If you think someone is opening your Linkedin account you can check this of course. Usually, you may have to use your friend’s phone and log into your LinkedIn account, then leave it open on the phone without logging out, and here this person can access your account on their phone at any time, so you can check if your account is being used on the devices. Other via the app settings.
As with most social networks, for security and privacy reasons of your LinkedIn account, you can view all devices that use your LinkedIn account, as well as reveal the IP address, the ISP that uses it, and the method of browsing the account. Follow the steps to find out.
How do I know if someone is opening my LinkedIn account?
You can find out on the Linkedin smartphone app or via the web platform. The steps are pretty much the same.
- First, open the Linkedin app and log into your account if you haven’t already. Click on your profile picture that appears at the top to reveal a side menu. Click on the Settings option.
- In the Settings interface, go to the Sign-in & Security section.
- After that, click on the where you’re signed in option.
Here you will see all the devices your account is connected to. You will see the device’s system, the method of opening your account, the IP address, the geographical location, in addition to the name of the internet service provider in the device. You will also see information about your device, of course (it doesn’t have to detect the geographical location accurately, sometimes it shows you the city near you instead of your actual city).
In case you find a device or another IP address added to your device, here you will have to go through a Change your Linkedin account password operation then, log out from all devices. In order to stop using your account, I advise you to check Important steps to protect and improve the security of your Linkedin account. Also, as per my advice, please set a strong password that is difficult to remember at first glance.