How to Find Your Secret Facebook Upload Email Address

Facebook app replaces discontinued secret upload email address

Facebook has discontinued the secret email upload address feature. You can upload status posts, images, and videos to Facebook from your smartphone through the Facebook app, which is a free download from Google Play and Apple's App Store.

Your Facebook account had a secret email address. It's best to keep the secret, of course, but you should know your Facebook upload address—to post just by email or share images and videos.

Should anybody gain knowledge of your secret Facebook email address and thus access to updating your wall and account, you can have a new, random, and secret address generated.

Find Your Secret Facebook Upload Email Address

To find out what email address you can use to update your Facebook status and upload photos or videos:

  • Make sure you have access to a cell phone or other device or web service where you can receive SMS text messages.
  • Click the triangle pointing down () in Facebook's top navigation bar.
  • Select Settings from the menu that appears.
  • Go to the Mobile category.
  • If no phone is listed under Your phones:
    • Click Add a Phone.
      • If prompted for your password:
        Type your Facebook password under Password.
    • Click Submit.
    • Follow the Add your phone number here link.
    • Select your country under Country code.
    • Enter your phone number (not including the country code) under Phone number.
    • Click Continue.
    • Enter the confirmation code you received at the phone number over Enter confirmation code.
    • Click Confirm.
  • Find your Facebook upload email address listed near the bottom.

Do not share this email address with anybody; it allows them to post to your Facebook account.

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