How to wish happy birthday on Facebook: Thanks to Facebook you can remember your friends’ birthdays, which you would otherwise forget because of your bad memory. In this regard, since you are not yet very experienced in using the popular social network created by Mark Zuckerberg, you wonder how to use it precisely to send birthday wishes to your friends who are having their birthday.
Well, if that’s the case and you want to know how to wish happy birthday on facebook, know that you have come to the right tutorial and at the right time. In the course of the next chapters, in fact, I will explain step by step how to succeed in this intent using all the tools made available by Facebook, both in its app for smartphones and tablets and in its Web version for computers.
That said, if you’re curious to know more now and can’t wait to get started, sit down comfortably and just take a few minutes of free time. Read carefully the next lines of this tutorial and you will certainly succeed in the intent you have proposed. At this point, all I have to do is wish you a good read.
How to send happy birthday greetings on Facebook
If you wonder as wish happy birthday on Facebook, let me explain in detail what are the solutions available to you to perform this operation on the well-known social network. In the next few lines, in fact, I will show you how to do it from a smartphone and tablet but also from a computer.
From smartphones and tablets
A friend of yours is having a birthday and you would like to wish him a birthday on Facebook, using the app you downloaded on your smartphone Android or on yours iPhone or iPad? In that case, carefully follow the directions I am about to give you.
To start, start the social network app by pressing on its icon that you find on the home screen and / or in the drawer of your device. Once this is done, log into your account if prompted.
Now locate, via the Facebook search engine (the magnifying glass icon), the person you wish to send birthday wishes to, then presses on his first name among the search results that are shown to you, in order to go to his profile.
Once this is done, click on text field that is shown to you, so that you can type in the greeting message you want. Remember that you can use all of Facebook’s tools for writing a post, such as adding one colorful background (Aa) or inserting photo, video And GIF.
When you have finished customizing the message, you just have to publish the post by tapping the button Publish. If you write the term congratulations and you do not want Facebook to show special effects by pressing on the writing, pressing on (x) that appears next to the word in question. If you have any doubts or problems, please refer to my tutorial on how to create a post on Facebook.
Alternatively, you can create one history to wish a happy birthday to your friend, mentioning it so that he can be notified. To do this, you have two possibilities: create a story manually, or use one of the predefined modules for creating a virtual greeting card, to be published in the Facebook stories of the birthday boy.
In the first case, go to the main section of Facebook (the house icon), then tap the text field at the top and, in the menu that is shown to you, presses on the item Camera, to open the Facebook camera.
Now, start creating the story manually, by taking a photo or recording a video and using all the tools made available by the social network. For more information on this, check out my tutorial on how to make stories on Facebook.
Once this is done, press on the wording Aa located in the upper right corner and mention the person you want to congratulate by typing the bird symbol (@) followed by username of the person to be mentioned. If you want to do it faster, you can also use the adhesive Tag, located in the section of stickers related to stories (the square emoticon icon).
Once the creation of the story is complete, tap the button Forward to see the preview, then, to publish it, click on the button Publish.
Alternatively, if you want to customize a virtual greeting card, to be published on the birthday boy’s story, locate the name of the person who turns his birthday, via the notifications menu (the bell icon), then tap on it to access the section Birthdays.
Once this is done, press on one of the templates that are shown to you, to start creating a Facebook story, using all the tools of the stories, such as adding writings (Aa), stickers, GIF and emoji which are located in the menu of Adhesives (the square emoticon icon). When you are done, publish the story by clicking on the button Share in the birthday story.
Would you like to send birthday wishes on Facebook to your friend privately? If so, you can write him a private message using Facebook Messenger, Facebook’s instant messaging tool, accessible via the cross-platform app of the same name.
That said, to make use of it, start the Facebook Messenger on your device Android or iOS/iPadOS, by pressing on its icon on the home screen and / or in the drawer. Then, on the app’s main screen, locate the first name of the person of your interest and tap on the same to open the dedicated private chat.
Now, tap the text field located at the bottom, write the greeting message and send it by pressing the button Enter. Are you unsure how to use some features of Facebook Messenger? In this case I suggest you to deepen the subject by reading my tutorial dedicated to the subject.
If you prefer to use Facebook from a computer, you will be happy to know that you can easily succeed in sending a friend’s birthday wishes by connecting to the official website of the well-known social network owned by Mark Zuckerberg.
That said, to get started, log into your account by typing in your login details (e-mail And password), through the browser you usually use to browse the Internet.
Now locate, via the Facebook search engine (the search bar at the top), the profile of the person you wish to send birthday wishes to.
Once you have connected to the profile of the user in question, you just have to use the text field dedicated to the publication of a message, to write a greeting message and customize it, if necessary, by adding photo, video or one colorful background, through the tools made available to Facebook for writing a post. If you write the term congratulations and you do not want Facebook to show special effects in relation to the latter, press on (x).
Alternatively, refer to the box dedicated to birthday notification, located at the top right, through which it is possible to go faster to the Facebook profile of the person to be celebrated and, if necessary, immediately send a quick greeting message, using the appropriate text field and the button Publish.
If you wish, also via the official Facebook website you can create a story in which to mention the birthday boy, to wish him a happy birthday, even if you will not have all the Faboook camera tools, available in the app for smartphones and tablets.
To do this, go to the main page of the social network, then click on the box Add a story and start creating it, writing a message in the text field that is shown to you and using the editing tools related to posts, such as adding photo And video or setting one colorful background (Aa).
When you’re done editing, make sure the option is selected Your Story and possibly also the one called News section, if you also want to publish in posts, then click on the button Publish.
Would you like to privately write a message of greetings to the birthday boy? In that case you have to make use of Facebook Messenger, the instant messaging system integrated with Facebook through which it is possible to interact privately with all your friends of the social network.
Having said that, to do this, first click on thecartoon icon with lightning bolt located in the top bar of Facebook, then locate the person with whom you want to get in touch and click on his name, in order to open the private chat dedicated to him.
Then write the greeting message in the text field and press on Enter, to send it. Alternatively, I remind you that you can send private messages on Facebook also using Facebook Messenger from his official website, to chat with your Facebook friends without the distractions of the news feed.
How to reply to birthday wishes on Facebook
On your birthday, all your friends congratulated you on Facebook and now you wonder how to thank them? Don’t worry: I can help you even in this case.
First of all, in fact, you must know that carrying out this operation is extremely simple and that you can do it both by acting from a smartphone or tablet, through the app Facebook for Android , iOS or iPadOS, but also from a computer, by connecting to the official website of the social network of Mark Zuckerberg.
To reply to your friends’ greeting messages you have several options that you can implement: first of all you can reply in the comments of posts, or you can privately thank your friends via Facebook Messenger, Facebook’s private messaging feature. Alternatively, you can write a post on Facebook in which to publicly thank all those who have wished you a happy birthday.
In this regard, if you need help to perform these operations, refer to my tutorial dedicated to the topic, in which you can find all the detailed information on how to proceed.