How To Unhide A Post On Facebook? For Desktop & Android/iOS

Oct 12, 2020 3 min read

Facebook lets you hide a particular post from your timeline and then bring it back later.

While hiding a post on Facebook is just a single click away, bringing back or unhiding a post can be a challenging task.

In this article, we have written down the steps that you need to follow to unhide posts on Facebook on desktop as well as on Android/iOS.

If you wish to learn how to unhide a comment on Facebook, check out our article on how to hide comments on Facebook & Instagram.

Why Should You Unhide A Post On Facebook?

Often, hiding a piece of content on social is a lot better option than getting rid of it permanently. Hiding a post allows you to get back at it at a better time or as you deem it necessary.

There are certain situations where you might need to unhide a Facebook post:

  • It happened accidentally: Since hiding a post on Facebook is just one click away, sometimes a post can get hidden on accident.

  • You changed your mind: We're frequently greeted with posts on our timeline from our friends or family that can sometimes seem a bit surprising or awkward. While the first instinct is usually to remove the content, you might want to bring it back after some consideration.

  • It was date sensitive: There are certain memories or events that you might prefer not to draw attention towards at a particular time. Afterward, you might want to give them a spot again on your timeline.

How To Unhide A Post On Facebook?

Here are the steps to unhide a post on Facebook on the desktop. This will take you less than a minute.

  • Make sure you're logged in to your Facebook Account

  • Now locate the Activity Log button & click on it

How to access activity log on Facebook

  • Inside the Activity Log page, click on "Hidden From Timeline."

Facebook Hidden On Timeline

  • Now click on the button shaped like a circle with a line through it besides the post you want to unhide

  • From the drop-down menu, click on Allowed on timeline

Unhide posts on Facebook

How To Unhide A Post On Facebook on Android/iOS?

Here are the step to unhide a post on Facebook on iOS,

  • Open the Facebook app on your phone

  • Tap on the hamburger menu icon in the bottom right corner and tap on settings

How to access Facebook Settings on iOS

  • Scroll down to "Your Facebook Information" section & tap on Activity logs

How To Access Facebook Activity log on iOS

  • Select filters from the top & tap on Categories

  • Now select "Hidden From Timeline" & tap on the three-dot menu beside the post you want to unhide and select "Show On Timeline."

How to unhide posts on Facebook on iOS

To unhide a post on Facebook on Android, follow the below-mentioned steps,

  • Open the Facebook app on your Android device

  • Now Tap on the hamburger menu in the top right corner and tap on settings

How to acess Facebook settings on Android

  • Scroll down to "Your Facebook Information" section & tap on Activity logs

How to access Facebook activity logs on Android

  • Select filters from the top & tap on Categories

  • Now select "Hidden From Timeline" & tap on the three-dot menu beside the
    post you want to unhide and select "Show On Timeline."

How to unhide posts on Facebook on Android

You'll now be able to easily unhide a post on Facebook no matter what device you're using. You can now resort to hiding a post temporaily whenever the need arises instead of deleting anything permanently.

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Shivam Devgan

Shivam is a content and marketing strategist at Statusbrew and loves to write content that tells a story. When he's not on his laptop you can find him working out and jamming to pop music.

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