Primary Facebook Page – What Is It & How To Change It? [in 2021]

What is a primary Facebook page and why it is important? How you can change or add the Facebook primary page if you need to do so. Just some of the questions we will answer in this Facebook page tutorial.

Without further, ado let’s dive in.

What is a primary Facebook page?

A primary Facebook page in the Business Manager is necessary if you want to request access to a Facebook page, ad account, or other business assets that is owned by another Facebook Business Manager.

So if you don’t have a primary Facebook page, you won’t be able to use other businesses’ ad accounts if you are running an agency. If you try to do so without a primary Facebook page, you will get this notification:

„Your business needs a primary Page to request access to Pages, ad accounts and other assets that belong to another business. They will verify your business through your primary Page. Your primary Page should be the Facebook Page that best represents the business you work for.”

How to check your current Facebook primary page?

If you are not sure what your current Facebook primary page in a specific Business Manager, you can check it easily:

  1. Open the Facebook Business Manager account
  2. Click on ‘Business Settings’ from the menu
  3. Scroll down to ‘Business info’
  4. Click on it.
  5. Here you will see the primary page at the top of the screen:primary Facebook page in Facebook Business Manager

If you haven’t set up a primary Facebook page, you will see that the Primary page is ‘None’.

If you haven’t added your primary FB page, here is the step by step process.

How to add a primary Facebook page to Business Manager?

Here is how to add a primary Facebook page to Business Manager:

  1. Open the Facebook Business Manager account
  2. Select ‘Pages’ under the ‘Accounts’ section
  3. Click on ‘Add’
  4. Then on ‘Request access to a page’
  5. As you don’t have a primary page, you have to first select a primary page from the list of pages you have already added to the Facebook page.select a primary page on Facebook
  6. Then click on ‘Next’
  7. Then you can request access to another Facebook page.

If you prefer a video tutorial on how to add or change your Facebook primary page, check out this video tutorial:

How to change Facebook primary page?

Here is how to change a primary page on Facebook Business Manager:

  1. Open the Facebook Business Manager account
  2. Click on ‘Business Settings’ from the menu
  3. Click on ‘Business info’
  4. Click on ‘Edit’ button at the top.primary Facebook page in Facebook Business Manager
  5. Change the primary Facebook page
  6. Save the changes.

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