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How to Change Your Email on Facebook?

If you don’t have access to your email account and want to update or change your email on Facebook, proceed with the steps indicated below that will help you much better.

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Changing email address from browser:

  • Open your browser and type the official Facebook website in the address bar.
  • Enter the email address and password of your Facebook account. Then, click Log In.
  • Once you are logged in, click the Drop-down menu on the top-right corner to change your email on Facebook.
  • Select the Account Settings option from the list.
  • Select the Pencil icon or Edit option next to the Email section on the Account Settings page.
  • Select Add another email and enter the email address that you want to update in the New Email section.
  • Type the password of your Facebook account to save the settings. Then, click on the Save Changes button.
  • When prompted for email confirmation, select Okay.
  • A link will be sent to your new updated email address.
  • Open a new tab on your web browser and go to the official email site. Then, log in using the email account credentials.
  • Open the email message from Facebook and click on the confirmation link to verify your email address.
  • You can now log in to your Facebook account using the updated email address and password.
  • After logging in, go to the Account Settings window.
  • Navigate to the General Account Settings section. Now, select the Radio button next to the newly updated email address.
  • If you want to delete the old email address from your Facebook account, click Remove next to it. Then, click Save Changes.

Changing the email address from the Facebook application:

  • Launch the Facebook App from your smartphone for change your email on Facebook.
  • If you are using the web version, download the application for Facebook from the App Store for iOS devices and Google Play Store for Android smartphones or tablets.
  • Tap the Menu icon on the bottom-right corner of the screen.
  • Scroll down and locate Settings & Privacy. Then, touch to open it.
  • On the Settings screen, select the General tab.
  • Tap the email section and select the Add email address link.
  • Type the email address in the box displayed. Then, touch Add Email.
  • Once you have added the new email address to your account, a message appears on the screen showing, “a confirmation email has been sent to your new email address.”
  • You will receive an email in the old email address, which mentions that you have added a new email address to your Facebook account.
  • Open the new email account from your browser or application.
  • Tap the email message from Facebook, and touch the confirmation link or Confirm button to verify your email address.
  • You will receive a confirmation message on your browser. Click Continue to exit the page.
  • Now, open the Facebook app and go to the General Settings section.
  • You will see that your new email address is added to your Facebook account.
  • Touch on the drop-down icon near the email address to set privacy. 
  • If you don’t want your email address to be private, select the Only me option. Select the Friends option to make it visible to your contacts only.
  • To remove the old email address, tap on the Remove option next to it.
  • Navigate to the Primary Email section and touch your new email address. Then, click Save.
  • Now, your email address will be successfully change your email on Facebook.