How To Change Primary Email In Facebook?

Change Primary Email In Facebook
Sometimes users lost the access from their primary Email or just want to change their primary Email from which they are using Facebook account (e.g. suppose you are using facebook from, but forget your gmail password) & need to complete some verifications. So what should be done? Look at following steps for changing your primary facebook email:
  • Login to Facebook.
  • Go to Account> Account Settings> Under General, look for Email> Click on Edit.
  • Click on Add another email> Enter your new email address> Click on Save Changes. New email address should not be associated with any other Facebook account.
  • To save these settings, you would have to enter your Facebook password.
  • Confirmation link will be receive on your new email address, Verify it.
  • Now again go to Email under Account Settings> Select your new email address as primary & if you want to remove old email address, then click on remove. 
Note: You first need to set your new email address as primary before removing old one.

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May 5, 2012 at 2:17 AM delete

Thanks a lot for the detailed steps..It truly helped :)

May 13, 2012 at 1:32 PM delete

I now have four (4) accounts but still can't change the primary one. I'm only able to remove 3 of the alternatives but not the original 'primary'.

December 19, 2012 at 10:20 AM delete

hey my primary email is deleted automatically delete from f.b & i haven't insert secondary email as well, when i try to insert a mail as a secondary email it says you must insert primary email first. so how can i insert a primary email again


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