Perfect image sizes for your Facebook

It seems so bad when we have to cut our beautiful images just to make the profile pictures. In this blog, we tell you the exact size of each social media profile pictures and other images details which you can upload on your account. We’ve provided all the specific dimensions and a few quick tips to help you decide which image best fits each position.

Facebook Image Sizes

Profile Picture: 180 x 180 (Displays 170 x 170 on Desktop)

Image Guidelines

  • Must be at least 180 x 180 pixels.
  • Photo will appear on page as 170 x 170 pixels on desktop, 128 x 128 on smartphones, and 36 x 36 on most feature phones.
  • Profile pictures are located 16 pixels from the left and 176 pixels from the top of your cover photo on desktop.
  • Profile pictures are located 24 pixels from the left, 24 pixels from the bottom and 196 pixels from the top of your cover photo on smartphones.
  • Photo thumbnail will appear throughout Facebook at 32 x 32 pixels.

Business Page Profile Picture: 180 x 180 (Displays 170 x 170 on Desktop)

Image Guidelines

  • Must be at least 180 x 180 pixels.
  • A photo will appear on the page as 170 x 170 pixels on desktop, 128 x 128 on smartphones, and 36 x 36 on most feature phones.
  • Photo thumbnail will appear throughout Facebook at 32 x 32 pixels.
  • Business Page images will be cropped to fit a square.

Cover Photo: 820 x 312

Image Guidelines

  • Appear on page at 820 x 312 pixels. Anything less will be stretched.
  • The minimum size of 400 x 150 pixels.
  • Displays at 820 x 312 pixels on a desktop and 640 x 360 pixels on smartphones.
  • Doesn’t display on feature phones.
  • For best results, upload an sRGB JPG file less than 100 KB.
  • Images with a logo or text may be best as a PNG file.
  • Business Page dimensions are exactly the same as personal accounts.

Shared Image: 1,200 x 630

Image Guidelines

  • Recommended upload size of 1,200 x 630 pixels.
  • Will appear in feed at a max width of 470 pixels (will scale to a max of 1:1).
  • Will appear on page at a max width of 504 pixels (will scale to a max of 1:1).

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