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How to view LinkedIn profiles anonymously


There are some LinkedIn profiles you will love to check but would rather not because if LinkedIn will immediately send an email notification to the individual whose profile you checked. While the notifications are a great idea for some others oppose it.

This feature has been a part of LinkedIn for a while now. Luckily, there are ways you can deactivate this email notification from getting to the profile owner. Jovago.com, Africa’s No 1 hotel booking portal outlines steps to take to remain anonymous when you view any LinkedIn profile.


You have two options

The first option

1a. Select privacy and setting on your LinkedIn account from the drop down menu.

1b. then scroll down to privacy control and choose ‘select what others see when you’ve viewed their profile’.

1c. You will find three available options – you can select either of the last two.


The second option

2. To do this, logout from your LinkedIn account and search for the person’s profile on Google or any other search engine of your choice. You will view the person’s profile without LinkedIn sending any email notification. However, the information you have access to will be limited.

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