Facebook has certain norms regarding changing the display name on Facebook. Its terms and conditions won’t allow you to change your display name to any random name. It asks for a genuine reason to keep fake users at bay, like for, eg. you are changing your name after marriage. So, before we discuss here how to change a name in Facebook on an Android or iPhone device, there are few things that you must keep in mind.

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First, it will ask you to either enter the name as shown in your ID proof or a genuine name. Secondly, it will restrict you from using any special character and will only allow you to amend your Facebook name only four times. And lastly, once changed, you won’t be able to change it again for the next 60 days. So if you have understood the rules of Facebook and are ready to rename your display name, then here’s how you can change your Facebook name on your Android or iPhone.

How To Change Name in Facebook on an Android or iPhone

How To Change Facebook Name on an Android or iPhone

Step #1. First, launch your Facebook app on your Smartphone and login in with your ID.

Step #2. Now, Tap on the ‘More’ button ( three horizontal lines) at the top-right corner of the screen.

Tap on More button in Facebook AppStep #3. Scroll down and tap on ‘Account settings’.

Select Account settings in Facebook AppStep #4. Next, Tap on General and then Select ‘Name’.

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Tap on General and then Select Name in Facebook AppStep #5. Now, An edit page will open up, here you can edit your name, middle name, and last name.

Change Name in Facebook AppStep #6. After you are done with the changes, Tap on ‘Review change’ option to submit your new Facebook name to Facebook authority.

Tap on Review change in Facebook AppConclusion

Make sure you change your Facebook display name to something genuine and as per Facebook’s rules. If in case Facebook is not accepting your new name then somewhere you might be not fulfilling its policy. Don’t worry, Facebook does inform its users the reason via mail. Check and try again. We hope this guide would have helped you in changing your Facebook display name.

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