• You can easily change your gender on Facebook to the classification that best fits you.
  • On top of the male and female options, Facebook also has a custom alternative which you can modify according to your own preferences.
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Everyone changes as they grow older. Sometimes a person’s gender might change, too – in which case, you probably want to have your new identity reflected on social media as well.

Fortunately, Facebook allows its users to change their gender very easily.

Here’s how to change your gender and pronouns on Facebook so that your profile stays up to date with who you are.

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How to change your gender on Facebook

1. Log into Facebook and click on your profile.

2. Click on the “About” button.

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Foto: Click on “About” on your profile page. Source: Chrissy Montelli/Business Insider

3. Click on “Contact and Basic Info.”

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Foto: Select “Contact and Basic Info.” Source: Chrissy Montelli/Business Insider

4. Hover your cursor over the “Gender” section to reveal an “Edit” button. Click “Edit” once it appears. From here, you can change your listed gender, pronouns, and whether or not you want your gender to be viewable on your timeline. If you do not want your gender to be visible on your timeline, uncheck the box next to “Show on my timeline.” How_to_change_gender_on_Facebook_ _3

Foto: Click on “Edit” to start changing your information. Source: Chrissy Montelli/Business Insider

5. Click on the drop-down menu, then click on either “Male,” “Female,” or “Custom,” depending on which best applies to you. If you click on “Custom,” a white box will appear. Type your gender into the box and click on it when it appears. How to change gender on Facebook   7

Foto: You can customize it to the way that best fits who you are. Source: Chrissy Montelli/Business Insider

6. Underneath “What pronoun do you use?” click on the drop-down menu and click on the choice that best represents your pronouns.

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Foto: Choose the pronoun that you want to go by. Source: Chrissy Montelli/Business Insider

7. Once you are finished, click on “Save Changes” to finalize the change on your profile.

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