2 Ways How to Change Email on Facebook from Your PC and Phone

Apr 07, 2021 06:30 PM

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Tripboba.com - Once you decide to make a Facebook account, you need to input your email address, right? And you need to use the same email every time you are signing in on your Facebook account whether from your browser on your computer or from the Facebook app on your phone.

But there may be a time that you need to change your email on Facebook because of certain reasons. So, are you looking for a way on how to change the email on Facebook? Look no further, you are landing on the right page if you are looking for the answer about how to change email on Facebook.

Here, Tripboba will guide you on how to change email on Facebook using a computer browser and using the Facebook app on your phone. Wondering how to change email on Facebook? Let's figure it out together!

How to Change Primary Email on Facebook

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When you need to sign in to your Facebook account, you need to enter your email address and that's what is called a primary email which is used for all communications such as a notification when someone messaged you or when a user logged in with your account from another computer. 

Just in case you forget your password for your email or any other things which make your email got suspend or you can no login into your email anymore, then for safety reason, you need to change the primary email of your Facebook account.

So, let's get down to the tutorial on how to change email on Facebook!

How to Change Your Email on Facebook

On this first method on how to change email on Facebook, we will guide you to change it from your browser on your computer.

If you are not planning to use the browser and prefer using the app on your phone, then you can skip this point and jump on the point on how to change email on Facebook from the app below. So, let's check this one out!

Step 1. Firstly, you need to land on the Facebook website and sign in to your Facebook account. Then, select the down-arrow in the upper-right corner.

Step 2. You will be given some options such as Give Feedback, Settings & Privacy, Help & Support, Display Preferences, and Logout. Click on Settings & Privacy.

Step 3. After that, there will be more options on the Settings & Privacy, but you only need to click on the Settings button.

Step 4. Then, you will be landing on the General Account Settings page. Click on the Edit button next to the Contact.

Step 5. In the Contact section, select Add another email or mobile number and you will be shown a dialogue box where you can input your new email address. Type your new email address and select Add.

Step 6. After you click Add, there will be a pop-up box that has a Close button on it. Just simply click Close and you will be brought into the previous General Account Settings page.

Step 7. Wait for some seconds or maybe minutes (depends on your internet connection) to get an email confirmation about the email changing on your Facebook account. Open the email, and click on the link in your email to confirm you want to add that email address to your Facebook account.

Step 8. Once you confirm your new email address, you are redirected to the Facebook Contact section where you will see that your new email address is now your primary Facebook email address.

Step 9. Just in case you want to remove the old email address, simply select Edit next to the Contact tab, and click on the Remove button under the address you want to remove.

How to Change Email Address on Facebook

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Last but not least on how to change email on Facebook, is change it from your Facebook app on your phone. How to change email on Facebook app? Let's the following steps thoroughly!

Step 1. Firstly, you need to launch your Facebook app by tap n the Facebook icon located anywhere on your phone screen.

Step 2. Then, tap on the menu icon (three parallel lines) located at the top right corner of the app. 

Step 3. After that, scroll down to find the Settings & Privacy option which located at the bottom. Tap on that.

Step 4. You will be landing on the Settings page and you need to tap on the Settings option to be able to get into Account Settings.

Step 5. After you are successfully landing on the Account Settings page, tap on the Personal Information option and tap on the Email Address option on the Personal Information page.

Step 6. There will be a page where you can type in the new email address that you want to change along with the password of your Facebook account. Once it is done, tap on the Add email button at the bottom.

Step 7. Check on your inbox for the confirmation email sent by Facebook and tap on the Confirm button in the received email. Or else, you can also Confirm the Email Address button on Settings & Privacy and then tap on Settings. Then, tap on Personal Information and select the Email Address which followed by tapping on the Pending Email.

Step 8. Lastly, enter the confirmation code you have received in the email address and tap on the Confirm button.


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