How to Send Pictures to Facebook from a Cellphone

Upload photos you have just taken with your mobile phone and share them with others on your Facebook page.


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You Will Need

  • Facebook account
  • Mobile phone
  • Internet browser
  • Photo capabilities


  1. Step 1


    If you have a smartphone, ownload the Facebook application at from your phone's internet browser.

  2. Step 2

    Upload picture

    Take a picture using your phone, and you will be given the option to upload it to Facebook.

  3. Step 3

    Send with MMS

    If you don't have a smartphone, you can also send photos using a multimedia messaging service by attaching a picture to a new MMS message and e-mailing it to

  4. Step 4


    Use the confirmation code sent via text message from Facebook to connect your mobile phone number with your Facebook profile.

  5. Contact your phone carrier for costs associated with sending MMS messages.

  6. Step 5

    Visit Facebook

    If you're phone is able to send e-mails with attachments, go to, log in to your account, and look for the special "upload" e-mail address assigned to you by Facebook. Save the upload e-mail address in your contacts.

  7. This e-mail address is unique to your account, and shouldn't be shared with anyone.

  8. Step 6

    E-mail pictures

    E-mail pictures to your assigned e-mail address from your mobile phone and they will be placed in the mobile uploads photo album and automatically posted to your Facebook page.

  9. Step 7


    Enjoy sharing your special mobile moments on Facebook.

  10. More than 3 billion photos are uploaded to Facebook each month.