How to Poke on Facebook App

Author: Simridhi | Guide: Facebook |

There are many ways of interacting on Facebook. For example, you can comment, react, like, or post on Facebook on iPhone or Android. But there is one unconventional way of interacting - poke. In this article, we will cover how you can poke on the Facebook app. Read on to get your guide.

Poke on the Facebook app in 5 simple steps

Step 1: Open the Facebook app: The first step will be the easiest to follow. All you need to do is – open the Facebook app. You can do it in two ways:

  • Either you can get the app from Playstore and log in with your details.
  • Or, you can go to a search engine and access Facebook online.
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Step 2: Tap on the search bar: The second step is similarly easy. What you need to do is – you need to look for the search bar (with the search icon). You will find this icon in the top right of your screen.

  • Click on the search bar.
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Step 3: Search for pokes: In the search bar you need to type "pokes."

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Step 4: Tap on pokes: Once you type Pokes, you will see the option of Pokes with the text "Poke your friends and see who has poked you." Click on this option.

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Step 5: Tap on poke: In the last step you will see the suggested names of the people you can poke. You will see a blue button on the right of your screen that says Poke.

  • Click on the Poke button against the name of whoever you want to Poke.
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These 5 steps are going to be enough to help you poke your friends on Facebook. Likewise, if you want to learn how you can find your comments on Facebook, you can do it in a few simple steps. Additionally, if you think that you have a doubt regarding poking on the Facebook app, we request you to go through the FAQs below.


What is the point of "poke" on Facebook?

The feature of poking is just a fun way of interacting with your friends. This is a breath of fresh air compared to other forms of interaction like likes, reactions, comments, etc.

How will my Facebook friend get to know that I have poked him?

That will happen through notifications. Your friend will get a notification when you poke them.

Can I poke someone who is not my friend on Facebook?

That's not true. You can only poke someone who is your friend on Facebook.

How do I see who has poked me on Facebook?

For this, you simply need to search pokes. Search for pokes by typing pokes in the search bar of your Facebook. Click on the pokes option. Here you'll see who has poked you.

Am I allowed to poke someone back on Facebook?

Absolutely. Facebook does allow you to poke back your friends.

These FAQs will make it very easy for you to navigate through the feature of poke on Facebook. Try poking on Facebook today!

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