How do I change who I’m posting as on Facebook?

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How to change who you are posting as on facebook

The Facebook user interface is always changing, so now that they have changed the way people manage pages how do you change/select who you post as? Here's how:

 

Note: This is a solution for how to to change who you’re posting as on Facebook if you are using a computer and a browser.

If your familiar with the Facebook interface here are the steps. If you need more help refer to the picture below.

  1. Click the down arrow at the very top right of the Facebook window and when it say “use Facebook as” and choose your own personal profile (as you are effectively the administrator of these pages)
  2. Along the top line of the Facebook interface click the home link/button.
  3. In the lefthand side column under your profile pick, click the name of the page you want to post onto.
  4. In the status update area there should be a small profile pic icon and a down arrow above the area to post your status. Use this to select who you post as. NOTE. If it is NOT THERE, simply try another one of the pages you are an administrator of. Look for the profile pic icon and the down arrow which will allow you to change who is posting.
  5. If you stlil can’t find it (don’t worry it doesn’t appear on all pages, you’re not crazy), simply look for any post that you have made and the profile pic icon/arrow which allows you to change the posting as settings should be there. Or, you could make a quick status update post, look for the setting to change who you are posting as and then go a ahead an delete the status update.

Now here are the steps for how to change who you're posting as on Facebook with Photos:

Click the down arrow at the very top right of the Facebook window and when it say “use Facebook as” and choose your own personal profile (as you are effectively the administrator of these pages)

Along the top line of the Facebook interface click the home button.

Facebook ui screenshot down arrow and home link

In the lefthand side column under your profile pick, click the name of the page you want to post onto.

Facebook ui screenshot personal profile settings

In the status update area there should be a small profile pic icon and a down arrow above the area to post your status. Use this to select who you post as. NOTE. If it is NOT THERE, simply try another one of the pages you are an administrator of. Look for the profile pic icon and the down arrow which will allow you to change who is posting.

Facebook UI screenshot stauts update posting as change

Hopefully this article will help if:

  • You are logged in as yourself but want to post as the company on Facebook.
  • You are logged in as yourself but want to post as your charity on Facebook.
  • You are logged in as yourself but want to post as the fan page on Facebook.


Or perhaps you need to know how to do the reverse:

  • You are logged in as the company but want to post as yourself on Facebook.
  • You are logged in as your charity but want to post as yourself on Facebook.
  • You are logged in as your fan page but want to post as yourself on Facebook.