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How to share a picture from your Android phone to Facebook

Maybe you took a trip somewhere exotic, or maybe the kids were doing something extra cute. Whatever your reason, uploading pictures to Facebook is a very popular sharing method. Android and Facebook provide several methods to share your photos — use the Facebook app, use your phone's photo gallery, or use Facebook from a mobile web page — and we're here to walk you through it.

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How to share a picture to Facebook using the Facebook app for Android

  1. Launch the Facebook app from the Home screen or the app drawer.
  2. Log in to Facebook if you're not already logged in.
  3. Tap Photo.

  1. Tap Allow if your phone prompts you to allow Facebook access to your photos.
  2. Tap one or more photos you'd like to share.
  3. Tap Done when you're satisfied with the photo(s) you'd like to share.

  1. Tap Public or Friends to choose who to share the photo(s) with.
  2. Type or add any information you find pertinent: your location, tagged friends, emoticons.
  3. Tap Post.

  1. Launch the Photos app from your Home screen or the app drawer.
  2. Tap a photo you'd like to share to Facebook.
  3. Tap the Share button. It looks like < with a dot at each point.

  1. Tap the Facebook button.
  2. Type or add any information you find pertinent: tag friends, add location, add feelings.
  3. Tap Post.

How to share a picture to Facebook using the mobile web page

  1. Launch your browser from the Home screen or app drawer and go to Facebook.com.
  2. Log in to Facebook if you're not already logged in.
  3. Tap Add Photos.
  4. Tap the Plus button.

  1. Tap Allow if your phone prompts you to allow Chrome to take pictures and record video.
  2. Tap Documents for existing photos, or Camera to take a new photo.
  3. Tap the photo you'd like to share or take a new photo. You can add more than one photo by tapping the Plus button again.

  1. Tap Preview.
  2. Type or add any information you desire: location, feelings, or friend tags.
  3. Tap Post.

Cale Hunt is a staff writer at Mobile Nations. He focuses mainly on PC, laptop, and accessory coverage, as well as the emerging world of VR. He is an avid PC gamer and multi-platform user, and spends most of his time either tinkering with or writing about tech.