Facebook Profile Picture Guard

Discover the best ways to avoid your Facebook's profile image from being misused by switching on Facebook profile picture guard.

Facebook Profile Picture Guard

If you are amongst individuals who feel insecure uploading profile photo on Facebook, then turning on profile photo guard can make you feel protected to some level. This function is presently readily available just in India. Inning accordance with Facebook, switching on this guard will safeguard your profile photo in these methods:

  • No one can share, download or send your profile image in a message.
  • No one can tag other than you and your pals.
  • On Android gadgets, Facebook will avoid others from taking a screenshot.

Facebook Profile Picture Guard

Protected profile photo with profile photo guard

Including a profile photo guard is simple. When you switch on, a blue border with a guard will be shown in your profile photo. Presently, there are three methods to switch on:

  • Picking the alert in the News Feed
  • Triggering by going to your profile page
  • Switching on through your pal's upgrade

Choosing the alarm in the News Feed

When searching the News Feed, you might see a notice to switch on guard.

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Revitalize your News Feed to get alerted

Select Switch on Profile Image Guard, and you will be discussed how it assists to secure your profile image in the next screen. Select Beside trigger it.

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On Android, when going to the profile page, the alert might show.
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Triggering by going to your profile page

For the desktop variation, follow these actions:

  1. Go to your profile and click the profile photo (not Update Profile Photo).
  2. Hover over your profile picture and click Choices present at the bottom > Switch on profile image guard.
  3. Click Conserve in the sneak peeks showed.

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On Android, go to your profile and tap profile photo. Then, tap Switch on profile photo guard > SAVE. Unlike Android app, there isn't a choice on iOS app to turn on guard. However, you can switch on by logging into facebook.com in the mobile web browser and tapping the profile photo.