iPad Tip: How to Turn Your iPad into a Picture Frame to Display Photos


A Blooming Slideshow
If you’ve saved any photos to your iPad, you will see an option on the unlock screen to start a slideshow. The symbol is a little framed flower (bottom right) that indicates “Picture Frame.” Your iPad is, among many other things, a digital picture frame. Just touch the flower symbol and the slideshow will start. Your iPad stays safely locked while using the Picture Frame option. To access the Picture Frame options, go to Settings and select “Picture Frame.” From here you can choose effects and which photo collection to display.

Picture Frame slideshow settings


About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, helps others make sense and make use of digital tools through his work, websites and social media. He has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for technology trainers.