Step 1. From Home, touch the search tile (visible when scrolling down) and type in the avatar name or email address of the user you want to add. Step 2: Click on the avatar name that shows in the search results. This displays the user's profile card. Step 3: On the profile card, press the three dots (More Options) and then Add Friend. A prompt will appear where you can write a message if you want.
Navigate to the profile of the person you wish to add. There are several ways to locate someone's profile page: Then, at the top of the screen, tap the search box (or magnifying glass), and input someone's name, email address, or phone number. To open a person's profile page, tap their name in a remark or post.
If you know the exact username or URL for that person's profile page, you can also go directly to it by typing in the address bar of your browser. For example, if I knew the exact username of my friend Paul, I could type http://www.facebook.com/username into the address bar and be directed to his profile page.
You can also use the Android app to view and interact with other people's profiles. Open the app, and at the top right corner of the screen click on the menu icon. Click on Find Friends then Browse My Contact List. The app will display all the names in your contact list. Tapping on a name will take you to that person's profile page.
People may not appear in your contact list if they don't have an email address or if you only communicate with them via Facebook messages. If you want to add such a person, first make sure you can find their profile page using one of the methods mentioned above. Then, navigate to that person's profile page and click on the "Add" button in the upper-right corner of the screen.
To filter out everything but personal profiles, go to the People tab. Scroll through the results until you locate the person you're looking for, then click the "Add as Friend" button to the right of their name. A friend request will be issued to that individual. They can accept or deny your request at any time.
To view your profile, click your name in the upper right corner, copy the URL address from the address bar, and send it to your buddy. They'll be able to see all of your information including any photos you've shared with them.
Desktop Navigate to Facebook's website. Sign in to Facebook using your favourite browser at https://www.facebook.com. Select the "Search" option. The link is at the top of the Facebook page. Look for someone to add. Enter a person's name, then choose their name from the drop-down menu. "Add Friend" will appear. Click this button to add them as a friend.
How can I locate and add Facebook friends?
A Friend Request is being sent. To submit a friend request, go to the user's profile page, find his contact box, and then click the "Add to Friends" link in the Contact box. The "Add to Friends" confirmation box displays when you click the link. To send the friend invitation, click the "Add to Friends" option on the confirmation screen.
You may be unable to add someone as a friend if they have configured their privacy settings to only accept friend requests from friends of friends. Request that they send you a request instead. You've already added them as a friend. Allow some time for them to react to the request. You already have 5,000 followers. There's no need to follow them back.