You can have up to 4 accounts linked to your Portal TV. The accounts you add must be Facebook friends with an account already connected to your Portal TV. Your Portal contacts are the Facebook friends, Messenger connections and WhatsApp contacts of all accounts linked to your Portal. With Portal, you can make and receive calls to and from your Facebook friends, Messenger connections and WhatsApp contacts. You can add or remove photos by tapping the toggle next to any albums or photo collections listed in the display settings menu. When you're not on a call, you can display photos of you and your friends and family on your Portal. You can remove apps from your Portal home screen by pressing and holding on the app, selecting the X on the app you'd like to remove and tapping Done to save your edits. After you set up your Portal, you'll have a selection of apps already installed and a selection of apps available for download. Tap the app you'd like to connect and follow the on-screen instructions. App availability differs based on the location where you use Portal.
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Manage Superframe settings
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This is a guide to help you set up and start using your Portal. Scroll down for Portal TV instructions. Before setting up your Portal, make sure to review our health and safety guidelines. To set up your Portal, you'll need a Facebook or WhatsApp account. If you're having trouble using your Portal's touchscreen during setup, learn more about turning off accessibility options. Once your Portal is plugged in, follow the on-screen instructions to begin setup. Once you have finished connecting an account, follow the remaining on-screen instructions to complete setup.
For Facebook fans, it has become a serious smart device contender, and you can read what we think about it in our review. But for those who have a Portal or may be getting one soon, we want to focus on what exactly this smart display can do that really sets it apart. Check out these tips for how to get the most from your Portal. Superframe, the smart screen itself, is what controls the photo slideshow your Portal displays when not being actively used. Head to S ettings, and you will find the ability to set the cycle speed of photos 10 or 15 seconds and, more importantly, where your photos are coming from.