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  • Customizing your posting schedules

    Posts in your queue will be sent out automatically by Buffer, according to the posting schedule that you put in place. Select the social acccount you’d like to customize the posting schedule for on th

  • Custom scheduling posts

    Summary While most of your posts will likely only require you to add them to the queue, there are instances where a little more customization might be required. Have you ever prepared a post to sh

  • How to pause your posting schedule

    There are occasions when you might wish to pause your schedule in order to stop posts being sent to your social media accounts. At the moment we don't have a "Pause" button, although there is a way to

  • Sharing posts multiple times using the Power Scheduler

    Summary There is so much content shared on social media every day that it’s impossible to see it all! The same is true of your content. Chances are, as much as your audience might enjoy reading you

  • Why the Power Scheduler is not available for retweets

    You might spot that the Power Scheduler tab is not available when using the Buffer Browser Extension to schedule retweets. This is due to Twitter only allowing retweets to be shared one time. Unfortun

  • Scheduling retweets on the iOS app

    Did you know that you can schedule retweets using Buffer on the iOS app? Follow the steps below to make it happen! 1 Using the  Twitter app, find a post you'd like to retwee

  • How to change your posting schedule from the iOS app

    Posts in your queue will be sent out automatically by Buffer, according to the posting schedule that you put in place. Follow the steps below to customise your schedules from the iOS app.

  • What does "number of scheduled posts" mean?

    Depending on your Buffer plan, you will be allowed to store a certain number of posts in your queue at any one time. Individual Plan: 10 posts Awesome Plan: 100 posts Business Plan:

  • Why Buffer can't fully schedule posts on Instagram

    Overview Each social network that Buffer connects to (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) has what is called an API, which is a series of functions and procedures allowing third party applications (

  • Team members scheduling posts for a custom date/time

    Team members who have been invited with "Approval Required" access on a Business Plan account, are still able to schedule posts for a custom date/time by using the "Schedule Post" option. Such post

  • What does Buffer do?

    Buffer is a scheduling tool, allowing you to quickly and easily share posts to your social media profiles. You're able to schedule all your posts in advance and then Buffer will send them out automati

  • Finding the best times to post using the Optimal Timing Tool

    Summary When is the best time to share posts on social media? I’m sure you’ve all asked yourselves that question - and so have we here at Buffer! The truth is, it depends! While there might be gene

  • Can I respond to incoming Tweets and Facebook comments?

    Buffer does not offer the ability to pull in and interact with social conversations such as incoming Tweets and Facebook comments. Buffer is quite focussed on being a scheduling tool, where you're abl

  • Reordering posts using drag and drop

    All you need to do is hover over the post you'd like to move and you'll see a four-headed arrow appear on the left. Simply drag the post to anywhere you'd like in the queue. Please note that po

  • Buffer Pricing

    Individual Plan Awesome Plan Small Business Plan Medium Business Plan Large Business Plan Enterprise Plans Free $10/month $9

  • Past reminders for Instagram

    If you miss a notification, you’ll be able to see all of your past reminders by clicking on the View Past Reminders link, where you’ll still be able to share them on Instagram, or re-schedule them.

  • Adjusting your timezone

    As opposed to having an account wide timezone, you're able to configure the timezone for each of your connected social accounts. To adjust the timezone for one of your accounts, visit the "Schedule" t

  • How to shuffle posts from the iOS app

    As you may know, Buffer has a Shuffle button, which appears at the top of your queue in the web app, which will shuffle your first 200 posts in the queue into a completely random order, excluding any

  • Why isn't my account name or profile image updating?

    Each time Buffer gets ready to publish a new post to your social accounts, it verifies the account name and profile picture. If you’ve recently edited any of these account details, you may not see the

  • How to choose the right Buffer plan

    Buffer offers a few different plans depending on your needs. The Individual and Awesome Plans are ideal for individual users, looking to manage their personal social accounts and retrieve basic analyt

  • Adding posts to the queue

    Opening the Composer Once you have your  schedule configured, it's time to start adding posts to the queue! To get started, click inside the "what do you want to share?" box at the top of any of yo

  • Getting Started with Instagram Reminders

    Summary Using Buffer's Instagram Reminders feature, you are able to create and schedule your Instagram posts in advance and when it's time for the post to be published, Buffer will send a notificat

