How to change your Facebook name: 5 quick ways to edit

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How to change your Facebook name: 5 quick ways to edit

by Team AllYourVideogames | Dec 21, 2022 | Facebook |


If for some reason you want change name on facebook, know everything that is possible and with very simple steps!



Today we are going to show you a tutorial on how to make these changes.

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR NAME ON FACEBOOK: ON PHONE

Step 1. Open your app and click on the sandwich button, just below the Facebook Messenger icon;

Step 2. Scroll down with the mouse and tap on the option CSettings and Privacy;

Step 3. click in Cconfigurations;

Step 4. Click on the first tab: CAccount Settings. Then, in option IPersonal information;

Step 5. Then just click on Nome and it will open the fields for you to change the name of your profile;

Step 6. Type in each field the name you want (first name, middle name and last name). If you don't want to add the middle name, no problem, this option can be left blank;

Step 7. Click the blue button to Verify Change. Facebook will search to see if the option you choose meets the name standard set by the brand.


But random words, punctuation, unusual characters and capital letters will not be accepted.



If you choose to change your name on Facebook, you will not be able to change it again for 60 days.

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR NAME ON FACEBOOK: BY DESKTOP

Step 1. Go to Facebook and log in;

Step 2. In the upper right corner, click the down arrow icon. The account settings options will open;

Step 3. click in CSettings and Privacy;

Step 4. later on Cconfigurations;

Step 5. Under name, next to your name, click on the blue button indicating Edictate;

Step 6. Type in each field the name you want (first name, middle name and last name). If you don't want to add the middle name, no problem, this option can be left blank;

Step 7. Click the blue button to Verify Change.

Done, change made. The name rules mentioned above also apply here.

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR NAME ON FACEBOOK: ADD A NICKNAME

In the same way to change your name on Facebook, both on mobile and desktop, you can add a nickname on the social network.


If you are one of the cases of people who have been known since childhood by an affectionate nickname and you want to inform this in your profile so that other users recognize you, you can add. See how:


Step 1. Enter in Cconfigurations e Privacy;

Step 2. click in CAccount Settings;

Step 3. Enter in Nome ou IPersonal information;


Step 4. Under your name, in the other names option, click on add nickname.

Step 5. In the type of name field, choose the option you want: nickname, maiden name, alternative spelling, married name, father's name, registered name, previous name, name and form of address or others;

Step 6. In the name field, fill in the information regarding your previous choice;

Step 7. click in Moysters at the top of the profile. Facebook will show you a preview of how your name will be exposed;

Step 8. later on Save.

Ready! Information successfully added.


HOW TO CHANGE YOUR NAME ON FACEBOOK: PAGES

If you have a page, commercial or content, and you want to change its name, this is also possible.

However, only page administrators can make this change.

Step 1. The Administrator must access the page;


Step 2. Enter into settings of the page in the lower left corner;

Step 3. In the left column, click Page Settings;

Step 4. Click on the page name;

Step 5. Type the new chosen name and click outside the edit box;

Step 6. Click on the button Request Change.

Your change order will now go to Facebook for review and approval.

Page name changes follow the same profile name change criteria. That is, if it was performed recently, it will be necessary to wait for 60 days to make a new change.



Before choosing a new name for your page, be sure to read the Facebook Page Naming Guidelines.

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR NAME ON FACEBOOK: GROUPS

As with pages, only group admins can change their name. See also how to make the change:

Step 1. On desktop, in your Facebook feed, look in the left side menu for the option Groups;

Step 2. In groups you manage, click on the group you want to change the name;

Step 3. Still in the side menu, click on settings;

Step 4. Click on the pencil-shaped icon, next to the name and description;

Step 5. All right, now you can edit the group name as you wish;

Step 6. Please click Save.

Once the change is made, all members of your group will receive a notification informing them of the name change.

Facebook does not allow group names to be changed again until 28 days after the last change.


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HOW TO CHANGE YOUR NAME ON FACEBOOK: CONCLUSION

With the tips above, you will be able to modify various names on Facebook. Our tip is: always read the guidelines so that your name is accepted and you don't have problems.

In addition, it is worth thinking carefully about the new name before making the change, considering that the social network prohibits new changes for a period of time.

If you need to change your name on social media, we hope these tips make it easier for you to do so within Facebook.


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