How to upload photos in Facebook using the simple uploader

Written by shawn farner
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One of Facebook's many features is the ability to upload photos to the service. You can use Facebook's improved photo uploading tool, which lets you jump right into your file system and choose photos, or you can use the basic, or simple, uploader if you experience issues with the normal system. Uploading photos to Facebook using the simple uploader can be done in a few steps.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy


  1. 1

    Log in to your Facebook account at

  2. 2

    Click the "Photos" option on the left side of the page.

  3. 3

    Click the "My Uploads" link under the "Photos" section on the left side of the page. This displays the photos you've uploaded to Facebook and albums you've created.

  4. 4

    Open the album you'd like to upload photos to by clicking on its title.

  5. 5

    Click the "Add Photos" button at the top-left corner of the page, then click "Try the basic uploader" to use the simple photo uploader.

  6. 6

    Click the "Choose File" button and select the photo you want to upload, then click the "Open" button. Repeat this process for each photo you want to upload using the multiple "Choose File" buttons. When finished, click the "Upload Photos" button. You've successfully uploaded photos to Facebook using the simple uploader.

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