How to Schedule a Post on Facebook

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  • user warning: Table './tipsformom_drupal/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<div class=\"mw-parser-output\">\n<p>An active stream of content on your Facebook Page can help keep your readers engaged. To avoid having to constantly release new posts, schedule posts ahead of time! Although Facebook no longer lets you schedule posts on personal accounts (even if you\'re using apps like HootSuite), you can still do so on a business or organization\'s Page. This wikiHow teaches you how to schedule posts for later on your Facebook Page.\n</p>\n<h2><span class=\"mw-editsection\"><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">[</span><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/index.php?title=Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook&amp;action=edit&amp;section=1\" title=\"Edit section: Steps\">Edit</a><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">]</span></span><span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"Steps\">Steps</span></h2>\n<h3><span class=\"mw-editsection\"><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">[</span><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/index.php?title=Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook&amp;action=edit&amp;section=2\" title=\"Edit section: On a Computer\">Edit</a><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">]</span></span><span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"On-a-Computer\">On a Computer</span></h3>\n<ol>\n<li>Log in to <a target=\"_blank\" rel=\"nofollow noreferrer noopener\" class=\"external free\" href=\"https://www.facebook.com\">https://www.facebook.com</a>. If you\'re not already signed in, follow the on-screen instructions to do so now.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-1-Version-5.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 1 Version 5.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/0/03/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-1-Version-5.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-1-Version-5.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n<ul>\n<li>Facebook does not let you schedule posts for your personal account. You can only schedule posts for <a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-Facebook-Page\" title=\"Create a Facebook Page\">a Page you manage</a>. Pages are usually used for businesses, organizations, blogs, and public figures.</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Click . It\'s the option with an orange flag in the left menu.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-2-Version-5.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 2 Version 5.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/e/ee/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-2-Version-5.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-2-Version-5.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n<ul>\n<li>If you haven\'t already made a Page, you can do so by clicking <b>+ Create New Page</b> in the left menu after clicking <b>Pages</b>.</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Click your Page. Pages you manage appear in the left panel under the \"Pages\" header.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-3-Version-5.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 3 Version 5.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/2/20/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-3-Version-5.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-3-Version-5.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Click . It\'s in the left panel toward the bottom.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-4-Version-5.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 4 Version 5.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/8/89/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-4-Version-5.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-4-Version-5.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Click . It\'s the blue button at the top-left corner of the existing posts.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-5-Version-5.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 5 Version 5.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/2/25/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-5-Version-5.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-5-Version-5.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Compose your post. Type the post as you\'d like it to appear in the \"Write something\" field. You can add photos, tags, emoji, and anything else you wish.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-6-Version-5.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 6 Version 5.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/6/6e/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-6-Version-5.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-6-Version-5.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"547\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Click the down-arrow next to \"Publish.\" It\'s at the bottom-right corner of the window. A menu will expand.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-7-Version-5.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 7 Version 5.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/1/15/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-7-Version-5.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-7-Version-5.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Click in the menu. This opens the Schedule Post window.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-8-Version-5.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 8 Version 5.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/b/b6/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-8-Version-5.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-8-Version-5.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Select a date and time for the post to appear on the Page. Click today\'s date to bring up a calendar that lets you choose a date in the future (if applicable), and the current time to choose a different time. The date and time you select are in your own time zone.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-9-Version-5.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 9 Version 5.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/4/4c/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-9-Version-5.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-9-Version-5.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n<ul>\n<li>The soonest you can schedule a post is 20 minutes from now. You can schedule posts up to 75 days in advance.</li>\n<li>Make sure to select <b>AM</b> or <b>PM</b> as needed.</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Click to save your scheduled post. It\'s the blue button at the bottom-right corner of the pop-up window. Your post is now scheduled to appear on your Page\'s news feed at the selected date and time.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-10-Version-4.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 10 Version 4.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/b/bd/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-10-Version-4.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-10-Version-4.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n<ul>\n<li>If you change your mind about the scheduling the post, you can return to the <b>Publishing Tools</b> page, select <b>Scheduled Posts</b> in the left panel, and click the down-arrow next to the post for other options (<b>Publish</b>, <b>Reschedule</b>, or <b>Cancel</b>).</li>\n<li>To edit the scheduled post\'s contents, return to <b>Publishing Tools</b>, click <b>Scheduled Posts</b>, and click <b>Edit</b> on the post.</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n</ol>\n<h3><span class=\"mw-editsection\"><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">[</span><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/index.php?title=Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook&amp;action=edit&amp;section=3\" title=\"Edit section: On a Phone or Tablet\">Edit</a><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">]</span></span><span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"On-a-Phone-or-Tablet\">On a Phone or Tablet</span></h3>\n<ol>\n<li>Install Facebook Business Suite on your phone or tablet. Neither the regular Facebook mobile app nor the mobile website provide the option to schedule posts on your Page..<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-11-Version-4.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 11 Version 4.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/0/07/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-11-Version-4.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-11-Version-4.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n<ul>\n<li><b>iPhone/Pad:</b> Visit <a target=\"_blank\" rel=\"nofollow noreferrer noopener\" class=\"external free\" href=\"https://apps.apple.com/us/app/facebook-pages-manager/id514643583\">https://apps.apple.com/us/app/facebook-pages-manager/id514643583</a> to download the app, or search for \"Facebook Business Suite\" in the App Store.