How to Merge Two Facebook Pages?

You may have more than one Facebook Page for your business, blog, or website. If someone else has created a duplicated Facebook page for your business, you can also claim it. We have an insightful post on how to claim a Facebook page for our readers. You can combine Facebook pages to engage your audience on the official page. You can read before you merge FB pages. You can merge two Facebook pages to clear their confusion. The same method will work if you want to merge Facebook business pages.

In this article, I will cover all the steps you should take care of while merging Facebook Pages.

Why Should I Merge Facebook Pages?

Before, we cover the topic, how to combine Facebook pages. There may be certain reasons to merge Facebook pages if you have two or more pages.

1. Recover admin rights to old pages if lost.
2. You have a Facebook profile instead of a Facebook Page for your business.
3. Somebody is trying to steal the business identity.
4. Your FB page is not listed as ‘Local,’ and People are trying to create a ‘new’ place Page or Place Pages.
5. You set the wrong page name or changed the business name by managing two pages for the same business.

How to merge two Facebook pages

Important Things to Know before Merging Pages on Facebook

Before I answer how do I merge two Facebook pages, it is important to know important conditions.

1. To merge two Facebook Pages, you should be the admin of both pages.
2. The page name should be similar and represent the same thing.
3. Local pages should have the same address.
4. If no option to merge Facebook Pages is available, then eligibility is questionable. Then you can request Facebook for a review.

What to Consider Before You Merge Facebook Pages?

1. Change the name of Pages and keep the same. It will be helpful to take merge approval from Facebook.
2. “About” information, website, phone number, address, and description should be the same on both of the pages.
3. Find the number of previously created ‘Places’ Pages for your business.
4. Note down how many check-ins and likes of Each Page.
5. Only keep the most liked and followed Facebook Page.
6. Create and pin a post to create awareness about merging Facebook Pages.
7. Download a backup of the Facebook Page that you are going to merge.

Steps to Merge Two Facebook Pages

How to merge Facebook pages? To merge Facebook pages, you need to follow these steps-

  1. Login to your Facebook account.

2. Go to facebook.com/pages/merge.

3. Choose the two Pages you’d like to merge.

Choose the two pages you'd like to merge

4. Press the “Continue” button.

5. Pick which Facebook Page you wish to keep and press the “Keep Page” button.

Select Facebook page you want to keep

6. Confirm Merge Request by pressing the “Request Merge” button.

Confirm Facebook Pages merge request

7. Lastly, you will get a Merge Request Successful message.

Facebook Pages merge request successful-min

What Happens When You Merge Facebook Pages?

  1. All the followers of the duplicate Facebook business page will merge to verified ones.
  2. All the page likes and check-ins will merge to your official business page.
  3. All the reviews will be merged to your official business page.

What Remains After Successfully Merging Two Facebook Pages?

1. After merging two Facebook pages, update a new cover image, set a profile picture, and add relevant information to the About section. Don’t forget to use important keywords.

2. Set Page to local and allow check-ins.

3. If you have a Facebook business page, don’t forget to verify your Facebook Page. If verification is successful, then Facebook page visibility in search engines will be improved.

The same method will work if you want to merge Facebook business pages.

How to Report Duplicate Facebook Page?

You can also report a duplicate Facebook page. It’s very simple, and anyone can do that.

1. Open the official Facebook business page.

2. Click on the indicated three dots.

3. A drop-down will come up, and click on the Suggest Edits.

Report duplicated Facebook page

4. A pop-up box will appear with Report Duplicates of this place.

5. In which you may enter duplicated URL of the particular Facebook page.

Report duplicate Facebook page save

Read everything carefully before making any report.

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81 COMMENTS

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  2. When I try and do this, it does not give the option of which page I want to keep??? It goes from Step 2 to Step 5. How can I select which page to keep??

  3. Hello everybody !

    I would like to choose the remaining page but it seems you can not do it anymore…
    It there a way around ?

    Thank you,
    Seb

  4. Hi!

    I have the same question as all above, I do not get the option to choose which page I keep. How can we choose which page to keep?

    Thanks!

  5. An error has occurred while merging pages. This may be caused by your attempt to merge too many pages.

    I keep getting this error code… Can you help?

  6. I have tried this however facebook automatically send a reply saying:

    ‘We’re unable to merge E Beauté into EH Beauté because it looks like these Pages represent different things. To merge two Pages, they must represent the same thing. To learn more about Page merge policies, please visit the Help Center: https://www.facebook.com/help/249601088403018/?ref=cr Thanks,’

    Please help i changed names so they are similar, profile pic but still no joy.

