Want to stop those annoying friend suggestions in Facebook ?  Take a look at this guide to stop it …

We do not need any introduction to Facebook, a place where we can connect to our friends, colleagues, family and loved ones.  An easy way to share interesting and enjoyable content  between us all.

As you know, the social networking giant Facebook offers friend suggestions to make connect with more friends easily. But sometimes it can really be annoying, because in the suggestions Facebook offers, normally turn out to be of many unknown people. So, in this guide we will show you how to get rid from friend suggestions.

The friend suggestion feature is enabled by yourself, because on your smartphone you enabled the allow your location service when you installed the Facebook app.  The social networking giant uses your location to suggest Facebook users.

To stop this from happening, you need to stop Facebook from accessing your location. Here’s how to do that it a few simple steps for both android and iOS users:

For Android users, (if you are using Android Marshmallow).

  • Head to Settings
  • Scroll down and find Apps
  • Now select the Facebook
  • Tap on Permissions
  • Now select Location
  • Just off it

For iOS users.

  • Head to Settings
  • Go to Privacy
  • Tap on the Location Services
  • Choose Facebook
  • Now you will be presented with options, select Never

That’s it!  You should now stop receiving any friend suggestions, although check your settings again after the app gets updated as this might re-enable the service.