How to Upload and Delete phone Contacts on Facebook – Facebook is so alarming at predicting whom you know in real life and recommending those people to you as suggested friends. More so, it wouldn’t suggest everyone you have met naturally but to some extent, it will suggest some.
For you to know who else you might know on social media, you have to use your phone contacts.
As you read on, in this article, you will be able to know how to find phone contacts on Facebook and how to upload contacts on Facebook. And also how to remove them once you have finished it.
How to Upload and Delete phone Contacts on Facebook
Below is the process on how to upload contacts on Facebook and the same process applied to Android and iOS. Please, follow the instruction below.
Click on the Menu icon (three horizontal lines)
Scroll down to Setting and privacy
Tap on media and contacts
Find the setting labelled Continuous Contacts Upload
And slide the toggle into the on position.
Once that is done, you will see all your phone contacts will start automatically to upload. Friend’s recommendations will start appearing based on your phone contacts in the find friends section on the app… Menu >Find friends.
How to Delete Phone Contacts from Facebook
If you don’t want to see your phone contacts on your Facebook page and you decided to delete it. You can do it by reversing the process. But first, you make sure you turn off continuous Contact Upload. And ensure you do this on every device on which you turned it on. In order to turn it off, follow the steps listed above.
So for you to delete your existing uploaded contacts, you have to use a web browser and navigate to the manage invites and imported contacts page. Once that is done scroll down to the bottom of the screen and click remove all contacts.
Note: don’t forget, managing phone contacts on Facebook as shown on this article is a different process to the one required if you uploaded your contacts via Facebook messenger. In that case of Facebook messenger, you need to go to the dedicated Manage your uploaded contacts page on messenger and click on Delete Contacts.