How can I view a private Facebook wall?

ann May 13, 2010
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How can I view a person’s private Facebook wall?

  1. mystique
    May 4, 2012 at 8:44 am

    For the person who said "you are ridiculous", you need 2 see just passed your own opinion here otherwise leave the site. These people obviously have a perfectly good explaination as to why they need 2 see a private wall. Its a good question 2 - how to see a private wall. That's why google is here William. I was personally curious to whether or not it works as I have someone slating my friend on his wall & I can't see it anymore because he's blocked me...the only ridiculous thing about facebook is how immature people get with it.

  2. Gawaishubham789
    February 25, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    i'm his friend but he blocked his wall pls help me how can i see his wall?

    • Jay.0
      February 25, 2012 at 1:05 pm

      You can't, only your friend can decide who can see what on his profile.
      But you can still see his public activities and updates on his wall.

  3. RUDOLPH1954
    February 5, 2012 at 10:21 pm


  4. John
    September 26, 2011 at 4:11 am

    Person blocked me, I can't get into they wall. ,but I can see their profile picture& their profiles of what music they like& etc, why is that????

  5. Heather Burtoft
    August 23, 2011 at 6:05 pm

    i am a friend of the person i want to view friends list of but they obviously never go on fbook so dont respond but i need to add a mutual friend, but he has his friends hidden is there any way i can get access to them ???

    • Aibek
      August 24, 2011 at 9:03 am

      If his/her friends are hidden from friends I doubt you will be able to view them unless there is a some kind of hack Facebook doesn't know about yet. I am not aware of any though. You may want to try asking this as a new questions posting specifically what you want to do, maybe someone shares a few handy tips. To ask a new question on MakeUseOf Answers go to,

      • Alison Shurman
        September 10, 2011 at 9:40 am

        Question my former friend is not my friend on fb but I look occasionally to see if a default pic has changed. It automatically goes to info. Just realized when I click on the wall button I can see her wall! But it only shows me like 4 things. People who's pages she's commented on or one person who posted on her page. But no precepts history or status's. What's that about?

  6. william
    August 14, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    you all are ridiculous

  7. Khairulsyazwanfawwaz
    August 7, 2011 at 11:49 pm

    what happen if i say i must see private wall???but i really dunno how wife getting change .....she like hiding ???please ..i really need it ...i jz wan to do what suppose i do when i so love her .....

  8. Umar khanz
    July 23, 2011 at 1:42 pm

    you can view some one's friends easily. but you must be added by your friend even restricted.
    on your wall some times you observe a list of people with heading :"People you may know" having option 1 Mutual Friend beneth them. click on this option or just point each picture for some time and you will see the person belongs to.
    cheers. . . 
    its Umar Khan

    • Jnrvilhena
      November 17, 2011 at 4:29 pm

      How can we avoid taht friends be visible to restricted friends?

  9. Vanessa
    June 12, 2011 at 12:59 am

    how can i view someones friends on facebook if thrr private??????????????/ help [lzzzz

  10. Jkljl
    June 11, 2011 at 12:15 am

    My sister and I are friends on facebook but she clicked on status and then clicked on the lock and hit customize and added my name to the except list. I can see pics, info, videos, still listed as sister..the whole nine yards. Nothing like making it obvious. 

    • Jack Cola
      June 11, 2011 at 12:50 am

      That's because it's only for that status update, and if you tick make default, then that will only be for your wall. For everything else that you mentioned, you need to go into privacy settings.

  11. Jenny
    June 8, 2011 at 7:49 pm

    I guess there's nuthing that can actually help us view private profiles. If there is, must be very technical... My BF knws the trick nd says he can view any1's wall/profile/pics without being their friends and yes i found dae t'was true.. he's not willing to tell me hw he does that...nd i'm very anxious 2 knw how 2 do that... can sum1 plzzzz lemme knw about the trick????

  12. Jason Itumay
    October 27, 2010 at 11:35 pm

    So, does it conclude that it is impossible to view someone's private wall? How about if you added him as a friend already, confirmed but then still wall is set to private, is there a way of accessing that wall?Cheers,Sky High

  13. violet
    July 28, 2010 at 3:34 am

    how do you view your "friends" wall when it isnt shown>

    • Racknroller_9
      October 7, 2010 at 9:42 am

      I guess your telling people you cant for ethical reasons.. A little right clicking and left clicking.. and your in, just have to know what to look for. I found pics of mine on someones profile who I "thought" was blocked.

      • Rose Red
        October 27, 2010 at 9:58 pm

        I have a sort of in to an old friends FB (just by doing your right click, left clicking thing) but how would one do it if you're not friends on FB, can't view their wall but have their ID... and funny and I got links to three of their albums and I CAN view some of their pictures... looks like privacy settings don't really work if you've the direct links to the albums.

      • Bay0uqueen
        October 30, 2010 at 4:14 pm

        Can you explain this right click left click thing??? Just curious? Not gonna hack anyone....

  14. Anonymous
    May 18, 2010 at 3:40 pm

    Hi Ann,

    (I'll assume you have a very good reason for wanting this information)

    The easiest way is just to become a friend of the person.
    If they don't allow you then try asking a friend of yours to be their friend.
    Then your friend could feed you the information.

    All suggestions below are really not ethical and some require technical expertise to carry out. I list them here strictly for information purposes only.

    This one is against Facebook's terms of use. Again I'm not condoning it. It would be to create a dummy Facebook account (try to make it as convincing and appealing as possible so the person would accept you as a friend).

    Failing that you would need brief access (or a friend of yours would need brief access)
    to the computer on which the private wall is viewed. Once you have access then either one of a variety of keyloggers could be installed. This is with a view to gaining the password of the person's account. Again I do not condone this action.

    The best way is really the honest way. You may want to consider how you'd react if you did see what they kept private. If you're a concerned parent worried about your child then it's a different story entirely.

    • Aibek
      May 18, 2010 at 4:51 pm

      thanks for the input!

  15. Mark O'Neill
    May 14, 2010 at 10:06 am

    If anyone could view anyone else's wall on Facebook, it wouldn't be private would it?

    • A20flight
      April 10, 2011 at 5:42 pm

      Yes, it would. If I caught you looking through my private possessions, they are still private to me, even if you chose to make them public. The questioner asked, 'How can I view a private Facebook wall? They know it's 'private', they want to know if there's a way for them to individually by-pass the privacy settings. 'Privacy' is as much a state of mind as a tangible situation, especially on the internet.

      • Mr
        August 31, 2011 at 7:04 am

        What a load of nonsense. Have you used the Internet? 'Private' on the Internet means only certain people can see it. At least that's what everyone generally considers it to mean, except you apparently.

    • Wasvs
      August 28, 2011 at 12:30 am

      If people wanted to be so PRIVATE they wouldnt post every little time they farted on FB...its a stuped conumdrum...they want the best of both worlds.   so riduculous.....DONT POST DUMB SHIT that should be kept provate in the first place

  16. Steve Campbell
    May 13, 2010 at 7:31 pm


    You can't. You need to become the person's friend before you can see his/her private wall. Some people do not want strangers viewing their personal information, so they invoke such privacy restrictions on their profiles.

    • Man_ba
      March 1, 2011 at 5:24 pm

      i'm his friend but he blocked his wall pls help me how can i see his wall?

      • Tina
        March 1, 2011 at 6:15 pm

        Are you a friend on Facebook? Is it possible to block the wall for friends? How did he do it? Or is it a bug?

        • christina malixi
          August 17, 2011 at 2:44 pm

          yeah u can with ur private setting then customize then POST BY me u can choose customize it ..

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