If you have hidden your birth year to others, then other may not able to know your age on Facebook.

And the another advantage of Facebook privacy feature is that you can hide your birthday from whether public, specific friend, a group of friends or all friends and strangers. Let’s see how to hide birthday on Facebook.

Learn Also: How to Hide Friends on Facebook

Hide date of birth from on Facebook using Computer

  1. Log in to Facebook account using your PC.
  2. Navigate to your Profile > About > Contact and basic info. facebook_web_about_section
  3. Go to “Basic Information” section, and click the Edit button next to the Birth Date or Birth Year. facebook_birthday_settings
  4. Once click the edit button, you will see a small two icons next to the Birth Date and Birth Year. facebook_edit_birthday
  5. Click those icons and change your privacy settings as you wish. (you can find meaning of those privacy settings icon below)


Explanation of Facebook privacy settings icons

  • Public – Everyone can see your stuff (Friends and Unknown persons)
  • Friends – Only friends can see your stuff (Strangers won’t be able to see)
  • Only me – Only you can see. In the other word, no one able to see your stuff.
  • Custom – You can choose a particular friend or a group of friends through custom settings, they can view your stuff.


Hide birthday on Facebook using Mobile (Android/iPhone, Etc.)

  1. Open the Facebook app on your phone.
  2. Tap menu button at the top right corner of the app. facebook_mobile_menu
  3. Go to your profile by tapping on your name. facebook_about_section_on mobile_app
  4. Tap “about” on your profile page and select “More about you” button. abou_ you_on_facebook_mobile_app
  5. Go to the bottom of the page, and select “edit” button next to “BASIC INFO.” basic_info_facebook_mobile_app
  6. Tap privacy settings icon next to “Birthday” and Birth year. hide_birthday_on_facebook_mobile
  7. Change your privacy settings as you want.


Final thoughts: Who can see my birthday on Facebook (2016 Guide)

It is all about hiding your birthday on Facebook from friends, someone or everyone. You can use Android, iPhone, Windows Phone, PC or any other devices to show/hide your birthday on FB. Hope this tutorial will be useful for those who wish to hide birthday in Facebook. If you have any queries related to this article, then leave a comment below.

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