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how to change name in facebook profile

How to change your Facebook name on any device

When Mark Zuckerberg, the man of Facebook, declared that the firm would change its name in 2021, it caused quite a stir. The parent firm, which was originally known as Facebook, is now called Meta. Maybe your name has also changed. And you really need to update your Facebook profile. Thank goodness, your Facebook name is temporary. You are permitted to modify it, but you must follow specific naming guidelines and you cannot change it at random. (On Facebook, a name change is permitted only every 60 days.)

According to Facebook, here’s how to alter your name on any device.

How to change your Facebook name on a computer

  1. Click on the dropdown tab icon on the top right corner
  2. Select “Settings” from the “Settings & Privacy” tab
  3. Click “Name”
  4. Enter your new name in the name field
  5. Click “Review change”
  6. Save your new name by entering your password

How to change your Facebook name on an Android device

  1. Open the Android app and tap the icon displaying three stacked horizontal lines in the top right corner
  2. Tap settings tab and choose “Settings & Privacy”
  3. Select “Personal and account information”
  4. Select “Name”
  5. Enter your new name and tap “Review Change”
  6. Enter your password to save changes

How to change your Facebook name on iOS— iPhone and iPad

  1. Open the Facebook app and tap the icon displaying three stacked horizontal lines in the bottom right
  2. Tap settings tab and choose “Settings & privacy”
  3. Select “Personal and account information”
  4. Select “Name”
  5. Enter your new name and tap “Review Change”
  6. Enter your password to save changes

How to change your Facebook name on mobile browser

  1. Open Facebook in your mobile browser
  2. Scroll to the bottom and tap “Settings & Privacy”
  3. Select “Name”
  4. Enter your new name and select review change
  5. Enter your password to save changes

How to change your Facebook name on mobile browser

  1. Open m.facebook.com
  2. Tap the icon displaying three stacked horizontal lines in the upper right
  3. Scroll down and open “settings”
  4. Select “Personal and account information”
  5. Select “name”
  6. Enter your new name and select “Review change”
  7. Enter your password to save changes

How change your name on Facebook Lite app

  1. Open Facebook Lite and tap the icon displaying three stacked horizontal lines in the upper right
  2. Scroll down and open “settings’
  3. Select “Personal and account information”
  4. Select “Name”
  5. Select “Edit” next to “name.”
  6. Enter your new name and select “Review change”
  7. Enter your password to save changes