If you are tired of the fact that VKontakte acquaintances are constantly monitoring your list of friends, then this article will be useful to you. We will tell you how to make a friend hidden on VKontakte, thus hiding him from other users in your contact list.
What could this be good for?
There are many reasons why you might want to hide some users. For example, you do not want your friends to see your boyfriend or girlfriend, not because you are shy, but in order to avoid unnecessary questions and gossip.
How can VK make a friend hidden?
So, before telling you about this “sacrament”, I would like to note in advance that you cannot hide all your friends. The maximum number is 30. This is how many users from your contact list you can make invisible to others. How to make a friend hidden on VKontakte?
- Enter the site using your credentials (login/password).
- Go to the section of the vertical menu on the left "My settings".
- Click on the tab,located in the horizontal menu on top - "Privacy".
- We are interested in the last two sub-items from the "My Page" subsection:
"Who can be seen in my friends and followings list." Here you can specify those users that you need to hide from prying eyes. To do this, click on the link located next to it and in the window that opens, we make the settings - we transfer the necessary users from the list located on the left to the right side by clicking on the cross located opposite the friend's name and surname. When the limit is reached (it is 30 people), the system will warn you about this.
"Who sees my hidden friends." In this settings functionality, you can set the users who will have access to the hidden users of your page. Click on the link and select the desired category of friends. These are all the settings that need to be made. If after the time has elapsed you decide to change hidden friends or clear the lists of “invisible”, then you need to go to the same section and click on the cross next to the names located on the right side of the window. To make sure that you did everything right, use the verification service, which allows you to see your page through the eyes of a specific user. To do this, in the "Privacy" section at the very end of the page there is a link "View how other users see your page." All you need is to copy the address of the page of that person and paste it into the line in the window that opens
How to add hidden friends on VKontakte?
There is one important BUT: you can make a friend invisible only when you have already added him to the contact list. That is, the process of adding a user will be displayed in the news feed of your friends, unless, of course, you have made the appropriate settings in the "Privacy" section.
So, now you know how to make hidden friends on VKontakte - it's pretty simple and fast. The site administration introduced this feature in order to make user communication more convenient and comfortable. Also in the "My Settings" section, you can find many other features that can make your "social" life easier. We hope you enjoyed our article on how to make a friend hidden on VKontakte.