How To Trace Facebook Account Or Fake ID & Find Who Is Behind

To trace a fake Facebook account, you go to the Facebook profile of that person and look for the three most important things: profile picture, timeline stuff, and personal info.

If you see anything suspicious there you can spot the fake profile.

If you have found a person who does not have a DP on their profile nor has any mutual person who comments on his/her pictures as a friend, that could be the fake one.

Implementing this with a Fakebook profile is not that easy. But, if you want to know how to determine these, read this guide till the end that you’ll get in this article.

Although, if you want you can track someone’s location on Messenger.

How To Find Out Who Is Behind A Fake Facebook:

If you are confused about whether someone created a fake profile on your name, finding that is very easy.

If you are wondering whether it is possible to trace an IP address of a fake Facebook account or not, yes you can do it.

You have to do a reverse image search on Google to find all of your fake accounts registered on different social media platforms either on Facebook, Instagram, or any other social media platforms.

For this, you have to go to and from there click on the image-search icon.

Google images search with img

Before doing that: just keep a few of the images ready that you have posted online on your Facebook or any other social media platforms.

Now perform the image search on Google using those pictures one by one and look at the results shown to you.

This will show your original images as you are using those for your search and also the other links if available with these similar images if on any other profile.

If the person or anyone has made an account on Facebook then images will reflect on the search with a link at the start.

This reverse search works in search engines like Yahoo, Bing, and Google, and this method helps find fake profiles that were present a long ago also.

2. Use Facebook Login

Use Facebook Login

While you are trying to log in, sometimes you will need your profile image to help Facebook identify the profile that you want to log into.

If you see multiple accounts present in the search results while you made the image search, you will get all of the lists of fake accounts that were added to your original account in that search result list.

This is the easiest option that you can use for checking if any fake profile is made in your name.

🔴 How To Use:

Step 1: First of all, open the Facebook Fake Account Location Checker tool.

Step 2: On the page, input the Facebook ID or Username.

Step 3: After entering the Facebook ID or Username, click the ‘Track’ button to begin tracking the location.

Wait for the tool to analyze the user’s posts and tags to find out their location. Depending on the amount of data to analyze, the tool could take a few seconds to a few minutes.

Step 4: Once the tool has completed analyzing the user’s posts and tags, the user’s location will be displayed.

How To Trace A Fake Facebook Account:

Follow the below steps:

Step 1: Shorten the article link on

If you’re trying to trace a fake account on Facebook, you’ll need to use a tracking link from the IP Logger tool. It’s a free tool. You need to shorten the link and then send it to the fake profile via Messenger.

Follow these few steps to track a fake Facebook account. First, copy any article’s link and then open the IP logger tool from the link:

create a shortlink

Then, you need to paste the link into the input box and click on Create a Shortlink.
You’ll be taken to the next page, where you’ll get the shortened link. Copy the link to your clipboard.

Click on copy

Step 2: Send in Facebook Chat

After copying the link to your clipboard, you need to open the Facebook application and then search for the person or fake profile using the search bar of Facebook.

Send in Facebook Chat

From the search results, click on his name and enter this profile. Next, you need to click on Message and then you’ll be taken to the Messenger chat page. Paste the shortened link in the text box and send it to the user.

Step 3: Wait to Get Them Clicked

After seeing the link to the user, type and send another message asking him to click on the link to check out the interesting article associated with it.

You need to patiently wait for the user to see your message and click on the link. As soon as he clicks on the link, the IP address as well as the location of the user will get recorded by the IP Logger tool.

Step 4: Open Access Link & Track IP

After waiting patiently for some time, you need to access the results link or the tracking code by entering it into the input box of the IP Logger. Then click on the It’s a tracking code button to go to the results page where you’ll be able to track the user’s details.

Click on access link

Step 5: Track From Where the Facebook user is

After you’re taken to the results page, you’ll be able to see the IP address of the user, country, and city of the user, as well as the date and time of clicking the link. You can use the IP address for tracking other information about the user from any online IP tracker.

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Alternative to Trace a Fake Facebook Account:

You can also try this:

1️⃣ Open a fake Facebook account checker on your device.

