How to Post Anonymously on Facebook Group? (Updated 2023)

How to Post Anonymously on Facebook Group? (Updated 2023)

For all those who’d like to share any concerns and seek help from fellow group members without revealing your identity, this blog will tell you the step-wise process of how to post anonymously on Facebook group.

For those who don’t have any idea about it –

The “Anonymous post” feature in Facebook groups (which seems to be well-received) allows members to create posts ‘anonymously’ or without disclosing their identity.

They even remain anonymous when replying to other members’ comments on their posts.

This feature is available on both desktop and mobile and is certainly a boon for everyone looking to pour their hearts out without the fear of being judged or ridiculed.

Please note that as of now, this feature is available for all groups under the ‘Parentingcategory only.

*UPDATE – This feature has now been rolled out for Facebook groups across all categories*

Keep scrolling to discover the steps of how to post anonymously on Facebook group in 2023 on different devices.

If you care to read till the end, you’ll get an idea about why you cannot post anonymously in a Facebook group.

Can you post anonymously in any Facebook group?

How to post anonymously on Facebook group via desktop / laptop?

1. Open Facebook on your desktop or laptop and select the Facebook group you’d like to post anonymously to.

Steps to Post Anonymously on Facebook Groups

2. Go to the ‘Compose Post’ or ‘Write Something’ section and click on the “Anonymous Post” option you see below.

how to post anonymously on facebook group on phone

3. Before making the post, toggle on the switch to “Post Anonymously”.

Facebook Group Post Screen to post anonymous

4. A prompt will appear explaining how anonymous posts work. Confirm by clicking on the button “I want to post anonymously”.

Facebook Screenshot of Group post

5. Create your post and hit ‘submit’. Once you do and your post is live, your name will appear as “Group member” if you are posting in a private Facebook group.
If you’re posting in a public Facebook group, your name will appear as “Group participant”.

Steps to post on facebook group

Here’s an example of how an anonymous post looks like in a parenting Facebook group.

Sample Anonymous Post on Facebook Group
How to post anonymously on a Facebook group on iPhone?

1. Open the Facebook app on your iPhone. Go to the menu by clicking on the three horizontal lines and select ‘Groups’ to select the group where you want to post anonymously.

how to post anonymously on facebook group using iphone

2. Go to the ‘Compose Post’ or ‘Write Something’ section and click on the “Anonymous Post” option you see below.

How to Compose Post Anonymously on FB GROUP

3. Toggle on the button (as shown below) to Post Anonymously and create your post.

FB group post screenshot

4. You’ll get a pop-up on your screen informing you that your post will be reviewed and approved before publication.

Hit “Submit” to select “Cancel” if you wish to make any changes.

how to approve anonymous post on facebook group on phone
Important Note – Keep in mind that if you post anonymously, your name and profile picture will still be visible to the group admins, moderators, and Facebook. This would help keep the groups safe and ensure that all the posts comply with Facebook’s Community Standards.

Anonymous Posting on Facebook Group

How do I post anonymously in a Facebook group via mobile?

1. Open the Facebook app on your Android phone. Go to the menu by clicking on the three horizontal lines below and click on ‘Groups’ to select the Facebook group where you want to post anonymously.

How do I post anonymously in a Facebook group via mobile?

2. Go to the ‘Compose Post’ or ‘Write Something’ section and click on the “Anonymous Post” option you see below.

Steps to post Anonymous

3. You’ll get a pop-up on your screen informing you that your post will be reviewed and approved before publication. Tap “I want to post Anonymously.”

Post screenshot of facebook group
4. Toggle on the button (as shown below) to Post Anonymously and create your post. Tap “post” to publish your post.

Final post tab

Why can’t I post anonymously on Facebook group? 

It’s primarily because of either of these reasons:

1. Your group admin(s) have not enabled the option to publish anonymous posts.

2. The feature is unavailable in the group you’re posting.

That’s about it.

why can't i post anonymously on facebook group

Please feel free to drop any queries you might have in the comments section below. Or you can share them in our Facebook group, where admins constantly discuss this and more about Facebook group features, issues, monetization, and more.

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