How to Send Pictures to Samsung TV
The days of having to use cables to connect our TVs with other devices are long gone. You can now connect your Samsung TV through Wi-Fi. Most people use this to stream content, but you can also send pictures to your Samsung TV this way.
Even better, some Samsung TVs allow you to display your photos as you would in a frame. In this article, we’ll show you the quickest way to send pictures from your phone or laptop.
How to Send Pictures from My Phone to TV
Let’s say you have friends over and want to show them photos from your last vacation. We’re all used to scrolling through photos on our phone, but it can be somewhat inconvenient. If you want to impress friends with your photos, why not show them on a big screen?
You may think it’s complicated, but that’s not the case at all. You can simply send pictures from your phone to a Samsung TV in a couple of seconds. Plus, you can save them to a Samsung TV Photo collection and even display them when your TV is in the Art Mode.
All you need to do is go to Google Play and download the Samsung Smart View App – which is, by the way, free.
Guide to Sending Pictures
All you need is your Samsung TV, your smartphone, and a stable Wi-Fi connection. Bear in mind that your phone and your TV have to be connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Otherwise, they won’t be able to recognize each other.
We’re now going to walk you through the process step by step:
- Open the Smart View App on your phone.
- Open the list of devices and select your Samsung TV.
- To browse your photos, tap on My Collection.
- Tap on the photo or the photo album you want to send.
- When you’ve selected the photo, tap on three dots at the top of the screen.
- There, you can choose how you would like your photos to be displayed, do you want to create a collage, etc.
- Tap on Preview to see what it would look like on your TV.
- If you’re satisfied with what you see, tap on the Set button to save it.
There you have it! You’ve just sent your first photos to your Samsung TV, and it wasn’t difficult at all!
If you have a lot of photos on your TV, you can create folders to store them. It works pretty much the same as on any computer.
How to Send Pictures from My Laptop to TV
If you store your pictures on your computer or laptop, don’t worry. We started with the smartphone method because most people always have their smartphones handy.
However, you can send photos to your Samsung TV from other devices as well. And all that without having to use USB or any cables! Just make sure that your Samsung TV and your laptop are connected to the same Wi-Fi.
Here’s how to send pictures from your laptop or computer:
- First, download the Samsung Smart View extension to your laptop.
- Open it and click on Connect to TV.
- Select your Samsung TV.
- Click on Add Content.
- Click on Add File and choose the photos you want to send.
- If you want to send the whole folder, click on Add Folder instead of Add File.
- When you’ve selected files or a folder, click on Open.
- After a couple of seconds, you should be able to see photos on your TV.
That’s it! Of course, if you want to send the whole folder, it may take a while. Everything depends on the quality and size of your photos.
Samsung Art Work Collection
If you have a Samsung Frame TV, you can purchase original artworks and decorate your room. As you know, when you set your TV to the Art Mode, it looks like a real painting. The best thing is that you don’t have to settle for one picture. Instead, you can change it every week if you want.
The Samsung Art Collection is carefully chosen for you by famous curators. It consists of more than 100 high-quality photos, organized in different categories. You can find anything, from landscapes to architecture. In fact, many world-famous photographers display their work here.
Also, this may be the most convenient way to get art to your home. After all, true masterpieces are unobtainable. However, Samsung has found a way to connect you with artists and photographers. For a small monthly fee, you can download as many photos as you want from the Samsung Art Collection.
Your photos deserve to be seen in all their beauty. With Samsung TV, you’re able to show your pictures off on a big screen and express your creativity. You can experiment with landscapes, travel photos, family portraits, or whatever you like.
Have you already tried to send pictures to your Samsung TV? Do you know any other method? Feel free to share it with other users in the comments section below.