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How to Make Your Venmo Private

Prevent People From Seeing Your Venmo Transactions by Following These Easy Steps

We all have that one friend whose favorite thing to do is look at Venmo. And hey, I'll give it to them, it's really smart! Whether they want to check up on who's been hanging out without them (Venmo FOMO is real!) or see if they can decode their birthday present emoji, Venmo is a telltale way to know what people are doing. It's fun, but sometimes you don't want everyone to know your business (quite literally). The good news is that you can make your Venmo totally private — including past transactions — by diving into your settings so that Venmo stalkers can take a hike. If you're interested in closing the door on those fishing for the 411, follow these directions:

How to Make Your Venmo Private

  1. Open Venmo
  2. Hit the three-line menu in the top right
  3. Tap "Settings"
  4. Tap "Private"

How to Make Past Transactions Private

  1. Open Venmo
  2. Hit the three-line menu in the top right
  3. Tap "Settings"
  4. Tap "Past Transactions"
  5. Tap "Change All to Private"
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