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How to Change Primary Email On Facebook?

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How To Change The Primary Email On Facebook

This guide will help you change your primary email address via Facebook on different devices. We’ll also answer any questions you may have about this topic.

How to change your primary email on Facebook

Every time you access your Facebook account, you will need to enter the email address. You can change your password on Facebook if you forget it or you don’t want to use it anymore.

Whatever the reason, you should pair your Facebook account with the email address that you currently use. Facebook will send you important notifications. For example, if someone tries to reach you or access your account.

The good news? You can change your email address from any device. However, the methods may differ slightly. Here’s how to modify your Facebook email address using your web browser.

  1. Go to Facebook using your internet browser.
  2. Log in using your current email address.
  3. Look for the arrow icon in the upper right corner of the Menu.
  4. Click on Settings & Privacy from the drop-down menu.
  5. You can click on Settings to open the new menu of options. This will take you directly to a separate page.
  6. Find the Contact field in General Account Settings.
  7. You can edit your email address by selecting the Edit option.
  8. Select “+” to add another email address or mobile number.
  9. In the box, enter your new email address. If you wish, you can also add a phone number.

You might be asked to enter your Facebook Password again in order to verify that it is you. After you have completed, Facebook will send an authorization email to the email address that you wish to link to your Facebook account. Once you confirm your new email address, you are done!

How to change the primary email on Facebook App

We have already mentioned that you can also modify your primary email address on Facebook from your mobile device. These instructions are for iOS devices only.

  1. Open the Facebook app for your phone.
  2. Log in now if you haven’t already.
  3. Navigate to the three horizontal bars at the bottom of the screen. That’s the Menu.
  4. Scroll down to locate Settings.
  5. Click on it. It will open Account Settings.
  6. Click on Personal Information, then Contact Info.
  7. After you have clicked on the Manage Contact Info tab look for the “Add email address” option.
  8. Enter the email address to which you would like your Facebook account linked.
  9. Enter your Facebook password below to save the settings.
  10. Click on Add Email.

You will receive an email confirmation, just like the web version. After you confirm it is you, Facebook will instantly change your email address and make it your primary contact. That’s it!

Note – You can add a new number to Facebook on your smartphone if you wish.

How to change the primary email on Facebook for Android

It’s similar to changing your primary email address on Facebook using an Android device. Only thing that is different is where you place the settings and which tabs.

  1. Open your Facebook app. If you don’t already have an account, log in.
  2. The Menu tab is located at the top right corner.
  3. Scroll down to Settings, then scroll to Account Settings.
  4. Click on Personal Information, then Contact Info.

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