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I created a Facebook account and during registration I must have checked the gender as "male". I realized this, when people told me they see messages like "Suggest friends to him".

Is it possible to change this gender setting? Or will I have to remove my account and create a new one?

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  1. Login to Facebook
  2. Click on your name in the upper-left corner
  3. Click on Update Info
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  4. On Basic Info click Edit
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  5. On the drop-down menu, change your sex
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  6. On the same drop-down, click Save
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