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Facebook Profile Name Change – change name on Facebook mobile app

People are expected to register on facebook with their real names. If not for anything, their old friends can find them on Facebook and reconnect with them. Many people register with a particular name on facebook and at one point or the other desire to change the name due to one reason or the other.Facebook Profile Name Change

It can be for official reasons, marriage reasons (women who would like to change their surnames to that of their husbands) or some other reasons. No matter what your reason is, changing of a name on facebook requires following their policy.  Once you change your name, you cannot change it again until it is up to 60 days.

How to do a Facebook Profile Name Change

In order to change your profile name on facebook successfully, the following procedures will guide you:

  1. Using your desktop
  • Type in facebook.com into your URL browser and this takes you to the login page.
  • Enter your login details and click “ok”. Your news feed will be displayed.
  • Select “settings” from the menu bar (three horizontal lines) and the account settings page will be displayed.
  • On the first page, you can edit your account details like name, profile name, contact and so on. Click on “name” and this lands you on a page where you fill in your desired names.
  • Enter your first, middle and last names and click on “learn more” under the text fields. This is where you will see the ”terms and conditions” for changing a name on facebook.
  • Afterwards, click on “review change” and you will see a page asking you to preview your new name. choose the way u would like your name to appear on your profile and type in your “password” in the password box.
  • Tap on “save changes” and the process is complete.

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  1. Using your mobile device to do Facebook Profile Name Change
  • Click on “Facebook app” icon and this lands you on your newsfeed
  • Then tap the three horizontal lines (menu bar) at the top right corner of your screen (for Android) or bottom right corner (for iOS devices).
  • From the displayed menu, select “settings” and then “account settings”.
  • On your “account settings” page, select “general’ and then “name” to edit your name.
  • This takes you to a form where you enter your first, middle and last names and click on “learn more” under the text fields. This is where you will see the “terms and conditions” for changing a name on facebook.
  • Afterwards, click on “review change” and you will see a page asking you to preview your new name. Choose the way u would like your name to appear on your profile and type in your “password” in the password box.
  • Tap on “save changes” and your profile name is changed.

Changing your name on facebook is an easy process. Once you understand their policy and procedures stated above, then you are good to go!