Modifying the name used to be a ticky requirement when you have initially entered a random name or made a spelling mistake while typing.
You would not want your whole page portfolio to be credited to some other name than your company because of a silly grammatical error or undecided names. It is advisable to frame a catchy term for your business before launching it. In case you have a page that already exists, you might want to turn it into a firm. To avoid losing the followers and the Facebook page posts, you would keep the existing page instead of creating a new one. The solution is simple, change the page name on Facebook.
Before learning how to change Facebook business page name, you should go through this social media’s guidelines first:
2. ‘Offical’ title cannot be used if the page is not officially a public figure, brand, or company. (This does not mean the verified tick mark given by FB).
3. Avoid names with unnecessary punctuations, signs, and symbols.
4. Use names with proper capitalization.
5. Variations of ‘Facebook’ itself is banned.
6. Do not add descriptions or slogans in the page title section.
5. The page name cannot be generic locations and words like India or carpet. Use the trademark name or a name that represents the products being sold. For example, BeingOptimist or Oranges from Nagpur.
6. You have to be the Page admin to make changes on the page.
How to Change Facebook Business Page name using PC
1. Open your Page on your FB account.
2. Click on Edit Page Info on the left-hand side menu
3. Under General, you will see the settings regarding the name, username, and description of your Facebook page.
4. Enter the modified name in the first space given as Name.
5. Read the Page name guidelines before giving new names to see you are not breaking any Page policy set by Facebook.
6. When the correct title is set, click on the tick mark when it turns green.
7. Confirm name change request will appear on the screen. Go to Request Change for the instruction to appear.
8. Click on Request Change to change the Facebook business page name.
You will be notified about your Facebook name change request.
How to Change Facebook Business Page name using Mobile Phone
1. Open your account in Facebook application or browser.
2. Visit your page.
3. Click on About.
4. Scroll down to Edit page Info
5. Update Page Info setting will appear on the screen. Click on the Name heading.
The interface on the browser and application is slightly different. However, the process is the same.
6. Type the new name and click on Continue.
7. This message below would be displayed on the screen. Click on Request Change.
8. Your name change request will be sent. You will be informed of the changes made through notifications.
You must have understood how to change the Facebook business page name by now. However, sometimes people encounter difficulties in getting the name altered.
How to Change Facebook Business Page Name in the Older FB version
To know how to modify FB business page name, the steps are not much different with minor alterations made in the social media website’s interface:
1. Visit your page on FB.
2. Click on About.
3. You can correct the FB page name using the Edit option given beside the current name.
The reason listed below could be why Facebook has restricted it for you:
1. You are not following FB’s page policies.
2. The admins of your page do not have authentic profiles.
3. Your page name is misleading.
4. The page posts are misleading.
5. The other admins keep going against FB’s guidelines.
6. Your current page name and new page name are the same.
7. Continuously changing the name every few days.
8. Your page name consists of more than 75 characters.
9. You are not an admin of the page.
10. You do not have Page Role to let you make the required set up.
Summing up on How to Change Facebook Business Page Name
In this blog, I have covered the following:
1. FB policies on naming a page.
2. Steps to alter the name of a Facebook page on PC
3. Procedure to change Page name on FB on a smartphone.
4. Method to make Facebook page name change of your company using old FB version.
5. Reasons why you are unable to change your Facebook business page name.
This blog would have guided you on how to change the Facebook business page name in 2020 for the latest version of Facebook as well as the previous versions available.