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How can I prevent LinkedIn from showing my name to others in their feed as a group/brand's without having to unfollow it?

How can I prevent LinkedIn from showing my name to others in their feed as a group/brand's without having to unfollow it? I don't want my name to show up as part of such promoted post, and any other ...
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How to filter out search results in LinkedIn sales navigator

I would like to filter out LinkedIn sales navigator search results to exclude people to whom I already sent connection proposal, but I can't achieve that. I don't whether this is possible but maybe ...
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How to make LinkedIn require a message for connection requests?

I'd like to make LinkedIn require a message from people sending me a connection request. Where can I find this setting? I've tried looking through the settings screen but couldn't find it. Searching ...
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LinkedIn Contacts API

I have a question. How to obtain access to the Contacts API from LinkedIn (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/linkedin/shared/integrations/people/contacts-api)
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LinkedIn is unable to import email contacts

I used to be able to export my Gmail contacts to LinkedIn, but from last evening, it does not work anymore. As the screenshot shows, it says "We are unable to import your email contacts. Please try ...
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How can we only see newly-imported people while importing email contacts to LinkedIn?

I have a special mail list containing more than 1000 people. The emails are in a CSV file and have also been imported to a special Gmail (xiaoyuan201026@gmail.com). Now, I want to import this email ...
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How to request permission for Linkedin basic_profile?

We have developed a signup via LinkedIn app. We currently get the default “lite profile” but need access to the “basic profile” We’ve tried reaching out to all parts of LinkedIn but to no avail. The ...
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How to remove media from a specific individual 'experience' / job role entry on user's profile in LinkedIn?

I attempted to add a web-link to a specific experience entry (i.e. job role) on my profile on LinkedIn and now I want to remove it, but I can't see where to delete when editing that experience entry. ...
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How to change primary profile?

I am unsure how to change the primary profile on LinkedIn. In my case below, I'd like to change my default profile to English.
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Can I be removed by another LinkedIn designated admin

I am the creator of my company page and for better management I want one of my employee to be designated as admin. As I am reading through the articles it seems he can remove me from admin anytime. Is ...
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How do I cancel a recommendation I have requested from a connection on LinkedIn?

I am trying to resend a recommendation request to a connection whom I sent the request earlier. Linked In does not allow me to resend the recommendation with the error message "recommendation request ...
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How to handle “Say Congrats” notification on LinkedIn, if it is already handled?

So, LinkedIn has "Home", where you have a roll of posts from your contacts. There, usually I'm notified if they have a anniversary or something, and I usually like/comment there. But then, EVEN if I ...
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What is the correct LinkedIn page cover image size?

I checked the size guide for LinkedIn cover images here For page, they say: 1192 (w) x 220 (h) pixels (min) 1536 (w) x 768 (h) pixels (recommended) Doubt 1: Both have different ratios. Why is ...
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Profile Updated but nothing shared

I added my new position to the LinkedIn profile but even if the privacy setting is active, nothing was shared. Could you support me please
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Is it possible to block someone from chat on linkedin?

but not block them all together? I googled it here, but it seems the information shows you how to block the person all together. how to get a linkedin user out of my chat Is it possible to block ...
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LinkedIn show different title of a same post when user logged in and without login

I am facing some weird problem in LinkedIn. I have shared some post on one company page. when I checked this post without log in it show correct title of the post but after logged in the post title is ...
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How to resend a request for a recommendation on LinkedIn?

I keep getting this message when I click on request a recommendation: You have already sent George a recommendation request for this position How can I resend it?
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Is it possible to remove LinkedIn 'Accept invitation' button in Gmail inbox?

When Gmail detects certain types of messages from certain sources (e.g. LinkedIn invitations), it provides shortcuts for actions it finds helpful, right in the inbox. In some cases, however, these ...
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Any way to receive LinkedIn emails at an alternative address?

LinkedIn requires you to set a "primary" email address, which will be visible to the others. However, they also send tons of emails to this address. With some services such as Github, you're able to ...
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How can I pay for LinkedIn premium account without using auto renew

I want to pay for my LinkedIn premium account without waiting for the system to kick in and check my card's balance. Is there a way to achieve this? I don't want to use auto-renew. I want to pay for ...
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How to create Facebook events from outside Facebook

I'm setting up a WordPress blog for a client. She wants to have a list of her upcoming public speaking engagements posted on her blog, and also shared on Facebook and LinkedIn. Now, when I search "...
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How to stop LinkedIn from sending repeated invitations to my contacts

I accidentally "asked" LinkedIn to send invites to my contacts. Now it's sending them repeated, multiple invites. How do I disable this? Everything I found was for an older UI of Linkedin and the ...
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Is there a way to withdraw a specific invite on LinkedIn

I have about 2000 sent invites pending accept from people on LinkedIn and I wanted to withdraw an invite which I sent to a specific person. So looking for that specific invite is like looking for a ...
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Where does LinkedIn get information for reccomend connections?