  • Default social accounts

    Summary A tick to the left of one of your social accounts, indicates that it is set as a default. Default social accounts will be automatically selected whenever you open the composer to schedule

  • Re-ordering posts using the Shuffle feature

    Ever feel like shaking things up? Click the Shuffle button at the top of your queue to shuffle your first 200 posts in the queue into a completely random order, excluding any that have been scheduled

  • How to select multiple social accounts to post to from the iOS app

    1 To schedule a new post from the iOS app, click on the + icon at the bottom of your screen. Once the composer is open, you'll see a + icon alongside the social account you already have

  • Pinterest's "source" field why you need it

    When it comes to scheduling posts for Pinterest, you will need to include a "source" URL for the image. This will be the web address the pin will redirect to. Buffer will typically pre-fill the source

  • Does Buffer integrate with Yammer?

    We're sorry to say that Buffer does not currently integrate with Yammer. For a list of supported social networks, feel free to check out this article. That said, you are able to connect your Buffer

  • How to adjust the timezone from the iOS app

    As opposed to having an account wide timezone, you're able to configure the timezone for each of your connected social accounts. To adjust the timezone for one of your accounts from the iOS app, pleas

  • Buffer's Social Calendar

    Summary Sharing on social media can be hard, especially if you’re sharing lots of posts to many different profiles. One of the things that can help with efficiency and consistency, is having a soci

  • How to select multiple social accounts to post to from the Android app

    1 To schedule a new post from the Android app, click on the pencil icon at the bottom right of your screen. One the composer is open, you'll see a + icon alongside the social account yo

  • What happens when you downgrade to the Individual Plan

    If you downgrade from the Awesome Plan, or choose not to upgrade to Buffer for Business at the end of your free trial, your account will be migrated to the Individual Plan. On this plan you can connec

  • What happens if my account is automatically downgraded?

    If a credit card associated with a Buffer account expires, or if a payment fails, we’ll share notice of that payment failure immediately, and we’ll retry processing the payment three times over a two

  • Connecting Instagram to Buffer via the iOS app

    ← Back to Getting Started with Instagram Reminders Open up the Buffer app on your iOS device and tap the social account avatar at the top left of the screen. You will be presented with a list of

  • Guidance on repeating posts

    Buffer is more of a roll-on, roll-off service, so each post in your queue will only go out once. If you’re looking to share a post more than once, you would need to create separate posts in your queue

  • Faster sharing with the Buffer Browser Extension

    Summary The Buffer Browser Extension has been a key tool in how we share at Buffer in order to keep our social feeds fresh with new and engaging content. It can also be a great asset for your soci

  • Inviting team members on the Awesome Plan

    Summary On the Awesome Plan, you're able to purchase up to 5 team members for an additional $10/month or $102/year (per team member). This is something that we would need to configure for you, so p

  • Analytics and Reports on the Business Plans

    Summary An important part of your social media strategy is analysing how well your posts are performing. Buffer for Business offers built-in Analytics allowing you to do just that! Under the Analyt

  • How do I unlock a locked profile?

    If you've recently downgraded your account to the Individual Plan, you may have noticed that one or more of your connected social accounts has been locked. With the Individual Plan, you can connect 1

  • Which Buffer plans include team members?

    You're able to invite team members on our Awesome and Business Plans: Awesome Plan $10/month: Up to 5 team members can be purchased for an additional $10/month per team member Small Busines

  • Buffer Plans: Comprehensive Feature List

    Buffer currently offers a number of plans depending on your needs. We have plans for individual users (Individual & Awesome) and plans for businesses and teams (Small, Medium, Large). Feel free to

  • Using Buffer integrations to manage draft posts

    Unfortunately Buffer does not currently have a way to create draft posts. Although it's something we're working on right now, so stay tuned! 😉 Alternative Solutions using Buffer Integrations W

  • Posts failing to publish to a Facebook Page, or being published as yourself instead of as the Page

    Summary It is important to accept all permissions when connecting a Facebook Page to your Buffer account. There are a couple of scenarios that can happen when permissions have not been set up corre

  • Managing team members on Buffer for Business

    Summary Having a team of people helping with your social media strategy can be a crucial asset in achieving your social media goals. At Buffer, we have a team of people who share on our social medi

  • Setting up your own custom link shortener

    You might have noticed that when you paste a link into Buffer's composer, it's automatically shortened to something like “” or “”. This can be changed by clicking on Settings and