Displaying Photos on Samsung TV Screens.

Last modified : May 01. 2019

On our 2019 and high-end range of Samsung TVs is a feature called Ambient Mode. You are able to set up Ambient Mode on your TV and send personalised images from your mobile device using the SmartThings App.


When setting a picture through your TV to display in Ambient Mode, you only have a choice of the built-in basic content.


When setting a picture through the mobile SmartThings App, you are able to choose from a variety of content, including personal photos.

Note: Setting up Ambient Mode with the mobile app is only possible when the TV and the phone are both connected to the same network.

1 Open SmartThings on your mobile phone and start Ambient Mode .
2 Once in Ambient Mode you will see three titles above the image. Decor , Info and Photo . Select Photo .

In Photo, you can select from Board, Mono or Duo.

Mono uses a single picture, Duo uses two pictures and Board uses multiple pictures.

4 You can now edit photos saved on your phone or in the cloud and send them to your TV to be used as a background.

Note: It takes about 3 - 5 minutes to send an edited photo to your TV, depending on internet speeds.

For more information on your product, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page. Otherwise, please get in touch with our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia) or contact our Live Chat Australia team.

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