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How to see mutual connections on LinkedIn? (2022)

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Wondering how to see mutual connections on LinkedIn? Yes, you are at the right place to learn about finding mutual connections on LinkedIn.

We will guide you through the following methods to see mutual connections on LinkedIn.

How to see mutual connections on LinkedIn through desktop?

How to see mutual connections on LinkedIn through the mobile app?

How to see mutual connections on LinkedIn without them knowing?

We will discuss each of these in detail below.

How to see mutual connections on LinkedIn?

Here, we will discuss the process to see mutual connections on LinkedIn through the LinkedIn app and desktop.

How to see mutual connections on LinkedIn through the desktop?

Follow the below steps to see mutual connections on LinkedIn through the desktop.

Visit LinkedIn.

Click on the search bar at the top.

Enter the person’s name with whom you want to find the mutual connection.

Click on the corresponding person.

Now you will land on their profile page.

You can see the mutual connections on the profile page as shown below.

see mutual connections on linkedin through desktop

Click on it and you will be taken to the mutual connections between you and them on LinkedIn.

How to see mutual connections on LinkedIn through the mobile app?

Follow the below steps to see mutual connections on LinkedIn through the mobile app.

Open the LinkedIn app.

Click on the search bar at the top.

Enter the person’s name with whom you want to find the mutual connection.

Click on the corresponding person.

Now you will land on their profile page.

You can see the mutual connections on the profile page as shown below.

see mutual connections on linkedin through mobile

Click on it and you will be taken to the mutual connections between you and them on LinkedIn.

How to see mutual connections on LinkedIn without them knowing?

Normally, to see the mutual connections, you need to visit the profile of the person to see the mutual connections with the person. So, when you visit his/her profile, that person gets the notification of your visit.

But there are two ways in which you can see mutual connections on LinkedIn without them knowing.

1. Use LinkedIn in private mode to see mutual connections anonymously

2. Search on LinkedIn to see mutual connections anonymously

3. Check the suggestions/invitation section of LinkedIn

Use LinkedIn in private mode to see mutual connections anonymously

LinkedIn offers a private mode for its users. By browsing in private mode, it will become difficult for others to know that you have visited their profile. This is because only limited information or no information about you will be shared with the member whose profile you have viewed.

So, others won’t be able to know about your existence.

Here, we will discuss the ways to make your LinkedIn in private mode.

How to see mutual connections on LinkedIn without them knowing through the mobile app?

Follow the below steps to make your LinkedIn account private through the LinkedIn mobile app.

Open “Linkedin” app

Click on the profile photo on the top of the page when you open through your mobile phone.

Select “Settings” in the Linkedin App

see mutual connections on linkedin through private moce

Select “Visibilty”. 

Linkedin private visibility mode see mutual connections on linkedin

You can now control the information you want to share with others. Click on “Profile viewing options”

Linkedin private visibility mode for finding mutual connections on linkedin

Click on Private Mode.

Linkedin private mode to see mutual connections on linkedin

Go back to the previous page

You can now proceed with updating the visibility of your LinkedIn activity by turning off Story Viewing options, Edit your public profile etc..

How to see mutual connections on LinkedIn without them knowing through the desktop/laptop?

If you are accessing LinkedIn through a laptop or desktop, you can follow the below procedure to make your Linkedin account private.

Visit Linkedin

When the profile opens, you can see the “Me” option near Notifications on the top of the screen.

see mutual connections on linkedin without them knowing

Click the “Me” option, select the “Settings & Privacy” from that. 

Linkedin desktop settings and privacy to see mutual connections on linkedin without them knowing

Select “Visibilty”

see mutual connections on linkedin without them knowing in private mode

You can now control the information you want to share with others. Click on “Profile viewing options”

Click on Private Mode

see mutual connections on linkedin without them knowing as anonymous

Now, if you view the profile of others it will get displayed as “Anonymous LinkedIn Member”.

So you can find the mutual connection on another person’s profile anonymously.

Search on LinkedIn to see mutual connections anonymously

Follow the below steps to see mutual connections on LinkedIn without them knowing.

Visit LinkedIn.

Click on the search bar at the top.

Enter the person’s name with whom you want to find the mutual connection.

Now you can see the list of people.

Search on LinkedIn to see mutual connections anonymously

Below these people’s names, you can see the number of mutual connections or shared connections with you as well.

Click on the mutual connection list to see the connections between you and them.

Check the suggestions/invitation section of LinkedIn to find mutual connections anonymously

This method is useful only if the person with whom you want to find mutual connections sends an invitation to you or he/she appears on your suggestion list.

Follow the below steps to see mutual connections on LinkedIn without them knowing.

Open LinkedIn

Click on the My Networks in the top right-hand corner of your LinkedIn profile.

You can see the Invitations which came to your profile.

check Invitations to see mutual connections anonymously

You can also scroll down a little and see “People you may know with similar roles”.

check suggestions to see mutual connections anonymously

Choose a person who has a mutual connection with you.

Click on the link to mutual connections.

Now you can see the mutual connections of that corresponding person without them knowing.

FAQs

How to see mutual connections on LinkedIn for 2nd-degree connections?

If you are a second-degree connection, you can see the mutual connections list in their profile. Just click on the note that starts with “Mutual Connection” and it will display that list. Few methods are already mentioned in this article.
But if a person enables the privacy mode on LinkedIn, you can’t see the mutual connections on LinkedIn for 2nd-degree connections.

Wrapping Up

Hope you get an idea about seeing mutual connections on LinkedIn. Kindly let us know if you have any queries.