  7. I have tried this twice and from what I can tell it’s not processing. I can get through all of the steps (pages meet requirements) but it’s been at least a week and the pages are still not merged. Does facebook send any kind of notification to the page support inbox showing any kind of status? I just feel like it is lost out there in cyber land. What else can be done?

  8. Hello.

    Thanks for this informative post. I am wondering whether you could shed some insight onto the issue I am having:

    I am attempting to merge two Facebook pages with a substantial amount of followers each. I follow the above steps and it says “merge successfully requested” but nothing has happened. I first requested the merge on Monday (today is Friday, so 5 days ago). I attempted the merge again yesterday (Thursday) and again today. Each time it tells me the merge has been successfully requested but nothing has happened. Surely it should not take this long.

    Could you help me, at all?

    Thanks very much.

    • I’m having the exact same issue, and finding help through FB community seems non-existent. If you find answers, please respond here. I’m still searching as well.

    • I am having the exact same issue, my pages say successfully merged but they never merge. I have reached out numerous times to support and no response. I have been trying for almost a year. Anyone know what to do in this situation?

    • i have tried multiple times to merge and keep getting message that pages are to far apart and the check the address the address on both is identical and the name of the business is the same. Any suggestions

  9. Hello! Im trying to merge 2 pages, I’m admin for both, everything on the pages are identicall but it doesnt work. I get the error-message “You are trying to merge to many pages” However these are the only 2 I’m trying to merge. I have tried to contact facebook-support but it doesnt work. Even tried VPN to US to cpntact Facebook support but that doesnt work either. Anyone have the same problem or the sulution?

  10. Hey I have tried this but get this response:
    These Pages can’t be merged because either (page1) or (page 2) is the primary Page of a Business Manager.

    But I have checked and page 2 is the primary page of business manager.

    Do you know how to fix?

  11. You need to wait until Facebook fixes the issue. It is common practice nowadays so keep patients.

  12. Hi
    I have the same question as two individuals above, I do not get the option to choose which page I keep. How can we choose which page to keep?

    Thanks!

  13. I got an error saying the pages can’t be merged because there’s a pending merge request. Where can I see this merge request? How can I fix this?

      • I have faced the same problem. Please try with,
        1. If you have changed the name of other page in order to match similarity – you have to wait for 7 days
        2. If one page is on Business manager then other one should be also in it
        3. Remove all other admins and then try to merge it will work

  14. I hardly think Facebook Merge Works Anymore… it used to when my pages were very viral but stopped when facebook unpublished millions of pages and reduced engagements by almost 80%.

    In the last couple of months 6-7months now I have been trying it sometimes shows ‘Successfully Merged’ but no changes even about 20 minutes ago.

    Facebook Team never solves anything.

    I think they have disabled it cos merges used to work instantly until mid-2018.

    • it is true?? because i already do a several time 2 month ago until now.. but its still same.. no change..

  15. can you help me?? i already succesful request merge.. but the page still same no merge at all.. why?

    • I’m having the same issue. It says the two pages merged but there’s nothing to show of it

  16. I do it but once the pages “merge succesfully” does not happen nothing, remains each one.

  17. hi, how much time does it take to have an accepted merging request?
    I requested the merge since 3 days ago and still waiting

  18. Above the suggestion is to change the page names to be the same. However, in my experience, when you try to change the page name, FB denies the change request saying you already have a page with the same name. :/

    • The same problem I have right now, and it’s literally a system designed to fail. So how am I supposed to solve this?

  19. I have been trying to merge 2 pages for a year now Pages Can’t Be Merged
    An error has occurred while merging pages. This may be caused by your attempt to merge too many pages.

  20. What if I want to keep one page’s name but the other page’s URL? Will it force me to give up all of one group or the other with no option to mix?

  21. I just merged two church pages into the more popular page. I understood I would lose all the content from the old page, but posts on the page I merged to has disappeared as well. What can I do?

  22. Hello. I own two facebook pages, and I need to merge them. But the answer I get is: “Pages can not be merged”. It was a whole process but finally, after following all the steps, this is what I get, no explanation, no nothing. Where’s the problem?

  23. Hi…I’ve tried to merge two pages with one letter difference in the name, however I get this message: ‘These Pages can’t be merged because there is already a pending request to merge ****. You must wait for this request to be resolved before trying again.’ However I can’t see any evidence of a pending merge or any messages about it etc. I have tried to merge on Facebook and Business Manager (ensuring that Instagram is added)…do you know how I can make the merge happen? I tried leaving it for a week but still the same message.

