Use the Facebook Pages Manager App to Manage Your Pages

Manage Your Facebook Pages on Your Mobile Devices

In the past, one of the biggest complaints of Facebook users who manage several Facebook pages was that it was not easy to update a Facebook Page from a smartphone or tablet. Facebook released a solution with its Facebook Pages Manager app, which has social media managers rejoicing.

What Is Facebook Pages Manager?

Facebook Pages Manager is a mobile app that administrators use to manage their Facebook Pages from an Android mobile phone or tablet or an iOS device such as an iPhone or iPad. 

How to Get Started

The Facebook Pages Manager app is available from Google Play for Android devices and the Apple's App Store for the iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. To get started, download the free app and log in to your Facebook account to access the Facebook Pages you manage.

Features of Facebook Pages Manager

Facebook Pages Manager has a similar look to the Facebook app, but Facebook Pages Manager focuses on managing specific Pages on the go. You can use the app to:

  • Toggle between your Pages
  • Write a post or comment
  • Response to messages from Page visitors
  • Share a photo
  • Schedule posts
  • Post videos
  • Receive notifications of "likes," comments, and new followers
  • View the Insights page
  • Use Sharing and Business Tools
  • Schedule Events

What’s Good About the Facebook Pages Manager?

The Pages Manager makes maintaining business pages incredibly simple. Admins can easily choose from a list of Pages and begin posting photos, updates, and comments. The Facebook Pages Manager is a useful tool because you can also do the following:

  • Allows admins to manage all Pages from one application
  • Offers more space for composing posts
  • Makes it easier to add text to uploaded photos
  • Notifies admins of new activity on each Page
  • Provides admins with a detailed overview of insights and page stats, including a breakdown of how many people the page has reached and how many people are talking about the page, along with a trends graph
  • Allows admins to filter between individual posts from users, the page's posts, or hidden posts

What’s Bad About the Facebook Pages Manager?

The app works. The biggest issue is that you need two (or more) apps for everything you do with Facebook. Aside from the regular Facebook app and the Facebook Pages Manager app, you might also use the Facebook Messenger app and the Facebook Ads Manager app. However, the apps integrate smoothly, so this isn't a deal breaker for most administrators.

Why You Should Use the Facebook Pages Manager App

The free Facebook Pages Manager app makes it easy for Page administrators to do almost everything on their iPhone that they can do on a computer. Facebook Pages Manager is especially useful for people who manage multiple Pages, letting admins easily check notifications and insights for each Page while on the go.