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How to Schedule Facebook Posts [2020]

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Schedule Facebook Posts

If you’re an admin of the branded page or any other page on FB, regular posting is very important to keep your followers engaged. However, you may not be active at the time when you want to publish a post. At that time, you need to access the scheduling options available on Facebook. It helps you to create the post in advance and publish it while travelling or when you’re not active. Want to schedule posts on your Facebook profile, page or group? Let’s see the step-by-step procedure in detail.

Related: How to schedule posts on Instagram?

How to schedule posts on your Facebook page?

To schedule posts on your Facebook page, you can use either Facebook app on your smartphone or the website on your PC. We will show you the steps for both methods:

Using the Facebook app on smartphones:

To schedule posts on a page, you need to download the Facebook Pages Manager app from the Google Play Store (Android) or Apple Store (iPhone/iPad).

#1: Open the Facebook Pages Manager app on your Smartphone.

#2: Continue with your Facebook profile or tap Not You? to log in with a new profile.

#3: After logging in, open the page where you need to schedule posts.

#4: To create a new post, tap the Post icon.

#5: On the next screen, you can enter text and add photos/videos.

#6: After creating the post, tap the NEXT option located at the top right corner of the screen.

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#7: Select How do you want to publish this?

#8: Select Schedule.

#9: Select your scheduling time and click SET DATE.

#10: Click SCHEDULE option that you can see at the top right corner.

Schedule Facebook Posts

Using the Facebook website on your PC:

#1: Open a web browser on your PC and log in to your Facebook account (fb.com).

#2: Open your FB page and tap the Publishing Tools that you can see at the page menu bar.

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#3: Tap +Create and create the post which you need to schedule.

Schedule Posts on Facebook Page

#4: After creating the post, tap the drop-down icon and select Schedule.

Schedule Posts on Facebook Page

#5: Select your scheduling time and click Schedule.

Schedule Posts on Facebook Page

#6: Tap Schedule Post to complete the process. Your post will be published at the scheduled time.

Schedule Posts on Facebook Page

How to schedule posts on your Facebook group?

Just like the page, you can use either a smartphone app or the website on PC to schedule a post on your FB group. However, you don’t need to download any apps to schedule posts on a FB group.

NOTE: You must be an admin on your FB group to schedule posts.

Using the Facebook app on Smartphones:

#1: Open the Facebook app on your Android or iOS group and log into your account.

#2: Open the Facebook group where you need to schedule a post.

#3: Create your post and tap the Schedule icon.

#4: Select your time and click the Save icon.

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#5: Click Post on the top right corner to complete the process.

Using the Facebook Website on PC:

#1: Open a Chrome browser and log-in to your Facebook account.

#2: Open the group and start creating your post.

#3: After creating the post, click the Schedule icon located next to your group name.

Schedule Posts on Facebook Group

#4: Select your scheduling time and click Schedule.

#5: That’s it. Your post will be published to your members at the scheduled time.

How to schedule posts on your Facebook profile?

Unfortunately, there is no direct way to schedule your personal post on your Facebook profile. However, you can use third-party facebooks schedulers like Buffer, Hootsuite, Loomly and the Promo Republic to schedule posts on your Facebook profile. The downside of these platforms is that you need to pay money to schedule your posts.

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