Sharing Pictures with the Apple TV

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Did you know that you can share pictures directly from your Mac to your Apple TV? You can, and it’s a fun way to show off your images. Plus, this feature’ll let you control exactly which photos you use, which is a great boon for privacy-minded folks and part-time nudists everywhere.

To set this up on your Mac, open iTunes and pick File> Home Sharing> Turn On Home Sharing (if it’s not already on).

Then you’ll need to enter your Apple ID info in the subsequent box and click “Turn On Home Sharing.” 

When you’ve done that, go back to File> Home Sharing and select “Choose Photos to Share with Apple TV.”

You’ll then be taken to a dialog box to pick which images you’d like to use. You can also decide whether to share from iPhoto or from a folder, for example, and if you don’t wanna send your entire library as I’ve done below, choose “Selected albums, Events, and Faces” instead and go nuts with checking the appropriate boxes.

When you’re done, click Apply, and head on over to your Apple TV to configure Home Sharing there. First, go to the big “Computers” button on the Home screen…

…and choose “Turn On Home Sharing.” Enter the same Apple ID that you used on your Mac, and you should see your content appear, ready to be viewed. Cool!

An important note here is that, in order for your images to be visible on your Apple TV, your Mac can’t be asleep, and iTunes must be open. Since recent models of the Apple TV don’t actually store any photos on an internal drive, those files will be streamed across your home network instead. That’s a bit of a pain, but hey, it’s a small price to pay for being able to show several thousand vacation photos to your houseguests. That’s the way to be a good host, right?

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Comments

strells

Any comments about Photo Stream Apple TV display and how I can’t get Apple TV to show all of the photos in my stream?  I have the full 1000 but ATV gets “stuck” with only the most recent photos.

Melissa Holt

Hi strells,

That may be because iCloud only actually *stores* the last 30 days of your pictures in Photo Stream, so if you sign in to a new device, it won’t pull down anything older than that. See Apple’s explanations here: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4486

Hope that helps!
Melissa

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