Upload Photos to Echo Show to change its background

August 16, 2020

Most of the Echo Show buyers do not fully explore the nifty features that come loaded in it. For instance, many of them may not know how to upload photos to Echo Show from Facebook or Google Photos. The process, however, is quite simple! All you must do is configure some options inside the Alexa app on your Smartphone and on the Echo Show to start using them as the background image. See how this can be done!

Upload Photos to Echo Show Amazon

How to Upload Photos to Echo Show?

If you’d like to use a Facebook photo on Amazon Echo Show, the best way to do it is to use the Alexa app. Using it, you can easily upload photos to Echo Show. For adding pictures to Echo Show,

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  1. Launch the Alexa app on your smartphone.
  2. Tap the Menu button (visible as 3 dashes at the top left)
  3. Choose Settings.
  4. Scroll down to Photos.
  5. Under Facebook, tap the Link account.
  6. Go to Echo Show settings.
  7. Navigate to Clock & Photo Display.
  8. Select Facebook to link it.
  9. Choose an album.
  10. Use a photo as your Echo Show Homescreen background.

Connecting your Facebook account to Alexa first is important because, for a large majority of users, the chances of having a Facebook account are far greater than the chances of having an Amazon Photos account. So, it’s probably a better idea to link Facebook to Echo Show.

How do i upload photos to Echo Show 8?

Settings Alexa
Settings Alexa

Launch the Alexa app on your Smartphone, tap Menu, and choose Settings from the list of options displayed.

Alexa Photos
Alexa Photos

Next, scroll down to Photos and tap to open it.

Link Account Text
Link Account Text

When Prompted to Link your Facebook account, hit the Link button.

Facebook Photos Account Linked Successfully
Facebook Photos Account Linked Successfully

Once done, you'll see a prompt with the message - Your Show my Facebook Photos account has been successfully linked.

How to send photos to Alexa Show?

On your Echo device, swipe down from the top of the screen and select Settings.

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Clock Photo Display
Clock Photo Display

Choose Clock & Photo Display.

Homescreen Content Category
Homescreen Content Category

Next, gently tap the Facebook option.

Select Facebook Album
Select Facebook Album

Choose the album you would like to send to Alexa.

Hit the Save button when you're done.

Facebook Photo as Echo Show Background
Facebook Photo as Echo Show Background

Hereafter, all your Facebook photos will be readily visible to anyone using your Amazon Echo Show. If you would like to hide specific Facebook photos from the album connected to your Echo Show, try moving them to a different album and set the privacy of that album to Only Me. That's all you need to know about how to upload photos to my Echo Show 8.

How do I unlink photos from Amazon Echo?

Show My Facebook Photos Settings
Show My Facebook Photos Settings

If you would like to remove your Facebook photos from the background on Alexa devices. Open the Alexa app on your Smartphone and go to Show my Facebook Photos Skill. Tap Settings as shown in the image above.

Disable Skill
Disable Skill

When directed to a new screen and prompted to disable the skill, hit the Disable button at the bottom of the screen.

Hope that makes sense!

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