Tips to turn off Facebook “On This Day” Memories on iPhone

Facebook comes with a feature called On This Day that shows you posts from the past. This is cool if those posts are happy memories you wish to recall like a picture of a slighter younger version of yourself. But the feature can be annoying, if those are the painful ones that you don’t wish to recall, such as facing a painful breakup. In this case, you may want to turn off this feature so that you will no longer see Memories posts in your timeline. You can also designate people and dates you don’t wish to be reminded of. In this tutorial, we will show you the steps to turn off Facebook “On This Day” Memories on your iPhone.

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Steps to turn off Facebook “On This Day” Memories on iPhone

Step 1: First and foremost, you will need to launch the Facebook app.

Step 2: Tap the More tab, which is the three-line menu icon in the lower right corner.

Step 3: You will then be presented with many options, like Friends, Events, Groups, and more. You need to scroll down a bit until you see the On This Day option. Just tap it.

Step 4: Tap the Settings gear icon in the top right corner.

Step 5: Choose Preferences from the menu that pops up.

Step 6: Once you are in the preferences, you can control what you see. You can either choose specific people or dates you don’t wish to be reminded of.

Step 7: Tap on each to filter out people, or choose a date or range of dates you don’t wish to see memories for.

Step 8: Once you are finished, tap Save.

That’s all there is to it. Do you have any questions or concerns about turn off Facebook “On This Day” Memories on iPhone? Be sure to let us know in the comments section below and we will be sure to help you out with the problem you may have.

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7 thoughts on “Tips to turn off Facebook “On This Day” Memories on iPhone

  • January 7, 2017 at 8:50 pm
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    I’m trying to get on this day feature on Facebook but it says I can’t get it. Why is that?

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    • January 8, 2017 at 3:46 am
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      That feature is always on as default, you just need to turn it off if you don’t want it

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  • January 10, 2017 at 9:24 pm
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    I’m not able to get it either..

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  • January 11, 2017 at 6:48 pm
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    It is definitely not “always on by defaul.” I still don’t have access to this feature more than two years after it was introduced. I’ve even sent support requests and messages to Facebook tech support asking for this feature and they have all been ignored. I would desperately love to have access to this feature.

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  • January 12, 2017 at 8:57 pm
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    If it’s default, how do I access it on my android phone?

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  • January 17, 2017 at 3:52 pm
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    I don’t have that option when I tap on “see more” for On This Day. It’s not on default on my FB. I just re-downloaded the app yesterday. Whom do I contact to get it or how do I get it on my own?

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  • January 21, 2017 at 6:17 pm
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    Says I can’t get on this day either, can someone please explain to me why I can’t?

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