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How to show your date of birth on Facebook

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How to show your date of birth on Facebook: Were you offended because on your birthday only a few friends greeted you on Facebook? But are you really sure that it was their forgetfulness and not yours? Let me explain: if I were you, before getting angry with everyone I would make sure that your date of birth is not set as private, and therefore invisible on your personal profile. In that case, your “virtual” friends would be more than justified, don’t you think?

So follow the directions I am about to give you and you will find out how to show birthdate on facebook easily, thus avoiding unpleasant misunderstandings with your friends on the social network. Don’t worry, you won’t have to perform any particularly complicated operations. All you have to do is access your profile info and edit a specific section of it, nothing else. In short, it is a set of steps that can be carried out without problems by everyone, even by those who, like you, do not consider themselves exactly a great expert in terms of the Internet and social networks.

Then? Do you want to start focusing on reading the info contained in this tutorial of mine? Yup? Fantastic! I therefore suggest that you get comfortable in front of your trusted computer and immediately put into practice what is reported right below. I bet you’ll get at least twice as many wishes next year!

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Show your date of birth on Facebook from your computer

If you want to find out how to show the date of birth on Facebook, the first step you need to take is to open the browser you generally use to surf the net, connect to the first page of the social network and log in to your account by typing your e-mail address and associated password. Then click on the button Log in located at the top right.

Once logged in, click on Your name at the top left of the blue Facebook bar to access your profile. Then click on the tab Information which is located under the cover image and you will access the control panel with all your personal information.

On the page that opens, click on the wording Contact and background information on the left, scroll down the section on the right and locate the section Basic information. Now, move the cursor to the item Date of birth and click the link Edit appearing from the side.

At this point, make sure that the option is set in correspondence with the privacy menus on the right Friends (only your friends on Facebook will see the date of birth) or All (in this case your date of birth will be visible to all: friends, non-friends and non-members of the social network). Then click on the button Save Changes to confirm the changes made. The changes will be applied instantly.

Note that if you want, you can also choose to show only the day and month of your birth on your profile and not your complete date of birth. In this case, just set the option Friends or All from the privacy menu located next to the day and month of birth and on Only me the one that is found next to the year of birth.

Show your date of birth on Facebook from smartphones and tablets

How to show your date of birth on Facebook

You don’t have a computer at hand and would like to understand if it is possible to show the date of birth on Facebook also from a smartphone or tablet? Of course yes, do not worry.

First grab your device, go to the screen where there is the Facebook app (the blue icon with the white “f” printed in the center) and press it on. Now, stop on the icon with the three lines horizontally placed on the right, presses on the Your name in the new screen that is shown to you and then tap on the tab Information which is located under the profile picture.

At this point press on More information about you, scroll down the new screen displayed until you find the section Basic information and presses on the wording Edit which is on the right. Then make sure that at the section Date of birth, next to the items Date of birth And Year of birth, the option is selected Friends or All from the privacy menu and if not, stop on the option you prefer. The changes will be applied instantly, with no need to confirm anything.

Even in the case of mobile devices you can make sure that only the day and month of birth without a year are visible to others. To do this, just select the option Friends or All from the drop-down menu for choosing the level of privacy that you find next to the item Date of birth and select the option Only me from the drop-down menu of Year of birth.

Show the date of birth on Facebook of a page

How to show your date of birth on Facebook

After reading my tutorial on how to create a Facebook page, have you published your fanpage on Mark Zuckerberg’s social network and now would you like to enter (or change) the start date of your business? No problem, I’ll explain immediately how to proceed.

Connect to the home page of the social network, log in and open the page for which you want to add or change the information in question. Once on the page, select the wording Information present in the left sidebar and then click on the link Start date modified which is on the right.

Now, select from the first drop-down menu the type of start date you want to insert by choosing between Year of birth, Foundation, Start, Opening, Creation And Launched / a then use the other drop-down menus below to indicate the year, month and day. Then click on the button Save to save the entered data.

If, on the other hand, you need to change the information in question, once you have accessed the section Information of the fanpage click on the wording Foundation (or also Start, Opening, Year of birth, Creation or Launched / a) present on the right and presses on the item Edit which always appears on the right. Then use the drop-down menus that are shown to you to set the new date of birth of the page and press the button Save to confirm the changes made.

The same operation can also be performed from smartphones and tablets but not via theofficial app of Facebook and not even through the application Facebook Business Suite for Android or iOS. In fact, both applications currently do not yet allow you to change the creation date of fan pages.

If you want to show the date of birth on Facebook of a page you must therefore resort to the use of the browser app that you generally use to surf the net from mobile (eg. Chrome on Android and Safari on iOS). How you do it? Easy: open Facebook from your browser, enable the desktop view of the site and proceed exactly as I have indicated above.

How to show your date of birth on Facebook

If you don’t know how to activate the desktop view of a site on Chrome, just tap the button with i three dots at the top right and press on the item Request desktop site from the menu that is shown to you. On Safari, however, you have to tap on the icon of sharing (the rectangle with the arrow pointing upwards) and press the icon Request desktop site from the menu that will subsequently open.