I am a small business owner and a couple of years ago I created a Facebook page for my business.

Over the years I started working together with an artist. He posts some work related content on his Instagram and thought that if he linked the Facebook page to it that it would create traffic by forwarding people to the Facebook page.

What happened however is that resulted in him "claiming" page ownership. Both of us can't see an option to revert this or to make me page owner since the company is on my name and I have the official papers for it.

Does anyone have a clue how I should continue? Removing the page to create a new one is not an option. I tried business.facebook however it also says in there that he is the page owner and therefor I can't do anything. He however doesn't seem to have the company page in the interface so I can't find an option on his account to remove ownership of the page.


This was such a long drag, but I have found the solution.

Long story short, he had to remove the page from his business account for it to become "unclaimed" after which I claimed it with the actual business account.


if you don't mind I would like to know more about how you manage to reclaim ownership of your Facebook page. I am in this same situation right now wherein I accidentally claimed ownership of our Facebook page through our Instagram. But on the page roles, it only shows me as an editor and my co-worker as moderator. Is it possible that he claims ownership of the page as admin if I choose to "unclaim" it. I'm afraid I will no longer have access to the page and his moderator status will not be able to add me back. Thank you for your help in advance.

  • It would be wiser to post your question as a comment rather than an answer, either way the answer I provided is the only solution. You have to sign in on the business page of Facebook from where you can remove the page from your business account. From there on he can claim the page.
    – ploopploop
    Mar 17 '21 at 21:41

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