Social media platforms like Facebook will ask for your detail like phone number, email id for the confirmation process. In case you forgot your Facebook username or password, the contact information you provided in the account can be used to reset the account. So, it is necessary to give the working phone number or email id in your Facebook account. However, what if, you changed your primary phone number to the latest one. You need to change your best phone number of Facebook too.
Other Ways to Change Phone Number on Facebook
- Using Smartphones,
- Using PCs.
How to Change Phone Number On Facebook using a Smartphone?
(1) Start the Facebook application on your smartphone.
(2) Click the three-lined icon on the best right of the screen.
(3) Scroll down a little and tap on the Settings & Privacy drop-down button.
(4) Under Settings & Privacy, select the Settings option.
(5) At the next screen, click the Personal Information option.
(6) Presently, tap on the Contact Info button.
(7) Click the Add Phone Number option.
(8) On the next screen, enter your active phone number.
(9) An OTP will be sent to the number. Enter the OTP to verify your phone number.
Note: If you want to hide your best phone number, you can opt for Only Me option to see this number feature.
How to Change Phone Number On Facebook using PCs?
(1) Go to facebook.com and sign in with your Facebook account.
(2) Click the small down arrow icon on the top of the screen.
(3) Select the Settings option on the pop-up displayed.
(4) Now, click the Mobile Phone button on the left pane of the screen.
(5) If you don’t want to delete your old phone number, click the + Add different mobile phone number. If you wish to change your old number, click the Remove button and add your new number.
(6) Open your phone number on the next screen and click Continue.
(7) Enter the OTP to confirm your phone number.
Note: If you are using the New Facebook version, go to Settings & Privacy –> Settings –>Mobile.
These are the two methods to change the phone number on Facebook. Use any one of the ways which are easy for you. Always use your active phone number on Facebook. If you have any difficulties in the above steps, please tell us in the comments section.