How to See Who Viewed My Facebook Profile?

Who viewed my Facebook profile?” or “Who are the Facebook profile visitors” etc. are the very common desire of the Facebook addicted people. Many Facebook apps are easily available in the market which claims that their user can check who viewed their Facebook profile. However, most of them are fake and use of those apps might be a threat for your Facebook profile. If you use such app anytime that claims that using their app, you can see who views your Facebook profile, don’t trust seriously. Because they can get your very personal information including Facebook login credentials with those apps.  Till now, Facebook restricts their policy on not to share such info officially to any user of Facebook.

There are high demands about the search query “how to see who viewed my Facebook profile” at different search engines like Google, YouTube, and Bing. So, various spammers and malicious app development companies target the users to steal their private information using this technique. As I already mention that those third-party apps do not provide exact results, and these apps usually do the spam post on user’s Facebook wall. You can block these annoying app requests easily.

Then, is there any real way to look who is viewing my Facebook profile? The answer is YES, but with certain limitations. In this tutorial, I’ll discuss how to see who views your profile on Facebook.

Why are People Interested in Who is Looking at My Facebook Profile?

Facebook is the most favorite social media among the people of most countries. Sometimes they use different proxy unblocker to access Facebook from restricted countries. Most of the users are young boys and girls. Sometimes, they want to unblock the website at schools, colleges if restricted and spend the whole time doing different social activities on Facebook. So, there is naturally a tendency among them to check about their Facebook profile visitor. The thing is not new, and from the age of Orkut, the trend continues. Orkut had an option which lets the user see who visited my profile, but Facebook does not have that. So, people are always interested and want to know the unknown — Is it possible to see the viewers of my Facebook profile?

How to Check Who Viewed Your Facebook Profile the Most?

The question arises in my mind too, and for your confirmation, I want to mention that there is no official way to know who viewed my profile on Facebook. Still, there are few Android applications, Chrome extension and geeky ways to see the visitor of my Facebook profile. Let see the techniques. You can easily identify your profile visitor using Facebook profile ID even if the user changes his/her name on Facebook.

Method 1: How to Track Who Viewed Your Facebook Profile – Manual Way

  1. To know who views your Facebook profile, login to the Facebook account and go to your timeline page of Facebook. If you are new on Facebook, then to go the timeline, click on your profile picture and you will reach at your timeline. The URL of Facebook timeline looks something similar to{your profile name}.
  2. Right click on anywhere on the opened page and select “view page source option”. If you are a Chrome user then just type Ctrl+U and the source page will open.
  3. Press Ctrl+F (‘Cmd+F’ for mac) to open the search box at the top right corner of the source page.
  4. Type “InitialChatFriendsList” there.
  5. You will find a list of numbers there which are actually the profile IDs of the people who are recently checked or visited your Facebook profile.
    find my Facebook profile viewer manually
  6. Just type add the profile id beside URL just like the below example. You will find the person who visited your profile frequently or recently. If you require more details on Facebook profile id, just read our guide on how to find Facebook profile id from personalized URL.
  7. The URL should be something like this: but not like this
  8. The small number that you will find after the ‘-‘ (e.g. 2,1, or 0) is the indication of how often a Facebook profile user sees you and who visits your Facebook profile the most.
  9. The first ID of the list is the regular visitor while the last ID is the rarest viewer of your account.

However, some people says that these are not true. But, many experts say that this is the only possible way to know who viewed my Facebook profile.

 Method 2: How to See Who Views My Facebook Profile Using Chrome Extension “Profile Visitor for Facebook”

If you are interested to know who checked your Facebook profile then “Profile visitor for Facebook” is a Chrome extension which might help you. This add-on is only for Google Chrome users or who use Chrome browser to open Facebook. When you add the extension to your browser, a new ‘Visitor’ option will be added to the blue bar of Facebook just between the Home and Friend Requests option. See the screenshot below.

find my Facebook profile visitor

The viewer who uses this “Profile Visitor for Facebook” extension and visit your Facebook profile, will be displayed when you’ll click the visitor option. If the viewer does not use the same Chrome extension, will not be shown in the list even he/she is the Facebook profile visitor.

If you are the Firefox or Internet Explorer user, then you need to visit website. Select browser from the drop-down list and install the script to add the same functionality to other browsers.

The Profile Visitor add-on is 100% free and it is a great extension which lets you see who viewed your Facebook account. Remember that you can’t find the person on Facebook without logging in.

There is an Android app at Google play store named “Who Viewed My Profile” which helps me to find those people who visited my Facebook profile the most. But this application can be used for entertainment purposes only.

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Is it Possible to See Who Viewed Your Profile on Facebook?

The answer to the topic is a debating one. Many experts in the Facebook forum have discussed a lot about this matter. Many of them have given their views on method 1 whereas many of them told that the methods are under doubt and it is impossible to find who viewed my Facebook profile. However, Facebook officially according to their policy does not disclose till now the list of people who recently visited your profile to download your profile picture guard protected image or for some other personal reason. So, try the above methods to check your Facebook profile visitor.