How to get your Facebook Profile URL

Step 1: Login to Facebook

Step 2: From your Facebook news feed, click on your name. Unless something drastic changes, this should be in the top left corner. This will take you to your Facebook Profile.

Step 3: On your Facebook Profile, copy the URL listed at the top address bar of your web browser.

There are two types of profile URL’s on Facebook.

One URL includes profile ID and an ID number. If you have a custom Facebook vanity URL like mine, this is also known as your Facebook Profile URL.

Hopefully you now know how to get your Facebook Profile URL. If you still have questions, we’ve compiled a list of common questions that we often get asked about.

Common questions about your Facebook Profile URL

Why do I need my Facebook Profile URL?

For those of you who don’t consider a Facebook Profile URL a big deal, it’s pretty important.

Here are some ways your Facebook Profile URL can be useful.

  • Include your URL in emails to friends to make it easy to connect with you instead of searching.
  • Add a link to your profile in your email signature for all emails
  • Enter giveaways
  • If you have a Facebook vanity URL, you can make it easier for your friends to remember how to get to your Facebook Profile

Can I change my Facebook Profile URL?

Yes. You can change your Facebook Profile URL.

To do that, go to Account Settings > Username. Click edit.

Enter in a username and select “check availability.”

How many times can I change my Facebook Profile URL?

You can chance your profile URL one time – so make sure it is spelled right and you like it.

Why are some Facebook Profile URL’s different?

If someone has not changed their Facebook URL you will see a bunch of numbers.

If they have changed their Facebook Profile URL, you will see a custom URL called a vanity URL.

For example: http://www.facebook.com/christian.karasiewicz

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