change the name on Facebook

Want to change your name on Facebook?

But don`t know how to change it. Then this post is for you.

If you don`t know how to change the name on Facebook, then read this post. After reading this post, you can change your name on Facebook in 8 easy steps.

Now, a few people will think that changing name on Facebook is an easy process.

Yes, changing the name on Facebook is really an easy process. But, some people don`t know about this. So, this post is for those people who don`t know how to change the name on Facebook but they want to change their name on Facebook.


How to change the name on Facebook

The process of changing the name in a Facebook account is very simple. You only have to follow the steps which are given below.

  • The very first thing which you need to do is to open your Facebook application on your Smartphone.
change the name on Facebook

  • After you open your Facebook application. Now you will see an interface as shown in the image below and here you need to click on the three dash button which is present on the right-hand side.

change the name on Facebook

  • After you click on the three-dash button. Now you have to scroll down and then you will see an option which is "Settings & Privacy". Now, here you have to click on the "Settings & Privacy" option.
change the name on Facebook

  • After you click on the Settings and Privacy option then a drop-down menu will appear on your screen. From the settings and privacy options, you need to click on the Settings option which is the very first option.
change the name on Facebook

  • After you click on the Settings option. Now you will see the "Account Settings" which is present at the top. Click on the "Personal Information".
change the name on Facebook

  • Now here is the final step. After you click on the Personal Information. Then here you can change your name, Email Address, Phone number, etc.

change the name on Facebook

  • We need to change the name. So, we have to click on the name. And then you change your name from here. After you enter your name then you will have to click on the "Review changes".
change the name on Facebook

  • Now after you click on the review changes. After that, you need to enter your password. After entering your password, click on "Save Changes".
change the name on Facebook

Congratulations !!! You have successfully changed your name on Facebook.


How often can you change a Facebook name

You can change your name every 60 days on Facebook. So, please think twice before changing your name on Facebook. Because if you change your name once and then you are not happy with it, then you will get stuck with that name for the next two months.


What names are allowed on Facebook

On Facebook, you can only use Alphabets to create the name on Facebook. You cannot use numbers, punctuations, symbols, characters from multiple languages in your name.

To read complete guidelines, click here


How to add nickname on Facebook

If you want to add a nickname to your Facebook account. Then follow the steps which are mentioned below.

  • Open Facebook application on your Smartphone.
  • Again here you need to click on the three-dash button.

change the name on Facebook

  • After that, you will see your name and photo at the top. You have to click there so that you can view your profile. Now here you will have to click on the "Edit Profile".
change the name on Facebook

  • After you click on the Edit profile option. Now you have to scroll down and then click on the "Edit Your about info".
change the name on Facebook

  • Here you need to scroll down and then you will see an option i.e. Other names. And after that, you need to click on the "Add" option.

change the name on Facebook

  • Now here you have to select the name type, then you need to enter the name and then click on the Save button.

change the name on Facebook

You have successfully added your nickname on Facebook. 


Last Words

I hope after reading this article now you can change your name on Facebook.

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