How to Add Photos on Facebook

Add photos to Facebook in two ways: by attaching them to a status update or by uploading them into an album.

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Use additional buttons to the left of the Audience menu to tag the photo and add locations.
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Add a Photo to a Status Update

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Enter any text you want to include in your status update and then click the Photo/Video button.

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You can also upload a photo without writing in the status update box.
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Click the "Create Photo Album" link to jump to the album creation screen.
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Click Upload Photos/Video and select the photo you want to upload to Facebook from your computer.

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Begin entering a friend's name and then click the name on the list of matching results.
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Enter the names of friends you want to tag in the photo. This step is optional.

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Skip this step if you want to upload only one photo.
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Click the + sign to upload any other photos you want to include along with your status update.

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You can set a photo to be viewable by everyone, just friends, or by yourself alone.
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Set the audience for the post and then click the Post button to publish the post and photos.

Create an Album and Add Photos

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Click the Photos button on the main menu, and then click the Create Album button to create a new album.

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To add photos to an existing album, click “Add Photos” and follow the prompts.
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Location and description are optional.
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Enter a name for the photo album. You can also add a description for the album and select the location where the photos were taken.

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If you run into problems using the Flash uploader, click the “Try the basic uploader” link to use an alternate upload method.
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Step

Click the + sign to select the photos you want to upload from your computer to the Facebook album. Hold down the Ctrl key to select multiple images at once. When you’re finished, set the audience for the photos and then click the Post button.