All Facebook friends will get a notification on their News Feed that you uploaded your cover photo. The only way to stop this is to quickly change the post’s visibility to Only me after you changed the photo or to uncheck the post option if you’re changing it from the app.
How do I change my cover photo on Facebook without posting on my timeline?
If you do not want to show this update publicly or you want to change Facebook profile picture without notifying friends, you need to make this update “Private”. For that, click the globe sign visible next to the date/time and select Only me. That’s all!
To edit the privacy settings for your photos:
- Tap. in the bottom right of Facebook, then tap your name.
- Scroll down and tap Photos.
- Tap Uploads.
- Tap to open a photo, then tap. in the top right.
- Tap Edit Post Privacy. If you don’t see this: …
- Tap to select who can see your photo, then tap Done.
Can I make my cover photo private?
It’s important to mention that your current cover photo cannot be made private! As in the one you have up currently uploaded will always be visible to the public.
Can you change cover photo without posting?
You can’t make the current cover photo private; it must be public. … The only way to stop this is to quickly change the post’s visibility to Only me after you changed the photo or to uncheck the post option if you’re changing it from the app.
Why is my Facebook cover photo public?
Your current profile picture and cover photo are public, so they can be seen by anyone on or off Facebook. … This helps friends identify your posts and comments on Facebook.