How to change your name on Facebook without waiting 60 days

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Surely, change your name on Facebook without waiting 60 days or before 60 days is one of the most requested and pressing concerns by some Facebook users who, in one way or another, have messed up with their new name or perhaps they are not comfortable with the name change they have made and do not want to wait for those fateful 60 days that Facebook sets as a condition to change their name. For this situation, in Practical Resources we have prepared the definitive guide to salvation, entitled: how to change name on facebook without waiting 60 days or before 60 days, which basically consists of two solutions: the first, change your name on Facebook for a totally new one and the second, change your Facebook name to the one you had before (return).



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How To Change Your Name On Facebook Without Waiting 60 Days | Solution no. 1

The first solution and as we have already said, will allow you to change the name of your Facebook profile to the one you want or deem convenient without any difficulty and moreover, in just a few steps. Follow the instructions below.

How To Change Your Name On Facebook Without Waiting 60 Days | Step 1

First, they must log in and access their Facebook with the corresponding login data and then they will arrive at the Timeline of your Facebook and therefore now they will click on the triangle icon that they will find in the upper right if they are in a desktop computer and with it , a menu will appear and they will click on the option that says «Configuration» (see attached image).



The previous action opens the page «General account settings» and then here, they must click on «Modification» of the first option, i.e. «Name» (see attached image).

The option menu «Name» where they are informed that they cannot currently change their name because they have already changed it in the last 60 days and a link text appears next to this text which they will click on and which reads: «More information» (see attached image).

How To Change Your Name On Facebook Without Waiting 60 Days | Step 2

Clicking above will open a new Facebook Help Desk page in your browser, asking: Why can't I change my name? And then here, they have to click on the text link that says «let us know» and they will find it in the final part of the content of this Facebook element or section (see attached image).

Now it was possible to load a new Facebook page called «Change of name» which has a form that must be filled out accurately and which consists of the following:

New name: in this box, they will enter the name they want to have and make themselves known on Facebook.

New middle name (optional): in this other box, you can optionally enter a middle name as indicated if you deem it appropriate to enter it.

New surname: in this last box they will have to enter their respective surname.


Below is the section: «Reason for change» and they must click on it and with it a menu will appear with different options and they must select the one that says «Legal name change«.


Further down the button appears «Examine«, they click on it and the classic window appears «File upload» of the browser they use and must search on their PC or computer for a document that demonstrates this request. They select it with one click and then click on the «apri» to upload this image that supports their claim.

Note no. 1 | As it says in this name change section, there are several ways to confirm your name. The ideal is to do it with a scanned official identity document file so that it is accepted, however, and it may be possible, simply with a screenshot of your Facebook profile that has that name that you do not want.

Finally, once you have completely filled out this form or application with the information you need to request this change, click on the blue button that says «Send» and find it in the lower right part of the screen.

How To Change Your Name On Facebook Without Waiting 60 Days | Step 3

Well, the name change request will reach the Facebook support team and it will be them who will verify it against the information they have provided and within a period of approximately 1 day (24 hours) they will open a notification to their Facebook, informing them in most of the cases that the request has been approved and that they have to finally accept it with this, they will be able change your name on Facebook without waiting the 60 days which ask as a requirement when the name has already been changed.


How To Change Your Name On Facebook Without Waiting 60 Days | Solution no. 2

If for some reason they don't want to do the above procedure as it forces them to prove a real identity, communicating with Facebook gives them a bad feeling or they believe it won't work and they prefer to avoid it. Thus, they can opt for this second solution which we will explain below and which will allow them to be able to change their name by simulating an account deactivation and with this they will be able to obtain the name they previously had after the change they made on Facebook.


How To Change Your Name On Facebook Without Waiting 60 Days | Step 1

The first step is to enter Facebook and log in with their respective access data and with this they will arrive at the Timeline of their Facebook profile and here they will proceed to click on the triangle icon located in the bar from the top right and with this a menu will appear with various options and you will choose with a click, the one that says «Configuration» (see attached image).

With the previous click, the page opens «General account settings» and then here, they must click on «Modification» from the option, which says «Manage accounts» (see attached image).

So now, the information in this section or option is displayed on the screen and when prompted, Are you sure you want to deactivate your account? With one click, they will mark the option that says «Deactivate your account» (see attached image).

A central window will open, where they will be told that they can secure their account and to do this, they will click on the blue button that says «Protect your account» (see attached image).

How To Change Your Name On Facebook Without Waiting 60 Days | Step 2

Perfect, at this moment a process is started to protect your account and they inform you in the new box that appears in the central part of the screen and you just have to click on the blue button that says «Start»Or«Start» (see attached image).

A new central window will appear, where they will be informed that in order to secure their account, some changes must be made and here, they will simply have to click on the button that says «Continue» to make these changes (see attached image).

Now, in the new page that appears, they are ordered to change the password of their Facebook account and for this they must enter a new password in the first box and, among other things, they must remember and then, in the second box they must go back to writing that password they entered earlier and finally click the button that says «NEXT»Or«Continue» (see attached image).

The new window titled: Confirm basic information asks you to tick the circle before the correct name and here, the current name you have on Facebook should be displayed as well as the previous name you had on Facebook and then, you have to mark the name they had on facebook without making a mistake and then click on «NEXT»Or«NEXT» (see attached image).

So now, in the new window that appears, they have to mark or cross out the circle that precedes the option, Receive emails at their email address and after this, they will click on the button that says «NEXT» (see attached image).

Hey! They tell you they are all set with your account and now they will basically click on the button that says «Go to the news feed»Or» Go to the news » and you will be able to see that from this very moment, the name of your Facebook account has changed to the name they had before and that's it.

Once this process is done, you may want to review articles similar to how to change your name on facebook without waiting 60 days, but on other social networks, such as Twitter, and for this we attach the article: How to change your name on Twitter … >>


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