I can't upload photos on Facebook

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If you're having trouble uploading or posting photos on Facebook, here are some things you can try.

Make sure you have the latest version of Adobe Flash

Manage any adblocking software
  • If you're using adblocking software, turn it off or make sure that Facebook is included as an exception.

Check your photo format
  • Try uploading the original photo instead of an edited version. Editing photos (example: with iPhoto or Photoshop) before uploading them may cause the upload to fail.
  • We recommend uploading JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF or TIFF files. If you're uploading a PNG file, it's best to keep the file size below 1 MB. PNG files larger than 1 MB may appear pixelated.
  • Check the size of the photo. We recommend uploading photos under 15 MB.

Update your browser
  • Make sure you're using the latest version of your browser.

Check your Facebook Support Inbox

Let us know if you're still having issues adding photos
  • If you're still experiencing a problem after trying these suggestions, learn how to report a problem.
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