How To change your Facebook Name On Desktop, And Add Nicknames

Changing your name on your Facebook profile can be quite worrisome, due to the series of procedures surrounding the process.

NOTE: You can only change your Facebook name once every 60 days, though, so if you’re going for something humorous, make sure you can live with it for at least two months.

Here’s what you need to know about Facebook’s name change policy and how to change your name on a desktop browser.

What is Facebook’s name change policy?

While you don’t have to use your full legal name on Facebook, flipmemes gathered that there are certain rules as to what types of names you can and cannot use.

Facebook prefers its users to use the name they go by in everyday life.

Facebook names cannot include the following :Symbols, numbers, nonstandard capitalization, repeating characters, or punctuation.

Characters from more than one language, Titles of any kind (whether professional, religious, or something else)Words or phrases instead of a name cannot be used on Facebook.

How to change name on FacebookYou can change your name on Facebook via a desktop browser once every 60 days.

Here’s how it’s done.

On desktop browser:

STEP 1. Log in to Facebook. Click the down arrow at the top-right of the screen.

STEP 2. Click Settings & Privacy, then Settings.Facebook homepage with the Settings & Privacy option highlightedNavigate to “Settings” to change your Facebook name. Abigail Abesamis Demarest

STEP 3. Click Name.

You would find the option to change your Facebook name is under “General Account Settings.”

STEP 4. Enter your new name, then click Review Change.

STEP 5. Enter your Facebook password, then click Save Changes.

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