Uploading Personal Photos To Samsung Frame TV

The latest Samsung TV with Art Mode dubbed the “Frame TV” is one of the the stylist TV on the market. According to Samsung, the 2019 Frame TV  was the first to feature the new Apple TV app.

The Samsung Frame TV also boast as having the Frame TV the largest collection of 4K content and all your catch up TV apps including Apple TV, NOW TV and BT Sport apps.

One of the stand out feature of the Samsung Frame TV is Art Mode. Frame TV owners can use the TV as a photo frame when it is switched off. Owners could get photos from Samsung’s vast library, however, a subscription is needed to access most of the photos. Additionally, Samsung Frame TV owners could upload their own photos – this is where many encounter lots of issues.

Here’s how to upload your personal photo to the Samsung Frame TV (2019 version):

  • Ensure the TV and your mobile phone/tablet is on the same network – this is very important. Some routers do not display separate wireless 2.4 GHz band which provides coverage at a longer range but transmits data at slower speeds and the 5 GHz band which provides less coverage but transmits data at faster speeds. From my experience, it would be best to ensure the TV and your mobile/tablet is on the same band.
  • Download the Samsung SmartThings App
  • Connect the SmartThings App to your TV


  • Click on Samsung Frame TV Icon in SmartThings app


  • Click on Art Mode


  • Click on Add Your Photo


The selection to Add Your Photo might not appear immediately but it will if the TV and mobile device is on the same network.


Posted by | Posted at January 18, 2020 15:08 | Tags:
Storm is a technology enthusiast, who resides in the UK. He enjoys reading and writing about technology.

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