Don’t you just love it when you get a notification that the Facebook Friend, whose request you accepted a few minutes ago, liked your 2013 photo?
We’ve all been through this. If you’re like most people, you probably have some Facebook Posts, especially photos, that you don’t want to delete, but at the same time don’t want to attract people’s looks.
This article will show you how you can use the archiving feature to hide such posts from prying eyes Facebook.
This is how the archive function works Facebook
The archiving feature is a tool that allows you to hide posts that you no longer want to show on your profile. The archive function is on the Facebook App as well as in the web version.
Only you can see posts in your archive and restore them to your profile at any time. Archiving your posts may not protect them in the event of a data breach, but it can keep them safe from prying eyes.
You can also move posts from your archive to the trash, where they will be automatically deleted after 30 days.
So hide yourself Facebook Posts with the archiving function
Depending on the number of posts you want to hide, you can choose between archiving individual posts or bulk archiving.
This guide shows you how to do both.
How to archive a single Facebook post
Follow the steps below to post on. to archive Facebook.
Start the Facebook App on your device.
Navigate to your profile, then scroll to the post that you want to hide. You can only archive a post from your timeline, so you may have to scroll for a while if it is an old post.
Tap that ellipse (three dots) on the mailbox.
Choose Move to archive .
This will immediately remove the post from your timeline and you can only access it via the archive folder.
How to archive Facebook Posts in bulk
This is how you can archive several articles at the same time:
Navigate to your profile.
Tap that Skip key under your profile picture.
Choose Activity log .
Tap on Manage your posts .
Select all of the posts you want to archive, then tap archive .
This will immediately move the posts to your archive.
How to set up archived posts. again Facebook
How to set up archived posts. again Facebook:
Tap that Skip key on your profile.
Choose archive .
Check the posts you want to restore.
Tap Restore .
Confirm that you want to restore by tapping Restore .
The process is in the web version of. very similar Facebook- Just pay attention to the ellipses and the corresponding action.
Keep your memories away from prying eyes
If you want to hide old posts Facebook but don’t want to delete them at the same time, archive them.
The archived posts can only be accessed through your archive page and cannot be seen by others. You can restore an archived post at any time in the future.