How to change your date of birth on Facebook

How to change your date of birth on Facebook
How to change your date of birth on Facebook
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Know how to change the date of birth on your Facebook profile. You can use the Facebook mobile app or the desktop version. If you don't want your friends to see your date of birth, you also have the option to hide it.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: Change your date of birth on Facebook Mobile

Change Your Birthday on Facebook Step 1

Step 1. Open Facebook

It's the blue icon with a white “f” on it. Your Facebook news feed will appear if you are already logged in on your phone or tablet.

If you are not yet signed in to Facebook, enter your email address (or phone number) and password to continue

Change Your Birthday on Facebook Step 2

Step 2. Press ☰

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

Change Your Birthday on Facebook Step 3

Step 3. Tap your name

You will find this tab at the top of the menu. Your profile page will appear.

Change Your Birthday on Facebook Step 4

Step 4. Tap the About tab

This option can be found under your profile picture.

  • On Android, you need to scroll down to see the option In regards to.
Change Your Birthday on Facebook Step 5

Step 5. Scroll down to the GENERAL INFO section

Then tap Edit. The button To modify is on the right of the screen, directly in front of the header GENERAL INFOS.

  • On Android, you must first press About you on this page.
Change Your Birthday on Facebook Step 6

Step 6. Change your date of birth

There are 2 sections under the header DATE OF BIRTH: "Date of birth" which indicates the day and month of birth and "Year of birth" which is the year of birth. To modify this information:

  • press the month, day or year to display a drop-down menu,
  • tap the month, day or year you want to display,
  • do the same for each element of the date of birth that you want to change.
Change Your Birthday on Facebook Step 7

Step 7. Scroll down and tap Save

This option is at the bottom of the page. Tap on it to update your date of birth in the section In regards to of your profile.

Method 2 of 2: Change your date of birth on the desktop version of Facebook

Change Your Birthday on Facebook Step 8

Step 1. Go to Facebook

Go to https://www.facebook.com from your favorite browser. Your news feed will appear if you are already signed in to Facebook.

If you are not yet signed in to Facebook, enter your email address (or phone number) and password to continue

Change Your Birthday on Facebook Step 9

Step 2. Click on your name

Your name should be at the top right of the Facebook page. Click on it to display your profile.

Change Your Birthday on Facebook Step 10

Step 3. Click the About tab

This option can be found below and to the right of your profile picture.

Change Your Birthday on Facebook Step 11

Step 4. Click General Information and Contact Information

This tab is on the left of the page In regards to.

Change Your Birthday on Facebook Step 12

Step 5. Scroll down

Click on your date of birth to change it. This information can be found under the heading GENERAL INFORMATIONS. To change your date of birth:

  • select either your date of birth or your year of birth,
  • click on To modify on the right of the page,
  • click on the month, day or year you want to modify,
  • click on a new month, a new day or a new year,
  • do the same for each element of the date of birth that you want to change.
Change Your Birthday on Facebook Step 13

Step 6. Click Save Changes

This option is at the bottom of the window you are in. Tap on it to update your date of birth in the section In regards to of your profile.

Advice

  • It's best to use your real date of birth on Facebook. If you don't want your friends to see it, you can hide this information on your profile.
  • You can only change your date of birth a certain number of times before Facebook places a restriction on your account for a few days.

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