</li>\n<li><b>Android:</b> Go to <a target=\"_blank\" rel=\"nofollow noreferrer noopener\" class=\"external free\" href=\"https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.facebook.pages.app\">https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.facebook.pages.app</a> in your mobile web browser to download Facebook Business Suite, or search for it in the Google Play Store.</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Open Facebook Business Suite. It\'s the grayish-blue icon with a white stylized circle inside.If you\'re not already signed in, follow the on-screen instructions to log in with the Facebook account you use to manage the Page.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-12-Version-4.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 12 Version 4.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/8/88/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-12-Version-4.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-12-Version-4.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Open the Page on which you want to schedule a post. Business Suite will automatically open to your Page. If you have more than one Page and need to switch to another to schedule the post, tap your profile icon at the top-left corner and select that Page now.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-13-Version-4.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 13 Version 4.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/6/6a/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-13-Version-4.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-13-Version-4.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Tap . It\'s the gray button near the top-left corner of the screen.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-14-Version-4.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 14 Version 4.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/2/2b/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-14-Version-4.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-14-Version-4.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Tap . It\'s near the top below the Page\'s name. This opens the New Post window.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-15-Version-3.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 15 Version 3.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/d/d2/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-15-Version-3.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-15-Version-3.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Compose the post you want to schedule. Type the post as you\'d like it to appear in the \"Write something…\" field. You can also add photos, tag your location, choose a feeling/activity, or any of the other options from the bottom menu.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-16-Version-4.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 16 Version 4.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/d/d8/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-16-Version-4.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-16-Version-4.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Tap when you\'re finished. It\'s at the top-right corner. A preview of your post will appear, along with some scheduling options.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-17-Version-4.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 17 Version 4.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/2/2a/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-17-Version-4.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-17-Version-4.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Select . It\'s under \"Scheduling Options\" at the top of the screen.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-18-Version-4.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 18 Version 4.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/3/33/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-18-Version-4.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-18-Version-4.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Select a date and time. Select the time and date on which you want the post to appear on your news feed. Make sure to choose either <b>AM</b> or <b>PM</b> as needed.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-19-Version-4.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 19 Version 4.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/9/9d/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-19-Version-4.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-19-Version-4.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n<ul>\n<li>The soonest you can schedule a post is in 20 minutes from now. The latest is 75 days from now.</li>\n<li>The date and time you select are in your own time zone.</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Tap or . The option name varies depending on your version of the app.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-20-Version-4.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 20 Version 4.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/2/23/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-20-Version-4.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-20-Version-4.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Tap to save and schedule the post. It\'s at the top-right corner. The post is now scheduled to appear on your Page\'s news feed at the selected date and time.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-21-Version-2.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 21 Version 2.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/2/2c/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-21-Version-2.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-21-Version-2.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n<ul>\n<li>After scheduling your post, you\'ll be taken to the Posts &amp; Stories screen. To see your scheduled post, tap the drop-down menu at the upper-left corner and select <b>Scheduled</b>.</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Edit a scheduled post (optional). If you decide you want to edit the post, publish it immediately, or cancel publishing, you can do any of these things. Here\'s how:<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-22-Version-2.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 22 Version 2.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/5/51/Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-22-Version-2.jpg/aid4370915-v4-728px-Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook-Step-22-Version-2.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n<ul>\n<li>If you left the Posts &amp; Stories screen, tap the second icon on the bottom (two overlapping windows) to return now.</li>\n<li>On the <b>Posts</b> tab, select <b>Scheduled</b> from the drop-down menu.</li>\n<li>Tap the three dots to the right of the scheduled post.</li>\n<li>Select <b>Edit</b> if you want to change the contents, <b>Reschedule Post</b> to schedule it for a different time, <b>Publish Post</b> to publish it now, or <b>Delete Post</b> to delete its contents.</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n</ol>\n<h2><span class=\"mw-editsection\"><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">[</span><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/index.php?title=Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook&amp;action=edit&amp;section=4\" title=\"Edit section: Video\">Edit</a><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">]</span></span><span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"Video\">Video</span></h2>\n<h2><span class=\"mw-editsection\"><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">[</span><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/index.php?title=Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook&amp;action=edit&amp;section=5\" title=\"Edit section: Tips\">Edit</a><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">]</span></span><span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"Tips\">Tips</span></h2>\n<ul>\n<li>Many people find that scheduling posts at regular intervals, especially during high-traffic times, yields more followers.</li>\n<li>Using any of these methods, you can attach photos, videos, or links just as you would when posting manually. However, you can’t schedule photo albums or events.</li>\n</ul>\n<p>\n</p>\n<p>\n</p>\n<h2><span class=\"mw-editsection\"><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">[</span><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/index.php?title=Schedule-a-Post-on-Facebook&amp;action=edit&amp;section=6\" title=\"Edit section: Quick Summary\">Edit</a><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">]</span></span><span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"Quick-Summary\">Quick Summary</span></h2>\n</div>\n', created = 1632323780, expire = 1632410180, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:6da3ef1579a8865e96f9c4ecd095dc1f' in /var/www/vhosts/tipsformom.com/httpdocs/includes/cache.inc on line 108.

