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Inviting or Connecting with People on LinkedIn

How do I connect with people on LinkedIn?

Last Reviewed: 08/05/2014
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You can ask someone to join your professional network by sending them an invitation to connect. If they accept your invitation, they'll become a 1st-degree connection. We recommend only inviting people you know and trust because 1st-degree connections are given access to the primary email address on your account.

You can invite people to connect from:

Learn more if you'd like to personalize your invitation.

Note: You can't paste links or add attachments to invitations.

As your account matures, you may be required to enter an email address every time you send an invitation.

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