How to view your Facebook profile as someone else (public)

This tutorial will show you step by step how to view your Facebook profile as someone else on a computer and Android phone.

This way, you can see how your timeline looks like to others (public, strangers, non-friends).

Facebook “View as” feature

The Facebook “view as” feature lets you see what your Facebook profile looks like to others (public, strangers, non-friends).

How to see what your Facebook profile looks like to others on a computer

1. Once on the Facebook website, you go to your profile (timeline).

2. Click on the [...] button located next to the Activity Log button.

3. Click on View As.

View your Facebook profile as someone else or public

Now you will see how your profile (timeline) looks like to the public (people who don't use Facebook).

4. When you're done viewing your profile as someone else, you go to the black bar and click on the (x) icon to close the view.

How to see what your Facebook profile looks like to others on a computer (New 2020 design)

1. Once on the Facebook website, you go to your profile (timeline).

2. Click on the Facebook view as button 2020 (view as) button located next to the Edit Profile button in the same menu as Timeline, About, Friends, Photos, etc.

Facebook view as button 2020

Now you will see how your profile (timeline) looks like to the public (people who don't use Facebook).

3. When you're done viewing your profile as someone else, you click on Exit View As located in the top right corner.

Facebook exit view as button

How to see what your Facebook profile looks like to others on Android

This tutorial will work for all Android phones, such as Samsung Galaxy, Sony Xperia, Google Pixel, Lenovo, Motorola, Huawei, OnePlus, Nokia, Nexus, HTC, LG, and all other Android phones.

1. In the Facebook application, you tap on the menu button (3-lines button located at the top right).

Facebook android app menu

2. Tap on your name to go to your profile (timeline).

3. Tap on View As located below your username and profile picture.

View Facebook profile as someone else on android

Now you will see how your profile (timeline) looks like to the public (people who don't use Facebook).

4. When you're done viewing your profile as someone else, you tap on EXIT VIEW located at the top right.

Exit view as feature in Facebook app on an Android phone

Reference:

Facebook: How can I see what my profile looks like to other people?