How To Find Someone’s Phone Number On Facebook (See How)

Timothy Iyekowa
Timothy Iyekowa - Writer & Editor
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If you’re like me and you use Facebook a lot, you’re probably looking for new posts from a particular friend. And you might be wondering how you can get their phone number.

There is a feature on Facebook that allows you to see a friend’s phone number, but this depends on whether the user has allowed it.

A feature that lets you see phone numbers and email addresses of people who have shared their contact information with friends or the public.

In this article, you’ll learn how to find someone’s phone numbers on Facebook. You’ll also know how to use a different method.

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Can I Find Someone’s Phone Number On Their Facebook Profile? 

The answer to this question would be dependent on the user in question. Facebook offers the option of adding your phone number to your profile.

Some users, however, would instead not display their phone numbers for public viewing, which is more common among celebrities and people of repute.

Many more people leave out their phone numbers for privacy and security reasons. However, if the user embraces that option, you could find someone’s phone number on Facebook.

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How To Find Someone’s Phone Number On Facebook

Once you have a person’s Username, it is easy to access information about the person, including contact information.  

To find someone’s phone number on Facebook, follow these simple steps; 

Step 1: Open Facebook.

You can open Facebook via the app on your mobile device or your computer system. You can open Facebook from your preferred browser if you do not have the app.

Input the required login details if you haven’t logged in to your account.

Step 2: Tap The Search Icon

On Facebook Home, tap on the Search icon which is at the top right corner to find the desired user’s profile.

To find a person’s profile, type their name into the Search box.

You would likely see a lot of users with that name. Be sure to click on the particular user you wish to find their phone number.

Step 3: Click On “About”

Once you see the person you’re looking for, tap their name from the search results and you’ll see their Profile in view.

Tap on About, this might appear in some other form, such as “See more info,” depending on your Facebook version. Whatever shape, it means the same thing. 

Step 4: Scroll Down To View The User’s Contact Info

Tapping on “About” would bring you detailed information about the user. Scroll down to view the user’s contact info.

The “About” section should contain any information the user chooses to make available for public viewing.

It might include phone numbers, email addresses, usernames to other social media accounts, etc. 

However, it will not appear in that section if the user has hidden the phone number and other contact information from other Facebook users.

If the phone number is not public, you’ll not be able to see it. There’s no remedy to this, except you ask the person to give you.

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Can You Hide Your Number On Facebook?

The goal of Facebook asking for information about its users is to make it as easy as possible for people to connect to friends and loved ones. This is why they also suggest that users add their phone numbers.

You can hide your number on Facebook. You might not want to, but it’s worth considering if you cherish your privacy.

A visible phone number on Facebook can expose you to various forms of harassment, including harassing phone calls and blackmail. 

As a result, it is advisable to keep your phone number hidden on Facebook. Or you can limit its viewing to just your friends or “friends of friends.”

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Can I Find Someone’s Facebook Account Through A Phone Number?

Yes, you can find someone’s Facebook account through their phone number. This is only possible if they’ve used the phone number to register or add to a Facebook account.

To get this done, you need to have their phone numbers. You can get their phone numbers by contacting them directly and asking for them (if they give them willingly). The phone number must be the same one connected to that account.


You can only see someone’s phone number on Facebook if they’ve allowed you to see it. If they hide it you’ll not be able to see their contact information.

If you want to seriously have their phone number, the only ethical way is to ask them to give it to you.

And if they think they like you, you may get the phone number, or probably not because you’re a stranger to them on Facebook and the person doesn’t know you.

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Frequently Asked Questions 

Can you Google someone’s phone number?

If you want to find someone’s phone number on Google, you should do some digging by entering their name and the area they live. This process is very different from trying to find someone’s phone number on Facebook.

 Can I Email Someone’s Phone Number?

You’ll need the recipient’s gateway address to email a phone number. Assume they use AT&T. enter their ten-digit phone number followed by Do not use dashes.

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By Timothy Iyekowa Writer & Editor
As a seasoned content writer with 4+ years of experience in consumer technology, Timothy has been a dedicated author and editor at since its inception. Specializing in addressing user concerns, his articles offer effective solutions for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac-related issues. Timothy's expertise also extends to crafting content about social media and various applications. Through his daily articles, he consistently aids users in overcoming their technology challenges.
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