I have my telephone number in my About area and the Facebook online search engine returns just my profile, so you understand that's the ideal one.
Can You Search People By Phone Number On Facebook
But here's a search I did by telephone number for someone I'm not connected to and who doesn't have their phone number in their public profile. (Sorry for the blurring-- to protect the innocent victim of my research study.).
How to Conceal Contact Info on Facebook.
1. When again go to your account, click the [Accounts] tab and select Personal privacy Settings link.
2. On the Privacy Settings page, scroll down and click on Customize settings link (see pic. above).
3. On the Customize settings page scroll to find Contact information section and it will reveal you all the contact details and whom you permit to see it.
4. Click on any among the contact info. like mobile number and choose the type of people who can see/access it. If you wish to hide your contact number on facebook entirely from everybody select Customize. (see above).
5. In the next window under Make this visible to you can choose the alternative Only Me or the others.
Can You Search People By Phone Number On Facebook, By selecting "Only Me" youre defining that only you can see that contact details on your facebook profile, while the remainder of the world won't see it at all or gain access to from their phonebook page, unless you specify particular people in the above step to see them.