How to change your name on Facebook (with pictures)

How to change your name on Facebook (with pictures)
How to change your name on Facebook (with pictures)
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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.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: Change your name on mobile

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 1

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

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 2

Step 2. Press ☰

This button is either at the bottom right of the screen (on iPhone) or at the top right (on Android).

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 3

Step 3. Scroll down and tap Settings

This option is at the bottom of the page.

Skip this step on Android

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 4

Step 4. Tap Account Settings

This option will redirect you to the account settings page.

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 5

Step 5. Select General

This option is at the top of the page.

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 6

Step 6. Tap your name

Your name should be at the top of the screen.

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 7

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.

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 8

Step 8. Tap Preview Change

It's a blue button at the bottom of the screen.

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 9

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.

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 10

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

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 11

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

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 12

Step 2. Click

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This icon is located in the upper right corner of the Facebook page. Click on it to open a drop-down menu.

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 13

Step 3. Select Settings

This option is at the bottom of the drop-down menu.

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 14

Step 4. Open the General tab

It's at the top left of the page.

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Step 5. Click on your name

You will find it at the top of the page General.

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Step 6. Edit your name

Replace names in fields First name, Middle name and Last name by the names you want to use.

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Step 7. Select Preview Change

This blue button is located under the section name. Click on it to open a context menu.

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 18

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.

Change Your Name on Facebook Step 19

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.

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