An active stream of content on your Facebook Page can help keep your readers engaged. To avoid having to constantly release new posts, schedule posts ahead of time! Although Facebook no longer lets you schedule posts on personal accounts (even if you're using apps like HootSuite), you can still do so on a business or organization's Page. This wikiHow teaches you how to schedule posts for later on your Facebook Page.

[Edit]Steps

[Edit]On a Computer

  1. Log in to https://www.facebook.com. If you're not already signed in, follow the on-screen instructions to do so now.
    Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 1 Version 5.jpg
    • Facebook does not let you schedule posts for your personal account. You can only schedule posts for a Page you manage. Pages are usually used for businesses, organizations, blogs, and public figures.
  2. Click . It's the option with an orange flag in the left menu.
    Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 2 Version 5.jpg
    • If you haven't already made a Page, you can do so by clicking + Create New Page in the left menu after clicking Pages.
  3. Click your Page. Pages you manage appear in the left panel under the "Pages" header.
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  4. Click . It's in the left panel toward the bottom.
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  5. Click . It's the blue button at the top-left corner of the existing posts.
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  6. Compose your post. Type the post as you'd like it to appear in the "Write something" field. You can add photos, tags, emoji, and anything else you wish.
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  7. Click the down-arrow next to "Publish." It's at the bottom-right corner of the window. A menu will expand.
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  8. Click in the menu. This opens the Schedule Post window.
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  9. Select a date and time for the post to appear on the Page. Click today's date to bring up a calendar that lets you choose a date in the future (if applicable), and the current time to choose a different time. The date and time you select are in your own time zone.
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    • The soonest you can schedule a post is 20 minutes from now. You can schedule posts up to 75 days in advance.
    • Make sure to select AM or PM as needed.
  10. Click to save your scheduled post. It's the blue button at the bottom-right corner of the pop-up window. Your post is now scheduled to appear on your Page's news feed at the selected date and time.
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    • If you change your mind about the scheduling the post, you can return to the Publishing Tools page, select Scheduled Posts in the left panel, and click the down-arrow next to the post for other options (Publish, Reschedule, or Cancel).
    • To edit the scheduled post's contents, return to Publishing Tools, click Scheduled Posts, and click Edit on the post.

[Edit]On a Phone or Tablet

  1. Install Facebook Business Suite on your phone or tablet. Neither the regular Facebook mobile app nor the mobile website provide the option to schedule posts on your Page..
    Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 11 Version 4.jpg
  2. Open Facebook Business Suite. It's the grayish-blue icon with a white stylized circle inside.If you're not already signed in, follow the on-screen instructions to log in with the Facebook account you use to manage the Page.
    Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 12 Version 4.jpg
  3. Open the Page on which you want to schedule a post. Business Suite will automatically open to your Page. If you have more than one Page and need to switch to another to schedule the post, tap your profile icon at the top-left corner and select that Page now.
    Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 13 Version 4.jpg
  4. Tap . It's the gray button near the top-left corner of the screen.
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  5. Tap . It's near the top below the Page's name. This opens the New Post window.
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  6. Compose the post you want to schedule. Type the post as you'd like it to appear in the "Write something…" field. You can also add photos, tag your location, choose a feeling/activity, or any of the other options from the bottom menu.
    Schedule a Post on Facebook Step 16 Version 4.jpg
  7. Tap when you're finished. It's at the top-right corner. A preview of your post will appear, along with some scheduling options.
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  8. Select . It's under "Scheduling Options" at the top of the screen.
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  9. Select a date and time. Select the time and date on which you want the post to appear on your news feed. Make sure to choose either AM or PM as needed.
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    • The soonest you can schedule a post is in 20 minutes from now. The latest is 75 days from now.
    • The date and time you select are in your own time zone.
  10. Tap or . The option name varies depending on your version of the app.
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  11. Tap to save and schedule the post. It's at the top-right corner. The post is now scheduled to appear on your Page's news feed at the selected date and time.
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    • After scheduling your post, you'll be taken to the Posts & Stories screen. To see your scheduled post, tap the drop-down menu at the upper-left corner and select Scheduled.
  12. Edit a scheduled post (optional). If you decide you want to edit the post, publish it immediately, or cancel publishing, you can do any of these things. Here's how:
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    • If you left the Posts & Stories screen, tap the second icon on the bottom (two overlapping windows) to return now.
    • On the Posts tab, select Scheduled from the drop-down menu.
    • Tap the three dots to the right of the scheduled post.
    • Select Edit if you want to change the contents, Reschedule Post to schedule it for a different time, Publish Post to publish it now, or Delete Post to delete its contents.

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  • Many people find that scheduling posts at regular intervals, especially during high-traffic times, yields more followers.
  • Using any of these methods, you can attach photos, videos, or links just as you would when posting manually. However, you can’t schedule photo albums or events.

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