Frequent question: Where is the search button on Facebook?

Tap at the top of Facebook and enter what you’re looking for in the search bar. Choose from the predictions that appear or tap See more results for [keyword] to filter results by different topics. Tap People, Pages, Events or Groups to see results for that topic.

Why is my search button gone on Facebook?

If you have an Android device and you encountered the issue, Facebook search not working 2018 or Facebook search not working 2016, first, ensure that you are using the updated version of the Facebook app on your Android device. Alternatively, you can uninstall the app, restart your device, and then re-install the app.

Did Facebook remove the search bar?

The search bar has disappeared from the Facebook app overnight. Facebook users have swarmed Twitter to air their complaints about the unwelcome changes to the interface. Some have been unable to find individuals they would have needed to get in touch with or learn about the protests taking place in their area.

What is the search bar on Facebook?

It’s a list of relevant predicted results for your search query based on popular searches on Facebook, commonly known as search predictions. However, if you click on the search bar without typing anything, you’ll see a list of your past search results.

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Why can’t I search for friends on Facebook anymore?

The person you’re looking for may have limited their privacy settings or blocked you. Sometimes people forget that they’ve limited their settings. If you still can’t find one of your friends, ask them to look at their privacy settings.

How do you reset the search bar on Facebook?

How to clear Facebook search history on a mobile device

  1. Open the Facebook app on your iPhone or Android device.
  2. Tap the search icon at the top right of the screen.
  3. Next to where it says recent searches, tap “Edit.”
  4. At the top of your Activity Log, tap “Clear Searches” to instantly clear your history.

Where did the search bar go in Facebook groups?

Tap in the top right of Facebook, then scroll down to Groups and select your group. Tap Search below the cover photo. Enter names or keywords that appear in either the post or the comments of the post you’re searching for and tap .

How do you search a person on Facebook?

Type the person’s full name in the search box. Click See More at the bottom of the search menu. The search menu expands to reveal new options for search. So, if you type Jane Smith and then click See More, you can now either search People Named Jane Smith, Pages Named Jane Smith, or Places Named Jane Smith.

How do I change Facebook search settings?

In the top left of Facebook, tap your profile picture. Scroll down and tap Settings. In the Audience and Visibility section, tap How People Find and Contact You. Tap Do you want search engines outside of Facebook to link to your profile?

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