How to schedule a post on Facebook

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If you have created a post but want to publish it at some point in the future, you can schedule your post using Facebook’s scheduling options. Here’s how to do it on desktop and mobile.

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Can you schedule a Facebook post?

On Facebook, you can only schedule posts to your groups and pages. You cannot yet schedule posts in your personal account.

On your Facebook Page, both admins and moderators can schedule and edit scheduled posts. In groups, again, both moderators and moderators can manage future posts.

Later, if you realize that you need to edit or delete your scheduled post, you can do that as well.

Schedule a post on a Facebook page

To post to your Page in the future, use the Facebook website on your desktop or the Meta Business Suite app on your mobile phone. We’ll explain how to use these methods below.

Post future posts to your desktop

To perform the operation on the desktop, first, launch your favorite web browser and open Facebook. From the left sidebar of the site, select “pages” Then choose your page.

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On your Page screen, in the right sidebar, click “Publishing tools”.

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tap on “Create Post” To create the post that you will schedule to your Page.

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in window “Create Post” Which opens, type the contents of your post. Then click on “Share now” and choose “scheduling”.

Write the post and choose

in window “Post scheduling” , choose the date and time you want to publish your post. Then save your changes by clicking “scheduling” At the bottom.

Select the time and date and tap

back in the window “Create Post” tap on “Post scheduling”.

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And that’s it. Facebook will now automatically publish your post to your Page at the specified date and time. There will be no need to interact on your end.

If you want to edit or delete your scheduled posts, you can do so by clicking “Scheduled Posts” in page “Publishing tools”.

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Enjoy.

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Publish future posts on mobile

To schedule a post from your iPhone, iPad, or Android phone, first, download the free Meta Business Suite app to your phone. Then launch the app and log into your Facebook account.

In the bottom bar of the Meta Business Suite app, click “+” (plus sign) then choose “to publish”.

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in page “New Publication” From the top, select the page you want to schedule your post on. Then write your message as you normally would.

Once you have finished writing the post, in the upper-right corner, click on “next one”.

Type the post and click

in page “Review” select an option “schedule later”.

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in the prompt “Post scheduling” , select the date and time the post is supposed to be published. Then click on “scheduling”.

Enter the date and time and press

back on the page “Review” in the upper-right corner, tap “scheduling”.

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Your post has been successfully scheduled and will start publishing at the specified date and time. You are all set.

If you ever want to take a look at your scheduled posts, in the Meta Business Suite app, click Posts > Posted > Scheduled.

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To post a post later in your Facebook groups, you can use the Facebook website on your desktop or the Facebook app on your mobile phone. Here’s how to do it.

Post a post later on your desktop

On the desktop, launch a web browser and open Facebook. From the left sidebar, choose “groups” Then select your group.

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On the group page, tap “write something” To compose a new post.

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in window “Create Post” , Enter the content of your post. Then, in the lower right corner of the window, click “Post scheduling” (calendar icon).

Type the post and select

You will see a window “Post scheduling”. Here, select the date and time when your post will be published. Then click on “scheduling”.

Enter the date and time and select

Your Facebook group sharing is now scheduled successfully.

To review your scheduled posts, select “Scheduled Posts” in the left sidebar of your group page.

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Post a post later on mobile

To schedule group posts from your mobile phone, first, launch the Facebook app on your phone.

On Facebook, tap on the three horizontal lines. On iPhone and iPad, you will see these lines in the lower right corner. On Android, these lines are in the upper-right corner.

Click on the three horizontal lines.

tap on “groups” Select the group in which you want to schedule a post.

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On the group page, tap “write something” To create a new post. Then, on the next page, write your post as you normally would.

Once you have written the post, click on “Table” Below your name at the top.

Type the post and click

A menu will appear “Post scheduling” Popup from the bottom of your phone screen. In this menu, enable the toggle switch “Publish your message at a future time and date”. Then select the date and time when your post will be published.

Select the date and time.

Returning to the post page, finish scheduling the post by clicking on the option “scheduling”.

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And that’s it.

To review all of your group’s scheduled posts, then on the group page, click on the shield icon followed by “Scheduled Posts”.

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This way you ensure that your content is published at the planned times without any delays. Enjoy!


Like this, you can also schedule your emails in both Gmail and Outlook. Check out our guides to find out how to do that.

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