Having the right Facebook page name is crucial for any business or organization using Facebook to connect with customers and promote their brand. The name is one of the first things people see when they encounter your page, so it needs to accurately reflect what you do while being catchy and memorable.
An effective Facebook page name makes it easier for your target audience to find you when searching on Facebook. It also helps establish brand recognition and gives people a good initial impression when they land on your page. Conversely, a confusing, overly generic, or inaccurate page name can undermine your online presence and prevent you from reaching the right people.
In addition, changing consumer trends and business growth often necessitate updating your Facebook page’s name. As your company’s focus evolves, you may need to tweak the name so it aligns better with your current products, services, or brand image. Having an outdated name that no longer fits can confuse followers and fail to convey what you now offer.
Fortunately, Facebook allows page admins to change the name when needed to keep it relevant. Doing so correctly ensures people can still find you under searches for the updated name.
How to Change Your Facebook Page Name
Step 1: Access the Facebook Page Settings
The first step in changing your Facebook page name is accessing the page settings where you can edit key profile information. If you’re on a desktop, go to your News Feed and click “Pages” in the left menu. You can also click the pages icon (which looks like a little house) near the top right.
On mobile, tap the menu icon (which has three horizontal lines) at the top right first. Then tap “Pages” or “Your Pages” to see your list of managed pages.
From the pages list, simply click or tap on the specific page you want to edit the name. Once you are viewing the page’s profile, scroll down the left menu and select “Edit Page Info.”
Step 2: Edit the Page Name
After opening the Edit Page Info menu, you’ll see different sections for the page’s name, username/handle, category, description, profile and cover images, and so on.
To edit the name, go to the first section titled “Name” where you’ll see a text field with the current page name filled in.
Delete the current name and type in your new desired page name. You can enter up to 255 characters for the name. If you want to change other page details like the category or description, you can do that here too before moving on. Once done, click or tap outside of any text field you edited.
Step 3: Review and confirm the Changes
After updating your Facebook page’s name and other details, a confirmation window will pop up for you to review the changes.
Make sure the new name and any other edits look correct. If so, click or tap the “Request Change” button to submit for officially changing the name.
If you notice any errors or typos, click or tap “Cancel” to go back and fix them before confirming. Once you submit the request, Facebook will process and review it.
Typically the name change processes fairly quickly, so you should see your page updated with the new name within a few hours at most.
And that’s it! By following these steps you can seamlessly change your Facebook page’s name on both desktop and mobile to keep it current.
Changing your Facebook page name is a straightforward process that only takes a few minutes when you follow the proper steps.
First, access your page’s Edit Page Info menu either on the desktop website or in the mobile app. Then update the Name field to your new desired name for the page.
Review the changes in the confirmation prompt and submit your request for Facebook to officially change it on the back end.
As long as your new name complies with Facebook’s policies, it should get approved right away in most cases so your page reflects the updated name.