How To Disable Facebook Face Recognition

Facebook has revealed that the face recognition feature will replace “tag suggestions”, with the user choosing whether to enable the face recognition feature to recognize the face or not. If turned on, the tag will be suggested in the photo with the user’s face. But if you turn off this feature, you must tag manually.


Facebook revealed that the objective of the face recognition feature is

  • Helps identify who the person in the picture or video is
  • Help protect users and others from spoofing (fake facebook) to prevent misuse of information. And to help make this platform more reliable

Facebook confirms that face information will not be shared with companies or external apps, and Facebook will begin to notify users of this feature in order to enable it.

How to disable Facebook face recognition function

For anyone who wants to disable facebook face recognition feature, can do by

Open Facebook> touch the 3 tick in the bottom right corner (IOS) / top right corner (Android)  > swipe down the screen to the bottom> tap Settings & Privacy > tap Settings > tap Face Recognition.

how to disable facebook face recognition

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