Facebook recently announced the 360 Degree Photo feature wherein you post 360 degree panoramic photos to Facebook and while viewing the photo on Facebook, all you have to do is actually pan your screen around so as to get an immersive photo viewing experience.
This feature has so far been very popular among Facebook users, and indeed one of the best and interactive features to come on Facebook in the recent times. Some users may have not yet got this feature activated as Facebook is still rolling out the 360 degree photo feature for all of its users.
If you are new to the 360 degree photos feature on Facebook, and if you are wondering how to actually capture and post a 360 degree photo to Facebook, then today we are here with a detailed guide on how to capture and post 360 degree photos to Facebook.
How to Capture and Post 360 Degree Photos to Facebook:
Before going with the guide that lets you post 360 degree photos to Facebook, you should know that this feature is compatible with any Smartphone out there, and does not even require a special application to be downloaded.
- On an Apple iPhone or any Android Smartphone, take a panorama picture.
- Once the Panorama picture has been taken, all you have to do is upload the picture on to Facebook.
- Make sure that the panorama picture that you have taken is at least 100 degrees wide.
- The picture that you upload on to Facebook will be automatically converted into an interactive 360 degree panorama photo while uploading.
For the Facebook 360 degree panorama photos feature to work, iOS powered devices needs to have the FB app version v57 or above running on iPhone 5s or later devices with iOS 8 or later. And for Android powered devices, the FB app version should be v80 or above, the device should also run Android 4.4 Kitkat software version or above.
Apart from your Smartphone camera, other camera’s that support the 360 degree photo feature from Facebook include the Samsung Gear 360, Picoh Theta S, 360Fly, Giroptic 360 Cam and ALLie Camera.
Finally, that was a simple article on how to post 360 degree photos to Facebook. Hope you found this guide helpful. In case you did, please do share it on your social media profiles.