I am often surprised by the recommended connections on LinkedIn. In my Gmail, I received an email sent to another person in the to field, and LinkedIn is now recommending that person as a connection. ...
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Deleting a LinkedIn account where I no longer have access to email address

I created a LinkedIn account using email address created by my employer (the company used G Suite for emails). I no longer work for the employer, and hence no longer have access to the email address. ...
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How to remove 'fake' employees of a company in LinkedIn

How can I remove 'fake' employees of a company in LinkedIn? There are multiple fake employees who say they work for a company LinkedIn page I am managing, but they do not, nor never have. How can I ...
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What happens when I block someone on LinkedIn?

As the title says, what happens when I block someone on LinkedIn? What kind of information am I actually "blocking" them against? Will my profile be visible? And if not, won't this be a clue for the ...
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How to sort connections in social networking site LinkedIn

I see a LinkedIn profile site by default shows the connections sorted by most recent connections. But what if I want to display the first 10 people I connected to? On my LinkedIn profile, first 10-15 ...
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How to bring back the default banner image in LinkedIn

I had changed the default banner image in my LinkedIn profile to a custom image. Now I want to bring back the default banner image. How can I do that?
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How to arrange images in LinkedIn after uploading to its Experience section

As explained here we can upload images to the Experience section of LinkedIn profile. But after the images are loaded (as shown here), if you want to rearrange/order them in certain order how would ...
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LinkedIn: How do you enter a 'carriage return' in the Summary section?

How do you enter a carriage return (line break) in the Summary section of a LinkedIn profile? I've tried the 'enter' key and hitting spaces and nothing works. It just eliminates the carriage returns ...
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Any idea about missing “people also viewed” on LinkedIn

Why are the "people also viewed" results no longer appearing on my public profile on LinkinIn. I have it set to show "people also viewed" and it has shown this in the past. Any ideas?
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Add or Remove my Date of Birth on Linkedin

Does anyone know how to add or remove your own birthday on Linkedin. When you google this all the answers are about removing birthday notifications, or are relevant to the old linkedin and no longer ...
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Is it possible to export a Linkedin profile?

Is it possible to perform a full export of a complete Linkedin profile? I want to make several changes, and I'd like to have a "backup" of sorts, just for the sake of keep my data and not lose it. I ...
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LinkedIn keeps suggesting connection on Login even though I rejected them

Whenever I go onto LinkedIn (or, almost every time), I get a screen saying: A LinkedIn connection means you’ll never lose touch Invite your contacts onto LinkedIn to keep up with their careers. ...
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Is it possible to view connections of strangers on LinkedIn?

I'm really new to LinkedIn, and via searching on Google I couldn't find how to do this. Is it possible, or do you have to be connected with that other person?
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How to delete, not hide, received recommendation on LinkedIn

I received a LinkedIn recommendation from a colleague. I no longer want it. How do I delete it, and not merely hide it from others' view?
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Unable to sign in to LinkedIn

I couldn't sign in to LinkedIn with my email address. I tried the forgot password link which asked for an email address and then asked to either send a verification code via SMS or voice call to a ...
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LinkedIn messages jumping around (while chatting)

When I am chatting on LinkedIn, the messages jump around all the time. This is extremely annoying. For example: I type the sentence "Thank you very much" in the chat and press enter. I would expect ...
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LinkedIn connections of a mutual connection not visible

I have an issue with viewing the connections of my connections on LinkedIn. When I try to check out on their profile, the connections, only the mutual connections appear. I have had a discussion with ...
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How can I delete the recommendation section of my LinkedIn profile?

A company I partner with is asking me to delete the recommendation section entirely from my profile. They can't even have it as an option on my profile. Is this possible?
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How do you prevent your connections from seeing your work anniversaries on LinkedIn?

Every year I get a flood of "Congratulations on your work anniversary" posts or e-mails from random recruiters / students / co-workers/ whoever. I want to prevent that from happening. I've already ...
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View LinkedIn business page without login

I've created a LinkedIn business page as an administrator, but no one can see it without being logged in (login page redirect). I know that there are LinkedIn company pages that can be accessed ...
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How to connect or re-link person under specific job role?

Before when connecting with new people I could see the dropdown whether the person is a friend or colleague, so I could select in which company/role I was working with that person. Now, I've added a ...
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How to disable elements in LinkedIn news feed?

Does anyone know how to block or disable several annoying elements in the LinkedIn feed: "People like you..." (are watching, are learning, etc.) "Trending in..." (your region, industry, research, etc....
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LinkedIn limiting number of views of public profile; requires joining/login for more views

My LinkedIn profile allows public viewing of my full profile. So even non-LinkedIn members should be able to see it, right? But that's not what's happening. I've tested on multiple computers, ...
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How can I see other people's “industry” on LinkedIn?

Is there a way to see other people's "industry" field on their profile? It seems to me that it used to be publicly visible in the old interface, but under the latest major UI redesign I am unable to ...
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LinkedIn Sales Navigator connection invites limit?

I'm growing my LinkedIn network for some time already and I send like 100 connection invites through sales now a day. Everything was fine for a few months, but last week or two I sometime encounter a ...
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How to remove dates from position history on LinkedIn?

There used to be a way to remove all dates and months from a position's history and instead say something like "duration: 1 year" instead. If you try to delete the years currently it prompts for ...
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LinkedIn search for people

How to find people who have recently worked in X company but currently they are working for different company?