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How to Change Facebook Group Name [Two Easy Ways]

To change your Facebook group name, you must be an admin and your group shouldn't have than 5000 members.

Facebook has been the largest social networking service which you can use to connect with people worldwide. Apart from sending/accepting individual friend requests, you can create groups to communicate with many people simultaneously. Only the administrator can edit specific group settings like accepting the invitation request, adding other members as an admin, etc. It also includes changing the group name. If your group has a common name, the people may feel difficult to find your group on Facebook. Hence, providing a valid and unique name to your Facebook group is essential. If you’re a new user to Facebook (FB), here are the steps to change your Facebook group name using a mobile app and website.

Note – You can’t change the Facebook Group name if your Group reaches more than 5000 members.

Change Facebook Group Name using Computer

If you are using Facebook on your Windows or Mac computer, you can easily change the group name using the following instructions.

#1: Launch a browser and go to the Facebook official website.

#2: Enter your Facebook Username and Password, then click Login.

#3: Click the Groups icon on the left-side menu panel.

#4: Under the Groups you manage section, select the group that you want.

Change Facebook Group Name on Computer

#5: Scroll down the left side menu panel and select Settings.

#6: Click the pencil icon located next to Name and Description.

Change Facebook Group Name on Computer

#7: Enter a new name and click Save.

Change Facebook Group Name on Computer

Rename Facebook Group using Mobile App

The Facebook mobile app is supported on both Android and iOS devices. You can find the app on the appropriate app store (Google Play or App Store). The procedure for changing the Facebook Group name is similar for both the platform.

#1: Launch the Facebook app.

#2: Tap the Hamburger icon at the top right corner of the screen.

#3: Tap the Groups section.

#4: Select your group.

#5: On the Group page, tap the shield-shaped icon on the top right corner and select Group Settings.

#6: Tap Name and Description option.

Tap the name section

#7: Enter a new name & description (optional) on the respective boxes and click Save.

Save the new name

After changing the group name, all the members will receive a notification stating that you’ve changed the name. At the same time, you can’t change or make changes to your group name for the next 28 days.

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Changing the group name of Facebook is very simple. You can do it easily with the help of a Facebook app on smartphones or browsers on PCs/laptops. Be aware that you must be an administrator of that group to change its name.

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