How do I add or remove photos to display on my Portal?

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You can use the Photo app on your device or the Portal app on your mobile phone to choose which photos to display on your Portal. You can display photos from Facebook albums, Portal albums and Instagram posts.

We consider things like how often you use your Portal, how often you swipe through photos and basic user information to determine the order your photos appear on your Portal’s display.

Facebook and Portal Albums

To add or remove photos from your device:

  1. From Home on your Portal, tap Photos.
  2. Tap the album you would like to add or remove.
  3. Tap next to Display to add or remove photos.

To hide or unhide photos:

  1. From Home on your Portal, tap Photos.
  2. Tap the album, then tap the photo you would like to hide.
  3. Tap Hide or Unhide.

To unhide photos:

  1. From Home on your Portal, tap Photos.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Hidden Photos.
  4. Tap the photo you want to unhide, then tap Unhide.

If you remove a photo from Facebook that was previously displayed on Portal, it will no longer appear on Portal.

Instagram Posts

To add your Instagram posts:

  1. From Home on your Portal, tap Photos.
  2. Tap Settings, then tap Instagram.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Tap next to Your Posts to see your Instagram posts on Portal.

To add your Instagram posts:

  1. From Home on your Portal, select Photos. You may need to confirm your login to make changes.
  2. Tap Add Your Instagram Photos then select Add Account.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to confirm your Instagram account.
  4. Tap Your Posts to see your Instagram posts on Portal.

To remove your Instagram Posts:

  1. From Home on your Portal, tap Photos. You may need to confirm your login to make changes.
  2. Below Instagram, select the account you want to remove.
  3. Select Remove Account.
  4. Tap Remove.

Portal App

To add photos from your mobile phone to a Portal album:

  1. Open the Portal app on your mobile device.
  2. Tap Photos, then tap the photo plus icon in the top right corner.
  3. Tap the photos your would like to add, then tap Add Photos.
  4. Tap New Album or an exsisting album.
  5. If you are creating a new album, type your album name and tap Create Album.

To add or remove albums from the Portal app:

  1. Open the Portal app on your mobile device.
  2. Tap Photos.
  3. Tap the album you would like to add or remove.
  4. Tap Display to display or remove the album.

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Last updated January 29, 2021
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