How to Enable Comment Ranking for Facebook Posts on iPhone, iPad, Android, and Computer

No longer want unnecessary remarks to show up first on your posts? Fine. You can choose to turn on comment ranking for Facebook posts using your iOS device, Android or even computer to avoid seeing unpleasant quotes. Let me show you how it works!

I always like to read appreciable comments on my posts and avoid seeing the ones that sound irrelevant. That’s why; I have turned on comment ranking for Facebook posts to keep unwanted remarks slightly away.

Do you also want to give a miss to less relevant comments? You should definitely take advantage of this well thought out feature. Besides, it would make your story appear more convincing or the one that has made more impact.

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Note: Comment Ranking is designed for only public posts. Hence, ensure that you have allowed anyone to view your posts.

  • In Facebook app → Menu Button → Settings → Account Settings → Privacy → tap on Who can see the people, pages and lists you follow? → select Public.
  • On the web, go to → menu button → Settings → Public Posts → click on the drop down menu and select Public.

How to Enable Comment Ranking for Facebook Posts on iPhone, iPad, and Android

Step #1. Open Facebook on your device and tap on Menu button.

Step #2. Now, scroll down and tap on Settings & Privacy Button. (On some iDevices you need to tap on Settings.)

Tap on Menu then Tap on Settings and Privacy on iPhone or Android Device

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Remaining steps are same for both, iDevice and Android device.

Step #3. Tap on Account Settings. (On some of the iDevices you need to tap on Account settings in the Popup Menu.)

Tap on Account Settings in Facebook on iPhone or Android

Step #4. Next, tap on Public Posts.

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Tap on Public Posts in Facebook App

Step #5. Finally, go to Comment Ranking section and select ON.

Enable Comment Ranking for Facebook Posts on iPhone, iPad, and Android

That’s it! Now, exit the settings.

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Henceforth, the most suitable remarks will show up first on your story.

How to Turn On Comment Ranking for Facebook Posts on the Web

Step #1. Go to on your computer.

Step #2. Now, click on menu button and select Settings.

Click on Settings in Facebook on Web

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Step #3. Next, select Public Posts in the sidebar → Next up, click on Edit next to Comment Ranking section.

Click on Public Posts and Edit Comment Ranking in Facebook on Web

Step #4. Up next, click on the drop-down menu and select ON.

Enable Comment Ranking for Facebook Posts on the Web

That’s pretty much it! Going forward, most appropriate comments will appear first in your post.

If ever want to reverse the functionality, simply follow the same steps (both in the app and on the web) and select OFF in the end.

Over to you

It’s one of the ways you can make your story appear more connected and even keep inappropriate takes a tad concealed.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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