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How to Change Facebook Page Category on Mobile

Change Facebook Page Category on Mobile

If you are running a page online, often you might need to change the category of your page. Or if you are working as a community manager of a client’s social media, you might need to change the page category once in a while. If you are wondering how to change the Facebook page category on mobile, do not worry, we have got the answers ready for you. Changing the Facebook page category is easy from PC, however many find it difficult to change page category from mobile. Thus, we will note down how to change the page category on mobile. In the following, we will show the method of changing the Facebook page category on mobile. 

In order to change the page category from mobile, you need to be one of the admins of that Facebook page. If you do not have admin access to the page, request the current admin to give you an admin role on the page. The admin role can be given from the page role section of the page. Once you are an admin of the page, you can change the Facebook page category on mobile.  

How to Change Facebook Page Category on Mobile

  • Write the name of the Facebook page you want to change on the top search bar on Facebook.
  • Click on the page name once it appears.
  • Before navigating to any other options, click on the “…More” button at the farthest right-hand side of the screen.

More button



  • From the next window, scroll down to the ‘Page Control’ section and look for the ‘Edit Page Info’ option




Edit Page Info



  • After clicking, it will show a different window from where you can see the option to change the name, category, website, description, contact, location, hours, and more.



change the name



  • Click on the ‘Category’ option
  • It will show an ‘Update Category’ option



Update Category


  • From here, you can type the category you want. If that category is supported by Facebook, it will show in the drop-down, and you can select it from there. 
  • You can add up to 3 categories only.
  • Once you are done adding the categories, click on the ‘Save’ button, and the process of changing your page’s category will be completed. 

These are the simple steps you need to take to change the Facebook page category on mobile.

How to Change Facebook Page Category on PC

In order to change the Facebook page category from PC, you need to do the following:

  • Go to your Facebook page.
  • From the menu on the left-hand side, click on “Edit Page Info.”
  • This will lead you to a similar page where you can change the page category. 
  • Type in the category and click save to have an immediate effect. 

Pro Tips: Some Tips of Selecting the Facebook Page Category

  • Compatibility: Your Facebook page should have a similar category to the product or service you are working with. It should match with your offering, or else; your Facebook page will not appear when it is searched on Facebook. 
  • Variation in page category: You should not select the Facebook page category randomly. It should belong to a similar type of category. Do not blend the page category randomly; it will give the audience mixed signals. 
  • Choosing the wrong category: Be careful and select the category that matches your page, or else it will not be beneficial for your Facebook page. 

These are the tips you need to know in order to change the Facebook page category from mobile. If you liked our article, do not forget to have a look at our blog for more such content. 

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