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Hide Last Name and Use Only First Name in Facebook

So you want to use only First Name on your Facebook account? If Yes, than their is a trick to use only First Name on your Facebook account. Many people out here don't have any last name or they prefer to only share their nick name or first name to public. If you are the one than this trick to bypass Facebook is for you. Let's first know how we are going to achieve this.

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Indonesian peoples have very long names and if they will use last name in their account than it can be quite large. So Facebook allows peoples of Indonesia country to use only the first name on their Facebook Account. In this trick we will use Indonesian proxy to make the Facebook feel that we belong to Indonesia. And if we will achieve this than we can easily remove the last name from our Facebook account and thus we will be able to use only the first word of our name. Now follow each step one by one carefully.

At first go to http://www.hidemyass.com/ to get an Indonesian proxy. After going to Hide My Ass you will find IP:Port Proxies in the menu near the top menu.

Hide Last Name and Use Only First Name in Facebook

After clicking on the above IP:Port link you will be on the following page. Now you will need to un-mark All Countries and choose Indonesia from the the given list. After that click on Update Results. You will see some Indonesian proxy on the next page. All you need to do is remember the Proxy and the port as we will need in the next step to apply the Proxy address to your system Internet Connections. Follow the following steps to apply the new Proxy that you get from Hide My Ass to your Network Connection.
  • First go to Control Panel of your Windows. If you're using Windows 7 or previous versions of Windows than click on Start and than click on Control Panel from the right panel to open it. If you're using Windows 8 or 8.1 than hover your mouse on the left and than click on settings, now choose Control Panel.
  • From the Control Panel, choose Networking and Sharing center. See the image given below to know more.
Hide Last Name and Use Only First Name in Facebook
  • On the Networking and Sharing Center page you will see the deice or modem name which you're using to access Internet.
  • Take a look at bottom left and you will find a link to Internet Options. Just click on Internet Options.
Hide Last Name and Use Only First Name in Facebook
  • After clicking on Internet Options will see your Internet Properties Menu. Just click on Connections tab from that menu.
Hide Last Name and Use Only First Name in Facebook
  • You can see all your networks in the Connections tab. Now you will need to configure proxy for the network you're using to access Internet. Choose your Network and click on Settings.
Important: I used dial up connection to access the Internet. If you're using a LAN connection than click on LAN settings instead.

Hide Last Name and Use Only First Name in Facebook
  • After clicking on the Settings, you'll see Proxy Settings of your Network. Now put a check mark on use a Proxy Use a Proxy server instead and than insert the I.P. address and Port in the given text box and click on OK button.
  • Yeah! We have done changing the proxy address of our network. Now we will browse Facebook and change our name.
Note: You will need to change the language to Indonesian to use only first name on your Facebook Account and remove the last name. Follow the below given steps after changing the Proxy Settings to make changes on your Facebook Account name.
  1. Log in to your Facebook account and than go to settings.
  2. After logging in go to settings. You can directly go to settings page by typing going to https://www.facebook.com/settings.
  3. Now change the language to bahasa Indonesia. Now save the changes to make the new Indonesian language to take effect.
  4. After that click on Sunting in the name bar. Sunting means edit.
  5. Now remove your last name and choose any first name and save your changes. You will need to provide password to proceed.
  6. Type the password in the kata sandi box. Kata Sandi means Password.
  7. Now click on Save button. Done!
  8. You can change the language now. See the image below.
Hide Last Name and Use Only First Name in Facebook

Now you will see only first name of you everywhere in the Facebook. Please note that you will not be able to change your name back for the next 60 days. keep visiting for more Facebook tricks.

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