How to Show Followers on Facebook

Facebook lets people manage their followers with ease. Whenever you enable the follow button, people can then hit that button and follow you. But the question is how do you show those followers to the public when someone visits your profile?

In this article, below I am going to explain how to show followers on Facebook a profile with ease. I will also share some privacy settings related to it and more stuff. You can do it on your Android phone and desktop (screenshots provided). Check the update section below. So please, keep on reading…

Where are Followers Settings on Facebook

Facebook is always updating and adding new features while enhancing the UI as well. They moved settings to one single place and added extra ones for a better user experience. You can find the Followers Settings by:

  1. Open your Facebook app.
  2. Tap the Menu icon (three lines at the top).
  3. Tap Settings & Privacy then Settings.
  4. Tap on the Followers and Public Content option.
  5. Over there, you can change or edit the Followers settings.
Where are Followers Settings on Facebook App
Where are Followers Settings on Facebook App

That is how you can easily get into the settings and make some changes as you like. You will almost every single setting available in the following feature there. Just make sure your Facebook app is fully up to date.

Enable the Follow Button on your Profile

Do you know that you can easily enable the follow button on your FB profile? So then people can follow you with ease. To do it, please have a look at the below steps.

  1. Open the Facebook app and tap the Menu.
  2. Tap Settings & Privacy then tap the Settings option.
  3. Tap Followers and Public Content.
  4. Now tap the Public to enable the follow button (it’s under the Who Can Follow Me) on your Facebook profile.
How to Enable follow button on Facebook profile
How to Enable the follow button on Facebook profile

That is it, now whenever visitors view your profile. They should see a Follow on right under your Facebook cover photo. Just with a single click on it, the user can follow you with ease.

How to Show Followers on Your Facebook Profile

Facebook gives you full freedom on the Follower’s privacy settings. You can easily manage who can your followers are on your Facebook Timeline. To manage or show your followers to the public, please follow these steps:

  1. Open the Facebook app and go to Menu.
  2. Now tap Settings & Privacy then tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down and tap Followers and Public Content.
  4. You should see Who Can See Your Followers On Your Timeline. There are 3 options available Public, Friends, and Only me.
  5. Tap the Public option to show followers on Facebook.
How to show followers on Facebook profile
How to show followers on Facebook profile

Now your friends and the public on Facebook can see your followers. For your information that you have enabled the follow button and show followers to the public, you can review who is following or a list of your existing followers on Facebook. You can watch this video on YouTube on My Channel.

Update: How to Turn on Followers On Facebook App

The following method works on Facebook app updates in 2024. It’s very easy to activate or turn on your followers. All you need is to follow these steps:

  1. Open your updated Facebook app.
  2. Now tap Menu then Settings & Privacy.
  3. Then tap Settings.
  4. In Settings tap Followers and Public Content.
  5. Set every option there as Public.
  6. Now go back to your profile, tap Edit Profile, then Edit next to Details.
  7. Scroll down to the very bottom and check the box at left to Followers.
How to Activate or Turn On Followers on Facebook App
How to Activate or Turn On Followers on Facebook App

That is it, now to see how many of your friends are following you. Go back to your Profile page and there you will see the number of your followers. However, it is to keep in mind that if you don’t have any yet, then you won’t see such an option in your profile.

How to See the List of Your Facebook Followers

So that you have successfully enabled the options, it is time to view or see the list of your FB followers. It is easy to find who is following you on Facebook, to do it:

  1. Open Facebook app
  2. Go to your Profile by tapping on your profile picture in the News Feed.
  3. Now tap the Followers (if enabled) option under the description.
  4. You will see the complete list of your FB followers.
How to see list of followers on Facebook
How to see the list of followers on Facebook

That is it, you can easily manage or remove them from your list by blocking the user.

For your information whenever someone is following you, it means they wanna be on your friends list but wanna see what is going on in your profile. They can your public posts, and stories, you guys can start a secret conversation on Messenger, and much more.

Update: How to See Your Followers On Facebook Mobile App

Now it’s 2024, and the user interface of Facebook doesn’t change that much. But some users still have confused when finding or seeing their followers list on the Facebook mobile app. Well, it’s easier than you think, here is how to do it:

Open the Facebook mobile app. Tap the Menu at the top right and tap Your Profile picture. Now if you tap the “Followed by People” option in your profile section. You will see the list of your followers on the Facebook mobile app. However, it is important to turn on the follower’s option first. Then you will be able to do it.

How to see your followers on Facebook mobile app
How to see your followers on the Facebook mobile app

Change the “Add Friend” button to “Follow” on Facebook

Facebook allows you to change the “Add Friend”, Send Freind Request button to “Follow”. So that nobody will be able to send you friend requests on Facebook and then they will have only the Follow button to only follow on Facebook. You can change this by following these steps:

Open the Facebook mobile app then tap Menu. Now tap Settings & Privacy and go to Privacy Settings. Tap “Who Can Send You Friend Requests” and set this option to “Friend of Friend” only. Now people who are not friends with any of your friends on Facebook can only see the “Follow” button instead of “Send Friend Request”.

Change the Add Friend button to Follow on Facebook
Change the Add Friend button to Follow on Facebook

How to Get Facebook Followers Fast

There are guaranteed and proven ways to get more followers on Facebook fast. Wanna increase the number of followers fast on FB, do the following things:

Deeply engage with the people on Facebook and Messenger both apps. Try to convince them professionally and it is for sure they will start following you. Make sure you have a perfect profile, cover, and well-written bio. If you have a blog or YouTube channel, add a link or a widget there.

Simple but useful, use Hashtags while posting. Post fresh and well popular content daily, do post these contents in different groups. Join other groups and pages and talk with people there. Try to follow pages as your page or personal profile and keep posting there as well. Join the How to community and help others with the knowledge and expertise you have.

Why Don’t You Have Followers on Facebook:

There are three things you need to know if you don’t have followers on your Facebook profile. The 1st thing is you have not been enabled to show the followers to the public or friends. The 2nd thing is you probably don have enough to show there. The 3rd one is you are under 18 and not allowed to create a Facebook account.

Why is your Follower Count Not Showing?

Your follower count is not showing on your profile because there are setting you need to enable. You can follow the above steps to enable the feature to let your followers count publicly. You can do so easily in your Facebook app, just follow the above steps. Screenshots are there for your reference.

Can I See Hidden Followers?

You are totally wasting your time looking for such a solution, there is no such way to see hidden followers. As far as I know, they don’t exist, have deleted their accounts, have some privacy settings, and so on.

So I will suggest you stop looking for such a thing. Yes, if you have some other questions related to this topic, feel free to ask those questions below in the comment section. Don’t worry I will love to answer. As I have shown you above that is the only and proper way to see the list of your Facebook followers.

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  1. Teri says

    Greetings Samad, It would be nice if you would allow someone to print your instructions as NOT everyone is proficient on FB & going from your page of instructions back & forth is tedious especially for the aged-challenged.

  2. S says

    I have 6 followers, only 2 people on following page that show up. Who and how do i find the identity of the other 4. Feels creepy.

    Grateful for your help

  3. Sosten Mpinganjira says

    Help me on how I can merge two facebook pages easily

  4. Jackie` says

    This is the first time that I commented on a blog like this. I just decided to write one because you DESERVE it. I would recommend this tutorial because I have seen a LOT of YouTube videos and none of them was of any help. Until I found this – after months of searching. Thank you!

    1. Samad Ali Khan says

      Thank you.

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