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How to create albums on Facebook

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At the request of some of your friends who would like to see the photos of your last trip, you have decided to create an album on Facebook with your best shots. However, not being very practical in using the famous social network, you do not know how to proceed and, for this reason, you would like my help to succeed in your intent. That’s the way it is, am I right? Then let me tell you that today is your lucky day!

With this guide, in fact, I will explain how to create albums on Facebook both from smartphones and tablets and from computers. In addition to walking through the steps to post an album on your profile including all the photos and videos you want, including the ones you’ve already uploaded to your diary, you’ll also find the information you need to create an album on a Facebook page you manage. In addition, I will tell you how to set its privacy, choosing the visibility option that you think best suits your needs.

If you agree and can’t wait to deepen the subject, let’s not dwell further and take action immediately. Courage: make yourself comfortable, take all the time you see fit and dedicate yourself to reading the next lines. Follow the instructions I am about to give you carefully, try to put them into practice and I assure you that you will be able to create a new album on Facebook without encountering any kind of problem. Let it bet?

How to create a new album on Facebook

Creating an album on Facebook is a simple procedure that, in addition to allowing you to upload photos and videos to your profile, allows you to sort your contents as you prefer. How to do? I’ll explain it to you right away!

How to create a Facebook album from your mobile

To create an album on Facebook from your mobile  (or tablet), start the app of the famous social network for Android or iPhone / iPad devices and, if you have not set automatic login, log in to your account.

Now, tap on the item What are you thinking about? , click on the Album option and, in the new screen displayed, choose the Create album item . Then enter the name of the album you are creating in the Album name field and, if you wish, add a description in the appropriate field.

Once this is done, choose whether to add collaborators for the album in question, by moving the lever next to the Add collaborators item from OFF to ON , press the Choose friends option and put the check mark next to the friends you want to add as your collaborators. By doing so, the selected users will be able to manage the album and add new photos.

Once this is done, click on the option relating to the visibility of the album and, in the Select privacy screen , choose who will be able to view the album in question by choosing one of the options available among All , Friends , Friends except , Some friends in particular , Only collaborators and just me . In this regard, my guide on how to protect the privacy of photos and albums on Facebook may be useful.

After entering all the required information and setting the visibility of your album, tap the Save button , choose the Add to your post option and select the Photo / Video item from the menu that opens. Then choose the photos and / or videos you want to include in the newly created album and press the Upload button to create and publish your new album on Facebook.

To view the albums created on your profile, apply changes and add new content, press on your photo , at the top left, tap on the Photo item , select the Albums tab and choose the album of your interest.

How to create a Facebook album from a computer

How to create a Facebook album from a computer

If you prefer to create an album on Facebook from your computer , connect to the main page of the social network and, if you have not already done so, log in to your account, entering the data in the Email or phone  and  Password fields  .

Now, click on your name , at the top right, select the item Photos and choose the option Create an album . On the new page that opens, enter the name of the album in the Name field and, if you wish, add a description and location in the appropriate fields. If you need to add collaborators who can manage the album you are creating and upload new photos, put the check mark next to the Add collaborators option and enter the name of the friends you want to add as collaborators in the Enter the names of the your friends .

Once this is done, click on the Add photos / videos option and select the photos and / or videos you want to include in the album. Once each photo has been uploaded, you can add a description of it in the Write something about this photo field , while pressing the gear wheel icon you can choose one of the available options: Change location to specify a place; Edit Date to add a date to the photo and Use as Album Cover to use that photo as the cover image of the album you are creating.

Furthermore, by pressing anywhere in the photo, you can tag your friends, entering their name in the Start typing name field and selecting the user of your interest from the menu that appears. In this regard, my guide on how to tag on Facebook might be useful.

Tag album photos on Faebook

At this point, choose the visibility of the album you are creating through the drop-down menu located at the bottom right, selecting one of the available options ( Only me , Friends , All , specific friends etc.), and click on the Publish button , to publish the album on Facebook.

To change the information of the album, add other content or delete it, access your Facebook profile page, select the Photos and Albums items and click on the album of your interest, then click on the three dots icon and choose one of the options available among Edit album , Delete album and Edit cover photo (to change the photo set as album cover image).

How to create Facebook page album

How to create Facebook page album

To create an album on a Facebook page of which you are an administrator or content creator, start the social network app, tap the flag icon and, in the Your pages screen , choose the Facebook page of your interest.

