How to Find Drafts on Facebook?

It can be really frustrating when you have to rewrite a post all over again only because you got interrupted while sharing it on Facebook. 

However, you may not know that unshared posts on Facebook get saved as drafts. You just have to find them and share your thoughts with the world. 

Moreover, with the latest updates on Facebook, you can also save your post as drafts and schedule them for publication at a later time.

Go through this article to find out how to find drafts on Facebook and how to create drafts.

How to Find Drafts on Facebook from PC?

Users who use PC to access Facebook can only create and save drafts or unpublished posts from their Facebook pages, but not from their Facebook accounts.

  • Open your Facebook account on your PC.
  • On the left side panel, click on Menu and select Pages.
  • Select the page whose drafts you want to find.
  • Once you are done with that, click Publishing Tools from the left navigation menu.
  • Now, click Drafts. Here you can see a list of drafts that you have created.
  • You can publish the drafts directly, schedule them to post later or you can edit them as well.

How to Find Drafts on Facebook App using Android?

Facebook app is supported by Android devices and it allows people to save their posts as drafts on mobile. You can easily find drafts on the Facebook page and through your profile. Here’s how to do so:

Facebook Page

  • Launch Facebook and enter your credentials to log in. 
  • Tap on the three horizontal lines from the top right corner. 
  • Tap on Pages. It will show all the pages under your management. 
  • Select one of them whose draft you want to find. 
  • Tap on the Post & Stories icon from the bottom.
  • Tap on the drop-down menu beside Published and choose Drafts.
  • Now, you’ll be able to choose all of your saved drafts. 
  • Tap on the three dots icon next to a draft to delete, publish or schedule the specific post.

Personal Account

  • Open the Facebook app on your Android phone. Enter your login details and sign in.
  • Now, tap on the field that says Write something here. Type anything you want in the field.
  • Once you finish typing, tap on the back button.
  • Now, from the pop-up, select Save as draft.
  • You will instantly get a notification on your phone that your post has been saved as a draft.
  • Tap on that notification and you can see the post you have just created.
  • Now, tap on the three dots icon beside the draft that you like to edit or delete.

How to Find Drafts on Facebook App using iPhone?

In case you use iPhone to access the Facebook app, the following are steps to find drafts on the Facebook page and via your personal profile.

Facebook Page

  • Open the Facebook app on your iPhone and log in to your account.
  • Tap on the three-lines located at the bottom-right corner.
  • Tap on Pages. Here, you will find all the pages that you manage on Facebook.
  • Now, tap on the Pages & Stories icon located at the bottom of your device’s screen. 
  • Select Drafts from the dropdown menu next.
  • Here, you can check all your saved drafts that you have saved previously. To view more options for each draught, select the three dots. After reviewing the post, you may now choose to either publish it immediately, schedule it for a later time, or delete it.

Personal Account

Facebook for iPhone lets the users save one draft at a time. You can find an unfinished post by following the steps:

  • Launch the iOS Facebook app on your phone and log in using your credentials.
  • Now go to your Facebook Profile page
  • If you have previously saved a draft, you will see a notification Finish your previous post? on the top of your profile page.
  • Tap on the notification to find and manage your draft. Keep in mind that every latest draft will overwrite the existing one.

How to Find Drafts on Facebook Group?

  • Log in to your Facebook account and go to the group in which you have saved a draft.
  • From the left column, tap on Group Settings.
  • Scroll down and tap See All.
  • Under the Posts tab, select Drafts to check all the existing drafts you have saved in the group.
  • Tap on the draft you want to edit or publish.

Final Words

You can use any of the above-mentioned methods (based on your device type) to locate your saved drafts on your Facebook account or pages. Keep in mind that you can use the publishing tool on your Facebook page for managing unfinished or unpublished posts.

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Thomas Wilson
Thomas started his career as a social media manager in a digital marketing company. One of his coolest talents is handling different social media platforms and knowing every step to make it error-free. Without wasting his caliber, he involved himself in writing technical content.

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