Facebook: Remove the right bar

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With Facebook, you will see a bar on the right-hand side of the screen that shows your current chat partners and the current activity of your friends. If you no longer want to see this right-hand bar, for example because you have a small netbook and therefore have a smaller screen, you can easily remove it.

The bar on Facebook can be easily removed.
The bar on Facebook can be easily removed.

The bar on the right-hand side of the screen in which you can find Facebook the friends and current activities of your friends are displayed, you can easily remove them.

Log in to Facebook

  1. Start your browser. You can do this via the start menu or via the desktop, if you have saved a link here.
  2. Select the Facebook homepage. Then log in with your user data in the fields provided in the top right corner of the screen. Enter your username here - usually yours e-mailAddress - and the associated password.

You are now logged into Facebook and you can also see the right bar on the edge of the screen.

Remove the right bar

You can now easily remove the right bar.

Facebook bar gone - what to do?

If your chat bar is gone or the overview bar on the left side on Facebook ...

  1. Find the button to hide the chat bar in the lower right corner of the screen. This can be found right next to the input bar, which you can use to search for specific friends.
  2. There are two gray characters here. It is the right of the two buttons on which a small arrow points to the right into an open box. If you move the mouse over the button, the explanation of the function appears. As soon as you are on the right sign, the text "Hide chat bar" appears.
  3. When you click here, the chat bar should be gone. But you can also easily make them visible again. To do this, click on the small gray area that you can now see in the lower right corner instead of the chat bar. A small head can be seen on this area and it describes the number of friends who are currently online.

The chat bar should now be displayed normally again.

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