Stop Facebook from Sending Text and SMS Notifications on iPhone 6

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Hello, and welcome to VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to stop Facebook from sending text notifications through SMS while using the iPhone 6.

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Steps

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    Turn the screen on and unlock the phone to display the Home screen
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    In this example, we will use the fingerprint scanner on the Home button to unlock the phone.
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    Tap the Facebook icon to open the application
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    The Facebook icon is a white "f" on a blue background.
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    Facebook will open to the News Feed
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    We will need to open the settings.
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    Tap the "More" icon in the bottom right corner of the screen
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    This will open the main menu of the application.
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    Scroll down and tap "Privacy Shortcuts"
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    Tap "More Settings"
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    Tap "General"
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    Tap "Phone"
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    In this example, we have already registered our cell phone number on our Facebook account. By default, Facebook started sending us SMS notifications when someone sends us a message, likes a photo, or sends a friend request. This can become irritating, so we are going to turn these SMS notifications off.
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    Find the "Notifications" section, and tap "Edit" on the right side of the screen
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    Tap "Get text notifications" to uncheck it and disable all SMS notifications from Facebook
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    Alternatively, if we would only like to disable specific notifications, leave the "Get text notifications" enabled, but disable the specific notifications listed below
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    For example, we can disable notifications for "Friend requests" and "Everything else" while leaving notifications for "Comments on my status updates and timeline posts" enabled.
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    In this example, we will disable all notifications by unchecking all available options
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to stop Facebook from sending SMS messages on the iPhone 6
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    If you have any questions, please post them in the comments section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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