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How to Set Your Facebook Username

Hello Friends, Now you can personalize your Facebook URL by selecting a unique and cool username for your profile. As we all know that by default Facebook URLs are just a series of random numbers. But now you can have a easy username to remember and to provide it to the friends. So Finally Facebook usernames will make it a lot easier for someone to find you on Facebook.

Have a look to the following old Facebook username and new Facebook username formats.

Old  :

New :

To claim your username / Facebook profile URL, all you need to do is just follow the simple steps.

1. Sign into your Facebook account.

2. Go to

3. Now you can see that Facebook will present you with some suggested usernames, or you can make up your own.

4. Create / Select username for you.

When you have chosen, click on Confirm. Now you have your own Facebook username.Share it with your friends. Now your profile can be reached by anyone just by typing, a short enough URL.

If you want to change the username then you can change your username from the Settings tab of the Account Settings page. Scroll down to “Username” and click “change.” Then follow the on-screen directions. Keep in mind you will only be able to change your username once.

Vishal Gaikar

Vishal Gaikar

Vishal Gaikar is a professional blogger from Pune, India. He is Software Engineer, Web Addicted. At Shake the Tech, he writes on Technology, Gadgets & so on. Follow me @vishal
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2 thoughts on “How to Set Your Facebook Username”

  1. I created few:  amazonindia, ebayindia, walmartindia kfcindia, etc.
    Where and how to sell them  ?

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