How to Turn Amazon Echo Show into Digital Photo Frame
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Nowadays, people have replaced their digital photo frames with smart displays from brands like Amazon and Facebook. The Echo Show devices also feature the Photo Frame and display all your pictures with a single voice command.

How to turn Echo Show into Digital Photo Frame
You are required to enable the “Photo Display” feature to turn Echo Show into a digital photo frame and leverage its three-house slideshow mode. Additionally you will have to add photos and use commands. 

Initial setup

To get started simply say “Alexa, set up my Photo Display”. You can alternatively also swipe down from the top of the Echo Show screen and select Settings > Clock and Photo Display

In case of Echo Show 5,  Select Home and Clock > Clock and Photo Display. Later choose one or more sources for your photos.

Add Photo Source

Connect your Amazon Photos, Facebook, or device to your Echo Show. Select the photos to display and follow the steps mentioned below.

Amazon’s Photo Frame feature also enables you to choose albums you want to display via the device settings for your Echo Show in the Alexa app. Simply scroll down to Photo Display and select from Daily Memories, You options such as This Day, Favorites, Recents, and others that pull from your Amazon Photos account. Your Facebook account can also be connected or upload images from your smartphone or tablet. How to Turn Amazon Echo Show into Digital Photo Frame-1Display your photos from Amazon Photos

  • Download the Amazon Photos app 
  • Log into your account.
  • Go to Settings > Upload Settings > Save Photos to auto-upload all photos from your camera roll to Amazon Photos.
  • Inside the Amazon Photos App you can also Tap the Amazon Smile icon in the top left of the home page to take you to your profile. 
  • Select “Personalize Amazon Devices” This will allow you to select albums you like to display on your compatible smart devices such as Echo Shows and Fire TV displays. They will appear on the Show Screen where you can swipe from left to right to scroll through them or rotate them automatically.
Manage your photos in Amazon Photos
  1. In the Alexa mobile app, Go to Settings > Photos > Auto-Save.
  2. Tap Manage under Upload Settings, and toggle on Auto-Save.
  3. After all your photos are saved to Amazon Photos, you can view your albums on the Echo Show.

Display your photos from Facebook

  1. Open the Alexa app, Go to Settings > Photos > Facebook and select Link Account.

Follow the steps to enable the Facebook Photos skill.How to Turn Amazon Echo Show into Digital Photo Frame-2Display photos from your phone

  1. Open the Alexa app, Go to More > Settings > Photos.
  2. Tap Devices and Select the Echo Show you want to display photos on.
  3. Tap Upload Photos.
  4. You can only add 10 photos at a time, but you can do so multiple times.
  5. The uploaded album will be available on all your Echo Show devices.

Command Echo Show to display your photos
You can use these Alexa voice commands to show specific albums:

  • “Alexa, show photos from This Day.”
  • “Alexa, launch photos of my hiking album.”
  • “Alexa, tell me more about this photo.”
  • “Alexa, show photos from last summer.”

Note: To view only your photos and not the other rotating content on an Echo Show, Go to Home > Settings > Home Content on the Echo Show and toggle off all the options you don’t want to display on your home screen. In case you are using Echo Show 15, swipe down from the top of the screen and tap Photo Frame to bring up full-screen photos.

What is Photo Frame mode and which Echo devices support it?
With Amazon’s Echo Show in photo frame mode, you can now view your pictures for three hours. You simply say, “Alexa, start Photo Frame.”

Amazon’s Photo Frame feature on the Echo Show, which will show photos in both landscape and portrait orientation without editing or resizing. Previously only available on the Echo Show 15, it is now available to all of Amazon’s smart displays. Users must connect their account with Amazon Photos or Facebook before using Photo Frame, who say a specific command to initiate Photo Frame mode.

Where is Amazon’s Photo Frame feature available?
Echo Show users can enjoy the Photo Frame feature in the US, the UK, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and Australia.

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