How to use Picture Frame on iPad

Summer vacation season is starting in North America and Europe. Millions of digital pictures will be taken with our iPads, smart phones and digital cameras to capture those beautiful landscapes, fun adventures, and precious family moments.


What happens with all those pictures when we come home from our trip?
Probably about 1% or fewer are actually printed. A much bigger percentage is uploaded on Facebook and shared with friends and family.

Applicable to:
iPad versions: iPad 2, the New iPad, iPad mini, iPad with Retina Display
iOS versions: iOS 6 and up

Did you know your iPad can act as a digital frame with just a few simple taps?

On this post, I’ll discuss how to configure and use Picture Frame on iPad.

Configuring Picture Frame

Tap on Settings


Then tap on Picture Frame


The Picture Frame menu is displayed.

Here you can adjust the transitions


How long to display pictures for, whether to zoom in on faces, go through existing pictures sequentially or shuffle through them.


iPad also lets you select if you want all photos to be displayed or just certain albums.


Starting the Picture Frame

Turn your iPad off (Stand-By) by pushing the on/off button.

Tap on your Home button. Then tap on the Picture Frame button.


Tip: If you have an old iPad that has been replaced by a new one, and you haven’t sold or given the old iPad away, you may want to use the old iPad as a Digital Photo Frame.

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