How To Change Your Name On Facebook


03.04.2011

How To Change Your Name On Facebook

A lot of Facebook users asked us how they can change their names on Facebook. One of the first steps in creating a new account is providing a name. So, whether you used a nickname and you want to chance it, got married or divorced or you simply want add your middle name there are a few simple steps to follow in order to change your name. But remember that Facebook dose not allow symbols or numbers in the name field, and all the changes you made must be approved.

So, let’s see how to change name on Facebook:

  1. After you logged in to your Facebook account, you should be able to see the “Account” button in the the top right corner of the page

  2. Click on the “Account” link and then, from the drop-down menu, select “Account Settings”

  3. In the “Settings” tab, click on the “Change” link under the name field (first field of the “Settings” tab)

  4. Here you can do all the changes that you want. The “Alternate Name” can be used for making your pals find you a lot more easier. So, if you are a girl, using your maiden name in the “Alternate Name” field will help your friends (for example your high school friends) find you a lot more easier. The “Alternate Name” field is also useful if go by a nickname for some of your friends. For using the “Alternate Name” you will have to check the “Include this name on my profile” box.

  5. Once you finished changing your Facebook name, click on the “Save Changes” button, and the new name will be available once Facebook verifies and approves it.

It’s that easy!

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