Facebook Privacy Checkup Tool To Check Privacy Settings

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In this article, I will explain how to use Facebook Privacy Checkup tool to check privacy settings of your Facebook account.

The Facebook Privacy Checkup tool is a tool from Facebook, which lets you check your privacy settings from a single interface. This tool also lets you change your privacy settings from here.

Using this privacy checkup tool, you can easily check your privacy settings for your posts, apps, and profile. This tool can prove to be really helpful, considering the fact that most of us spend a good part of our life on Facebook. So, it becomes important for each of us to keep our privacy settings in place.

Using Facebook Privacy Checkup Tool To Check Privacy Settings:

You will have to sign-in to your Facebook account to check or/and change privacy settings. After signing-in, click on Lock icon at top right corner on right side of Notifications icon, to get drop down menu, as shown in the screenshot below.

Select Privacy Checkup

From this menu, click on Privacy Checkup to get the pop-up box. On this interface, you will see the privacy settings for your posts. These settings let you choose settings for posts which you will post on Facebook, like status, photos, etc.. You can choose to set it as: Public, Friends, Only Me, Custom, and more.

Facebook Post Privacy Settings

On adjusting these settings, click on Next to go to Apps privacy settings. From here, you can see the list of all apps which are linked with your Facebook account. You can choose to set privacy settings for each of the apps individually. You can also remove any app from your Facebook account by clicking on the Cross icon in front of it.

Facebook Apps Privacy Settings

After completing it, click on Next to go to Profile privacy settings. It will show you some of  the information about your profile, like: Work, Education, Current City, Hometown, etc.. You can choose which information is visible to which type of Facebook user.

Facebook Profile Privacy Settings

It also has About page option. This option is for checking settings of your complete profile. If you don’t want to see it completely now, click on Finish Up! to finish the process. On finishing, you will see the confirmation message as shown below.

Confirmation Message

From here, you can click on More About Privacy to know more about it in detail. Otherwise, click on Close to close box. In this way, you can check and change your privacy settings any time you want by using Facebook Privacy Checkup tool.

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