How to Turn on Birthday Notifications on Facebook?

by Khadija Anwar
3 minutes
How to Turn on Birthday Notifications on Facebook

Are you tired of forgetting your friends’ birthdays on Facebook? Well, say no more because we’re here to help! In this guide, we’ll show you how to turn on birthday notifications so you never miss an opportunity to celebrate. Get ready to spread joy and make every birthday memorable with just a few easy steps!

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Steps to Turn on Birthday Notifications on Facebook

Sure! Follow these steps to enable birthday reminders on Facebook:

Step 1:

Open your Facebook app. On the Facebook homepage, tap on the “Hamburger” icon (three horizontal lines) in the top-right corner of your mobile screen.

tap on hamburger icon and three horizontal lines

Step 2:

The Facebook menu will open up. Tap “Settings & privacy.”

tap on settings and privacy in menu page

Step 3:

A drop-down submenu will open up. Tap on “Settings.”

tap on settings in submenu

Step 4:

Look for “Notifications” in the Settings menu and tap on it.

tap on notifications

Step 5:

Under the “Notifications” section, tap on “Birthdays.”

tap on Birthdays

Step 6:

You will see an option called “Birthdays” with a toggle switch. Click on the “Toggle” switch to turn on birthday notifications. It will turn blue when enabled. In the Customize menu, you can choose how you want to be notified about birthdays through notifications, email, or text messages. Select your preferred notification method.

tap on toggle switch to turn on notification

That’s it! You have successfully turned on birthday notifications on Facebook. Now you will receive alerts whenever it’s someone’s birthday, so you can celebrate and show appreciation for your friends and loved ones.


Why don’t I get birthday notifications on Facebook anymore?

You can check birthday notification settings to fix the quicks by going to the Facebook app or browser settings. Turn on the toggle switch for the birthday reminder.

Does Facebook notify my friends when it’s my birthday?

If you decide to change the privacy settings for your birthday on Facebook, it’s important to select the desired audience for both the year and the day/month. Keep in mind that if you choose not to share the day and month with your friends, they will not receive notifications about your upcoming birthday.

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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