How to Prevent Friends from Posting on Your Facebook Wall

This wikiHow teaches you how to stop others from posting to your Facebook wall using both the mobile app and desktop site.

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EditiPhone

  1. Open the Facebook app. As of March 2017, you do not have the option of stopping one specific person from posting on your wall unless you block them.
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  2. Tap . It’s located at the bottom-right corner of the screen.
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  3. Tap . It’s towards the bottom of the list of menu options.
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  4. Tap .
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  5. Tap .
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  6. Tap .
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  7. Tap . Doing so will prevent others from posting to your Facebook wall.
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EditAndroid

  1. Open the Facebook app.
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  2. Tap . It’s located near the top-right corner of the screen.
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  3. Tap . It’s towards the bottom of the list of menu options.
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  4. Tap .
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  5. Tap .
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  6. Tap .
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  7. Tap . Doing so will prevent others from posting to your Facebook wall.
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EditDesktop Site

  1. Go to www.facebook.com.
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  2. Enter your login information if prompted.
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  3. Click the drop-down arrow. It’s located at the far right corner of the screen next to the question mark icon.
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  4. Click .
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  5. Click . It’s located in the menu on the left side of the screen.
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  6. Click next to “Who can post on your Timeline?” A drop-down menu will appear underneath the question.
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  7. Click the drop-down box.
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  8. Click .
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  9. Click . It’s located on the far right of the “Who can post on your Timeline?” question. Doing so will prevent others from posting to your Facebook wall entirely.
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