How to Find a Threads Profile Link


Maybe your friend is having a hard time finding you on Threads. Or, maybe you’re trying to tell them to follow someone else on the platform, and they just can’t locate the account. Thankfully, Threads makes it easy to find either your profile link or another user’s profile link, so you can easily share it with other people and avoid miscommunication. I’ll show you how to find both profile link types in this video.

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  1. Open the Threads app, and then tap the “Account” icon in the menu at the bottom of the screen. You’ll land on your Threads account screen.
Open the Threads app, and then tap the Account icon in the menu at the bottom of the screen.
  1. Tap “Share Profile” beneath your bio on the top part of this screen. A menu opens with a variety of options for sharing your Threads profile link. In this example I’m accessing this screen on my iPhone, but it will look similar if you’re on an Android device.
Tap Share Profile.
  1. Tap “Copy” to copy the URL to your device’s clipboard.
Tap Copy.
  1. Open Notepad or a similar text editing app on your iPhone, iPad or Android device, and then paste your copied text into this app. You’ll see your Threads profile URL, which can now easily be shared with other people on any platform.
Open Notepad or a similar text editing app on your iPhone, iPad or Android device, and then paste your copied text into this app.
  1. Open the Threads app, and then navigate to the profile of the person you want to find the profile link for. In this example I’ll navigate to the profile for my buddy Rob Unwraps. Rob is constantly cranking out gaming content and news, and right now he’s working to get his Starfield podcast called Starfield Pulse off the ground. Go and check him out, I’ll put links to all of his stuff in this video’s description.
  2. Tap the ellipses at the top of their profile screen. A menu will pop up.
Navigate to the Threads profile you want to find the profile link for, and then tap the ellipses at the top of the screen.
  1. Tap “Copy Link” in this menu.
Tap Copy Link.
  1. Open Notepad or a similar text editing app on your iPhone, iPad or Android device, and then paste your copied text into this app. You’ll see that user’s Threads profile URL, which can now easily be shared with other people on any platform.
Open Notepad or a similar text editing app on your iPhone, iPad or Android device, and then paste your copied text into this app.

Reasons to Share Your Threads Profile URL

1. Self-Promotion

In the digital age, social media platforms, such as Threads, act as powerful channels for self-promotion. Sharing a Threads profile link allows individuals to gain a wider audience. It’s a marketing strategy to amplify personal brand visibility. Each thread serves as a building block for the user’s digital presence. The more people get to connect, the more impactful their voice becomes.

2. Networking

Networking is vital in many fields. Sharing a Threads profile link can create opportunities for fruitful collaborations and partnerships. It’s a way of introducing oneself to potential associates and like-minded individuals. People may find common interests, thoughts, and goals, laying the groundwork for successful professional or personal relationships.

3. Job Seeking

In the modern job market, social media platforms often play a pivotal role. Sharing a Threads profile link with potential employers can provide them a glimpse of the candidate’s personality, interests, and communication style. It complements a traditional resume, showcasing a dynamic, tech-savvy side, essential in many roles today.

4. Crowdsourcing

Threads’s user base is vast and diverse. When users share their profile links, they’re tapping into this wide network to gather diverse perspectives. Whether it’s soliciting advice, feedback, or ideas, the act of sharing can make crowdsourcing more efficient. The collective wisdom of a wider audience can bring fresh insights and ideas.

5. Event Promotion

Promoting an event effectively means reaching out to as many relevant people as possible. When organizing an event, sharing a Threads profile link can draw potential attendees’ attention to updates, announcements, and teasers related to the event. It’s a modern and efficient way of creating buzz and anticipation around an occasion.

6. Fundraising

Sharing a Threads profile link can be pivotal in fundraising efforts. By reaching a wider audience, it’s possible to draw more attention to the cause at hand. Each new viewer represents potential financial support, helping raise the necessary funds more effectively. Social media engagement can truly amplify the impact of these campaigns.

7. Sharing Updates

People often use Threads as a diary, documenting their thoughts, experiences, and activities. By sharing their profile link, users make it easier for friends and family to follow these updates. It’s a modern way of keeping loved ones in the loop, nurturing connections in the era of digital communication.

Reasons to Share Someone Else’s Threads URL

1. Promotion of Others

Sharing someone else’s Threads profile link can serve as a powerful endorsement. If someone’s work, content, or ideas resonate, sharing can amplify their reach. It’s a way of appreciating and supporting their efforts, helping them connect with a broader audience that might find their content equally engaging.

2. Recommendation

Recommending good content is a common practice on social media. If someone’s threads are insightful or entertaining, their profile link might be shared so others can enjoy them too. It’s a way of acknowledging quality content and helping others discover valuable sources of information or entertainment.

3. Collaboration

In collaborative projects, it’s crucial to recognize every participant’s contributions. Sharing a collaborator’s Threads profile link can highlight their part, showing appreciation and respect for their work. It’s a modern, public acknowledgment that reinforces the collaborative spirit.

4. Crediting

The digital world thrives on the sharing of ideas. Crediting original sources is essential. Sharing a Threads profile link is a straightforward way to acknowledge inspirations, sources of information, or referenced work. It supports a culture of respect and recognition in digital content creation.

5. Advocacy

Threads profiles often represent voices that drive change. When a user shares a profile link, they’re endorsing the person or organization’s cause. It’s a show of solidarity, using their own platform to increase awareness and support for important issues, contributing to the advocacy’s momentum.

6. Highlighting Expertise

Threads hosts many experts across various fields. By sharing such a profile link, one can guide others to a reliable source of information. It’s a way of spreading knowledge and insight, helping followers gain from the expert’s analysis or commentary, thus adding value to their own understanding.

7. News or Updates

Threads is a real-time information network. Sharing a news source’s or an individual’s profile who provides regular updates can be immensely beneficial. This act ensures followers stay informed, accessing timely and accurate information. It’s an effortless method of staying abreast of the latest news and developments.

About Max

Max has nearly 20 years of experience working in IT across three different industries in project management and management capacities: publishing, telecommunications and healthcare. He holds the following degrees and certifications: BS Communications, MA Communications, MBA and Project Management Professional (PMP). His tutorial-focused YouTube channel earned more than 100,000 subscribers in its first four years, and currently has more than 160,000 subscribers, 110,000,000 video views and an insane 2.4 million hours of watch time. Max enjoys learning new technology, reading and collecting comic books, listening to audiobooks and playing video games.

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