How to Fix Nearby Friends Not Showing on Facebook

Fix Nearby Friends

We will tell you how you can fix Nearby Friends option not showing or not working error on the Facebook app. So, let’s get started!!

People love to use social media apps that make time more enjoyable. There are multiple apps in the market used worldwide and some apps get in use day by day. Facebook is one of them and is used by almost every person. This app keeps people up to date and tells them what is happening in the state & world. It has several features like chit-chat, voice & video call, dark/light mode, create a post, and so on. There occurs  “Nearby Friends” option not showing or not working error sometimes which might gets frustrating. Many users reported this issue and if you are one of them then, do not get worried!

Fix: “Nearby Friends” Not Showing on Facebook

To fix the error, download an old version of the Facebook app on an Android (as the new version has this feature no more) by following the simple steps mentioned below:

  1. Tap and hold the Facebook app and choose Uninstall
  2. Click this link:
  3. Select Download followed by “Download anyway”
  4. Open up the file and choose “Install
  5. When done, open the Facebook app and the “Nearby Friends” will be back automatically

However, if you are installing APK for the first time, you might get an error. Well, to resolve this issue, allow “Install unknown apps” in your settings by simply, navigating to Settings > choose Install unknown apps > finally, click Allow from this source.

How you can see nearby friends on Facebook?

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You are first required to turn this feature on by following the steps given below:

  1. Head to the settings and turn on the Location services 
  2. Now, open the Facebook and tap the menu icon
  3. Choose Nearby friends then, tap three dots placed next to your name
  4. Tap the settings option and turn on “Nearby Friends

However, this feature works only when you and your friend have turned on the feature otherwise, it will not work. Well, if you both want to disable this feature then, repeat the steps.

Also see: How to Fix: “This app is no longer compatible with your device”

That’s it, guys!! The above-mentioned steps will surely help you to resolve the error on the Facebook app. Try these steps out and enjoy using this feature again. Well, we hope you liked our article How to Fix: “Nearby Friends” Not Showing on Facebook and share this with others too. For any queries, let us know and also, share your reviews in the comment box mentioned below.

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