You don't like your name on Facebook anymore or just want to change it? You can do this from the mobile app or from the site however, don't overuse this feature. Facebook only allows you to change your name a limited number of times.
Method 1 of 2: Change your name on mobile
Step 1. Open Facebook
This is the dark blue app with a white "f" on it. This will open your news feed if you're already signed in to Facebook on your phone or tablet.
If you are not yet logged in to Facebook, enter your email address (or phone number) and password to continue
Step 2. Press ☰
This button is either at the bottom right of the screen (on iPhone) or at the top right (on Android).
Step 3. Scroll down and tap Settings
This option is at the bottom of the page.
Skip this step on Android
Step 4. Tap Account Settings
This option will redirect you to the account settings page.
Step 5. Select General
This option is at the top of the page.
Step 6. Tap your name
Your name should be at the top of the screen.
Step 7. Edit your name
Tap the field First name, Middle name Where Last name, type the name you want to use and do the same for the other fields if necessary.
Step 8. Tap Preview Change
It's a blue button at the bottom of the screen.
Step 9. Choose how your name will appear on your profile
Facebook will display variations of your name at the top of the screen. Tap any of them to choose how your name will appear on your profile.
Step 10. Enter your password
Next, tap Save changes. Enter your password in the text field above the button Save Changes. Press this button to change your Facebook name.
Method 2 of 2: Change your name on desktop
Step 1. Go to the Facebook website
Type https://www.facebook.com in your preferred browser. Your news feed will appear if you are already signed in to Facebook.
If you are not yet logged in to Facebook, enter your email address (or phone number) and password before continuing
Step 2. Click
This icon is located in the upper right corner of the Facebook page. Click on it to open a drop-down menu.
Step 3. Select Settings
This option is at the bottom of the drop-down menu.
Step 4. Open the General tab
It's at the top left of the page.
Step 5. Click on your name
You will find it at the top of the page General.
Step 6. Edit your name
Replace names in fields First name, Middle name and Last name by the names you want to use.
Step 7. Select Preview Change
This blue button is located under the section name. Click on it to open a context menu.
Step 8. Choose how your name will appear on Facebook
Facebook will display various previews of your new name at the top of the page. Click on one of them to use it.
Step 9. Enter your password
Then click on Save changes. Type your password in the text field above the button Save Changes. This will change your name on Facebook.