How to Add an Admin to a Facebook Page

It gets challenging to manage the whole Facebook page by a single person. In this situation, you may want someone to share your burden. You can add other people as admins to your page in order to help you manage the page. You can add admin to a Facebook page via desktop or mobile. Let’s see how we can do it.


Make Someone an Admin on Your Facebook Page from Desktop

  1. Open the Facebook website on your computer (Windows, Linux, Mac, or ChromeOS.) Log in to Facebook by using your credentials. Go to your Facebook Page for which you want someone to add as an Admin. In the left pane click the Settingsoption.
  2. Click the Page Roles option in the left pane.
  3. Click the option Assign a New Page Role. Type the name or the email of the Facebook user you want to add as an admin. Click on the dropdown in front of the field and select the Admin option. After providing this necessary information click on the Add button to save the changes.

The user you have provided in the field and saved will be informed and will receive an invitation to be the admin of your page. Acceptance or rejection is the sole discretion of the user you invited. Once the invitation is accepted by the user, he/she will become the admin of your page.

Modify user role

If you already have added someone and want to change their role on the page, then navigate to the Page Roles screen and you will see the added persons. Click on the Edit option in front of their name to change the role. In case you want to remove the user from your page, just click on the Remove option.

Add an Admin to Your Facebook Page From Mobile

  1. Launch the Facebook app on your mobile if you want to make someone admin on your page via an Android phone, iPhone, or iPad. Locate three horizontal lines on the top-right corner of the app and tap on the lines in the case of Android. In the case of iPhone or iPad, the lines will be in the bottom-right corner of the app. The menu will appear.
  2. To view your Facebook pages, locate the Your x Pages option and tap on it. The page list will appear.
    Note: x represents the number of pages you manage.

  3. Tap on the page name for which you want to change settings and make someone other an admin. The page will open, then locate the settings gear icon on the top-right corner of the page and tap on it. Page settings will open.
  4. The page settings screen shows the corresponding settings for a page. Locate the Page Roles option and tap on it. Page Roles screen will appear.
  5. Locate the Add Person to Page button at the top and tap on it. Add person screen will appear.
  6. Locate the Type the name of a Facebook user field and type the name of  Facebook user you want to be the admin on your page. The known user list will appear under the field, select the user from the list by tapping on the user name. The EditPerson screen will appear.
  7. You will find the Page Roles section here and different page roles that you can assign to a user. tap on the Admin option to select it and then tap on the Add button at the bottom to add the user.

Same as the desktop, the user will receive the invitation. The role assignment as an admin is subject to the acceptance of the invitation.

Remove someone as an admin

  1. If you want to remove the user as an admin, you need to navigate to the Page Roles screen. Under the Current People section, you will find the users you added. Tap the Pencil icon available in front of the user name. Edit Person screen will appear.
  2. On the Edit Person screen, locate the Remove button at the bottom of the screen and tap on it to remove the person from your page admin role. A confirmation screen will appear
  3. Look for the Remove button and tap on it to confirm the choice you made to remove someone as admin from your Facebook page.
Note: It is highly recommended to make just a trustworthy person admin on your page as they will have a lot of privileges on your page. Invitations to become an admin on your page can be sent to both friends and the persons you are not friends with yet.
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