How to Upload Pictures on Facebook

Facebook photos are stored in photo albums. By default, photos you add to posts go in your Wall album and photos you upload from your phone go in your Mobile album. You can create new albums to share and organize your photos or upload photos to existing albums.

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Upload photos to Facebook to share them with your Facebook friends.
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Upload Photos to a New Album

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Log in to Facebook.

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Click "Add Photo /Video" above the status update box on your home page.

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Click "Create Photo Album" to make a new photo album.

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Click "Browse." Select the photos that you want to upload from your computer's file selection dialogue.

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Add the album title and description in the text boxes.

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Select who you want to be able to see your photo album from the audience selector drop-down menu.

Upload Photos to an Existing Album

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Log in to Facebook.

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Click your name or photo at the top-right of the page to go to your timeline page.

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Click the "Photos" link, and click the album you want to add photos to.

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Click the "Add Photos" button at the top-right of the page.

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Click "Browse." Select the photos that you want to upload from your computer's file selection dialogue.

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Add comments, tags and location tags to your photos if you desire. Click "Post."