What Tumblr Is and How To Use It: A Practical Guide

How To Post From Your Phone

On the Tumblr Goodies page users can find multiple ways to post to Tumblr on the go, from e-mail to apps for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry. However, even if you don’t have a smart phone you can still post while mobile.

Post from your phone with Tumblr


E-mail Your Posts

  1. Under the Post By Email heading on the Goodies page, locate the e-mail address unique to your Tumblr account.
  2. Send an email to this address from the account associated with your blog with the post title in the Subject field.
  3. Tumblr will automatically detect what type of post it is by what’s in the body of the e-mail, from simple text to photos to audio, and even insert tags. Click here for full formatting tips.

Call In Your Posts

  1. Under the Call in audio heading you’ll find the toll-free number for audio posts.
  2. Click Configure to attach a phone number to your Tumblr blog. Add a 4-digit PIN for extra security.
  3. Choose which blog the audio posts should go to, then click Save.
  4. To make a post, call the number, enter your PIN (if you created one), follow the directions and leave a voice message. The audio of your message will appear on your Tumblr blog in a few minutes.

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  1. Jesse B Andersen Says:

    Some of Tumblr’s templates look really amazing… That was about the only thing I liked about it. I just didn’t see clear advantages over other services like Blogger.

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