How to View Private Photos in Facebook

Facebook, by far is the largest and the most popular social networking website around the world but unlike its peers, facebook provides maximum privacy to its members. The biggest example of this is the fact that no member can view the private photo album of another before becoming friends. Fret not; there are several ways of going around the security system of facebook to do this.

By editing Java Script

So you want to view a person’s photo album without being his/her friend? Fair enough, but the problem is that you cannot view the tab that allows you to see the pictures.

This is where java script editing becomes important. While viewing someone’s profile on facebook simply type the following in the address bar

javascript:(function(){CSS.removeClass(document.body, ‘profile_two_columns’);tab_controller.changePage(“photos”);})()

Now the tab becomes visible and you can view the pictures!

Using Photostalker

To use this method for photo viewing, first login to your facebook account. In a tab on your browser enter the following URL

You will be asked to integrate the app into your a/c, select the option Allow. Once installed, enter the URL, name of the member, ID of the person whose photo you want to view.

This way, you can silently view the photos without the member’s knowledge.

The Grease Monkey Trick

This trick adds a link above the photos saying ‘See this photo in its Album’. When you click the link (given below) all the private pictures which could not be seen before can be viewed now. While viewing the facebook photos in an album, the option, ’Back to the album’ will be added by the Greasmoney script. This removes the private photo from the page and thumbnail galleries of all previous private facebook photos are loaded in the album.

Download the GreasMonkey add-on for Firefox from the first link and restart fire fox,

And install the Facebook profile viewing script from the second link.

This is pretty much it.

Using the poke option wisely

Using this method, all you need to do is poke the person whose private photos you want to view. It’s the same thing as sending a message except for the fact that it has a big advantage, most users do not know what poking actually is, the fact that you can see their limited profile. This is arguably the easiest ways of seeing limited facebook profiles. The only downside to this is that the user will know your true identity. If you don’t mind this, then this is the best method for you.

Messaging Technique

Send a simple message to the person’s inbox. Go to his/her profile page and you will be told through a pop up blocker that you need to be a friend of him in order to view his profile. You will however be given other options to chose from. Choose the message users option and send him a small message saying anything like ‘hi’, ’whats up’, etc. He will be informed that his limited profile can now be viewed by you and vice-versa.


These are the best possible ways of wisely seeing the secret pictures from an account. Use the above methods with discretion and wisely, only to have fun and please do not misuse them.

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