How to Create an Album on Facebook

How to Create an Album on Facebook

Sharing memorable moments from your life is a quite significant part of what Facebook is all about. So the platform offers many features to make this as easy and likable as possible. To Create an album on Facebook is one of these features that can help you share your life’s various events. 

There are other default album features on Facebook, such as Profile Pictures, Cover Photos, or Photos of You. However, you can also create an album on Facebook anytime you like. This article covers how to create and post an album on Facebook on both desktops and mobile devices. 

Facebook Album on Desktop

For Desktop

  1. Visit the Facebook website on a PC or Mac and log in. 
  2. Click on your profile picture located at the top-right.
  3. On your profile page, click the “Photos” button, then click the “Albums” section.
  4. Click the “Create Album” button.
  5. You can drag videos and photos from your computer, or you can click the “Upload Photos or Videos” button to create an album. 
  6. Select a privacy setting, such as Public, Friends, or Only Me, from the top-left. You can also give the album a name, add a description, location, and tag other users. 
  7. Click the “Post” button after you fill in the information about the album.
Facebook Albom on Mobile Devices

For Mobile Devices

Go to your Facebook profile page on your Android or iOS device from the Facebook app. 

  1. Tap the “Photos” button located at the top of your timeline. 
  2. Click on the “Albums” section.
  3. Tap on the “Create Album” button located at the top left.
  4. Enter the album details such as description or privacy settings, then tap the “Save” button located at the top right corner.
  5. Tap the “Add Photos/Videos” to add photos to your new album. 

Keep in mind that it is not possible to add live videos to a Facebook album. Besides this, you can also add contributors to your album to add their own photos or videos to the album. 

How to Post an Album on Facebook

You can also post new photos or videos to an album on Facebook, given that you’ve created or assigned to one as a contributor. To post an album on Facebook, follow these below-listed steps:

For Desktops

  1. Visit the Facebook website on a PC or Mac and log in. 
  2. Tap on your profile picture at the top right.
  3. Click the “Photos” section, then click the “Albums” button.
  4. Select the album and click the “+ Add to Album” button. 
  5. Drag videos and photos from your computer, or you can click the “Upload Photos or Videos” button to post an album. 
  6. Enter details and tag other users on uploaded photos/videos.
  7. Click the “Post” button.

For Mobile Devices

  1. Go to your Facebook profile page on your Android or iOS device from the Facebook app. 
  2. Tap the “Photos” section located at the top of your timeline.
  3. Tap the “Albums” button.
  4. Select the album you want to post photos or videos, then click the “+Add to Album” button.
  5. Tap the “Add Photos/Videos” button to add photos to the album.
  6. Enter details and then tap the “Post” button.

It is important to note that Facebook users can post only up to 1000 photos to an album.

Concluding How to Create an Album on Facebook

Facebook is a great social media platform to share amazing events from your life. On Facebook, you can create or post albums for these events to keep them organized so that your friends can give loving comments and likes. In this article, we explained how to create and post an album on Facebook in steps. If you are an avid fan of Facebook like we are and want to read more about it then take a look at our article called “What Is Facebook Watch?

Frequently Asked Questions

You can contribute to a Facebook album from the Photos section on your profile page.

It is possible for you to add up to 1000 photos to a Facebook album.

If you are having trouble adding photos to a Facebook album, you can try the following possible
solutions. Update Facebook and Adobe Flash to the latest version, make sure the photo size is
less than 15 MB, and turn off the adblocking software.

Facebook doesn’t have a built-in feature that allows its users to share other’s Facebook albums.
You can share albums through direct messages by sharing its link.

The main difference between them is that albums are usually created for events or happenings.
While Facebook users usually upload photos from their daily lives to the timeline. Both these
Facebook features are also designed to comply with this.

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  1. Sullivan
    Sullivan

    I need to create an album on Facebook after posting so many unorganized posts. Can’t thank you enough for this!