How to Remove Shortcuts From Facebook?

by Khadija Anwar
2 minutes
how to remove shortcuts on facebook

Do you find your Facebook homepage with a never-ending list of shortcuts?

These shortcuts link to groups, pages, and events. These shortcuts can quickly pile up and make your Facebook experience less enjoyable. But fear not! We’re here to guide you through the process of customizing your Facebook homepage by removing pesky shortcuts.

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Steps to remove shortcuts from Facebook

Step 1:

Open your Facebook app and tap on the “Hamburger” icon at the top right corner of your Facebook profile.

go to your facebook profile

Step 2:

Scroll down the page and tap on “Settings & privacy.” 

tap on "Settings & privacy." 

Step 3:

A drop-down menu will appear, and tap on “Settings.”

tap on "Settings"

Step 4:

Tap on the “Navigation bar.”

Tap on the "Navigation bar"

Step 5:

Tap on “Customize the bar.”

Tap on "Customize the bar"

Step 6:

Choose any shortcut and tap on the “Pin drop” menu on the right of your targeted shortcut. Choose to pin, auto, or hide your Facebook shortcut.

tap on the "Pin drop" menu

By following these simple steps, you can easily declutter your Facebook homepage and remove shortcuts that no longer serve you.


Why do my shortcuts keep appearing on Facebook?

Shortcuts on Facebook may keep appearing due to your activity, such as joining groups, liking pages, or interacting with events, as Facebook automatically adds relevant shortcuts to enhance user convenience. You can remove them manually if you find them cluttering your homepage.

How do I get rid of shortcuts?

To remove shortcuts on Facebook, hover over the shortcut you want to delete, click the pencil icon, and choose “Remove from shortcuts.” Confirm the removal, and it will be gone.

Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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