How to Change Name in Facebook

Facebook is the world’s largest social media community where peoples come from different countries and make friends online. Facebook has a large community across the world. By using Facebook, you can get in touch with your friends or families if they are sitting on any side of the country.

Let’s move on to our topic about changing the name on Facebook. There could be many reasons you want to change the name of your Facebook account. Maybe you are taking a new spouse’s name and want to reflect on a new name. But Facebook has some community guidelines if you’re going to change your name so read it first before changing your name. Don’t worry, be with us we will cover this topic or more topics.

Facebook allows every user to change their username if they want. You can change your name on both Android and iOS applications. If you are not satisfied with your current name, follow the steps to change your Facebook profile name.

How to change name in Facebook on Android or iOS?

Steps to change the name on Android

  • Open your Facebook app ( You can also do this on a browser).
  • Tap three horizontal lines on the top right side of the screen.
  • Scroll down, and tap on the “Settings” option.
  • Now tap on the “Personal & Account Information.
  • And then tap on “Name”.
  • Enter your name and save it.
  • After doing that tap on the “review changes” option.
  • And then enter your password or,
  • Press “Save Changes”.

Steps to change the name on iOS

  • Open your Facebook app.
  • Tap on the three horizontal lines menu button on the bottom right side of the screen.
  • Scroll down, and tap on the “Settings & Privacy” option.
  • And then “Settings”.
  • Now, tap on the “Personal & Account Information”.
  • And then tap on “Name”.
  • Enter your name and save it.
  • After doing that tap on the “review changes” option.
  • And then enter your password or,
  • Press “Save Changes”.

Note: If you have already changed your name, you have to wait for 60 days because you can change your name every 60 days. If you change your name often, the waiting time limit will extend, and then you have to wait for 120 days.

How to change name in Facebook on PC?

  • Open your browser, search Facebook and click on it.
  • Log in with your credentials.
  • And then click on the “Down Arrow” button on the top right corner of the screen.
  • A drop-down list appears,
  • Click on the “Settings & Privacy” option.
  • And then click on “Settings”.
  • Click on the “Name” tab and,
  • Enter your name then save it.
  • After doing that tap on the “review changes” option.
  • And then enter your password or,
  • Press “Save Changes”.

How to Change the username in Facebook on PC?

  • Open your browser, search Facebook and click on it.
  • Log in with your credentials.
  • And then click on the “Down Arrow” button on the top right corner of the screen.
  • A drop-down list appears,
  • Click on the “Settings & Privacy” option.
  • And then click on the “Settings”.
  • Click on the “Username” and enter any you want.
  • And done!

How not change the name on facebook with community guidelines?

If you want to change your name on Facebook then you have to follow their community guidelines because facebook disallows some rules to perform an action:-

Change your name many times previously within 60 days.

Facebook not allow you to write unusual characters or symbols on your name like L1za, T0ny and more.

If you use Mr., Mrs., Dr., or any.

If you use expletives words.

How to add relationship status on Facebook?

  • Open your Facebook account.
  • Click on your name on the top left of the corner.
  • Click on the “About” option and then,
  • Click on “Relationship Status”.
  • And then save it.

Final Words

I hope after reading this, you knew how to change your name on Facebook. You can your name every 60 days, but if you change your name many times, then you have to wait for 120 days to change your name. Before changing your name on Facebook, first read their community guidelines for changing the name.

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