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Changing your TV screensaver is one of the easiest things you can do to customize your television experience. Unfortunately, many people are unaware that you can even change this option on their set, and those who do know sometimes find the process cumbersome or confusing.

Luckily, Samsung has made changing your TV screensaver simple, so any Samsung user can get it done in just a few minutes. Here’s how to change your Samsung TV screensaver in six easy steps!

Can I put a screensaver on my Samsung Smart TV?


Yes, you can put a screensaver on your Samsung Smart TV. To do so, follow these six easy steps:

  1. Go to the main menu and select ‘Settings’.
  2. Scroll down to ‘General’ and select it.
  3. Scroll down to ‘Screen saver’ and select it.
  4. Select the type of screensaver you want: either ‘Clock’, ‘Photos’, or ‘My Videos.
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How do you set a picture as a screensaver for a smart TV?

If you have a Samsung smart TV, you may be wondering how to set a picture as a screensaver.  You can find this setting on the General screen of the Settings menu. From there, scroll down to Motion and select it. Now scroll down to Screensaver and select that option as well.

You’ll now see an option called Select Screensaver Image; tap on it and select any image that is stored on your phone or tablet’s memory card (or on Facebook if you use the pre-installed Facebook app).

Choose one that is at least 1024 x 768 pixels large for best results (the higher resolution will result in a clearer picture). Tap Done when finished and then back out of Settings by tapping Back until you return to the home screen with all of your apps displayed there.

Do all Samsung TVs have art mode?

No, not all Samsung TVs have art mode. If your TV does have art mode, though, it’s a great way to show off your favorite photos or artwork. To change your Samsung TV screensaver, follow these six easy steps:

  1. Press the Menu button on your remote control.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select General.
  4. Select Screen saver.

How do I put pictures on my Samsung TV?

If you have a Samsung Smart TV, you can easily display your favorite photos on the big screen. Here’s how:

  1. Press the Home button on your remote control.
  2. Select the Gallery app.
  3. Choose the album you want to view.
  4. Select the photo you want to display.
  5. Press the Menu button and select Set as Screensaver.


The screensaver feature on your Samsung TV is designed to help prevent screen burn-in on your television screen. Burn-in happens when the same image or set of images is displayed on the screen too long, causing permanent damage.

Screensavers prevent this from happening by displaying varied images in quick succession, essentially giving your TV’s images a break from being displayed all day long. Here are some steps you can take to change your Samsung TV screensaver settings to display exactly what you want and how often you want it to display.

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get my Samsung TV into art mode?

The first thing you need to do is find out what model of Samsung TV you have. Your remote will have a model number on it, and that’s usually enough information.
However, if you need more information, check out CNET’s handy guide on identifying various models of Samsung TVs here.

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