How Change My Name In Facebook

How Change My Name In Facebook
How Change My Name In Facebook
How to Change Your Name on Facebook (with Pictures)
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How to Change Your Name on Facebook

Two Methods:On MobileOn DesktopCommunity Q&A

This wikiHow teaches you how to change your displayed name on Facebook, both in the mobile app and on the desktop site. Exercise caution when doing this, since Facebook will only allow you to change your name a few times.

Quick Summary

1. Open Facebook.
2. Tap the ☰ menu.
3. Tap Settings.
4. Tap Account Settings.
5. Tap General.
6. Tap your name.
7. Edit your name.
8. Tap Review Change.
9. Select a display option.
10. Tap Save Changes.

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Method 1On Mobile

1
Open Facebook. It's a dark-blue app with a white "f" on it. This will open your Facebook News Feed if you're already logged into Facebook on your phone or tablet.
If you aren't logged into Facebook, enter your email address (or phone number) and password to continue.

2
Tap ☰. It's in either the bottom-right corner of the screen (iPhone) or the top-right corner of the screen (Android).


3
Scroll down and tap Settings. It's near the bottom of the page.
Skip this step on Android.


4
Tap Account Settings. This option will take you to your Account Settings page.


5
Tap General. It's the top option on this page.


6
Tap your name. You should see this near the top of the screen.


7
Edit your name. Tap the First Name, Middle Name, or Last Namefield, type in your preferred name, and repeat for the other fields as necessary.


8
Tap Review Change. It's a blue button at the bottom of the screen.


9
Select a display option. Facebook will display variations of your name at the top of the screen; tap an option to select it as your name's appearance.


10
Enter your password, then tap Save Changes. You'll enter your password in the text field above the Save Changes button. Doing so will change your Facebook name.




Method 2On Desktop


1
Go to Facebook's website. Go to https://www.facebook.com in your preferred browser. This will load your News Feed if you're already logged into Facebook.
If you aren't already logged into Facebook, enter your email address (or phone number) and password before continuing.


2
Click
. This icon is in the upper-right side of the Facebook page. Doing so prompts a drop-down menu.


3
Click Settings. It's near the bottom of the drop-down menu.


4
Click the General tab. This option is in the upper-left side of the page.


5
Click your name. It's at the top of the General page.


6
Edit your name. Replace the name(s) in the First, Middle, and/or Last fields with your preferred name(s).


7
Click Review Change. This blue button is below the name section. Clicking it brings up a pop-up menu.


8
Select a display option. Facebook will display variations of your name at the top of the page; click an option to select it as your name's appearance.


9
Enter your password, then click Save Changes. You'll enter your password in the text field above the Save Changes button. Doing so will change your Facebook name.
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