Q&A: How do I change my birthday on Facebook?

facebook-logoQuestion from Mandy M:  Rick, I have a problem that’s been bugging me ever since I joined Facebook 2 years ago.

Somehow I entered the wrong birthday when I opened my Facebook account and it shows that I’m 24 years older than my real age. I’ve looked everywhere and I can’t find a way to change it. Can you tell me how to do it?

Rick’s answer:  You can indeed change your birthday on your Facebook profile Mandy. Here’s how: 

1 – Log in to your Facebook account and click on your name in order to display your Timeline.

2 – Click the About link.

3 – Find the section labeled “Basic Information” and click the Edit button.

4 – Click the down arrows in the ‘Birthday” section and select the correct Month, Day and Year of your birth.

5 – Click the Save button.

The birthdate displayed on your profile page should now be correct. Good luck!


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