How To Make BeReal Private? 


BeReal, which is now one of the thriving social media platforms, has been growing among teenagers and young adults.

Are you here to know how to make your BeReal private?

In this article, we will discuss how we can make BeReal Private and is it safe to use the BeReal platform. To know more, Stay tuned.

How To Make BeReal Private? 

Steps To Make BeReal Private:

Step 1: Open Your BeReal App 

Firstly, from your mobile phone, click on the BeReal icon to open the app and log in to your account.

Step 2: Click A Snap 

Secondly, you turn on your front and back camera and normally take a snap as you usually do to post it on your BeReal. 

Step 3: Click On Add A Caption 

Thirdly, before uploading the post, you will see the option to be able to “add a caption” for your post.

You can also tap on the text(if available) beneath the heading “add a caption.” 

Step 4: Click On “Options”

Next, you will see the tab of “options” present on the right side of the screen(at the bottom). Simply click on it. 

Step 5: Select “My Friends Only” 

Lastly, here you can click on my friends or “hide BeReal ” from the shown discovery feed. 

In addition, you can also change your BeReal to private when you have to post before sending a page that appears where you have to click on the send icon.

On that same page, to the left bottom, you will see the circular icon of either “my friends only” or “my friends and discovery” when you choose the former, it makes your BeReal posts private, and the latter makes your posts public. 

A point of fact that you must know is that BeReal users’ accounts are already private.

If you are thinking of making your BeReal account and all of your posts private, then you don’t have to search for an option, as all of the posts and accounts, by default, are set as private.  

Is BeReal Safe To Use? 

Yes, BeReal is Safe to use. BeReal may be safer than other social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, etc.

However, there are some elements you have to take care of that may trigger the privacy of the users. 

BeReal automatically turns on the GPS location of all the users, so therefore anyone using BeReal with malicious intent may misuse this feature of BeReal. 

Another prominent feature of BeReal is that you have to post every day your real pictures of what you were up to within two minutes’ time. 

When you post every day, anyone can know about your regime and can guess during what time you do chores or other things and which places you visit on a daily basis. 

Also, it may be quite annoying and embarrassing for the users of the feature where when you cross two minutes, and then you tend to post, and your friends receive the notification that he or she has posted late today. 

A strict attribute of posting on BeReal is that you have to post within the two minutes given time. This may make certain users anxious and uncomfortable. 

The above elements are not very serious when you turn your BeReal private. As for BeReal authorities, they follow strict data safety policies. It is suggested you must read the terms and community guidelines of BeReal. Here’s the url to their terms:

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To make your BeReal private, you don’t have to follow steps and procedures. By default, every user has their BeReal account set to private.

If you are unsure, you can go to options and then check if your BeReal is set to private(My friends only) or in public (Discovery mood)

BeReal is safe to use; however, not in all conditions. You have to take care of some things like what are your daily posts.

Can it give a hint to a hacker? Where are you going every day? Can it help a stalker? Is your data being shared without permission, and many more. 

If you have seen improper posts on your feed, then you can easily report that user’s account. We hope this article has helped you to know how to make your BeReal private and if the app is safe to use.