How Do I Unfollow A Person, Page Or Group on Facebook?

How Do I Unfollow A Person, Page Or Group on Facebook?

How Do I Unfollow A Person, Page Or Group on Facebook? Facebook is a great platform for interaction and sharing stuff online all at once. One can create, join or leave a group on Facebook according to our wish. But there are times when people add you to their group without your permission and it can get very annoying. Thereby be instances that you do not want a group or its post on your newsfeed this can be a group that you have followed a long time back but now you don’t feel like following it anymore. From this, the question arises How to block a group on Facebook? And if you are wondering can we actually block a group on Facebook? Then this article will clear all your doubts and queries related to how to block a group on Facebook.

How can we block a group on Facebook?

Right now Facebook doesn’t allow you to block an entire group on the social media platform, but it is important to know that one can leave or unfollow a group according to his/her wish in order to stop seeing the respective group’s post on your newsfeed or receiving any notifications from the group itself. Facebook doesn’t allow its users to unfollow many groups at a time unlike its provided in-app feature to unlike a post on Facebook. You have to unfollow or leave each group separately. How can you do that? Don’t scratch your head hard it is an easy process. We have listed down a few methods below so without any further ado Let’s get started

How can we unfollow a group on Facebook?

While you cannot block a group you can obviously unfollow it to disable the notifications. To unfollow a group on Facebook follow the steps below:

Step-1: Log in to the account via your smartphone or computer.
You can go to in any browser such as Safari, Firefox, or Chrome and Sign in to your account.

Step-2: Search for the particular group you want to unfollow. You can do it by adding their name on the search bar located at the top. You can also click on their profile from any of their post on your newsfeed.




Step-3: Click on the three-dot button it is usually located at top of the home page, right beneath the cover image on the left side



Step-4: From the drop-down menu among the options Click on” Unfollowing”



Now that you aren’t following the group anymore, you will no longer see its posts in your news feed.

How to turn off notifications of a Facebook group?

You can also turn off the notification of the particular group following the same process with some additional steps given below:

Step1: Click on Manage Notifications it will be located right next to the “Joined” button. A drop-down menu will appear.


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Step2: From the drop-down menu Click Off.




By doing this you will no longer receive any kind of notifications from this group. Now that you’ve unfollowed the group and disabled notifications, the annoying group notifications and posts will no longer bother you. One can always connect with the group by visiting the homepage.


Also, see: Exact Password Requirements to Create Facebook Account


How to leave a group on Facebook?

If you leave a group it means you entirely remove yourself from a Facebook group.

Please note if you still want to be a member of the group but do not want to get or see it in your newsfeed you can consider unfollowing the group by following the steps above.

If you want to totally leave a group follow the steps given below:

Step1: Open a web browser and Go to you can use any browser such as Firefox, safari, chrome.

Step2: Sign-in or log in to your Facebook account.

Step3: In the search bar (usually located at the top of the screen) type and search for the specific group you want to leave. Following that Facebook will display a list of matching results.




Step 4: Select and click on the specific group you wish to leave following this the top of the home page will appear.

Step 5: Then click on the three-dot button which is located near the top of the home page, right beneath the cover image on the left side.





Step 6: From the drop-down menu find and Tap Leave Group.




Step 7: leading to this a confirmation message will pop up and you have to check the box next to “Prevent other members from adding you back to this group.” We recommend you to only do this if you don’t want to rejoin ever.

Step 8: Then click Leave Group to confirm your action. And by doing this you are no longer a member of the group.

How to unfollow a Facebook page?

The Facebook pages can be unfollowed by following these steps:

Step 1: Open any browser or your Facebook app Log in to your Facebook account.

Step 2: On the search bar type and search for the page that you wish to unfollow.

Step 3: Click on the “Ellipsis” button(three dots)

Step 4: Click on the “Manage Follow Setting”

Step 5: Click on “Off”, with a Bell icon by the side

By doing this you will never see a post from a particular page.

How to Unfollow a Friend on Facebook?

In order to unfollow a friend or his/her post, you need to have their post on your newsfeed. The bright side is by doing this you can still be friends with the person on Facebook and with that, you won’t see any posts from them. The following steps must be followed to unfollow a friend:

Step 1: log-in to your Facebook account from your smartphone or desktop.

Step 2: Whenever you see a post from that person, click on the “Ellipsis” button(three dots)

Step 3: Click on the “Unfollow” button

Step 4: You have successfully unfollowed this person.

Note: Also keep in mind that even if you have successfully managed to unfollow a person’s post on Facebook and you won’t be seeing any further posts from them but they can still see your posts. Your posts will be visible in their timeline until and unless they unfollow your post similarly.

Wrapping up.

So I’m a nutshell we can say that right now it is not quite possible for you to block an entire group on Facebook but there are other alternatives as well given out by Facebook. We can unfollow or leave the group at any moment according to our will. We also have to keep in mind that if we leave a group we are entirely removing ourselves from the group. With that, we can also unfollow a Facebook page and a person’s post on Facebook as well. We hope we have cleared all your doubts related to blocking a group on Facebook. If our article was helpful please leave a comment below in the comment box we really love hearing from you.

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Yashsvi Sharma

Yashsvi is a content writer here at AmericBuzz. She believes every word has its own power to bring about a certain change. A keen reader by heart, she adds great value to the team by integrating her multiple perceptions of life together, which are indeed reflected in her writings. With an optimistic outlook, she is fueled by her passion to impart her knowledge through her content. She believes a person can achieve anything with mindfulness and consistency.

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