How To View Privacy protected Unclickable Facebook profile picture in 2015 (Updated)

We often come across Some profiles with Unclickable profile pictures (display photos) in Facebook. Unclickable Profile Pictures means, The FB Profile Pictures Which We can’t See complete view(original Uploaded picture) or Those Images that won’t respond when we click on them in the profiles, i.e We can’t open in the Image Viewer in FB. They are protected with privacy setting “Only ME” or “Friends Only”, that is why we can’t able to see those.

view unclickable fb profile picture

Read also: How to Make Facebook Profile Picture Unclickable.

What if we saw profile of our childhood friend in Fb, but want to make its definitely him/her who we are thinking. what if their profile picture is unclickable and the visible small image is not so clear. Here comes the handy hack which is very useful. With this trick we can view any privacy protected facebook proflile picture.

Note: This trick is for educational purpose and please don’t disturb others privacy.

Inorder to Explain this trick I created a Fake FB profile. I Made the Profile Picture Unclickable as explained in the article “How to Make Your Facebook Profile Picture Unclickable”.(Link provide above).

Also Read: Manage Two Facebook Profiles on Android

How To View Privacy protected FB profile Picture

STEP 1: Go To The Facebook Profile Which has a Unclickable Profile Picture that you want to see.

STEP 2: Their User id from the browser url bar is similar to this “”.

Step 3: Copy the in the Url of the profile with privacy protected FB Profile Picture and paste in notepad.Here you have to copy the area which will be in bluecolor position.

copy the userid from the url

Step 4: Now replace the “Paste-Userid-here” in the below link with “User.Id” you copied in step 3.

Step 5: Now the link looks like

Step 6: Copy the link and paste it in the url bar of browser. CLick “Enter” and see the full image.

Share this article if you like it. Please do leave a comment for any doubts.

Also Read: How to Use IDM for Lifetime After 30 day trail period

Filed under: FacebookTagged with: , ,


  1. Genius. But, this scares me. This means no matter how you set the privacy on your profile, someone with this knowledge will still be able to view it. Ayayay! 🙂

    • Sadly..Yes….. But i&#39;m sure When Some day Facebook considered this as a real Privacy issue…. It won&#39;t work any more.. :)… <br />Incase You don&#39;t know.. a simple Google chrome extension called &quot;Facebook Zoom&quot; can show the full picture of Any profile pictures(even if it&#39;s protected) just by hovering your mouse over that.. Soon i&#39;ll write a Post on that, Keep

    • Thank You Vysakh for letting me know this…. after your comment i checked some profiles and i found out that the url is different for some profiles.. For those different URLs Just Remove the following part from the URL &quot;v/t1.0-1/p160x160/&quot; and Press Enter for the full picture.. If you still got problem, Feel free to Comment..

  2. I&#39;ve tried tweaking the URL multiple times with the &quot;v/t1.0-1/p160x160/&quot; part, but it&#39;s always just &quot;Content not found&quot;.

    • Hello Sayanta.. Can you post the URL here on which you are trying..

  3. i think facebook took care of this hack. it is not working anymore?

    • unfortunately YES.. They did.. but it&#39;s still working on some accounts. <br />Facebook used to fit the select area in the picture as the profile picture (more like zooming) but now they are cropping the picture to the selected area before uploading it as profile picture, that&#39;s why we can&#39;t see the full picture now..

  4. I would just like to tell that I really liked your blog post. In fact I am going to bookmark your blog and will regularly visit the site. You come up with such an amazing articles thank you for sharing this your site.

  5. This page really has all of the info I wanted concerning this subject and didn’t know
    who to ask.

  6. Usually I don’t read post on blogs, but I wish to say that this write-up very
    compelled me to try and do so! Your writing taste has been amazed me.
    Thank you, quite great article.

  7. Hmm it looks like your site ate my first comment (it was extremely long) so I guess I’ll just sum it up what I had written and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog. I too am an aspiring blog writer but I’m still new to everything. Do you have any recommendations for newbie blog writers? I’d genuinely appreciate it.

  8. Its such as you read my mind! You appear to know a lot approximately this, such
    as you wrote the ebook in it or something. I believe that you just can do with a few
    p.c. to pressure the message home a little bit, but other than that,
    that is magnificent blog. An excellent read.
    I will certainly be back.

  9. I blog quite often and I seriously thank you for your information. The article has truly peaked my interest.
    I will book mark your website and keep checking for new details about once per week.
    I subscribed to your RSS feed as well.

  10. It is in point of fact a great and helpful piece of information. I am satisfied that you just shared this useful info with us. Please stay us up to date like this. Thank you for sharing.|

  11. These are really great ideas in on the topic of blogging. You have touched some nice points here. Any way keep up wrinting.|

  12. Awesome post. I’m a regular visitor of your blog and appreciate you taking the time to maintain the nice site. I will be a regular visitor for a really long time.

  13. Hiya, I’m really glad I have found this info. Today bloggers publish only about gossip and internet stuff and this is actually irritating. A good blog with exciting content, that is what I need. Thank you for making this site, and I’ll be visiting again. Do you do newsletters by email?

  14. Hi thᥱre, I enjoy reading tɦrough youг article.

    I wаnted to wгite a littlle coment too support уоu.

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Comment *

Name *
Email *