How to schedule Facebook posts


That's how easy it is to schedule a publication for your Facebook page from your mobile or computer. We show you how to do it.

Staying active on social media requires consistency and planning, so you don't miss an opportunity to post your content.

Part of this planning goes through schedule posts to your account, so that the marketing campaigns do not stop or simply if you want to have frequent activity on your profile.

In this case, Facebook offers its users the possibility of schedule posts directly from the platform and thus help in content management, no matter where you are and without having to access the account to publish.

How to schedule a Facebook post

How to schedule a Facebook post

If you want to know how can you schedule your posts on Facebook from computer or directly from your mobile, then keep reading.

Steps to schedule a Facebook post

As we mentioned before, there is the possibility of schedule Facebook posts for later. Of course, keep in mind that, by default, when scheduling a publication it will be done at your time, in case the content is directed to another place with a different time zone.

Steps to schedule a Facebook post

Scheduling a post for your audience on Facebook is very easy. We show you the steps

It is also important that you have access as "Administrator" or "Editor" within the page, otherwise you will not be able to create posts or 3D photos. With that said, let's move on to explain how you can do to schedule a publication from your computer and from your mobile.

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How to schedule a post on a Facebook page from your mobile

For schedule posts on Facebook from a mobile device you will need to download the App "Facebook Pages Manager". If you already have it or once you have downloaded it, carry out the following process:

How to schedule a post on a Facebook page from your mobile

From your mobile device it is possible to program some posts for the feed of your Facebook page

  • Download and open the Facebook Business Suite e login with account where you want to schedule posts. It works well for Android and iOS.
  • Go to the page and press "To post" or "Create publication".
  • Once you have the content, click on "Following".
  • Now when the option appears "How do you want to post this?", touch the bar to access other options.
  • Choose the option "Program".
  • Select the date and time for the content publication and then "Program" to finish the process.

If for any reason you need to edit a publication that is scheduled from your mobile, follow these steps:

  • Open the "Facebook Pages Manager".
  • Press the toolbox icon which is located at the bottom right of the screen.
  • Look for the option "Sharing Tools> Scheduled Posts".
  • Choose the publication you want to edit and click on the three dots (…) and there you can reschedule or schedule it now.

At present Facebook it does not allow edit post content from mobile devices, only from the version for computers. So you can only edit the parameters related to the date and time of publication from your mobile.

How to schedule a post on a Facebook page from a computer

If you wish post a post on Facebook for later from your computer, it is very simple and with a few steps you can do it like this:

  • Go to Facebook and enter your page.
  • Press "Publishing tools".
  • Now choose "Create publication".
How to schedule a post on a Facebook page from a computer

From the computer you can enter Business Manager and schedule publications

  • Once you have the content created, click on the drop-down menu "To post" and choose "Schedule publication".
so you can schedule a publication on a Facebook page from your computer

Now is the time to write the publication in the edition drawer of the platform

  • Then set the date and time in which you want the post to be published, remembering that it is configured according to your time zone.
  • Once you finish, press "Program" and the process will end.
schedule a post on a Facebook page from your computer

At the end of writing, look for the "Program" button

In this case, if you need to edit a publication that is scheduled from your computer, you can do the following:

  • Go to Facebook and enter your page.
  • Press the option "Publishing tools> Scheduled publications".
  • Choose the post you want to edit.
  • Select the action you want to take between: post now, reschedule, delete and more.
  • However, if you click on the three dots (…) below the actions, you can edit the post in terms of its writing, images and, of course, the details of your publication, such as the time and date.

How to schedule a post in a Facebook group from your mobile

  • Go to Facebook Business Suite and go to your group.
  • Tap on "What do you have in mind?".
  • Once you have the content, press the programming button and in the slider activate "Schedule publication".
  • Select the Date and Time where you want the content to be published.
  • Tap outside the pop-up screen to return to the previous post menu and tap "Program" to finish the process.
How to schedule a post in a Facebook group from your mobile

The schedules of some posts can also be done in the groups created on Facebook

If for any reason you need to edit a publication that is scheduled from your mobile, follow these steps:

  • Opens Facebook and go to your group.
  • Press the shield-shaped icon that is located in the upper left part of the screen.
  • Look for the option "Scheduled publications". This should have a blue dot similar to a notification.
  • Choose the publication you want to edit and click on the three dots (…) and there you can reschedule, edit or even deactivate the comments among other actions.

Remember that the functions of this application are somewhat limited, since you can only delete content and change the date. If you want to edit the content you will have to do it directly from Facebook in the desktop version.

How to schedule a post in a Facebook group from your computer

  • Go to Facebook and enter your group.
  • Tap on "What do you have in mind?".
  • Now set the date and time you want the post to be published, selecting the calendar icon
  • Once you finish, press "Program" and the process will end.
How to schedule a post in a Facebook group from your computer

Edit and schedule some posts in your Facebook groups from PC

In this case, if you need to edit a publication that is scheduled from your computer, you can do the following:

  • Go to Facebook and enter your group.
  • Press the option "Scheduled publications" inside the menu "Administration tools" located on the left side of the screen.
  • Choose the publication you want to edit and click on the three dots (…). Below you will see several options, either to edit the post, delete, reschedule or even publish now. These functions are only allowed for an "Administrator" or "Group Moderator", otherwise you will not be able to make any changes.

Now that you know how schedule posts to your Facebook page or group, you will have no problem keeping your community up to date with all your content.

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