How To Convert Facebook Account To A Page

So many people created their Facebook account for the sole purpose of doing business. No wonder you often see personal Facebook accounts having business names. For Instance, you may see names like Mazino Realtor, Rita Signature and so on. The purpose of having such names is to promote their respective businesses.

Doing business on Facebook is highly welcome but using personal Facebook account to represent a business is against Facebook’s Terms, you may likely lose your account. Therefore it is advisable to convert it into a Page.

Facebook Pages are designed for businesses and organizations, with features that help you connect with customers and reach your goals. With a Page, you can create ads and reach more people from different locations and age groups.

What You Ought To Know Before Converting To A Page

  • You can only convert your profile to a Page once and this is based on your personal account. What this means is, your personal account will still be active and will be used to admin the Page.
  • Facebook will transfer your profile picture and cover photo to the Page.
  • The name on your personal account will become the Page's name but you can choose to change it later which will be subject to review by Facebook.
  • Tools to help you move info from your profile to the Page will be available for 14 days after conversion. This mean that you have only 14 days to move all information from your personal account to the converted Page.
  • Your friend will automatically like your new Page if you select the option to do so, but posts on your profile won't be carried over to your new Page.

==> To get started, visit  https://web.facebook.com/pages/create/migrate. Once the page open, click on Get Started.

==> Your profile name and profile pic will automatically be added as the Page name and Photo.  If you look at the screenshot below, this Page has zero likes.

==> To make it a complete page and all your friends to automatically like it, click on Profile to Page Tools.

==> Edit the About Your Page details. Once done, click on Next.

==> Tick Select All option as shown in the screenshot below to automatically let all your friends like the Page. After that, click Next.

==>  Add Photo Albums to Your Page by choosing which photo albums you will like to copy from your profile to your Page. After that, click on Finish.

==> Hurray! Now all your friends should like your Page. Look at the arrow on that screenshot below, you will see that over 4000 friends have liked the Page.

If you follow the above steps closely, you should be able to covert your Facebook account to a Page.

Warning: Do not abuse this feature by unnecessarily trying to convert every account into a Page. Do not convert a Facebook account that is not yours.

Kindly share this tutorial with others and drop your comments below if you have successfully converted an account to a Page.


  1. Good job Mazino.
    Its indeed an helpful post for Facebook biz profile owners.

    Olasunkanmi Fakeye

  2. Nice one Mazino. Keep the flag flying.

  3. Just got mine converted, nice work mazino.

    1. Great Job Mazino, i was able to convert mine to a page but i have issues changing my page name. My facebook profile and my page both have the same name. I tried changing it but fb keeps denying my request.
      Please help!

    2. You cannot change the name of the page immediately. You need to wait for some time before doing so.

  4. Great Work Mazino but as a blogger, i think it is better to build a fan page from the beginning than turning your profile to a fanpage. In that way you will get sincerely likes only without forcing or deceiving anybody.

    Anyway Nice post.

    blogger at www.obhiabablog.com.ng

  5. This is the first time I am commenting on this blog, tho I've been following it.
    This post really deserves a comment. Nice article!keep it up!

    Commenting from HowWriter

  6. Its still the same response I am getting

    ''Sorry, something went wrong.We're working on it and we'll get it fixed as soon as we can.''

  7. Hello mazino, nice post you got here,. Am going to definitely do that on my FB profile.

    Thanks for sharing.


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