How to easily view and share my photos with Apple TV

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Yes, as you have already heard, it is possible to share your photos and view them from Apple TV and there are several ways to do it. This will obviously depend on the option chosen by the user. And one of these ways to do this is through the cloud and download them directly to your device to be able to view it, but we'll explain it to you below.

And this is a very easy way to do it, since you won't have to pair any external devices all’Apple TV and view photos directly online. Of course, you need to upload the photos to the cloud first, but if you are unfamiliar with this multimedia device, it is important that you know what it is and how it works, as well as know the different devices compatible with the system.



How to easily view and share my photos with Apple TV

As we have already told you, you can see all the photos you have uploaded to iCloud from the cloud, from the Apple TV, obviously you must first activate the Streaming Photos option. This option gives you an added benefit and that if another user shares an album, it will automatically appear and we will be able to access it.

Now let's see the other option that we need to be able to easily see and share my photos with Apple TV, and it is through the AirPlay option, through this option we will be able to send photos from devices such as iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. It is very simple to use and will work for both sending photos and for send videos and enjoy them from your Apple TV.


How to easily view and share my photos on Apple TV with Flickr

Believe it or not, Flickr's photo storage service has been integrated with Apple products, thus generating a great option for sharing photos. So in order to use this service you will need it simply register your user from Apple TV and you will have access to everything this application can offer you. And you can also use these photos as a screensaver.


Of course, you just need to make some configuration changes so that only you can see the photos and not be visible to everyone who uses the service. But we still have another option that we can use for view and share easily my photos with Apple TV. And the option we will use is nothing more and nothing less than the Photos library.

But to be able to do it we need to use iTunes, that the PC is connected and that the application is started. But don't worry, below we will show you the configuration you need to do for this. And in principle we will go to our PC and open iTunes, then we will activate the Home Sharing option.


Obviously it will be necessary to enter your data such as username and password, the next step will be, once the function is activated, to go to File and share at home, now yes will choose the Photos option to share with Apple TV.   To do this, we just have to mark the checkbox and then make sure iPhoto is selected.


And in this way we have shown you several very simple and practical ways to be able to share photos, but you can also do it from iPhone. And you will only have to apply the steps that we show you to be able easily view and share my photos with Apple TV.


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