How To Enable Facebook Profile Picture Guard Check Steps With Images

Facebook came with a new feature(Facebook Profile Picture Guard) that helps in protecting our profile picture from downloading by strangers or unknown people over FB. Facebook is the giant social media which always comes with a latest features and updates to make their users more interactive with the media.

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The only media which can make the news viral with in seconds. The most interesting part about the Facebook is it always works on its users privacy and security recently Facebook came with a new set of feature that helps users in protecting their profile picture.

As per the sources Facebook recently announced its piloting new tools in India on Wednesday that can prevent misuse of profile pictures. Facebook said that the feature was rolled out after feedback they received from the users in India. The importance of this new feature is that it gives more control to users by limiting who can download and share their profile pictures.

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Check the complete information about the Facebook Profile Picture Guard from the below description and also along with the steps that were suggest on how to enable Facebook Profile picture Guard feature in your Facebook account

How To Enable Facebook Profile Picture Guard Check Steps With Images

Facebook Profile Picture Guard

Aarati Soman, who is known as Facebook Product Manager, recently announced the new Photo Guard tool, which is a Facebook Profile Picture Guard.

Apart from this she also revealed that Facebook is also introducing a new feature in which the designs to profile pictures which the company’s research has shown helpful in deterring misuse. There is also an update that this feature is expected to rollout to users in more countries soon which results that this features will be exclusive to users in India for some time.

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Facebook also says that users in India will be very soon start seeing a step-by-step guide to add an optional profile picture guard. As per the Facebook once Facebook Profile Picture Guard is applied, the profile photo will no longer be downloaded, shared, or sent in a message on Facebook.

And also, users who are not friends on Facebook won’t be able to tag anyone, including themselves, in your profile picture. Facebook says that by this feature it will also prevent others from taking a screenshot of your profile picture on Facebook where possible. And this feature is currently available only on Android devices.

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If you also want to guard your profile picture follow the below steps which help you in enabling the Facebook Profile picture Guard.

There are two different methods that helps you in enabling this feature.

Method 1

First of all open you Facebook mobile app and after that refresh your News Feed, and you will notice a message (image below), prompting you to Help Protect Your Profile Picture

  1. You have to Tap Turn On Profile Picture Guard
  2. After that you will then see a screen which explains you about the benefits of the Profile Picture Guard
  3. After that Click Next
  4. You will then see your current profile photo, complete with the shield symbol, with the option to Save



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Method 2

User need to open the Facebook app in your android smart device.

  1. Once you open the app now you need to open your Facebook profile.
  2. After that tap your profile photo
  3. Then you will see the option which is stated as Turn on profile picture guard
  4. You need to tab on that option which is then selected, and you will get the option to Save,
  5. Which means that now you profile picture in guard enabled and then you will see your profile photo with the shield symbol.


These are the steps which helps in you in enabling the Facebook Profile Picture Guard.

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