How to post pictures on Reddit?

Post a picture on Reddit
Post a picture on Reddit

Reddit is known as the front page of the internet. Text, GIFs, Images, and Videos are everywhere on this platform. But most people feel overwhelmed while uploading a picture on Reddit.

Because there are multiple ways of uploading a picture, you can upload it on your profile, or post it on a subreddit using the mobile app, the current version, or the old version of reddit.

How to post a picture on Reddit using Mobile App

You can use the Reddit app on your Android/iPhone to add a picture on Reddit. Once you learn the process, you can post pictures anywhere on Reddit (If images are allowed).

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Open the Reddit app on your smartphone and tap the + icon at the bottom.
  2. Among the 5 options, select Image.
  3. Select the image from your gallery and write down a nice caption.
  4. Click Next at the top right corner.
  5. Select the Subreddit where you want to post the picture and add flares such as NSFW, Spoiler, etc.
  6. Tap on Post to post the picture on your desired subreddit.

How to post pictures on New Reddit?

When you visit the Reddit website, you see the new version of Reddit. People still love the old version, that’s why the old version is available too.

To upload a picture on new Reddit, follow these steps:

  1. Open a web browser and visit the Reddit website.
  2. Log in to your Reddit account.
  3. Go to the subreddit where you want to post pictures.
    Post pictures on Reddit
  4. Click on the image icon beside Create Post.
  5. Upload the image from your computer and provide a nice title.
    Post a picture on Reddit
  6. Select a flair such as OC, NSFW, etc.
  7. Click Post to post your picture.

Note: It’s not possible to post images on many subreddits. You may not find this option on text-based subreddits. 

How to post a picture on Old Reddit?

People love the older version of Reddit and wish the new version was never released at all. Old Reddit is classic and people use that on a regular basis.

If you are a man of culture who visits Old Reddit, here’s how you can upload a picture:

  1. Open a web browser on your computer and visit Old Reddit.
  2. Click on Submit a new link from the sidebar.
  3. Enter the image URL from a third-party site.
  4. Or, Click Choose File and upload the image from your computer.
    Post a picture on Old Reddit
  5. Provide an eye catchy title.
  6. Select a subreddit from the list of your joined subreddit list.
    Submit a post on old reddit
  7. Click Submit.

How to post an image link on Reddit?

As you may already have noticed, we clicked on Submit a new link and then we posted images. In the URL section, we can either paste a web page or the link of an image. 

Here’s how:

  1. Open a web browser and visit the Imgur website.
  2. Upload the picture on Imgur.
  3. Copy the image link.
  4. Go to the Subreddit where you want to post.
  5. Click on New Post.
  6. Click on the Link.
  7. In the URL field, paste the Imgur link.
  8. Enter a nice title.
  9. Click on Post.

How to add an image in a post body?

Reddit has a fancy text editor that allows you to upload an image in the post body along with text. 

It’s a useful feature if you want to include both text and images in the same post. Here’s how to  do this:

  1. Open a web browser and visit Reddit.
  2. Go to the subreddit where you want to post.
  3. Enter a post title.
  4. Click on Body.
  5. Click Add an image.
  6. Select an image from your computer.
  7. Add flairs if needed.
  8. Click Post.

How to post an image on your profile?

Mobile App

  1. Open the Reddit app on your smartphone.
  2. Click on the + icon.
  3. Enter the post title.
  4. Upload image.
  5. Click Post.

Desktop

  1. Open a web browser and visit Reddit.
  2. Log in to your account.
  3. Click on Create post.
  4. Click on Images & Videos.
  5. Enter the post title.
  6. Click Upload and select the image from your computer.
  7. Click Post.

How to delete images on Reddit?

Suppose you have posted an image but you no longer want to keep it on Reddit. You can delete your post anytime you want. Here’s how:

  1. Visit Reddit and log in to your account.
  2. Click on your avatar.
  3. Click on the three-dot icon below the post content.
  4. Tap on Delete.
    Delete a post on Reddit
  5. Click on Delete post.
    Click on Delete post

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Reddit & Imgur the same?

No, they are not the same. Though Imgur was founded by a Reddit user for uploading and sharing images. But it has been pivoted to a different project. Now Imgur is one of the most popular photo-sharing sites. 

Can I use the imgur link on reddit?

Yes, you can share an Imgur image link on any post that allows images. It’s a better way to share images on Reddit. Because your image can get exposure on Imgur too. 

How to delete a picture I posted?

Visit your profile from the Reddit app or website, then delete the post that has the image.

Why can’t I upload an image on a subreddit?

Because some subreddits are text/link only. They don’t allow images because they don’t go with the subreddit’s purpose.

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Uchchash

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