How to Change your Birthday on Facebook

How to Change your Birthday on Facebook

Have you added an incorrect birthday to your Facebook account, and now you're trying to change it to the right one? whether you have done it intentionally or not, in this post I will show you exactly how to change your age on Facebook, and if you still worried about showing the right age to others, I will also show you how to control who can see it and who cannot.

How to Change your Birthday on Facebook?


Navigate to your timeline and Click on About under your cover photo or click the Update Info button. Both of them will take you to the same page.

Update Info

In the left side, Click Contact and Basic Info.

Contact and Basic Info

Scroll down and find BASIC INFORMATION to be able to change your age.

Basic Information

Hover the mouse over Birth Date and click Edit.

Edit Basic Information

Now you can edit your birthday by simply clicking on the down arrows next to the day of birth, month and the year. but, you should make sure to put the correct birth, because there is a limit to the number of times you can change it.

Edit Birthday

If you're adding an incorrect birthday to your Facebook account just because you don't like others to see your real age, there are no worries. you have the ability to limit who can see it. For example you can hide the year or the day and month or both of them as you wish. and to do so, just click the audience selector next to the day and month or the year, then choose who can see it.

- If you want to hide it from everyone, choose Only Me.

- If you would like to share it just with friends, choose Friends.

- You can also coustom a list if you want by choosing Coustom.


Once you have finished changing your birthday, tick the box next to I Confirm my age is xx then press the Save Changes button.

Hide Birthday

Note: If you can't change your birthday on Facebook, that means you've changed it recently or you've reached the limit to the number of times you can change it.

- If you have changed it recently, you may have to wait a few days before you can change it again.

- If you've reached the limit( three times), then the only way is to use this form: Request a Birthday Change

Facebook about 7 years ago 01:37