How to create questions in Facebook Group for membership approval

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FBtutorial.com — A tutorial on how to create questions in Facebook Group for membership approval has been requested a number of times by visitors on FBtutorial website and on our Facebook page.

If you’re an admin, you can require people who request to join your group to answer up to 3 questions.

The Questions feature in Facebook Groups has its advantages and can help Admins filter out fake profiles from joining their group.

Questions are limited to 200 characters, according to data gathered from Facebook Help Center. Read on for how to create questions in Facebook Group for membership approval.

Facebook Groups

Facebook Group Feature


How do I ask questions for people who request to join a group I admin?


To ask new members joining your group questions, follow these steps on your computer:

  1. From your News Feed, click Groups in the left menu and select your group.
  2. Click Story optionsMore below the cover photo and select Moderate Group.
  3. Click Member Requests.
  4. Click Ask Pending Member Questions.
  5. Add your questions and click Save.

To edit your existing questions, follow these guide:

  1. From your News Feed, click Groups in the left menu and select your group.
  2. Click Story optionsMore below the cover photo and select Moderate Group.
  3. Click Member Requests.
  4. Click Ask Pending Member Questions.
  5. Change your questions and click Save.

On an Android device, follow these steps to create questions:

  1. Tap More then tap Groups and select your group.
  2. Tap Admin Tools and Settings > Settings.
  3. Tap Pending Member Questions.
  4. Add your questions and tap Save.

To create questions using an iPhone or iPad device:

  1. Tap More then tap Groups and select your group.
  2. Tap Admin Tools > Settings.
  3. Tap Pending Member Questions.
  4. Add your questions and tap Save.

When someone goes to your group and clicks Join, they’ll see a form that includes the questions you set.

If someone is invited to join your group, they’ll receive a notification to answer the questions you have set. Clicking the notification will take them to the form. Questions in facebook group may be helpful in better managing membership approvals.

Facebook Help Support

Facebook Help Center

Things to note (From Facebook Help Center):

    • Members can respond to only one question or all questions, responding is not mandatory.
    • If a new member clicks Cancel, their request to join will still go through.
    • If they did not answer the questions, members will receive 4 automatic notifications (after 3 hours and after 1, 2 and 3 days). Notifications will stop after 3 days.

What are your thoughts on the Questions feature in Facebook Groups? If you have any feedback, post in the comments below on FBtutorial.com!


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