How To Poke Someone On Facebook in 2022 [Mobile and PC]

Facebook is one of the most popular social media messaging applications, founded by Mark Zuckerberg along with his fellow.

From the beginning, Facebook had many features to give to its users. Similarly, the poke page feature is not a new feature that we still get in 2022.

To poke someone on Facebook, first, open your Facebook app and go to the search box, and type Poke. After that, tap on “See results for Poke” and tap on the suggested poke. Finally, search for a username of a person and tap on the Poke button.

If you are an old user then there is no doubt that you know about this feature and if you are new on Facebook then you might be confused about the feature on what is poke option/feature is and how to get it.

Don’t worry, we are here to clear your doubts and fix your problem. Today in this article we have stated the step-by-step process to jab someone on Facebook along with what is poke feature is and where can you find it.

If you are interested and want to know about the prod feature then stay with us and read the full article.

What is Poke on Facebook?

Poke on Facebook is a unique feature that sends the jab notification to the one you have prod as a reminder that you are missing them. In another word, poke can be represented as Geeting, flirting, and know if they are active.

On Facebook, if you used to talk with someone and stopped talking due to some reasons then you can pinch them to remind them that you are missing them “and use it as an icebreaker” and once they poked you back, you can start a conversation with them.

Poke can be taken as fun and time pass, once you prod someone you have to wait to poke them back until they poked you back and after they prod you back you can again poke them and continue the process and have fun.

And if someone is irritating you by poking you, then you can either ignore them or block them from Facebook.

Can We Still Poke Someone On Facebook 2022?

Yes, you can still poke someone on Facebook.

The poke page feature on FB is a very old feature before you used to get the button beside the add button but after the new update, you don get any poke option besides add button on the profile of someone.

However, you can go to the search poke option and prod anyone you want to poke. So even in 2022, you can still jab someone on Facebook.

How To Poke Someone On Facebook On Android And iPhone 2022

Are you using Facebook on your Android and iPhone device and want to poke them then on both devices steps are the same and have straightforward steps to do so follow the step-by-step stated below.

Step 1: Open The Facebook Application
Open The Facebook Application

It doesn’t matter either you are using the Facebook application on Android or an iOS device. For both devices Key points are similar, just navigate it.

So to open the Facebook application on your device, tap on the Facebook icon.

Step 2: Tap On The Magnifying Glass “Search icon”
Tap On The Magnifying Glass

Once you open the Facebook application on your device you will see “Home” as default.

Now, tap on the magnifying glass from the top right corner beside the messenger icon and it appears search box.

Step 3: Tap On The Search Box
Tap On The Search Box

Tap on the text field of the Search box from the top.

Step 4: Type Poke
Tap On The Search Button to find poke option

Once you tap on the search box, it will open your device keyboard.

Now, type Poke in the text field of the search.

Step 5: Tap On The Search Button
Tap On The Search Button or search result to find poke page

Here, when you type poke in the search you might not see the search option and according to the device and system keyboard, it might vary.

So tap on the “Search” or “OK” button from the keyboard.

Or you can also tap on the “See result for poke,” end of the search list.

Step 6: Tap On The Right Faced Arrow
Tap On The Right Faced Arrow to find poke page

When you search poke, you will see “Facebook Shortcuts.”

Now, tap on the right-faced arrow of Poke with “index finger.”

Step 7: Poke Someone from Suggested Pokes
Prod Someone from Suggested list

Here you will see “Search for Friends to poke,” “Pokes,” and “Suggested Pokes.”

Now, scroll up and down and poke someone from “suggested pokes.”

Step 8: Tap on the Search box

If you didn’t find the user on “Suggest Poke” or if you want to reach someone to poke faster on Facebook then you can tap on the search box.

Step 9: Type Facebook Username

When you tap on the search box, you will see a text field to search for your friend on Facebook.

Now, type the Facebook username of the user as it is the one you want to poke.

Stepp 10: Click on the Poke button
Tap poke button to Poke Someone On Facebook you want

After that, you will see the username under the search box with the poke button.

Finally, tap on the Poke button to pinch them from your device (Android or iPhone).

So, these are the step-by-step process to search for someone to poke on Facebook using the feature.

You can follow the 10 easy steps stated above to poke anyone from your friend list.

How To Poke Someone On Facebook On Windows And Mac 2022

If you are using the web version of Facebook on windows or Mac then don’t worry because using on your Windows or Mac device also you can poke the one you want and it has straightforward steps to do so follow the step-by-step stated below.

Step 1: Open Any Web Browser
Open any Web browser on your PC

On your Windows or Mac device open any Web Browser (For Example; Google Chrome, Mozilla, Safari, etc…)

Step 2: Go To Facebook

Now, on the web browser URL text field you can type Facebook and search or go to the link.

Step 3: Login To Your Account

Once you go to Facebook, you might be asked to log in to your account, if you have logged in.

So, enter the username and password to log in to your Facebook account.

