With the Facebook feature “View as,” you can see what your Facebook profile or page looks like to others.
Let’s see how to use this feature on PC, Android, and the iPhone.
How to View Facebook Profile or Page as a Visitor (PC)
To view your profile as a visitor, follow these steps:
Log in to Facebook and go to your profile by clicking on the profile name at the top.
Hit the three horizontal dots button next to the “Edit Profile” button.
Click on “View as.”
That’s all. You can view your profile as it looks “Public,” and the notification at the top indicates the same.
Here’s an alternate way to do it:
Log in to your Facebook account and click on the inverted triangle at the top right.
Go to Settings & Privacy > Settings.
On the left sidebar, click Public Posts.
At the bottom right side, you can find a link labeled “Want to know what followers can see? View your public timeline.” Click on it.
If you want to return to your view, click the “Exit View As” button in the notification at the top.
Alternatively, you can click on your profile name at the top to “exit.” In the pop-up, click on the “Leave Page” button.
To view your page as a visitor, follow these steps:
Log in to Facebook. Go to your page by clicking on the page name in the top right sidebar.
On the right side of your page, you can see your profile picture beside the three horizontal dots button. Hit it.
Choose your profile.
That’s all. You can now view your page as to how it looks to others.
If you want to return to your view, refresh the page.
Alternatively, you can click on your profile picture beside the three horizontal dots button. Choose your page.
How to View Facebook Page or Profile as a Visitor (Android or iPhone)
Here are the steps:
Open the Facebook app.
Tap the Menu (three horizontal lines) at the top if you’re on Android or the bottom if you’re on iPhone.
Tap your profile or page name.
For your profile, follow these steps: hit the “three horizontal dots” button and tap the “View As” option.
For your page, follow these steps: hit View As beneath the cover photo.
That’s it. You can now view your profile or page as “Public.”
To get back to your view on your profile, tap the “Exit View” option on Android. If you’re on an iPhone, tap the “X” at the top left.
To get back to your view on your page, tap the back arrow at the top left.
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