How to change name and other particulars in Facebook?

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We progress. We become managers from agents from interns from students. We move to different places in the world and there are a lot many other things that change. So why stay behind in updating all those changes to Facebook? Filling out a lot of information has an advantage as well. But do you know how beneficial is it to change name and other particulars in Facebook?  Complete information helps your long lost friends, who are trying to find you on Facebook after reading our article on how to use Facebook advanced search. They would appreciate it and find it easy after you have filled all the possible information for them to do the search on.

Below are the steps that list steps on how to change name and other particulars on Facebook.

Step 1:-

Login to your Facebook account.

Click the drop down button on the top menu in the extreme right and select “Settings” (4th option from bottom)

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Step 2:-

Select “General”  in the left side bar on the top.

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Step 3:-

To edit your “Name”, select “Edit” adjacent to “Name”.

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Step 4:-

Edit your details in the given fields and click “Review change”.

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Step 5:-

Select how your new name will appear on your profile. Enter your password and click “Save Changes”.

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Step 6 :-

To change you “Username”. Click “Edit” adjacent to “Username” and choose a new username as shown.

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Step 7:-

The new username has to be available for you to use. You will get a notification besides the username textbox. And then click “Save Changes”

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Step 8:-

To change your email address, select “Edit” link adjacent to “Email” and click “Add another email or mobile number”

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 Step 9:-

Enter your new email address and click “Add”.

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 Step 10:-

Enter your password and click “Submit”.

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Step 11:-

You will receive a confirmation code via email on the email address you enter. You have to enter that code and click “Confirm” in the Email section.

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Step 12:-

Type or paste the code you receive and then click “OK”.

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(You will have the option to “Remove” the previous email address. If you wish to keep the older one as well then you will have to choose the one you wish to use as primary one).

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Step 13:-

To change your “Password”, click “Edit” and then fill the appropriate text boxes. Make sure you choose a strong password and enter the same password again. Once both the passwords match then after you click on “Save Changes”, your new password would take effect.

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Step 14:-

You can similarly change “Networks”, preferred “Language” and “Temperature” format (Centigrade or Fahrenheit).

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Step 15:-

To change details like work place, college or the city in which you currently are etc., visit your profile and click “About”.

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Step 16:-

You will find that you can modify all the fields as per your wish. You can update something, remove something or add new skills etc. Select the ones which you want to alter one by one and then click “Save Changes” after you are done.

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We hope that this article was of help to you. In case you feel something was missed, please do let us know. We would also be glad to explain a step in greater detail, in case you want us to. It might be possible that you are making changes in line with your changing status but there are moments when you want to make changes for strategic reasons. In such cases, it is advisable that you take backup of your old Facebook data not just from a purely security point of view but otherwise as well.