How To Send Pictures To The Firestick

The Firestick is a device that allows you to transform any TV with an HDMI port into a smart TV. It is the main competitor to Chromecast, and it has some pretty cool features that you will surely love.


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Its main function is video streaming. You can subscribe and use different services such as HBO GO, Netflix, YouTube, and Spotify. It even has games on it. Obviously, these are not PC-like games, but it could save you from boredom from time to time. Furthermore, you can install all the apps you want, as long as they are supported. 

The great thing about it is that you can either control it with your remote control, smartphone or even with the web browser. You can also remotely download apps or send photos to your device using the smartphone app or the web browser of your liking. 

With this tutorial, you will learn how to send photos and to your Firestick device, and how you can access to view them. If you want to know how to do it from your smartphone, jump to step 5.

Step 1

If you want to upload photos or videos from the web browser, you must log in to your Amazon cloud drive account. Head to amazon.com/clouddrive and fill your account data and login.

Step 2

Once you are inside your Amazon cloud drive you just have to drag the photos and videos that you wish to upload. Your Firestick device will sync automatically and the photos will be available. 

Step 3

Alternatively, you can also download the app for your PC and upload your photos there. Head to https://www.amazon.com/b?ie=UTF8&node=16409408011 and click download the app. 

Step 4

Once installed, open it and you can drag all the photos and videos you like. Bear in mind that videos and photos must be uploaded in different folders; photos to the red rectangle and videos to the yellow rectangle. There is an app for both Windows and Mac PCs.

Step 5

You can upload photos from either an Android or IOS device. Just head to the store, and download the Amazon Cloud Drive app. 

Step 6

By default, all photos will upload automatically. If not, you can always drag them to their folder.

Step 7

Once you finish uploading them, you can see the photos from the TV. Click on your apps and games section, which is in the home section, and then choose amazon prime photos.

Step 8

Inside this folder, you will find all the videos and photos that you have uploaded. From there you can choose a particular album and set it as a screensaver or start a slideshow. 

If you want to delete photos or videos, you can do it from either the web browser, the desktop app, or the smartphone app. Just choose the photo or video and hit the delete button and that’s all.

Remember that as soon as you upload the photos to the Amazon cloud, they will be automatically available in your Firestick device.