How to merge Facebook Pages – A Step by Step guide
For different reasons, you may want to merge your two Facebook pages together, since both pages are doing the same thing, and it is better for your followers as well to combine them together. In this article, we will walk you through the process as to how to merge Facebook pages, step by step.
First of all, make a note that two Facebook Pages can be merged only if the following conditions meet.
- Pages that you are going to merge are on the same topic
- Pages must have similar names and other basic information (like mobile number, address, etc.) and represent the same thing
- You must be the admin for both the Pages
- If Pages are associated with a physical address, a location must be the same for both the Pages
- Make sure that any campaigns you are running are not directing to the Page that will be going to be deleted.
If you meet the above criteria, you can successfully merge your two Facebook pages together. To process further with it, follow the below steps accordingly.
Step 1: Go to www.facebook.com/pages/merge
You will be asked to re-enter your password; enter it and click “Continue”.
Step 2: On the next screen, you have to choose both the pages that you would like to merge, once selected, click “Continue” and then click Request Merge.
Once merged, users who liked your merged (removed) page will be notified of this change.
In case, you are unable to merge your Facebook Pages, it means that you are not eligible to merge your Pages.
f your Pages can be merged; all posts, photos, reviews, ratings, and the username will be deleted from the page that you merge. However, the Page that you want to keep will remain unchanged, except for the addition of people who like the Page and check-ins that were merged from the other Page.
The Page that you don’t want to keep will be removed from Facebook, and you won’t be able to unmerge the process, once applied with the merge request.
Note: If your Pages are on Business Manager, you can go to business.facebook.com/pages/merge to merge them.
Tips before attempting to merge Facebook pages
Since, both the pages have the same information, if you want to merge them together. So, it’s better to update all the information (name of the page, physical address, phone numbers, etc.) and ensure that both the pages have the same information and fall in the same category.