Your Quick Answer:
- To send a ‘Connect’ request to someone on LinkedIn, first of all, open your LinkedIn account and type the name of that person on the search bar given at the top of the screen. Next, open his profile and tap on > “Connect”. When the person will accept your request, you will be able to see his profile details and contact info.
- Second, you can write that person an email requesting his/her to send you their contact info. To write an email, first, go to the profile page of that person and click on “Message”.
- The message tab will open the email tab, over there write an email to the person requesting the contact including the reason and your name.
You can get the contact info from LinkedIn without a connection, through email or ‘Connect’ request.
How to Get Contact info from LinkedIn without Connections?
You can try the following method:
Connect People and Ask for Contact Info:
Alike other social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, etc., LinkedIn is also a platform where to go to any person’s profile and other information, you need to send a request to the person.
In LinkedIn terms, send request is “Connect”. To send a request you need to go to that person’s profile and tap on the “Connect” button when a person will let you in his profile, then you can see all the info such as contact details, job role, etc. This is the direct way to get the contact info.
Now, what if the person didn’t accept your request or missed out. For that, there is an alternative way given in-app, that is, “Send Email”. You can write an email to the targeted person, asking him/her to help you with his/her contact information.
Let’s learn these two methods to get contact info from LinkedIn in detail:
🔯 From the Connect Option:
To send a “Connect” request to someone, follow the steps:
Step 1: Open your LinkedIn account
First of all, on your phone, open the LinkedIn app and get into your account. Enter your login credentials and log in to your account.
Step 2: Go to the person’s account
After entering your LinkedIn account, tap on the ‘search’ bar, given at the top of the home page and type the name of the person to whom you want to send a “connect” request.
From the search result, find the targeted person’s LinkedIn profile and open his/her account.
Step 3: Click on “Connect”
When you will open the targeted person’s LinkedIn profile, you will see the “Connect” button on the left, below his/her profile picture. Click on that and the connection request will be sent to the person.
Step 4: On his profile check the contact number
Once that person will accept your connection request, you can visit his profile and tap on > the ‘Contact info’ link and all information regarding the person’s contact will appear. Copy whatever is required of you.
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🔯 Message or Email the Person:
The second most effective way to ask someone for his/her contact info, professionally is through email. LinkedIn has the option to write an email to the person to whom you want to ask for contact information. To do so, follow the steps given below:
Step 1: Open your LinkedIn account
First of all, on your PC/Laptop, open LinkedIn on the web browser and log in to your LinkedIn account. Enter your email/phone number and password and log in.
Step 2: Go to that person’s LinkedIn profile
After entering your account, on the top left portion of the home page, you will see a ‘search’ tab. Click on the search bar and type the name of the person you want to write a mail to. From the search result, find the targeted person’s profile and open it.
Step 3: Click on > “Message” & write an email
On the person’s profile, below his/her profile picture and bio, you will see an option > “Message” along with a lock icon. Click on it and select > Email.
Now, you have to write an email to that person, requesting him/her to send you the contact info.
I am _____, from _____. I wish to contact you regarding ______reason_____. I need your contact info. Please share your contact info with me. I have tried sending you a connection request but didn’t able to reach you.
Kindly help me.
This is how you can write an email to the targeted person, mentioning why you want his/her contact info along with your name. And ‘Send’ the mail.
Whenever the person will see your email, he/she will revert you with the requested info.
How to Make your LinkedIn Contact Visible?
Following are the steps to make your LinkedIn contact visible to others:
🔴 Steps To Follow:
Step 1: First of all, open your LinkedIn profile and go to the “Settings” tab. For that, click on the “Profile Picture” icon, given in the top left corner of the home page.
Step 2: Click on that, and in the very top portion, you will get the “Settings” link. Tap and the setting page will open on the screen.
Step 3: Next, from the lists of options, select > “Visibility”.
Step 4: Now, first, tap and open > “Profile Discovery using the email address” and set it to > “Anyone on LinkedIn.
Step 5: After that, come back to the same ‘Visibility’ page and open > “Profile Discovery using phone number” and set it to > “Everyone”.
That’s it. Now, people other than your connections on LinkedIn can contact you, either through email or phone number.
How to Add a Phone Number to Your LinkedIn account?
To add a phone number to your LinkedIn account, follow the instructions given below:
🔴 Steps To Follow:
Step 1: Open your LinkedIn app on mobile or PC and go to the “Settings” tab. To go to the settings tab, click on your “Profile Picture” icon given in the top left corner of the home page of your LinkedIn account.
Step 2: Click on the profile picture icon and a menu will appear on the left part of the screen. From there, click on > the “Settings” option at the top and you will reach the ‘Settings’ tab.
Step 3: Now, from the list of options, select > Sign-in & Security.
Step 4: Next, open the “Phone Number” section and tap on > “Add phone number”.
Step 5: On the ‘Add a new phone number’ page, first, enter your Phone number, then, click on the drop-down arrow to select the country, and at last enter your LinkedIn account password. Once done entering all this information, click on the ‘Send code’ button.
Step 6: In a few seconds, you will receive a 6-digit verification code on the added phone number for verification purposes. Enter the code and hit the ‘Verify’ button.
Step 7: In this way, you can add more than one phone number to your LinkedIn account.
The Bottom Lines:
The professional, systematic, and successful method to ask someone for his/her contact info is either through sending them a connection request or writing an email requesting the same. The procedure for both methods is mentioned in the article. Along with that, the steps to add the phone number and make it visible to all the people on LinkedIn are included in the article. Read and follow the instruction to reach the right end.