How To Change Name On Facebook

How To Change Name On Facebook

How To Change Name On Facebook: Hey there 😉. I joined Facebook at quite an early age, then I was a little bit more of a “Rules Follower” than now 🙃, feeling forms was one thing I did with all amount of truthfulness.

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Facebook sign up form or page was one them. As things kept going, I, of course, got tired of displaying my whole three names to the world, then the awakening happened and I went all

Out searching on ways to change my Facebook name and spice it a little bit. I did find a way. This HowTo9ja DIY will show you how to change name in Facebook on both your Facebook mobile app and Facebook Desktop Browser.

Things To Note Before You Change Name On Facebook

  1. Facebook might not permit some names, most especially joke names.
  2. You might have to refresh your profile page to see your new name or restart the facebook app.
  3. You should also check out facebook rules in changing names here https://m.facebook.com/help/112146705538576
  4. If you have a problem changing your Facebook name, fill this complaint form https://m.facebook.com/help/contact/1417759018475333
  5. You can change your Facebook name once in 60 days only.

How To Change Your Facebook Name On The Mobile App

This will work on both your Facebook app for iOS and Android

Step 1:
Locate and open the Facebook mobile app, if you aren’t logged in already, you’ll be required to login to your account.

Enter your login details in the form provided. If you are already logged in, you’ll be met with your Facebook Newsfeed.

Step 2:
Tap on the Menu button, it is represented by ☰. It is mostly at the top-right corner for Android devices or lower-right corner for iPhones.

Step 3:
Locate and tap the “Settings” options, this mostly applies to iPhones, Android users should skip this step.

How To Change Name On Facebook

 

 

Step 4:
Tap on “Account Settings“.

How To Change Name On Facebook

Step 5:
Select the “General” option.

How To Change Name On Facebook

Step 6:
Tap on your profile name. This is usually at the top of your device’s screen.

How To Change Name On Facebook

Step 7:
In the fields provided, fill in your new names.

  • First Name
  • Middle Name
  • Last Name

How To Change Name On Facebook

Step 8:
Select “Review Change” to confirm your change, it is usually a blue button at the bottom of your screen.

How To Change Name On Facebook

Step 9:
Facebook now asks you to review how you’ll want the names to appear on your profile.

  • First name – Middle Name – Last Name
  • Last Name – First Name – Middle Name etc

Choose anyone.

Step 10:
You are then required to enter your password, then tap on “Save” for the changes to take effect.

How To Change Name On Facebook With Your PC Or MacOs

Just like changing your Facebook page, you can change your Facebook name with your desktop browser too.

Accessing Facebook on a Desktop or Laptop computer is the same, whether you are running a Windows, Mac or Linux operating system. It entails login in with your browser.

Note: This method also works if you decide to change your Facebook name using a mobile browser.

Go up to read the terms in changing your Facebook name.

Step 1:
From your device, open your browser and access the official Facebook site with this URL https://www.facebook.com

If logged in already, you’ll be greeted by your FB news feed, if you aren’t logged in, type in your login details in the fields provided.

Step 2:
At the upper-right corner of your screen, in the top blue bar is a dark icon that looks like a “V“. Tap on it to open a drop-down menu.

How To Change Name On Facebook

Step 3:
At the bottom of the drop-down menu is the “Settings” option, click on it.

How To Change Name On Facebook

Step 4:
In the page that opens, click on “General“, it is usually at the top-left corner of the page.

How To Change Name On Facebook

Step 5:
Click on your Facebook name, its at the top of the Page.

Step 6:
In the field provided fill in your new details…

  • First Name
  • Middle Name
  • Last Name

You aren’t obliged to fill in everything.

Step 7:
Click on the “Review Change” button below the name section to confirm your change.

How To Change Name On Facebook

This prompts a pop-up menu.

Step 8:
Facebook then gives you the option to choose how you want your name to be displayed.

  • First name – Middle Name – Last Name
  • Last Name – First Name – Middle Name etc

Step 9:
You are then prompted to enter your password to confirm your change.

This changes your Facebook name.

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