Step 4: Click On The Search Facebook
Tap search facebook text field

Now, after you log in to your account, you will see feeds under “Home.”

From the top left corner, click on the Search Facebook text box.

Also Read: What Happens When You Hide Comments on Facebook

Step 5: Type Poke in the Search bar
Type Poke in the Search bar

Now, in the text field of “Search Facebook,” type Poke from your keyboard and hit the Enter button.

Step 6: Click On the Greater “Arrow”
Click On the Greater Arrow to open Poke Features on PC

When you search poke, you will see “Facebook Shortcuts,” and Pokes under it.

Now, click on the Greater arrow of Poke with “index finger.”

Step 7: Poke Someone from Suggested Pokes
Poke Someone from Suggested jab on PC

Now, you will see “Search for Friends to poke,” “Pokes,” and “Suggested Pokes.”

Now, roll(Scroll) up and down from the mouse and poke someone from “suggested pokes.”

Step 8: Click on the Search box
Click on the Search box to find someone to prod on fb pc

And If you didn’t find the user under “Suggest Poke” or if you want to reach someone to prod on Facebook then you can click on the search box from the top.

Step 9: Type Facebook Username
Type Facebook Username of someone you want

When you click on the search box, you will see a text field to search for your friend on Facebook.

Now, type the Facebook username of the user as it is the one you want to poke.

Step 10: Click on the Poke button
Click on the Poke button to poke someone on facebook using PC

After that, you will see the username under the search box with the Poke button.

Finally, tap on the Poke button to poke them from your device (Windows or Mac).

So, these are the step-by-step process to search for a poke page feature on Facebook.

You can follow the steps stated above to pinch anyone from your friend list.

How to Respond to a Poke on Facebook 2022?

If someone is poking you on Facebook every day then it means he/she wants to chat with you. So, in that case, you can either poke back or just send them a new message and start your conversation.

But if you meet a new person and he/she pokes you for the first time then just poke it back and doesn’t say anything. After that, if a person again pokes you then now it’s time to chat with a person.

Simply don’t hesitate or get nervous if a person pokes you on Facebook thinking that he/she likes you. It’s just a way of starting a conversation with someone you just met.

Is Poking On Facebook Flirting?

Many users think “poking means flirting” but jabbing some doesn’t have specific meaning so you can consider Facebook poke as a notification of greetings, missing, excited to talk, or use it for fun and flirt.

It depends upon what conditions and situation you poke them.

  • If you poke them after the long gap of conversation then it can consider as you are Missing them.
  • If you prod a new friend on Facebook who is senior and respected then it can consider as Greetings.
  • And if you prod someone on poke you backed and again you poke them daily then it can be considered as Flirting.

So, it depends on what is your intention to prod them, every time poking anyone on FB is not Flirting.

Why Can’t I Poke Someone On Facebook 2022?

If someone ignores your prod, removed you from friends, or blocked you from friends then you can’t poke them on Facebook.

If you are still friends with them and they haven’t ignored your prod but still if you cant poke them then you can refresh and try or update the Facebook app and try again.

And if you even didn’t find the poke button then let me ensure you that in 2022 you will not find the poke button on someone else profile, if you want to jab you have to search the poke page feature from the search bar to poke them.

Where Is The Poke Button On Facebook 2022?

Before when there were fewer features on Facebook we could see a poke button on the profile of everyone but after FB added new features, the button was removed from the profile.

But still, you can find the prod button on Facebook by searching the poke page from the search box.

To search poke button on Facebook: go to the search box >type poke> tap poke>search username> and poke them.

Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs

Below you will find all the related frequently asked questions on “How To Pinch Someone On Facebook” answers to the questions that might be helpful for you as well, so don’t forget to have a look.

Can We Know Who Poked Us On Facebook?

Yes, when someone pokes you on your FB account you will get a notification on the notification bar as “[name] poked you.”

Every time you get prod by someone you get the notification on Facebook.

What Does It Mean When a Girl Pokes You on Facebook?

When a girl pokes you on Facebook then she wants to talk with you or is interested to chat with you.

Why Did Facebook Removes Poke Button?

Facebook didn’t remove the poke button, they just only place it in another location instead of the profile page.

Can You Block Pokes on Facebook?

No, you can’t block pokes on your Facebook account.

Can You Poke Someone on Facebook Without Being Friends?

No, you can’t poke someone on Facebook who isn’t in your friend list.

Last Word

Lastly, the poke option feature on Facebook can bring someone close to you, so this feature looks necessary.

In case someone suddenly stops talking to you on messenger and you find it hard to ask them if they want to talk with you or not then you can prod them and wait for their response, if they jab you back then you can send a message and ask them what is the reason and why they are not taking to you.

Besides, if you just added new friends on messenger and you feel uneasy texting them then you can also start by poking them on FB.

You can also use the poke option when you miss someone, want to greet someone, and flirting with someone on Facebook.

So here we have mentioned 10 easy step-by-step processes to prod someone on Facebook using Android, iOS, Windows, or Mac device. You can follow step by step process stated above.

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