Saturday, 12 May 2018

How To Change Your Name On Facebook

One way or another you may desire to change your name on facebook. Most times, it's kind of fun to edit name on facebook to spice up your connection with friends and make online presence lively. The steps in this post will focus mainly on how i do change my name on facebook anytime i come up with a fresh name. Facebook has set a limit to which profile names can be changed so i advice you change name with caution.

Edit Name On Facebook
Change Your Name On Facebook
Kindly follow below steps to change your name on facebook. But before anything i will inform you on some limitions and restrictions with which you can change your name on facebook.

Some Limits On Changing Facebook Name...
  1. You name must be plain and simple- That is to say, you won't  be allowed to misuse capital letters, input symbols suchs as comma(,), hyphen(-), Colon(:) and others.
  2. Language- You are not allowed to use character from multiple languages.
  3. Name- Facebook prefers you use a name in which friends and family knows you with in real life. So that means you can add nicknames but in one condition. It must be meaningful(as well can be any word in dictionary).
  4. Change Name With Caution- You are restricted and limited to change your name on Facebook once in 60days. Out of all this is special note.
And Why Do You Wish To Change Your Name On Facebook? 
Anyone may change name on facebook for any reason. I can as well guess that changing your facebook name may be as a result of getting married and you desire a change of name to help people easily know you are no longer single and that you now bear a new name.

Another guess which may lead to change of name on facebook may be your religion. If you recieve some kind of new grace, step in to a new stage they may demand a new name added. So that may attract the change of name on facebook.

Hmm... who knows if i guessed right. Let me know your reasons in comment section. However, that being aside, let's proceed with following steps to help to you change your name on facebook.


I will share two methods which one is On Mobile while the other is On Windows to help you change your name on facebook successfully. Read on...

Change Facebook Name On Mobile

To do this, you are to follow below steps...
  • Open Facebook- either lite version or Facebook advanced version. kindly click on F icon, input login details with password and login to your account. 
  • Tap On Menu- it is located at the top right corner on android sreen while at the buttom on iPhone. Often 3dash on most devices.
  • Scroll down and tap on Settings.
  • Select Account Settings.
  • Tap on General.
    Click General
Here you will see your Name, Email, Phone and others... Yeah, since our main focus is to change your name on facebook we are to tap on Name.
  • Edit Name- next is to edit your name which will reflet on the rest of your facebook profile. kindly tap on First Name, input new name. Tap on Last Name, change and... 
    Edit Name
  • Save- now there should be a action button below the edit name section. kindly click on it. Option might be labelled Save Changes or Review Change depends on mobile/app, just click on any.
    Review Changes
  • Preview Name Change- Now a list of names will be displayed on mobile screen, kindly select your new name. You should note really well that this option may not display on all phones. In most case, after the click on save button your facebook name is change automatically. So you don't have to worry.
  • Enter Password And Save- For Facebook to verify thgat you are the true owner of the account and to make sure you are aware of the name change on facebook, they will require a password. Type in your Facebook password and click on Save Changes.
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