How do I change my birthday and choose who I share it with on Facebook?

There’s a limit to how many times you can change your birthday. If you’ve recently changed it, you may have to wait before you can edit it again.

New FacebookTo change your birthday:

  1. Click your profile picture in the top right of Facebook.
  2. Click About, then click Contact and Basic Info in the left menu.
  3. Scroll down to your birth date and click  to the right.
  4. Use the dropdown menus to change your birthday and use the audience selector to choose who can see it.
  5. Click Save.

Classic FacebookTo change your birthday:

  1. From your News Feed, click your name in the top left.
  2. Click About next to your name on your profile and select Contact and Basic Info in the left menu.
  3. Scroll down and hover over Birth Date or Birth Year, and then click Edit to the right of the info you’d like to change.
  4. Use the dropdown menus to change your birthday and use the audience selector to choose who can see it.
  5. Click Save Changes.

You can change who can see your birthday by adjusting the audience. There are 2 audience selectors next to your birthday: one for the day and month and one for the year. Friends won’t get a notification about your upcoming birthday if you don’t share the day and month with them.

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