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How to Turn Off Facebook Friend Suggestions and Similar Page Suggestions

Facebook is best social media platform for connect with your friends and family memebers. sometimes you forget about your childwood friends or relative that you haven’t seen for quite a while. To connect with forgetted  freind and relatives, Facebook has ‘Suggested Friends’ feature.In early days on this feature it was working on recommending old friends and casual acquaintances that you might want to add as Facebook friends.facebook

Be that as it may,  the ‘Suggested  Friends’ feature has started prescribing random people as suggested friends.In case you’re asking why this is the situation, this is because of Facebook services utilizes your cell phone’s location to recommend nearby Facebook users. It happens when two Facebook users, who are at a similar place in the same time, utilize their cell phones to either check-in to the place, or simply look through what their friends may have shared on the site.

But, you don’t be worry,you can easily get rid of this. Just, you have to do is control Facebook from acesing your smartphone location.And here is guide for how to do it, on both Android and iOS.

How to stop Facebook from sending you friend suggestions on Android

If you are Android users, then the process of preventing Facebook from getting your phone location is change based on the Android version

For those using Android Marshmallow, just go to Settings > Apps > Facebook > Permissions > Location > Off. This will stop Facebook from obtaing your phone’s location.

In case,you are using an older version of Android, the only way is to access Facebook from the Chrome browser and not the official app.

How to stop Facebook from sending you friend suggestions on iOS

iOS users,go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services > Facebook>from options select Never. This will help you to stop Facebook from sending friend suggestions on your iPhone/iPad.

How to disable Similar page suggestions on Facebook page

Facebooks similar page suggestions is also annoying thing. When you likes someones page then you will get list of suggested pages they may also wish to like.It is also based on location as well as  category, and other pages liked by fans of your page.

It’s nice thing that the suggested pages are based on fans interests, rather than what’s most popular.In any case, it is diversion from spending more time on your page, which they simply liked. Recommended pages may entice them to click away rapidly.

Presently on the off chance that you need your page visitors to remain on your page for a more extended time and not go to different pages then you certainly ought to consider disabling similar page suggestions on your page. Here’s the guide for how to disable similar page suggestions for your Facebook page.

Turn Off Facebook Similar Page Suggestions:

  1. Login to your F acebook account,go the page timeline on which you want to disable suggestions.
  2. Now,From the top of your Page, click Settings.
  3. From General, click Similar Page Suggestions.
  4. Click to uncheck the box next to Include [Page name] when recommending similar Pages people might like on a Page timeline.disable-similar_page_suggestions
  5. Click Save Changes.

Thus, you can disable simliar page suggestion on your Facebook fan page.If you have any question regarding this feel free to ask to us via comment.

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I’m Sameer Bille, a blogger from Mumbai, India.
I started MuchTech as a passion.Here at Much Tech I write about Tech Tips,Tricks and how to guide.

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