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How to Schedule Posts on LinkedIn Natively (Web and Mobile)

by Subham Raj
How to Schedule a Post on LinkedIn Natively (Web and Mobile)

Do you use LinkedIn for showcasing your work or portfolio in front of thousands of businesses/recruiters? If yes, then we all know how posting consistently can create a good presence on LinkedIn. Hence, LinkedIn recently introduced a new feature where you can now schedule posts on LinkedIn without using 3rd party apps. In this post, we will share with you how to schedule a post on LinkedIn natively and much more. Let’s begin.

Quick Tip: Scheduling posts on LinkedIn is completely free as it is a native feature. You don’t need to subscribe to LinkedIn premium or need to download any third-party app to use it.

Note: You can schedule posts on LinkedIn using their Android app only for now but it will soon come to iOS too.

Schedule Posts on LinkedIn

You can schedule your posts on LinkedIn to build a buffer of content on both mobile and web apps. Let’s begin with how you can schedule on your favorite browser first.

Web

If you are using LinkedIn on the web, scheduling a post is effortless. Let’s take a look at the steps to do so.

1. Open LinkedIn on the choice of your browser.

2. Click on the Start a post (New Post).

create a new post on linkedin

3. Type and create the post according to your preference and then click on the clock icon just beside the Post button.

Tip: While scheduling a post on LinkedIn, you can also tag businesses or people in the post.

scheduling post on linkedin

4. Now click on the Date selector.

Scheduling a Post on LinkedIn on Web

5. Pick a date by clicking on it.

Choose Date for Scheduling Post on LinkedIn on Web

6. Now click on time and pick a preferred time for the post to go live on LinkedIn.

Choosing a Time for Scheduling Post on LinkedIn on Web

7. Click on Next to proceed further.

Schedule Post on LinkedIn on Web Page 2

8. Now click on Schedule, and the post will be scheduled to go live on the date and time selected in the previous steps on your LinkedIn profile.

Confirming Scheduling of Post on LinkedIn on Web

Mobile

Just like the web, scheduling a post on LinkedIn on smartphones is also simple. Let’s learn how to do so.

1. Open the LinkedIn app on your smartphone.

2. Tap on + Post to begin.

3. Type and create a post and then tap on the clock icon next to the Post button.

Scheduling a Post on LinkedIn on Android

4. Tap on the date selector.

5. Tap on a desired date to select it and then tap on OK.

Choosing a Date for Scheduling Post on LinkedIn on Android

6. Now tap on the time selector.

7. Choose a preferred time for the post and then tap on OK.

Choosing a Time for Scheduling Post on LinkedIn on Android

8. Review the post and then tap on Schedule. Now the post has been scheduled on LinkedIn.

Post Scheduled on LinkedIn on Android

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View Scheduled Posts

Where are all your scheduled posts on LinkedIn? Let us see where you can view all scheduled posts on LinkedIn, just in case you want to delete or reschedule them.

Web

To simplify things, LinkedIn saves all scheduled posts in one place. Let’s take a look at how to find and view all the scheduled posts.

1. Open LinkedIn on the choice of your browser.

2. Click on Start a post.

LinkedIn on Web copy

3. A pop-up menu will open, click on the clock icon.

View Scheduled Posts Step 1 on LinkedIn on Web

4. Now click on View all scheduled posts.

View Scheduled Posts Step 2 on LinkedIn on Web

A list of all scheduled posts will now open in front of you.

Scheduled Posts on LinkedIn on Web

Mobile

Similar to the web app, you can also view scheduled posts on LinkedIn on the mobile app. Here’s how.

1. Open the LinkedIn app on your smartphone.

2. Tap on + Post to begin near the bottom side of the screen.

3. Tap on the clock icon.

View Scheduled Posts on LinkedIn on Android

4. Now click on View all to view all the scheduled posts.

List of Scheduled Posts on LinkedIn on Android

Reschedule Posts

Now that you know how to schedule posts on LinkedIn, and how to find them, let’s find out how you can reschedule posts to go live on a different date and time.

