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 for a long time.

When I joined Facebook I put in a fake birth date because I was too young to open an account at the time. Now I want to change it to show my real birthday. How do I do that?

Rick’s answer:  It’s pretty easy to change your birthdate on Facebook 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 – Click the Contact and Basic Info link in the left-hand column,

4 – Hover your mouse over the “Birth Date” line end click the Edit button that pop up.

5 – Make your changes as desired, then click Save Changes.

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

I hope this helps Mandy. Good luck!

Update from Mandy:  Worked like a charm. Thanks Rick!

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