Adding Photos to Aura Analog

Adding photos to Aura Analog is simple using the Aura app!

Please note: Only the photos you add to your analog frame will be analyzed by Aura and selected for print each month. The more photos you add, the more options available for Aura to surprise and delight with our automatic photo selection. Of course, if you prefer you can always edit the photos selected for print and choose whichever photos you'd prefer. First, open the Aura app to view the home screen. You'll see a list of the print subscription frames or digital frames that you own and contribute to. Tap "Add Photos" below your frame to select additional photos or use the photo picker tool to quickly and easily add photos to one or multiple frames.

Tapping the photo picker tool will reveal your frame drawer allowing you to select one or more of your frames. Once selected tap "Next" to view your photo library and begin selecting photos for your frame. Here you will see the below 4 sections:

  • Photos

  • Albums

  • Smart Albums

  • Google Photos

Photos

Photos is the first section and contains your entire photo library (sometimes referred to as camera roll). Scroll down to view your photos by date. You can select one photo at a time or select multiple photos at once. To go back click "cancel" followed by "

  1. Tap into Photos.

  2. Tap on a photo to view its details.

  3. Tap on "Select Photo."

  4. If you have multiple frames in the Aura app, select the frame in which you'd like to share the photo.

  5. Tap "Save."

Selecting multiple photos at once:

  1. Tap into Photos.

  2. Tap the "Select Photos" button.

  3. Check the circle in the bottom right of each photo you'd like to share with a frame.

  4. If you have multiple frames in the Aura app, select the frame in which you'd like to share the photos.

  5. Tap "Save."

Albums Albums is the second section and contains all of the albums that have synced directly from your device. For iOS users this section also includes shared iCloud albums. Your Shared albums will appear at the top followed by the rest of your albums sorted by the number of photos in that album (high - low). Selecting an entire Album for a frame:

  1. Tap into Albums.

  2. Tap on the Album you'd like to add to a frame.

  3. Tap "Add All."

  4. If you have multiple frames in the Aura app, select the frame in which you'd like to add the album and click "save."

  5. If you choose to add an entire album, any photo added to that album in the future will sync with the album in the Aura app and be selected for the frame.

Selecting individual photos from within an Album:

  1. Tap into Albums.

  2. Tap on the Album in order to locate the photo.

  3. Tap "Select Photos."

  4. Check the circle in the bottom right of each photo you'd like to share with a frame.

  5. If you have multiple frames in the Aura app, select the frame in which you'd like to share the photos.

  6. Tap "Save."

Smart Albums

Smart Albums is the third section and is where the people you take photos of most are sorted into their very own album. Even photos of your pets are sorted into their own album! Tap into Smart Albums to view the people which Aura has grouped into their own photo collection. Selecting an entire Smart Album for a frame:

  1. Tap into Smart Albums

  2. Tap on the Smart Album (or person) which you'd like to add to a frame

  3. Tap "Add All"

  4. If you have multiple frames in the Aura app, select the frame in which you'd like to add the album and click "save."

  5. If you choose to add an entire Smart Album any photo taken of that person in the future will sync with their Smart Album in the Aura app and be selected for the frame.

Selecting individual photos from within a Smart Album:

  1. Tap into Smart Albums

  2. Tap on the Smart Album in order to locate the photo of that person

  3. Tap "Select Photos"

  4. Check the circle in the bottom right of each photo you'd like to share with a frame

  5. If you have multiple frames in the Aura app, select the frame in which you'd like to share the photos

  6. Tap "Save"

Google Photos

Google Photos is the fourth section and allows users to connect their Aura Account with their Google Photos. To link your account tap where it says "Add Google Photos" and enter your Gmail address and password. Once you've granted access all of your albums and photos saved with Google will sync with the Aura app. Selecting an entire Google Photos Album for a frame:

  1. Tap into Google Photos.

  2. Tap onto the "Albums" tab on the top right.

  3. Tap on the Album you'd like to add to a frame.

  4. Tap "Add All."

  5. If you have multiple frames in the Aura app, select the frame in which you'd like to add the album and click "save."

  6. If you choose to add an entire Google Album, any photo added to that album in the future will sync with the album in the Aura app and be selected for the frame.

Selecting individual photos from within Google Photos:

  1. Tap into Google Photos

  2. Tap onto the "Photos" or "Albums" tab to locate the photos for your frame.

  3. Tap "Select Photos"

  4. Check the circle in the bottom right of each photo you'd like to share with a frame

  5. If you have multiple frames in the Aura app, select the frame in which you'd like to share the photos.

  6. Tap "Save."

To view all the photos you've added to your Analog frame tap into the frame listed under "Print Subscriptions" on the home page of the app. Here you'll find the photo collections (albums and smart albums) plus individually selected photos that have been added to the frame and available for monthly print selection!

Need help or have a specific question not answered here? Email help@auraframes.com or call (646) 630-7237. For the quickest response time, please submit a request and an Aura expert will be in touch.

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