How to change your name on Facebook and Facebook app

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Do you have a Facebook profile but want to change your name in this social network? Well, do not worry because changing your name on Facebook is very simple and fast. The only requirement is that after having changed it, you will have to wait 60 days until you can change your Facebook name again. Having said that, let’s see how to do this step by step.

First of all, we will tell you how to do it from the browser of a PC and then we will explain how to change your Facebook name on Facebook app.

How do I change my name on Facebook

To change your name on Facebook first of all you have to go to the top menu of the platform and click on the arrow on the right.

How to change your name on facebook

How to change your name on facebook

Then, from the dropdown that will appear, you will have to select the “settings” option.

how do you change your name on facebook

How do you change your name on Facebook

This is going to take you to the next page. In this one, you will find a column on your left. Then, you just have to look for the “general” option and click on it.

Change name on Facebook

How to change name on Facebook

You will see that all your information (name, e-mail, etc.) appears on this screen. As you want to change your name on Facebook, you have to click on the “edit” button that appears on the right of your name (you can see it in the following screenshot).

How to change Facebook name

How to change Facebook name

At this time, you can change your name, middle name and last name. When you have finished changing your name, you just have to click on the “review change” button. By doing this, your change will be reviewed and approved by Facebook. If Facebook considers that your name is not inappropriate or insulting, it will be accepted and you will be able to see it changed in your profile.

how to change my name on facebook

How to change my name on Facebook

How to change your name on Facebook app

The process to change the name is quite similar to the one we have done before. First of all, you have to open the Facebook app and look for the lower menu. In this, you have to click on the option of the three parallel lines.

Changing name on Facebook

Changing name on Facebook

The next step is to click on the “settings & privacy” option.

How to edit name on Facebook

How to edit name on Facebook

At this moment a dropdown will appear and you will have to select the “settings” option.

Change name Facebook

Change name Facebook app

Then, within the “account settings” section you will have to click the “Personal Information” option.

Facebook change name

Facebook change name

Next you have to click on “name” to access the name change section.

how to change name on facebook app

How to change name on Facebook app

Finally, fill in the three fields with your first name, middle name and last name. When you have it, click on the “review changes” button. From there, you will only have to wait for Facebook to accept your new name.

How to change name in facebook

How to change name in Facebook

You must bear in mind that, as we have said at the beginning of this article, once you have changed your Facebook name you will have to wait 60 days until you have the opportunity to change it again. So, make sure you have typed your name correctly before clicking the “review change” button.

We hope that this article has been useful for you and that you have been able to change your Facebook name without any problem.

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