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how do I change my name on facebook

How do I change my name?

To change your name on Facebook:
  1. Review our name standards
  2. Click in the top right of Facebook and select Settings
  3. Click Name
  4. Enter your name and click Review Change
  5. Enter your password and click Save Changes
If you're having trouble changing your name, please let us know. Keep in mind, you can only change your name every 60 days.
(source: https://www.facebook.com/help/173909489329079?helpref=faq_content)

Why can't I change my name?

Facebook is a community where people use the name they go by in everyday life so that you always know who you're connecting with. This helps keep our community safe.
You may be having trouble changing your name if:
  • Your name doesn't follow our name policy
  • You changed your name in the last 60 days
  • You were previously asked to confirm your name on Facebook
If you're still having trouble changing your name, let us know.
(source: https://www.facebook.com/help/448505685205813?helpref=faq_content)