How to make VK account private | close your Vkontakte profile

Lately, many users have expressed a desire to make their profiles in Vkontakte private, especially in light of recent events and media coverage about criminal cases for reposts here in Russia. Want to hide your page and make your VK account private? After all, this does not mean that you are hiding something or reposting something illegal. Just sometimes you want to hide or close your VK page from everyone except friends. So, I’ll show, how to make my VK account private!

How to make private VK account

Private VK account allows you to hide all the profile data from every user (and even your followers) except your friends. I’ll show you, how to make private VK account both on PC and on smartphone. First, let’s look at how to make private Vkontakte profile on computer:

Step 1

You need to login, click the arrow symbol near the nickname and choose “Settings”;

Step 2

On the next page open the “Privacy” tab, scroll the page down and change the profile type from “Public” to “Private”;
How to make VK account private | hide your Vkontakte profile

Step 3

Finally, click “Confirm” and your profile will become private.

How to make private Vkontakte account on mobile phone

To make private Vkontakte account on your smartphone phone you need:

  1. Open VK mobile app or the mobile version of website (m.vk.com) and tap “Settings” in the bottom of the left-side menu;
  2. On the next screen tap the “Privacy” tab;
  3. Slide the next screen down and activate “Private profile”. Then you need to tap “Continue” to confirm. And that’s all! Your profile will become private.
    How to make private Vkontakte account on mobile phone

Following the steps above you can easily enable “private account” in VK and hide your profile data from everyone except your friends.

Hey, Bro! In fact, in the VK Privacy settings you can choose, who can see your photos and videos, hide your friends and communities from certain users and so on. And you even don’t have to make your profile private.

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