Change who can add you as a friend on Facebook

On Facebook, you can control who can send you friend request.

To change who can add you as a friend:

  1. Click  from the top right of any Facebook page and choose Settings.
  2. Click Privacy in the left column.
  3. Click Edit next to Who can send you friend requests?
  4. Choose an audience from the dropdown menu.

To make sure that your friends can find you on Facebook:

  • Use the first and last name you use in everyday life.
  • If people know you by a different name (ex: nickname, maiden name), add another name to your account.
  • Add your basic info.