How to view LinkedIn profile anonymously
If you don’t know, you can prevent your name from showing up on LinkedIn when you view someone’s profile on LinkedIn. Here are the steps to view your LinkedIn profile anonymously:
View LinkedIn profile anonymously
There are many reasons why people want to view their LinkedIn profiles anonymously, from people looking for their job to researching potential employers and clients.
When you browse your LinkedIn profile anonymously, you won’t know that someone else with your LinkedIn connection and the profile you’re viewing is viewing your profile.
To view your LinkedIn profile anonymously, you can hide your name by using LinkedIn Private Mode or by editing the profile text.
View your LinkedIn profile anonymously
To view your LinkedIn profile anonymously, follow the steps below.
1. Log in to your LinkedIn account on a computer.
2. After logging in, click the Profile icon in the top menu bar and click the Settings and Privacy option in the drop-down menu.
3. In the left pane of the privacy screen, click How others see your LinkedIn activity. In the right pane, scroll down and click on the Profile View option.
4. On the next screen, scroll down and select the Private Mode option.
If you choose private mode, your profile will appear as an anonymous LinkedIn member.
Another option is to display your LinkedIn name as “Someone on LinkedIn” by selecting the “Personal Profile Characteristics” option.
Even if you choose to remain anonymous on LinkedIn, people can see that someone else has viewed your profile. But they can’t see your real name.
Note: When you become anonymous on LinkedIn, you won’t be able to see the names of anyone else viewing your profile.