Whether you use Facebook or not, I’m sure we can all agree, Facebook helps you remember your friend’s birthdays. But there is one small problem, it reminds you exactly on the day of the birthday, usually in the morning. So if you want to plan something ahead, here are all the ways you can check out the upcoming birthdays of your friends manually.
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Check Your Facebook Friends Birthdays
Option 1. Check out the About Section in their Profile
One of the easiest ways to check out the birthday of an individual person to checkout on their profile. You can do that by opening their profile and clicking on the About tab. Here you can find an option called “Contact and basic info”. Here you can find the birthday details under the basic info section.
If you are on the phone, you can just scroll down on the profile page and check the option “See about info” in the description. Click on it and here you can find the birthday details under the basic info section. But remember that you can check out them only when the user-specified them and kept it open for you to look at.
Option 2: Check the list of all the upcoming birthdays
Checking out profile is good when you want to check individual birthday. To check out the upcoming birthdays of all your Facebook friends, click on events on the left-side panel.
Now, click on Birthdays. Here you can check out recent birthdays that have passed and all the upcoming birthdays of all your friends.
If you are on the phone, you can easily open the page by clicking on search and type birthday. You will find a shortcut named “Upcoming birthdays”, click on it to access all the upcoming birthday details. Anyhow, the birthday details will be on this list only when the user entered the details on their profile and also on your friend’s list.
Option 3: Checkout out birthdays with Google Assistant
With the recent Google Assistant update, you can link Facebook to Google Assistant and simply ask Google to show friends’ birthdays. But first, you need to enable the Facebook shortcut on the Google Assistant. You can do that by opening the Google Assistant settings from the Google app.
Now scroll down and click on “View all Settings”. In the All Settings section, you can find “Shortcuts” option, click on it.
Select the Facebook option and click on the plus icon beside “My friends’ birthdays”.
Once done, you can just say “My friends’ birthdays” and it will directly open Facebook and shows you all the upcoming friends’ birthday details.