2️⃣ Enter the Facebook profile link onto that tool.

This will expose if that is a fake account depending on a few factors on the account.

How to find the phone number of a fake Facebook account:

Try the following methods:

1. Find on Profile

If you’re trying to find the contact details or phone number of any fake Facebook profile, you can check in the About section of the Facebook profile to see if it has any phone number linked to the account or not. But most of the time, in the case of fake Facebook profiles, you’ll not find any phone number in the About section as the owner hides it to protect his identity.

Find on Profile

2. If you Have a Phone Number to Search

However, if you get the phone number of the user on the fake Facebook profile, you’ll need to first note down the number and then save it to your contact book. After saving it to your contact book, you’ll need to turn on the contact syncing on Messenger so that the accounts linked to the phone numbers on your device will be suggested to your Messenger suggestions list.

From there you can find out the account linked to the phone number. But if you don’t find any Facebook profile linked to that particular number, you can search for the owner information of the number using Google search and check if you can find useful data from the results.

🔴 Steps to turn on contact sync on Messenger:

Step 1: Open the Messenger app.

Step 2: Click on the profile picture icon.

Click on profile icon

Step 3: Then, click on Phone Contacts.

Click on phone contact

Step 4: Click on Upload Contacts. Click on Turn on.

Click on Turn on

Steps for fake Facebook Account Deletion:

If you have found a fake account, you can take action on that profile either legally or technically.

Celebrities or famous persons can take action by complaining to the local authority by informing the fake account details registered in their name.

But, this is recommended only when the case is severe and goes to such an extent that complaining becomes a must-do thing rather it may work as a promotional fan page.

2. Help from Facebook

But if you want to go for a technical approach then you can just inform the host of the platform (like if it is on Facebook), then you have to inform this Facebook. This process takes time that makes your goals succeed by closing all of the fake accounts by the Facebook team itself.

When you contact the Facebook team for account verification, they will reply within 72 hours and ask for the legal document proofs (i.e. driving license, Green Card), and once they verified the original one, all of the fake accounts on your name with personal images will be deactivated on request.

If you want to prevent someone from stealing Facebook posts or images then you can set privacy to prevent such people to make a fake account in the future with your images.


If you want to use your Facebook account with your friends you can set your privacy to only ‘Friends’ or to ‘Specific friends’. This secures your profile more in a standard way by stopping your posts from appearing on the ‘friends of friends’ timeline.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Can anyone track my fake Facebook account?

It depends on the level of anonymity you have created for your account. If you have used a fake name, profile picture, and other details, it can be difficult to track you. However, it’s always best to be cautious and protect your online privacy.

2. Can police track fake Facebook accounts?

Yes, in some cases, police can track fake Facebook accounts if they have a legal reason to do so. However, this generally requires a court order or other legal process.

3. How do I find out who a Facebook user is?

Facebook has privacy settings that allow users to control who can see their personal information. If the user has not made their information public, it may not be possible to find out who they are.

4. Can Facebook trace my IP address?

Yes, Facebook can track your IP address for security and advertising purposes. However, they generally do not release this information to the public.

5. What is the IP address of Facebook?

Facebook uses multiple IP addresses for its various services and servers, so there is no single IP address for Facebook.

6. Can police track deleted Facebook accounts?

It may be possible for police to track deleted Facebook accounts if they have access to Facebook’s servers or backups. However, this generally requires a court order or other legal process.

7. How can I find the IP address of someone?

It is generally not recommended to try to find someone’s IP address without their permission or for a legal reason. If you do have a legal reason, you may be able to obtain the information through a court order or other legal process.

8. How can I find someone’s exact location by their IP address?

IP addresses can be used to determine a general geographic location, but they are not precise enough to find someone’s exact location. Additionally, attempting to track someone’s location without their consent or a legal reason is generally illegal.

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7 thoughts on “How To Trace Facebook Account Or Fake ID & Find Who Is Behind”

  1. Someone sent me a disturbing message and I believe it’s a fake page. Your guide shows to find out who is behind this and I’m trying to figure out who it is so that I can take actions.

  2. Someone with a fake Facebook page insulting people – now deleted the account. So how will I trace the deleted Facebook account?


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