How to change Facebook Fanpage Name?

by Jaydip on October 26, 2010

Facebook Fan Page is really Viral way to marketing. Till now it was having some limitations one of them is you cannot change the NAME of you Facebook Fanpage. Now things are changed you actually can change Facebook Fanpage name. This is one of the revolutionary feature from Facebook.

Step by step explanation how to change your Facebook Fanpage Name.

  • Select the fanpage of which you want to change the name.
  • As this is new feature is added to Facebook Fanpage. So check following Screen and make sure. Which kind of screen you are getting .
Change Facebook FanPage name

Screen "A"

Change Facebook Fanpage

Screen "B"

If you are getting Screen “A” then check Option “Name”. Just edit that Name and you are done with Facebook Fanpage Name Change. Don’t you feel it is too simple. huhh.

If you are getting Screen like “Screen B” then kindly reduce your friends and make less then 100. I know It sound odd but unfortunately that the only way. Check Facebook Official not on this. http://goo.gl/mcTA

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Jaydip Parikh is an Internet Marketing Consultant who shares his Learning Experience with the World by his Internet Marketing Blog. He write about Internet Marketing, Blogging, Social Media, etc and some time Personal Stuff too. Apart from this he is Versatile Personality having various skills. Click here to know more about Jaydip or Follow him on Twitter @jaydipparikh & Connect on Google+

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Harsh Agrawal October 26, 2010 at 1:45 pm

Hey Jaydip
Could you also specify the link to Ads and Pages…?
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Jaydip October 26, 2010 at 1:57 pm

Hey Harsh ! Thanks for Input. Updated.

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Kimberly Castleberry October 26, 2010 at 1:57 pm

Jaydip, I have a similar post to this coming. You will want to let people know that to GET to these pages they go here: http://www.facebook.com/pages/manage/  and then under each page where it says “Edit Page” … it USED to go to the old back end manager but now goes to the new pages you just did a screenshot of… The addresses look like these: http://www.facebook.com/pages/edit/?id=151081351596440&sk=basic Good screenshots but gotta tell people how to get there :)
Kimberly

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Kimberly Castleberry October 26, 2010 at 2:01 pm

One more thing worth noting is that the re-name is only available to pages with not too many fans. We don’t know where the cutoff is but high fan-volume pages are not changeable. For example, my my Syndication Alliance page has about 400 and is not changeable but my recently started page that has 15 is changeable.

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Jaydip October 26, 2010 at 2:08 pm

Hi Kimberly,

Thanks for insight. The same problem with me too. I had tried for one page which is having 75  / one is having 34 It’s showing option there but not in a big number pages. I guess cut off line might be less then 100.

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Harsh Agrawal October 26, 2010 at 2:29 pm

So we can remove fans in this case to cut down the number..?
I have one page with 180 fans and page is renamed wrong…So that’s the only option which I can think of at this moment..!!
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Jaydip October 26, 2010 at 4:01 pm

Hahahhahhaa. …..

I was thinking on the same Direction for one of my page which is having 160 around fans. Are you talking about WordPressFreeSetup ?? You already made new page for that.

To just try, you can do that but I am not sure you will be get proper result or not. There no authentic updates about from FB till now or I am not able to locate that.

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Kimberly Castleberry October 27, 2010 at 8:58 am

Harsh given the data that’s coming in, I’m going to speculate that what you’re trying to do won’t work … but I don’t know if it’s been tried so might be interesting. The problem is that if it’s going to work its going to happen at a very very low number, and heck at that point might as well just re-make the page!
Kimberly

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Vinay October 26, 2010 at 10:11 pm

Had read this article before buddy. You could have added clear image. Thanks for the update :)

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Kimberly Castleberry October 27, 2010 at 8:56 am

After more study today it appears that pages created after a certain date have much more flexibility in changing page names than older pages though. So a newer page with a bunch of fans is much more likely to be able to change names than an older page. Its almost as if the field simply isnt available to a page over 25 fans if its over… maybe 6 months? old. I’m not sure about that month cut off but something like that.

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Taufik Mansuri October 27, 2010 at 11:29 am

Hi ! Mr. Jaydip
Thanks for share nice information, in this post u shows 2 screens – Screen-A  & Screen-B.
You provide solution for  Screen-A but not for Screen-B.
Can you Please  provide me solution for Screen-B ?
 

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Jaydip October 27, 2010 at 11:51 am

Hey Taufik,

Well in that case only one way is that you have to reduce fans make them less then 100. I know it sounds funny or odd but that is the only way out as of now. BTW I had update the same in post too. Read last para and check the link of Official FB Fanpage guide.

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Taufik Mansuri October 27, 2010 at 11:58 am

Jaydip
Thanks for update in this post about Screen- B.
but  one more question 
if i have  more than thousands  fans then what can i do ? it  may be hurts to my fans  &  i can’t do this.  can u please provide me any other suggestion for the same ?
 

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Harsh Agrawal October 27, 2010 at 12:22 pm

Taufik you can’t do this for pages with more than 100 Fans…
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Jaydip October 27, 2010 at 12:23 pm

It is not possible as of now. Let Facebook give some solution for that.

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Anjan Sen November 23, 2010 at 2:35 pm

Thanks for the input-Jaydip

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Tim March 16, 2011 at 1:42 pm

It’s facebook everywhere. Once i was too worried for the same thing, to change it’s name. But i founded the solution, later on.

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waterpearls April 21, 2011 at 1:38 am

Hi Jaydip, nice and a different topic, you have given step by step information of how to change facebook fan page which is very easy to understand.
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