Problem Fixed – this page isn’t eligible to have a username on Facebook

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Facebook is the world’s most used social media platform. Billions of numbers of people use Facebook daily. Therefore it occurs many small issues. Today we are talking about one of the common issues which many people have to face daily. The glitch is “this page isn’t eligible to have a username” on Facebook. This is not a permanent issue and you can fix it very easily by yourself.

As you know anyone can create individual page on Facebook. Facebook allows you to rename your page as per your choice. To look like professional people like to use the same words in the username, page URL, and page title too. Therefore they start to change it. While changing username they occurs this problem. due to lack of knowledge people directly change the username of the page as well as the name of the page too.

If you are looking for a way to fix this problem, stay with me at this article till the end. I will tell you the genuine way by which you will become an expert to solve this problem. This problem can occur by several reasons including page verification issues.

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How to repair this page isn’t eligible to have a username?

1. Use your second account

The solution to this problem is too easy to do. As every Facebook user has their own second id. If you haven’t, create your second id first. It will also help you in increasing your Facebook page reach. Let started the way step by step –

this page isn't eligible to have a username

Step 1 – Login to your Facebook account

Step 2 – Go to Page Setting>>Page roles where you are facing the problem

As you can see the “Assign a new Page role” option in new window as shown in the image.

Step 3 – Enter the name or email address of the account for whom you want to select as the second admin of your Facebook page.

Step 4 – Now change his role from Editor to Admin. (As you can see in the dropdown in the image and has already selected Editor by default.)

Step 5 – Click on Add button now.

After clicking on Add button Facebook will ask you for your password for security reasons.

Step 6 – Don’t hesitate to enter your password there and click on Submit.

this page isn't eligible to have a username

Now your second id will be added to your page role list. Your second id will be on pending status. Whenever you do not accept the invitation from your second id.

Step 7 – Login to your second id

Step 8 – Go to notification

Step 9 – You will see the invitation message click on it

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Step 10 – Click on the “Accept” button

You have done maximum work and now minimum work remains. Open the page where you have to change your username by using the second account. When you try to change the username of your page, you will get successfully changed the username of your page.

Why your Facebook page is not able to change username?

As you know Facebook is very strict about there rules and regulations. Therefore there are many guidelines for every single action which you do. As like that to change username, there are some rules as follows –

  • You can’t change the username of your Facebook page which has made a few moments ago.
  • Your page has at least a single post
  • You can add only one username for page and it must not be used before
  • Username only contains alphanumeric characters (like A-Z, 0-9 and also “.)
  • The username must contain at least 5 characters


If you are still reading this article you got an idea of how short this problem is and how easily we have fixed it. In my, some recent article I have told about YouTube comment failed to post.

If you have any other ways to fix this error tell me that I will update this article with you. It will be a good deal for us to fix this page isn’t eligible to have a username.

If you found my article useful and if you like it don’t forget to share it with your friends. They will also get help to protect their page by changing their username directly.

Thanks for reading.

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Prashant

    It really works. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Nikita

    I was suffering from this page isn’t eligible to have user name but now I have rid of it 🙂 thank you so much

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