2 Ways to View Private Facebook Profile

Ever since Facebook overtook Orkut in the social media domain, it has held the numero uno position. It has become the preferred destination for kids as well as adults to post their activities and stay connected to their friend’s circle and peers.

A couple of years ago Facebook privacy wasn’t the top concern of many citizens, and it was easy to snoop into any account.

You could quickly create phishing web links that looked similar to Facebook and send those locked profiles an email pretending that their account has been compromised and once the target clicked on it, the profile information would quickly land on your lap.


But over the years Facebook has fixed all those loopholes in the system and made it more secure. So the question arises – Is it possible to View Private Facebook Profile?

Well, not directly. But there are a couple of covert ways of doing so and gaining access to the feed of said Private Profile. It isn’t a straight shot, and you would have to do a lot of tinkering. But I am guessing since you came all this way you are ready to do anything to gain access to the private profile.

For this purpose let us assume that you want to gain access to Person X’s Facebook Profile because they blocked you or for some other nefarious reason.

How to View Private Facebook Profile?

Temporary access to the Profile

Of course, you can avoid all these extra steps and just send them a message and hope they reply. You could then quickly someone’s private profile.

It’s possible because of Facebook’s Help Section that states that when someone responds back to your messages, you can view specific profile information such as Basic info, personal info, friends list, work, and education info.

You can send them a generic message like “Nice to finally meet on Facebook. Remember me, your old classmate.”

The other person may reply, “Piss off, I don’t know who you are”

Once they reply back, you have temporary access to their profile.

But if they don’t text back, don’t lose hope. There still ways to get around that. And I am guessing you want to keep it covert and go through their news feed without their knowledge and yet be able to View Private Facebook Profile. Well, you could try the second method then.

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Identity impersonation

The second step is from the page of social engineering or social psychology. You don’t need to do any programming hacks to obtain access to the private Facebook profile. All you need is patience because this step will take some time and effort if you want to achieve your goal.

  1. Click on the three-dot next to the Add Friend option.
  2. Go and view the snippet of the friend’s list.
  3. You can see couple of friends there, and some of them might not have profile photos.
  4. You can use that as your target profile.

A profile without a DP means that profile isn’t used much or has been inactive. It’s perfect for you to View Private Facebook Profile.

It’s because this is the profile that you would be trying to impersonate to gain access to Person X’s private profile, and using this measure would raise few red flags as there are good chances of such a profile being defunct or less active. Now you can move to presenting yourself to X as this person.

Before doing this make a note of at least 15-20 friends of X. Now go back to the Facebook login page and create a new account with the same information as the one without the profile photo.

Copy all the info there is ditto with basic info, work, and education. Do, however, use a temporary email id for this purpose, and not your primary email id.

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Once you have created the fake account, you are one step closer to View Private Facebook Profile. Go and add those 15-20 friends and wait for them to add you back.

Most of the times they would add you back when they see recognizable information and thinking you to be one of their old friends. Do add the message while making them friend that you have lost the password to the old account and are creating a fresh account. It makes things seem more reliable.

You may go a step further and make the profile look more realistic to your target. You could copy not just the details and the necessary info but also all the newest posts in their Facebook timeline, such as photos, posts, and links that they might have posted.

This extra step adds to the layer of genuineness and make your target fall prey to the trick and make you View Private Facebook Profile. Although, this task may become tedious when there is a lot of information to copy and if they have lots of old photos and posts, and duplicating them might seem an uphill task. But this extra step makes achieving your target much simpler.

Now when you have added those 15 friends, go for the kill. Send person X a friend request with the same message as above. Now when that person opens up Facebook and sees your request with the significant amount of mutual friends and similar information, they wouldn’t think twice about it. And as Social Psychologists say – they would go with the flow and accept your request. You can also view private Instagram profile too.

Now, after all that perseverance you have finally gained full access to View Private Facebook Profile. Voila!

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