How to Enable or Disable Profile Picture Guard on Facebook

In this post, we’ll see how to enable or disable the profile picture guard on Facebook.

When you turn on profile picture guard:

  • Others can’t download or share your profile picture.
  • Others can’t tag your profile picture. Only you and your friends can.
  • A Shield image will be added to your profile picture.

With that said, Let’s see how to enable and disable it.

PC

Go to your profile and hit your profile picture.

Hover the mouse over your profile picture, and you can see “Options.” Hit it.

Now, you can see the “Turn on the profile picture guard.” Click on it.

Turn on the profile picture guard option

In the popup, you can see the preview. Hit the “Save” button.

To Disable Profile Picture Guard

  1. Go to your profile. Click on your profile picture.
  2. Hover the mouse over your profile picture, and you can see “Options.” Hit it.
  3. Now, you can see the “Turn off the profile picture guard.” Click on it.
  4. Hit the “Yes” button in the popup.

Android

Open the Facebook app. Go to your profile.

Tap your profile picture. You can see “Turn On Profile Picture Guard.” Hit it.

Turn On Profile Picture Guard option

Now, you can see the preview. Hit the “Save” button.

That’s it. All done.

To Disable Profile Picture Guard

Go to your profile. Hit your profile picture > Turn Off Profile Picture Guard. Tap “Yes” in the popup.

Note: You can’t do these tasks on Facebook for iPhone.

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