Do you need to get your Facebook User ID and have no idea how to find it?
In this Facebook marketing tutorial, we are going to show you two methods step by step how to find the Facebook user ID, sometimes shortened as Facebook ID.
What is the Facebook User ID?
The Facebook user ID or the Facebook profile ID is the unique identifier of your Facebook user profile. There are some situations when you need to provide it for someone so they can uniquely identify your Facebook profile.
You can freely give this Facebook ID to anyone, it doesn’t have any security concerns. Here is a nice explanation of what Facebook uses this ID for.
There are two easy ways to find this Facebook user ID. You can get it either from your Facebook profile directly, or you can also look up the profile ID in 3rd party services for free.
How to find Facebook User ID on Facebook?
Here is how to find the Facebook user ID:
- Open up Facebook.
- In the top right corner of your screen, click on the down arrow.
- Select ‘Settings & Privacy’.
- Then click on ‘Settings’
- Click ‘Apps and Websites’ on the left.
- Click ‘View and edit’ next to an app or game.
- Scroll down to Learn more section. You will find your Facebook user ID is in the paragraph below.
If you prefer to watch a video tutorial on how to find the Facebook user ID, check out this one:
Can’t find the Facebook user ID
Facebook keeps changing the user interface so it is possible that this method doesn’t work out for you to look up the Facebook account ID.
If you can’t find the Facebook user ID with the above method, no worries, we have another way to find your Facebook profile ID.
Let’ see this method:
Other way to look up the Facebook ID
If the method we have shown above, doesn’t seem to be working for you, try to to look up Facebook User ID by doing the follwoing
Here is how to look up a Facebook User ID.
- Open up your Facebook profile
- Copy the URL of your Facebook profile
- Go to https://lookup-id.com/
- Paste the URL of your Facebook profile
- It should give back the User ID of your account in a couple of seconds.
How to check if you found the correct Facebook ID?
Whichever method you used, you can double-check if the user ID you found is the right one.
All you have to do is to copy the ID and add it to the Facebook domain name, like so:
Then paste this new URL to the browser address bar and open the page. It should take you to the user profile of that person.
Other Facebook ID lookup methods
There are other assets, Facebook accounts that have unique IDs. We have separate tutorials on those that you can find here:
- Find Facebook page ID
- Find Facebook Business ID
- Find Facebook Ad Account ID
- Find Facebook Group ID
- Facebook Ad ID
- Facebook Post ID
Frequently Asked Questions – Facebook User ID
Why do I need to find my Facebook User ID?
There are some situations when you need to provide your Facebook User ID to someone so they can uniquely identify your Facebook profile.
Can I find my Facebook User ID on Facebook?
Yes, you can find your Facebook User ID on Facebook. One way is to go to your Facebook profile settings and click on “Apps and Websites”, then select an app or game and look for your User ID in the “Learn more” section. Another way is to copy the URL of your Facebook profile, go to https://lookup-id.com/, and paste the URL to get your User ID.
What should I do if I can’t find my Facebook User ID using the above methods?
If the above methods don’t work for you, you can try other Facebook ID lookup methods, such as finding your Facebook page ID, Facebook Business ID, Facebook Ad Account ID, Facebook Group ID, Facebook Ad ID, or Facebook Post ID.
Q: Is it safe to share my Facebook User ID with others?
Yes, it is safe to share your Facebook user ID with others.