How to change my Facebook profile nickname - Quick and easy

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Facebook is a popular one social networks with more than 10 years easily sneaking into its millions of users. More than a social network, the platform is a space of communication and sharing with our friends.

In any case, if you want to protect your privacy or personalize your information it is to change your nickname, which we will teach you here. You may also be interested in knowing how to change your Facebook name without waiting the 60 days required by the platform.



What are Facebook nicknames?

Facebook is a platform designed to communicate, it also allows us to change many of its configurations, to adapt to the different points of view of people.

One of the most interesting is to have only your name and hide your surname from Facebook, but you can also choose another even more striking one, use your nickname.

In case you have a nickname and people recognize you this way, it would be better to integrate it into Facebook, this way your nickname will be displayed. It is also a useful option as Facebook is somewhat restrictive in relation to name changes.

If you want add or change a nickname, read carefully the information we have for you. Likewise, we will teach you how to change your name on Facebook in case you need it.

How to change my Facebook profile nickname - Quick and easy

Facebook gives us the ability to use other names, which many people refer to as nicknames. Editing and adding a nickname on Facebook is pretty simple. Also in this way you avoid the annoying limitations related to Facebook names.



If you want to add or change your nickname on Facebook, read this guide carefully:

  1. Open your account in the normal way and go to the configuration options, to do this, press on the small triangle located on the right of the screen. There click Settings.
  2. Click the General tab and then click the option First name. Below the option to change your name is the small section Other names, click Add More Names.
  3. The system will direct you to your profile, you have to click on + Add a nickname, a nickname ...
  4. Provide the nickname you like best and do click on the option Save Changes.
  5. This way you can add a nickname very easily, the procedure is the same in case you want to change it.

Change your name on Facebook

Change the name of Facebook that's not something the platform takes lightly, as very rarely do people actually change their names. In any case, as for the change of nickname, it is possible to do it with some restrictions. Follow these steps to change your name:

  1. The first thing you should do is enter your Facebook account, log in with your data in the normal way.
  2. Once inside the platform you should go to the section Settings, a which you will access by pressing on the small triangle located at the top and on the right.
  3. When you are there, click Settings.
  4. While you are in the Settings options, you need to click on General located on the left of the screen.
  5. Your account information will appear there, such as your name, username, and other factors. You need to click on the edit option next to the name.
  6. Change your name, remember you can do it only once every 60 days.

Note that the above is for PC, but you can also change your Facebook profile name from iPhone with relative ease.



Through the methods indicated above you will be able to configuration your account correctly Facebook, customizing it to your liking and making your friends easily recognize you on the platform.

Note that it is also possible to change the name of your Facebook FanPage if you want to give it a different twist, which is especially useful for content creators.


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