How do I find and add friends on Facebook?
To find and add a friend by name on a computer:
- Click the search bar in the top left of any Facebook page.
- Type your friend's name into the search bar and click
- To send someone a friend request, click next to their profile picture. Some people might not have next to their profile picture, depending on their privacy settings.
Sent friend request limits
You can have up to 1,000 sent requests waiting for a response. If you send more, the oldest request will be deleted.
To find and add friends from your mobile phone or email accounts:
To find more friends to add, you can upload your contacts from your mobile phone or email accounts.
To get suggested friends:
You can use People You May Know to find friends on Facebook. People You May Know suggestions come from things like having friends in common with someone, being in the same Facebook group or your networks.
If you're having trouble adding a friend:
Learn more about why you can't add someone as a friend.