  24. I need marge 2 Pages, But I have this message.
    These Pages can’t be merged because they’re part of different Business Manager accounts.

  25. Hello Vinay. Thanks for the useful info. What will be the name of my page if I merge to pages for example who have similar names?

    • You merge a duplicate page to a primary Facebook page. So, you know the name of your page.

  26. Has any found out why pages are not merging? Even after it says page merge successfully.
    I tried again, says merge successfully
    Still no merge.
    I see this issue has plagued many for years.

  27. Hi, I have tried to merge two pages which are on my account. I keep getting the message, “These Pages can’t be merged because they’re part of different Business Manager accounts.” Although I’m the only business manager of both pages. Can you think what I may be doing wrong? Many thanks,

  28. Hey Vinay, any idea why, when I try to merge two pages that FB will not allow me to choose the page I wish to keep, but decides on the page itself.

  29. Hi

    I have changed the name of my facebook page (100k likes) to a similar facebook page online (3k likes) last month successfully, and post same contents separately on both pages, if I attempt to merge it now after a month later, will facebook banned both of my account due to the name change + Merge? do they even allow name change + merge, or will facebook treat this as deceiving. we wish to maintain the likes, while making sure it is not having 2 pages which might caused confusion, but we have read somewhere that fb will sometimes unpublish both pages permanently, without any explanation or chances of appeal…

    Is facebook merge working now? anyone has successfully merge their facebook pages recently can share please?

    • Hi Alex,

      I am trying to merge in a same way like you too, renamed 2 months ago, posted same content on both pages, Did you managed to find any information on the above?

      Does fb allow merging of page now? Thank you and all the best!

  30. Hello,

    I have been trying to merge two pages. However, I keep getting the same error code ‘An error has occurred while merging pages. This may be caused by your attempt to merge too many pages.’

    I fulfilled all the requirements necessary for the merge. Can you please help me out?

  31. I am attempting to merge two Facebook pages with a substantial amount of followers each. I follow the above steps and it says “merge successfully requested” but nothing has happened. I first requested the merge on Monday (today is Friday, so 5 days ago). I attempted the merge again yesterday (Thursday) and again today. Each time it tells me the merge has been successfully requested but nothing has happened. Surely it should not take this long.

  32. I am attempting to merge two Facebook pages but i can’t can anyone help me,These Pages can’t be merged because there is already a pending request to merge ….. You must wait for this request to be resolved before trying again”

  33. Hello

    I asked for 2 pages to merge and it only said “your request was successfully sent” but it didn’t ask me which one I should keep. Why does it happen?
    Also, how long does it take to get an answer to the request?

  34. Hi there,

    I am trying to merge two business pages, but it says:
    These Pages can’t be merged because you don’t have sufficient permissions on the Page. This Page is owned by the Company Business Manager, and only business admins can merge this Page.
    I am a business admin, but then when I check in Business Manager, it says the company is, and no one within the company can figure out how we can change this…and of course, I can’t get hold of Facebook to ask.

  35. I want to merge two Facebook pages, but one page (the one that I know will be deleted) has a group that I don’t want to lose. Will the group be deleted?

  36. Hi Vinay Prajapati,

    Trust you well. I have merged my personal account to a Facebook page A. Then I created Facebook page B a few years before Page A. It belonged to my brother, and he gave me his page. I made many adjustments and eventually got the content to be similar and the names to be the same. I tried many times to merge page A and page B. It keeps saying there are NO pages to merge. Why?

    In the last few months, Facebook replied that there is an error as I tried too many times to merge pages.

    I sent umteen messages to them in the last few months. They did not get back to me. Why?
    Please assist me with advice, or if anyone is reading this message, can advise me.
    My email address is infinitewave7@gmail.com.

    I will truly appreciate it. Thank you.

    Nishal Singh

    • There are certain requirements before you can merge two FB pages. Please check if your pages meet them.

  37. Really helpful article, vinay,
    I had one question in my mind. I have two pages with the same name. As per your instructions and guide, everything is exactly updated the same on both pages. One page has only 100+ audiences, and another page is large. I want to merge the large page with the small one. Can it be done? Hopefully waiting for your additional help on this topic :) Thanks in advance.

  38. I have tried these steps multiple times for my pages. It always goes to the step “your request was successfully sent,” but after that nothing happens. I have performed these steps a month back. Both the pages have the same name and similar content. Any clue on what is wrong?

  39. Mine is writing
    Sorry, this page could not be merged, try again later.
    But I tried it so many times
    Still, I got no joy

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