How to Tag Someone in a Post on Facebook With an iPhone

By Avery Martin

Your Facebook friends see your status updates when most convenient for them without the need for email, text messaging or phone calls. When you want to connect with a specific person, you can use the Facebook app available for the iPhone to tag people or groups. Facebook provides two ways to tag using the iPhone app -- with the "@" symbol to tag specific people or the Audience drop-down menu to choose from a list of predefined groups.

Install Facebook

Step 1

Tap the "App Store" icon and select the "Search" tab.

Step 2

Type "Facebook" into the Search field and select "Facebook" from the list.

Select the "Free" button and choose the "Install" button. Provide your Apple ID credentials, if prompted.

Status Update Tags

Step 1

Tap the "Facebook" app on your iPhone.

Step 2

Select "Write Post" or "Status" depending on the default page that opens. On your News Feed, the Status button displays. Your profile displays the Write Post option.

Step 3

Type your post and select the Audience drop-down menu. Choose a group from the pre-defined options. Otherwise, to tag a specific individual, type the "@" symbol and select the person you want to tag from the drop-down list.

Select the "Post" button to share your Status on Facebook.

Comment Tags

Step 1

Tap the "Facebook" app on your iPhone.

Step 2

Access the Facebook status update that you want to comment on and select the "Comment" link.

Step 3

Type a message, select the "@" symbol and choose the person you want to tag in the post.

Select the "Post" button to share your tagged comment.

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