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How to Change Facebook URL on Mobile and Desktop?

Arslan Jadoon
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How to change Facebook URLs on mobile and desktop?

Changing your Facebook URL can be a great way to make your profile more memorable and easier to find. It can also add a personal touch to your profile and make it easier for people to find you if they are searching for you on search engines. Additionally, it can help to prevent confusion if you have multiple accounts with similar usernames. Finally, it can also help to ensure that your profile remains secure since anyone with your username can access it.

Here’s how to change your Facebook URL on mobile and desktop.

How to change Facebook URL on your mobile?

You can easily change your Facebook URL through the Facebook messenger app on your phone. 

Follow these steps:

Step 1: Open the Facebook messenger app from your phone.

open messenger


Step 2: Tap on the three-lined menu icon in the top left corner.

tap menu icon

Step 3: Now tap on the setting icon near the top right corner. 

tap setting icon

Step 4: Look for the “Username” section and tap on it. 

tap user name

Step 5: Now tap the “Edit Username” section. 

tap edit username

Step 6: Type your new user name.

Note: Only available usernames can be selected. Try typing an alternate user name if your intended one is not available. 

write new user name

Step 7: Tap save, and you’ll have your new user name, which will also be your new URL.

tap save

That’s it! Your Facebook URL has been successfully updated.

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How to change Facebook URL on your desktop?

You can change your Facebook URL from your computer by following these steps:

Step 1: Log in to Facebook from your desktop.’

log in to fb

Step 2: Click the profile icon at the top right corner.

click profile icon

Step 3: Click setting & privacy from the drop-down menu. 


Step 4: Now click settings which will take you to the general profile setting page. 

click setting

Step 5: Click on Edit in the user name field.

click edit

Step 6: Type your new user name, which will also be your new URL

type new username

Note: You must check whether your chosen user name is available while typing. Try typing another option if your desired user name is not available.

Step 7: Click the save changes button, and you’ll have your new URL. 

click save changes

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Using Replug to change Facebook URLs

Using Replug to shorten your Facebook page URL has several advantages. Replug offers powerful analytics and allows you to track the performance of your links. You can also use Replug to customize the appearance of your links with custom branding. By changing your Facebook page URL with Replug, you have access to these features and can gain more insights into your audience.

Here are the steps you need to follow to update your Facebook URLs with Replug:

Step 1: Sign in to your Replug account or create a new one if you don’t have one.

Sign in or create an account

Step 2: Select the desired campaign from the main dashboard, or create a new one.

select compaign

Note: For help creating a new campaign, visit this guide: Create a campaign in seconds.” 

Step 3: Enter your Facebook page URL as the destination URL in the “URL to shorten” section below “Select your campaign” and click create. 

Now you have your updated URL, which will look like the one below in the picture. 

view short link

Step 4: Click the edit button at the end of the URL bar and type the URL slug you want.

type link

Step 5: Click the update button at the bottom and share your new Facebook URL with your audience. 

click update


Why can’t I change my Facebook URL after following all the steps? 

It may be because you have already changed your Facebook URL. Facebook only allows you to change your URL once, so if you changed it before, you would not be able to change it again.

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