How to Make Your Facebook Mobile Uploads Album Private

Make Your Facebook Mobile Uploads Album Private

This tutorial will show you step by step how to make your Facebook 'Mobile Uploads' album private in two different ways using a computer and web browser or using the Facebook app on Android smartphones.

But first:

When you , you will see that your 'mobile uploads' album is visible for everybody including people who are not your friends on Facebook (public).

This album doesn't have privacy settings and changing the privacy settings for each picture within the album individually is a lot of work – especially if the album contains a lot of photos.

You could also , but this is also a lot of extra work.

Luckily there's a easier and faster way.

And now:

How to Make Your Facebook Mobile Uploads Album Private Using Computer & Web Browser

  1. Open .
  2. Click on the ▼ (triangle) icon located at the top right and choose "Settings" from the drop-down menu.
    • Open Facebook Settings
  3. Click on "Privacy" located in the left sidebar.
  4. Go to "Who can see my stuff".
  5. Go to "Who can see your future posts" and make sure that "Friends" or "Only Me" is selected. If not, then click on "Edit" and change it.
  6. Go to "Limit the audience for posts you've shared with friends of friends or Public?" and click on "Limit Past Posts".
  7. Click on the "Limit Old Posts" button.
    • Make Your Facebook Mobile Uploads Album Private
  8. Click on "Confirm" and the settings will be saved and your "Mobile Uploads" album will be private.
  9. Click on "Close".
  10. Now it's time to test if your "Mobile Uploads" album is really private and not visible to the public, so open your profile.
  11. Click on the view facebook profile as... button located next to "View Activity Log".
  12. Click on 'View As...'.
    • view your facebook profile as someone else or public
    • This will show you how your profile looks like to the public.
  13. Click on "Photos" and if everything is set correctly you won't see your "Mobile Uploads" album in the photos and albums section.

How to Make Your Facebook Mobile Uploads Album Private Using Facebook App on Android Smartphones

  1. Open the Facebook app.
  2. Tap on the menu facebook app menu button button.
    • facebook android app menu
  3. Scroll down and tap on "Account Settings".
    • facebook android app account settings
  4. Tap on "Privacy".
  5. Tap on "Who can see your future posts?".
    • make facebook mobile uploads album private on android smartphones
  6. Tap on "Friends" or "Only Me".
  7. Tap on "Limit the audience for posts you've shared with friends of friends or Public?".
  8. Tap on "Limit Past Posts".
  9. Tap on "Confirm' and your "Mobile Uploads" album will be private.

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