Facebook values your privacy a lot. Because you can freely choose what information or personal data of yours can be seen by others. There may be certain things that you wish you don’t want to make it public. One such thing is your birthday. Yes, birthdays are meant to be known by others and celebrated. But not always, when he/she wants to hide their age due to personal or any specific reason, you can choose to hide your birth year alone or the entire ddmmyy. You may be a minor and faked your age on Facebook and don’t want to reveal this to your friends on Facebook, you can hide your age. Or if you have mistakenly entered a wrong DOB on your facebook account, you can always change it. In this guide let us see how can you change or hide your birthday on Facebook.
Note: You can only change your age a limited number of times on Facebook. You will get this warning message when you attempt to change your DOB.
Also read: How to Hide Your Photos on Facebook & Set Photos Privacy
Steps to Hide Your Birthday on Facebook Desktop
To hide your birthday on Facebook from facebook website, follow the simple steps below.
#1 Go to https://www.facebook.com/ from any browser on your desktop computer.
#2 Login to your Facebook account with your email id or phone number and password.
#3 Click on your name on top. This will take you to your profile page.
#4 Click About below your cover picture to get your personal information.
#5 Click Contact and Basic info from the list of options.
#6 Now you can see your birth date and age under Basic information.
#7 Hover over your birth date and you will see the Edit option. Click on it to expand settings.
#8 Click on the Privacy icon (People icon) next to the birthday and month and set it to Only me to hide the birthday on your Facebook profile.
#9 Click on the privacy icon next to birth year to hide your birth year by changing it to Only me.
You have separate hide buttons for the date and year. So if you want to hide your birth date and year completely remember to change the settings on both. Or you can also choose to hide the birth year alone.
#10 Click Save Changes to apply the settings.
Steps to Change Your Birthday on Facebook Desktop
If you decided not to hide your birth date, you change it. Follow the steps given above from #1 to #6 as it is. You can now edit to change your birthday, month and year. After which click on Save Changes. With this, the changes come to act immediately.
Steps to Hide Your Birthday on Facebook Mobile App
To hide your birthday on Facebook from facebook app, follow the steps below.
#1 Launch the Facebook app on mobile.
#2 Login to your app with your username and password if not done previously.
#3 Tap the profile icon from the bottom bar.
#4 Under your profile picture, tap on the Settings (gear) icon.
#5 Click Edit profile.
#6 Scroll to the bottom and tap on Edit your About Info.
#7 Scroll down to Basic Info and tap on Edit.
#8 Under Birthday you can see your birthday & month and year. Click on the Privacy icon next to the respective info and change it to Only me to hide it.
#9 Finally scroll down to the bottom and click Save.
Change it on both the birthday & month and year if you wish to hide the entire birthday details. Or you can hide the year alone or either of the ones.
Steps to Change Your Birthday on Facebook Mobile App
To change the wrongly entered birth date, follow the same steps listed above from #1 to #7. Here tap on birthday, month and year to change it individually. Click Save to apply the changes.
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Thus it is so easy to hide your birthday or any personal info on Facebook easily which will not take more than 2 minutes. Hope the guide above helped you hide your birthday. got stuck in between or couldn’t change or hide your birthday, leave a comment below.
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