Now, press the Create a post button , choose the Photo / video option , select the photos and / or videos you want to include in the album and tap the Album item . Then choose the Create album option , enter its name and description in the Album name and Add a description fields and press the Save and Share buttons to create and publish the album in question.

From a computer, on the other hand, connected to the main Facebook page , log in to your account (if you have not already done so), press the down arrow icon  located in the top menu and select your page. Now, click on the Photo / video item visible near the Write a post box and choose the Create photo album option .

Then select the photos you wish to include in the album in question, enter the name and description of the album in the Album name and Description fields and, if you wish, also add a description for the individual photos uploaded in the relevant fields Write something on this photo . Finally, click on the Publish button , to publish the album on your Facebook page.

How to create Facebook event albums

How to create Facebook event albums

How do you say? Would you like to create an album on a Facebook event ? In that case, I am sorry to tell you that it is not possible to do this, even on events that you are the administrator of. All you can do, if the user who created the event allows it, is to upload photos and videos or share a previously created album on your profile or on a Facebook page you manage.

To upload photos and videos to a Facebook event using the social network app, access the event of your interest and, first, click on the I will participate option . Once this is done, select the Discussion item , tap on the options Write something and Publish in the event and choose the item Photo / video from the menu that opens. Then select the photos and / or videos of your interest and tap the Publish button to publish the selected content in the Facebook event in question.

From your computer, on the other hand, access the page of the Facebook event of your interest, press the I will participate button , click on the options Add photos / videos and Upload photos / videos , select the contents to upload and press the Publish button . The procedure is also the same for an event of which you are the administrator.

Upload photos to Facebook event

How do you say? Do you want to share an album uploaded to your profile or to a Facebook page you manage? In this case, access the Album section of your profile or page and click on the album of your interest, then copy its visible URL in the browser’s address bar, access the event of your interest, click on the Write option something and paste the address you copied earlier. Finally, click on the Publish button and that’s it.

Before sharing the album in question on the event of your interest (especially if this is public), I recommend that you change the album’s privacy by choosing the All option . Otherwise, your album will only be visible to friends or people you have allowed visibility to.

How to create albums on Facebook with photos already uploaded

How to create albums on Facebook with photos already uploaded

To create albums on Facebook with photos already uploaded , you must first publish a new album and then move the photos of your interest from one album to another.

To do it from your computer, access your Facebook profile page and create a new album, as I indicated in the opening lines of this guide. Once this is done, go to the Photos section of your profile, select the Your photos option and click on the photo you want to move to the newly created album.

Now, click on the Options item , select the Move to another album option from the menu that opens, choose the album of your interest through the drop-down menu visible next to the item Select another album for this photo and click on the Move button photo , to add the photo in question to your new album.

Please note that this functionality is not allowed through the Facebook app: to proceed from smartphones and tablets, you must use the browser installed on your device (e.g. Chrome on Android and Safari on iOS / iPadOS) by activating the desktop version of the website. Facebook.

How to create albums on Facebook without publishing it

How to create albums on Facebook without publishing it

If you’re wondering if it’s possible to create an album on Facebook without releasing it , I’m sorry to tell you the answer is no. However, you can publish an album and make it invisible to other users by changing its privacy settings.

To make a new album invisible from smartphones and tablets, follow the instructions to create a new album on Facebook that I gave you in the previous paragraphs and, in the Create album screen , click on the option to set its visibility and choose the Only me item . By doing so, the album in question and all the content uploaded to it will not be visible to other users.

If, on the other hand, you want to change the visibility settings of an album already published, access your Facebook profile page, tap on the Photos item , select the Albums tab and press on the album of your interest. Now, tap on the three dots icon , press on the currently set visibility option (eg Friends , Everyone, etc.) and, in the Privacy screen , put the check mark next to Only me . Then press the Save button to save the changes, and that’s it.

If you prefer to proceed from a computer, connected to the main Facebook page , click on your name , at the top right, and select the Photos and Create Album options . Before clicking on the Publish button  and publish the new album on your Facebook profile, select the Only me option via the drop-down menu located at the bottom right, to make it invisible to all other users of the social network, including friends.

Edit Facebook album privacy

To change the privacy settings of an album already published, instead, access the Photos and Albums sections of your profile, click on the album of your interest, press the three dots icon and choose the Edit album option , then locate the item Privacy and select the option Only me through the appropriate drop-down menu. Simple, right?