How to Add Family Members to Your Facebook Profile

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What to Know

  • Navigate to your Facebook profile page using the Facebook app or Facebook on the desktop in a web browser.
  • App: Tap See Your About Info > Add a Family Member. Desktop: Select About > Family and Relationships > Add a Family Member.
  • Enter the name of your family member, select your relationship, choose privacy settings, and select Save Changes.

This article explains how to add family members to your Facebook profile About page and explain how they're related to you.

Add a Family Member to Your About Page

Adding family members is a quick process, but you have to wait for the person to confirm your relationship.

  1. Navigate to your Facebook profile. On Facebook's desktop version, select Profile at the top of your Facebook page. In the app, select More (three horizontal lines) and then tap on See your profile.

  2. Select the About tab. (In the app, select See Your About Info.)

  3. Select Family and Relationships in the left column. (In the app, scroll down to Family Members.)

  4. Select Add a family member.

  5. Enter the name of your family member and select your relationship.

    Screenshot of adding a family member on Facebook
  6. Select an audience to be able to view this information. Choose from Public, Friends, Only Me, or Custom.

  7. Select Save Changes. You've added the family member, but that person's status will show Pending until they confirm the relationship.

The information that others can see in your Facebook profile, including your family members, is determined by your privacy settings. It's up to you how much information you want to reveal publicly.

The Family and Relationships section, under Relationship, is also where you add or change your relationship status.


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