Web

Let’s take a look at how to reschedule a post on LinkedIn on the web first.

1. Navigate to the Scheduled posts by following the steps above or go to LinkedIn > Start a post > clock icon > View all scheduled posts.

2. Click on the clock icon next to the post that you want to reschedule.

Rescheduling a Post on LinkedIn on Web

3. Now click on the date selector.

Changing Date of a Scheduled Post on LinkedIn on Web

4. Select a date for rescheduling the post.

Tip: Once done with the date, do the same with the time (if needed).

Selecting a Date for Rescheduling a Post on LinkedIn on Web

5. Once done with the date and time for the post, click on Save. Now the post will be rescheduled for the date and time you selected.

Confirm Rescheduling of Post on LinkedIn on Web

Mobile

Let’s take a look at how to reschedule an already scheduled post on LinkedIn mobile apps.

1. Navigate to the Scheduled posts by following the steps above or go to + Post > clock icon > View all.

2. Tap on the clock icon next to the post which you want to reschedule.

3. Tap on the date selector.

Rescheduling a Post on LinkedIn on Android

4. Tap on a date to select it and then tap on OK.

Quick Tip: Once done with the date selection. You can do the same with the time on the same page if you also want to change the time for the scheduled post.

5. Once done with the date and time, tap on Save. And the post will be rescheduled for the selected date and time.

Saving Rescheduled Post on LinkedIn on Android

Note: LinkedIn doesn’t allow you to edit a scheduled post up until now. Hence, a scheduled post can’t be edited once it’s scheduled. But you can delete and schedule a new post again by following the above-mentioned steps.

Delete Scheduled Posts

You can not only reschedule a post but also delete it if you no longer wish to publish it on LinkedIn.

Web

If you want to delete one of your scheduled posts on LinkedIn in a browser, here are the steps to do so.

Note: Once you delete a scheduled post, it can’t be undone or recovered.

1. Navigate to the Scheduled posts by following the steps above or go to LinkedIn > Start a post > clock icon > View all scheduled posts.

2. Click on the bin/delete icon next to the post you want to delete.

Deleting a Scheduled Post on LinkedIn on Web

3. A pop-up menu will appear. Click on Delete to delete the scheduled post.

Confirm Deleting of Scheduled Post on LinkedIn on Web

Mobile

You can also delete a scheduled post on LinkedIn on mobile devices. Let’s take a look at the steps to do so.

1. Navigate to the Scheduled posts by following the steps mentioned above or go to + Post > clock icon > View all.

2. Tap on the bin/delete icon next to the scheduled post you want to delete.

3. Tap on Delete. And now the scheduled post will be deleted.

Deleting Scheduled Post on LinkedIn on Android

FAQs

1. Does the scheduled post require active internet to go live on the LinkedIn feed?

No. Once you schedule a post, it is uploaded to the LinkedIn server. Once the scheduled date and times arrive, the post will automatically go live from your account.

2. Will my scheduled post on LinkedIn sync across all devices?

Yes. You can view all of your scheduled posts from both mobile and the web. For now, iOS doesn’t allow scheduling posts on LinkedIn, so you can’t view scheduled posts on an iPhone, but it is supposed to arrive soon on iOS.

3. How many posts can I schedule on LinkedIn?

LinkedIn hasn’t announced a specified limit for the number of posts that can be scheduled. But in our testing, we tried scheduling 10+ posts and it was a success.

Schedule Posts on LinkedIn Directly

Now no more hassle of juggling between multiple apps and platforms to just schedule posts on LinkedIn. It is a welcome feature that will save money spent on apps that do allow scheduling on LinkedIn that can be deployed elsewhere. Go ahead and master the art of consistency and impress your connections by scheduling your posts natively on LinkedIn.

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