How to Find Drafts on Facebook

Facebook Drafts are a useful feature that allows users to save unfinished posts, photos, and videos for later editing and publishing.

Whether you are a business owner, content creator, or simply someone who enjoys sharing posts on Facebook, drafts can be a helpful tool for organizing and managing your content.

However, finding drafts on Facebook can sometimes be tricky, especially for those who are new to the platform.

This outline will explore the steps for finding, creating, editing, and publishing drafts on Facebook and some effective best practices for using this feature.

Where to find drafts on Facebook

Finding your Facebook drafts is similar for both Android and iOS devices. Follow these steps:

iPhone & Android

  1. Open the Facebook app on your phone, and on the home page, tap ‘What’s on your mind?
  2. Add text, photo, or video, and tap on the back button in the top-left corner.
  3. Tap on ‘Save draft’ in the pop-up message.
  4. If you tap on ‘Write something’ again, you’ll be able to pick up right where you left off.

Note: Facebook only stores a single draft at a time. Make sure to finish your previous post before creating a new draft.

However, editing and storing multiple drafts on Facebook is currently an option for Pages only. If you’re managing a page, you can check the following section.

How to create and find drafts on Facebook Pages

The steps are different if you use Facebook’s desktop or mobile versions. Follow these steps based on your preferred device:

How to create Facebook Drafts on Desktop

  1. Log into Facebook, and switch to the page you’re managing.
  2. Open the page profile, and click on Meta Business Suite in the left-hand panel.


  1. Click on ‘Posts & Stories,’ and in the top-right corner, click on ‘Create Post.’


  1. Click on ‘Cancel’ in the bottom-right corner, and from the pop-up menu, click on ‘Save Draft.

🔎 Check out how to find an old post on Facebook.

How to find Facebook Drafts on Android and iOS

  1. Log into Facebook, and switch to the page you’re managing.
  2. Go to the page profile, and click on Meta Business Suite in the left-hand panel.


  1. On the following page, click on ‘Posts & Stories.
  2. Under ‘Posts & Reels,’ you’ll see three categories - ‘Published,’ ‘Scheduled,’ and ‘Drafts.’ Click on the last one.


  1. In this section, you’ll be able to see all your previous drafts.

How to create Facebook Drafts on Mobile

Before going through these steps, ensure you have downloaded Meta Business Suite. The app is available on the App Store for iOS devices and Google Play Store for Android devices.

  1. Open Meta Business Suite on your device, and ensure you’re logged into the correct account.
  2. In the menu at the bottom of the screen, tap on ‘Posts.’


  1. On the following screen, tap on ‘Create,’ edit your post, and tap on the ‘x’ icon in the top-right corner to save the draft.


  1. Go back to the previous screen, and under ‘Posts,’ tap on the drop-down menu, and click on the ’Drafts’ tab.

On the same screen, you’ll be able to access these drafts you previously saved, schedule or delete a draft and select drafts for further edits.

Best practices for using Drafts on Facebook

If you’re managing multiple Facebook pages, you surely notice it can easily get hectic when you’re trying to post regularly at the best times on all pages. Hence, if you start saving posts as drafts which you will later schedule using Meta’s publishing tools, you might make your digital marketing lifestyle easier.

To schedule the posts you saved as drafts on Facebook, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the ‘Saved Drafts’ section by following the steps outlined above.
  2. Regardless if you’re checking your drafts on iOS, Android, or the web, click/tap on the three dots next to the draft.


  1. Tap on ‘Schedule,’ and add the time when you want your unpublished posts to be scheduled. Tap on ‘Done’ once you finish editing.



In conclusion, Facebook Drafts can be a powerful tool for managing your content and staying organized on the platform. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can easily find, create, edit, and publish drafts on Facebook.

Whether you're a content creator or a business owner, incorporating Facebook Drafts into your workflow can save time and streamline your content management process.