How do I invite a current member to be my friend on MyFitnessPal?


You can invite someone who's already a member of the site to be your friend if you know their username or email address, or if you are friends on Facebook and you have linked your MyFitnessPal and Facebook accounts.

On the Web - Username or Email address

  • Log into your account on our website at http://www.myfitnesspal.com. Mobile app users should log in using the same username and password they use in the app.
  • Click the "Community" tab, then click "Find Member." Fill in the "Username or Email" field and click "Search." You will be taken to the member's profile page, where you can click "Add as Friend" to send a friend request.
On the Web - Facebook Friends
  • First make sure your MyFitnessPal and Facebook accounts are linked.
  • Log into your account on our website at http://www.myfitnesspal.com. Mobile app users should log in using the same username and password they use in the app.
  • Click "My Home" then "Friends" then "Add friends by Facebook"
  • Your Facebook friends who are currently MyFitnessPal members will appear at the top of the list. Click "Add" to send a friend request.
In our iOS or Android apps -  Username or Email address
  • Launch the app and visit the "Friends" page.
  • Tap "Add Friends" or the "+" symbol in the upper right  then tap "Email or MyFitnessPal Username"
  • In the "To" field you can enter the email address or MyFitnessPal username of a current member to send a friend request.
  • Put in the email address or username, then fill in your Name and Message and tap the check mark in the upper right hand corner.
In our iOS or Android apps - Facebook Friends
  • First make sure your MyFitnessPal and Facebook accounts are linked.
  • Launch the app and visit the "Friends" page.
  • Tap "Add Friends" or "+" then tap "Facebook Friends"
  • Your Facebook friends who are currently MyFitnessPal members will appear at the top of the list. Tap "Add" to send a friend request.

Last Updated: Jan 05, 2018 11:13AM PST

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