How To Change The Name Of Your Facebook Page… Even If It Has More Than 100 Fans

Stephane Allard
Co-founder & CEO at Wisemetrics - Stephane is a serial entrepreneur who has been launching internet-related companies since 2001, after a fruitful experience at IBM as web marketing manager. His latest venture was a pioneering social media agency, sold in 2006, which advised Fortune 100 companies.

You have misspelled the name of your page, or your business name has changed and you want to change the name of your page?

Follow these steps.

Your page has less than 100 fans

Changing the name is pretty easy.

To edit your Page name :

  1. Go to your Page and click Edit Page in the upper-right corner
  2. Select Basic Information from the menu at left
  3. Change the text in the Name field and save your edits

For Pages with the new timeline design :

  1. Open your Page’s admin panel
  2. Click Manage 
  3. Select Edit Page
  4. Select Basic Information from the left sidebar
  5. Change the text in the Name field and save your edits


Your page has more than 100 fans

Changing your Facebook Page’s name is getting a lot more tougher. If we consider Facebook’s Help Center literature,  you can’t.

“To change the name of a Page with 100 or more likes, you’ll need to delete your Page and recreate it. The Facebook team isn’t able to change Page names for you.”

Can’t they ?

Well, here’s a link that gives you more information about the change on your Facebook Page.

Readers, did you try to change your page name in the past ? Did you succeed ? How did you do it ?


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