How to find a hidden person on Facebook: A few days ago you signed up for a course and, to try to establish a relationship of friendship with the other people who attend it, you have seen fit to ask them for friendship on Facebook. While being sure that all of them are subscribed to the famous social network, you are having a lot of difficulties in identifying the profile of some of them and you can’t understand why.
If you want, I’ll tell you: probably, some of these people have decided to make themselves “invisible” on Facebook by changing some privacy settings which in fact make finding their profile somewhat complex. How do you say? You don’t care and want to try to find them on the social network anyway? Well, then let me give you some “tips” on how to find a hidden person on Facebook.
I am not in a position to guarantee that you will actually be able to achieve your goal, but at least you will know how to try. Come on: make yourself comfortable, take all the time you need to concentrate on reading the next lines and, above all, try to implement the instructions I will give you. There is nothing left for me to do, except wish you happy reading and, above all, wish you a big good luck for everything!
Before going into the heart of the tutorial and seeing, in detail, how to find a hidden person on Facebook, it seems only right to provide you with some preliminary information which are necessary to understand how to approach a situation of this kind.
To begin with, I would like to tell you that if a person you know has created a fake profile on Facebook (using, therefore, a name and a profile photo that does not allow you to identify it), being able to find it on the social network could be very difficult, not to say impossible.
On the other hand, those who decide to make their account private, perhaps making it undetectable on search engines, could make their profile appear invisible. In this case, it is possible to try to trace the profile of the person you intend to identify on Facebook by looking for the contacts of mutual friends or by trying to find references to his profile on other social platforms to which he is possibly subscribed.
As you may have understood, then, being able to find a person who has made himself invisible on Facebook is a far from simple undertaking to complete. In this regard, be wary of apps and online services that promise to be able to do this in no time, especially if they require you to provide personal data or even pay sums of money: they are just scam attempts. Then don’t tell me I didn’t warn you! All clear? Well, then let’s get to the point and see how to try to track down hidden profiles on Facebook.
Search for contacts of mutual friends
Search for contacts of mutual friends is one of the actions you can take to try to find a hidden Facebook profile. If among the contacts of your friend on Facebook there is the profile of a user who has decided to hide from the platform, in fact, you may be able to identify him. However, keep in mind that not everyone makes their list of friends public, as I have already explained to you in a ‘other guide. If everything is clear to you so far, let me explain how to proceed both from mobile and from computer.
Smartphones and tablets
If you want to check the friends list of your contacts from smartphone or tablet, log into your Facebook account via the official app for Android or iOS, write in search field located at the top of the first name and the surname of the friend you think you have in common with the person you want to find on Facebook and tap on the item corresponding to the profile of your interest.
Now, in the screen that opens, tap on the tab Friends (located in the panel at the bottom, in the center), select the item See all friends and, if necessary, tap on the item All. If the list of friends is not hidden, browse it calmly, looking for the person of your interest and, if you want to speed up the search, write his name in the text field at the top.
By doing so, you may be able to locate the profile you were looking for and could not find otherwise.
You wish to proceed from computer? If so, log into Facebook on his main page (or from its application for Windows 10), write the first name and the surname of the friend you think has the user that you cannot find on the social network in the search bar located at the top left and select the contact desired.
Now, select the tab Friends placed immediately under the cover image of the profile on which you have just gone and scroll through their list of friends (provided it is not private), looking for the person you are looking for on Facebook. If you want, you can write the name of the person in question in the appropriate search field, located at the top right (always from the section Friends), so as to speed up the search process.
Look for references to the Facebook profile on other social networks
Look for references to a Facebook profile on other social networks is another possible solution to consider. It may be, in fact, that the “hidden” Facebook profile you are trying to trace is somehow reported on other platforms (eg. Instagram, Twitter, etc.).
To proceed, then access the other platforms to which you are subscribed and try to search for the profile of the user of your interest. If the person you are looking for turns out to be registered in other social networks and, indeed, you are able to trace one of his profiles, pay attention to the various information present in his biography and in post that this has shared, because you may find some reference to his Facebook profile (eg he could send his followers to follow him on Facebook or he could have shared contents from his Facebook profile, making the latter traceable).
Clearly, if the user you are looking for on Facebook is registered on other platforms using a false identity or using privacy settings that do not allow you to view some information concerning him, you may have many difficulties in finding his profile also on these last. However, it costs nothing to try.
Find a hidden person in the Facebook chat
If you wish find a hidden person in Facebook chat, maybe because you think he changed some of his account settings for be offline, know that you can be able to “flush out” it by resorting to some simple but very effective “tricks”.
In this case, you can try to view the activity status of the person who is hidden on Messenger asking a mutual friend to let you access his account, in order to act directly from there.
If you can’t do this, you can create a fake profile and try to be added to friends of the person in question. I want to tell you, however, that creating a fake profile on Facebook goes against the conditions of use of the service, so think carefully before doing so. Also, keep in mind that the user in question may not accept your friend request: if so, you would not be able to understand if this is online or not.