How do I request to be a friend on Facebook?

How do I send a friend request on Facebook if there is no option?

Navigate to the menu > settings & privacy > settings > privacy settings > who can send you friend requests > everyone/friends of friends. Hence, if someone changed their privacy setting to “friends of friends”, the “Add Friend” button will not show unless you’re friends with one of the person’s friends on Facebook.

Why is there no add friend button on some Facebook profiles?

You may not be able to add someone as a friend if: They haven’t accepted your friend request yet. You may have already sent them a friend request. Check if the friend requests you’ve sent are still pending.

Why can’t I send a friend request?

You or the person you want to add can only get friend requests from friends of friends. One of you may have set your privacy settings to get friend requests only from friends of friends on Facebook. Ask them to send you a request instead or change your privacy settings.

How do you ask someone to add you on Facebook?

Send them a friend request. People don’t generally think that much about who they accept as a friend on Facebook – if you came across as okay at least to that person, they’ll accept your friend request because they remember you. That’s usually all it takes to get accepted.

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How can I send a friend request?

Send Friend Request via Search (Android or iPhone)

  1. You can send a Friend’s request on the search result page. Or open the profile of the person you want to send a Friend’s request.
  2. To send request on the search results page, to the right of the person’s name, tap the friend request icon.

Why does it just say message instead of add friend?

It means they may have modified their privacy settings and they may have it set so that you have to have mutual friends with them to add them. Or if you sent them a friend request already they have denied it and marked it as spam or that they don’t know you.

How do you send a friend request on Facebook Mobile?

To find and add a friend on the Facebook app on Android:

  1. Tap in the top right of Facebook.
  2. Enter your friend’s name.
  3. Select their name. If you still can’t find your friend, try these steps.
  4. To send someone a friend request, tap next to their name.