How to customize your shortcut bar on Facebook

How to customize your shortcut bar on Facebook
How to customize your shortcut bar on Facebook
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Facebook gives you the option to change the menu and the shortcut bar. If you are using a phone or tablet, you can use the menu Edit shortcuts at the top of the screen. If you are on a computer, you can edit the shortcuts directly in the left column.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: Change shortcuts in the mobile app

Edit Your Facebook Shortcuts Step 1

Step 1. Launch the Facebook app

It is represented by a blue icon with a white “f”. Tap the icon on your home screen or in the applications menu to open Facebook.

  • If you are not automatically logged in, enter your email address and the password associated with your Facebook account and press To log in. If you have enabled two-factor authentication, you will need to retrieve the code sent by message and enter it in the field provided.
Edit Your Facebook Shortcuts Step 2

Step 2. Press ☰

It is an icon with three horizontal lines. It is located at the top right on Android and at the bottom left on iPhone. This will open a drop-down menu.

Edit Your Facebook Shortcuts Step 3

Step 3. Scroll down and tap Security & Privacy

The option is next to a gear icon. This will bring up the Facebook settings menu.

Edit Your Facebook Shortcuts Step 4

Step 4. Select Settings

The option is next to the silhouette icon. This will open the Facebook general settings page.

Edit Your Facebook Shortcuts Step 5

Step 5. Scroll down and tap Notifications

The button is located next to the square icon, which has a dot in its upper right corner. This menu allows you to choose the icons for which you want to receive notifications.

Edit Your Facebook Shortcuts Step 6

Step 6. Turn off notifications

Drag the slider to the "inactive" position

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to remove notifications. This will prevent the red dot on notifications from appearing on the various shortcuts that are in your shortcut bar. You can turn off notifications for shortcuts Groups, Facebook Marketplace, News and Menu.

Edit Your Facebook Shortcuts Step 7

Step 7. Press

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This is the arrow that points down in the upper left corner of the page. This will take you back to the previous menu (Settings).

Edit Your Facebook Shortcuts Step 8

Step 8. Scroll down and press Shortcuts

The option is next to an icon that represents a pin. This will allow you to choose which shortcuts will appear in the shortcut bar.

Edit Your Facebook Shortcuts Step 9

Step 9. Hide shortcuts

Drag the cursor to the "inactive" position

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to hide the shortcut icons. Thus, they will no longer appear in the shortcut bar at the top of the Facebook window. You can hide shortcuts Groups, Facebook Marketplace, News.

Method 2 of 2: Change the shortcut menu with a browser

Edit Your Facebook Shortcuts Step 10

Step 1. Open

If you are logged in to your account, you will see your Facebook wall.

  • If you are not automatically logged in, enter your email address and the password associated with your Facebook account and press To log in. If you have enabled two-factor authentication, you will need to retrieve the code sent by message and enter it in the field provided.
Edit Your Facebook Shortcuts Step 11

Step 2. Open the shortcut menu

Hover your mouse over Your shortcuts at the bottom of the left panel.

Edit Your Facebook Shortcuts Step 12

Step 3. Click Edit

The button is to the right of Your Shortcuts when you hover over it.

Edit Your Facebook Shortcuts Step 13

Step 4. Edit your shortcuts

Use the drop-down menu to the right of each shortcut in your Pages, Groups and Games to change their options. There are three display options for shortcuts.

  • Pin up: the shortcut will always be displayed.
  • Automatically sort: Facebook will decide the position and display of the shortcut.
  • Hide: the shortcut will no longer appear.
Edit Your Facebook Shortcuts Step 14

Step 5. Click Save

It's the blue button at the bottom of the window. This will save your preferences.

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