[Updated] How To Find Saved Drafts On Facebook 2021 – Full Guide

Do you ever got distracted while posting something on Facebook and saved that post as a draft for the future? And “Yes” if didn’t know, Facebook lets you save your post as a draft.

Sometimes, users face the problem of finding the saved draft posts, especially when you don’t have clear steps and instructions. So that’s why we compile a simple guide to locate this feature on different platforms like WebApp and Mobile App.

So, here it starts…

Find Saved Draft On Facebook WebApp

Facebook web app and mobile app both have different ways to access the draft section. Also in Facebook Webapp, only your managed pages can create the draft and not your profile. Now follow the below steps:

  • Go to Facebook.com on the browser and login.
  • Create a post by Typing or Uploading and after you close the post window, you can tap on any option on the screen.
  • Select the any other option, facebook will create promote window asking about the post, to either “Keep Editing” or “Leave” immediatley.
  • If you do select Keep Editing, your post will still be intact on the home screen, which means you can still edit and publish the post.
    • Your draft will be saved under page section, these draft can be edited or read by the page admins or editors only.
  • Go to the “Page” section located at the left side of the Screen, your all pages will be displayed.
  • Select the page, and go to the “Publishing tools” from the menu.
  • Click on “Draft” unders Posts sections.
  • Click on “Create” Button on top-right side, you will able to create the draft for the page.
  • Now, Select the draft and tap on “Action” button to change the option from
    • Publish – Schedule – Backdate – Delete
  • So, this how you can access your draft post for the page.
  • Done.

As you can see from the options you can create drafts of multiple posts and then schedule them to publish in the future.

Find Saved Draft On Facebook Android Mobile App

  • Open the Facebook app in this Smartphone.
  • Click on “Write something here….” and Press the “Back” Button.
  • Popup window will open, select “Save as draft” option.
  • Now facebook app will send you an notification like “Your draft was saved“.
  • Addtionally, you can also select the latest saved draft post or previous draft by the notification panel of the app.
  • Tap on the noification, and it will open the list of draft.
  • As you can see in the screenshot, you can access the list you saved in the previous three days, after three days it will be discarded.
  • Tap on the three dots of any draft, and you will have the two option:
    • Discard Draft.
    • Open Draft.
  • From here, you can easily continue to the draft post and make it publish.
  • Done.

Finding Saved Draft on Facebook IOS Mobile App

  • Open the facebook app in IOS device.
  • Create the post and tap on “Cancel” button located at the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Now pop-up message will open, Select then “Save Draft” option.
  • You will get a notification of saving the draft on the screen itself.
  • Now to open the draft post, simply tap on “What’s on your mind” section.
  • In IOS device , you can only save the last post as a draft and one draft at a time, which is downside of the IOS over Android, in which you saved muliple draft upto three days.
  • So, this is how you save draft in iOS devices.
  • Done.

Find Saved Drafts Item On Facebook Marketplace

Facebook Marketplace is a section of the platform where users list the items for sales in the local market. You can also save that item in the saved section so that you can revisit that item in the future in order to buy or sell. The steps are few to locate the item, just follow up:

  • Go to the Facebook.com Web App.
  • Select the “Saved” option fromthe left menu.
  • Now click on “Saved Items” to filter the items you saved from the marketplace.
  • Done.

FAQ

I saved a draft post on my personal Facebook profile. Where can I find it?

A short way to find the draft post fast is to make a new facebook post and save it as draft, as soon as your draft is saved, you will get a notification. Now rembered not to remove that notification from the notification panel, just tap on the notification and then you will be redrected to your new draft list.

Why can’t I find my saved drafts on Facebook?

Facebook does not contain a direct option or saved section for the users profile on Facebook Web App. Previously Facebook would let their users save draft even for personal profile but now they don’t.
The only way to save draft on Facebook is to use the page that you manage or as a admin of the page.

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