How to View A Private Facebook Profile without Being Friends

Social media giant Facebook is utilized by one and all to be in contact with our buddies, coworkers, household and loved one's. With social networks we always need some personal privacy and Facebook supplies us the same via Personal privacy Settings.Privacy settings in Facebook assist the users to hide or lock their profile photos and other photos from public or particular people.This setting is quite necessary to utilize looking at the increase in users of Facebook so that unidentified user/stranger is not able to obtain access to your profile photo or other albums.However, even after utilizing this setting there is a method where one can view surprise profile image in Facebook.In this article we are going to share How To View A Private Facebook Profile Without Being Friends.



There are two ways to achieve this and view anyone's profile image in Facebook although they may have locked them.

How To View A Private Facebook Profile Without Being Friends


Approach 1 has stopped working after an upgrade to Facebook API in June 2015. Nevertheless, Approach 2 is working completely great.

Approach 1- View Hidden Profile Image in Facebook.

  • Log in to your Facebook account

  • Go to the Profile of the user whose profile photo you wish to see

  • Right click on the Profile Photo and select Copy Image URL




Paste the URL anywhere( MS Word, Note pad or in address bar in brand-new Tab) you like.

Edit the URL-Remove the part in the URL starting from "/ hprofile-ak" till "160 × 160".

For instance if the URL is-.

https://fbcdn-profile-a.akamaihd.net/hprofile-ak-xfa1/v/t1.0-1/p160x160/385743_10151157205939407_1558287225_n.jpg?oh=c169ad2252b3d0c96c8591334bc8c0a8&oe=54BA81B8&__gda__=1425577842_534791d8cbd55aa5b51832a09f1a7259.

Keep in mind: If you copy this URL paste it in URL address bar and Struck Enter you will see the Profile Picture in small measurement( 160 X 160) as in Facebook profile of that user.

Change/Edit this to-.

https://fbcdn-profile-a.akamaihd.net/385743_10151157205939407_1558287225_n.jpg?oh=c169ad2252b3d0c96c8591334bc8c0a8&oe=54BA81B8&__gda__=1425577842_534791d8cbd55aa5b51832a09f1a7259.

If you observe "/ hprofile-ak-xfa1/ v/t1.0 -1/ p160x160" is removed from the above URL.

  • Copy the edited URL and paste in URL Address Bar.Hit Enter or simply Struck Get in if you copied and modified the URL in address bar itself.


There you go! You will view complete concealed private profile photo of the Facebook user whose Profile Picture URL you copied.

Approach 2- View Hidden Profile Picture in Facebook.

  • In this approach, you have to understand the User ID of the user whose profile photo you wish to see.

  • Log in to your Facebook account and check out the Profile of the user whose profile image you want to view.

  • When seeing his/her profile in the address bar you can see the username of the user.




  • You can follow our post on discover Facebook User ID or go to the following website-

  • Get Facebook User id from username to get the User id from the Username.

  • Go into the Facebook profile URL of the user whose profile photo you wish to view and click Find Numerical Id.

  • Utilize the User Id in the below link.


http://graph.facebook.com/userid/picture?width=2000&height=2000.

For example, if user id is 1111111 then you modify the above link to-.

http://graph.facebook.com/1111111/picture?width=2000&height=2000.

  • Copy this link in URL address bar of your browser and Struck Enter.


With these two techniques you can How To View A Private Facebook Profile Without Being Friends of anyone.However this was just for helpful function and you must not view others personal data.

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