1. michail71's Avatar
    I have a 4K Samsung Smart TV. Recently I had to replace my Note for with an LG V10. So far a much more amazing phone but when I cast from the Gallery app I get a tiny little thumbnail in the center of the screen.

    If I use the Samsung Smart View app that is made for my TV the image renders to the TV's full resolution.

    Is there a way to fix this? It's a bit more cumbersome to use the SmartView app over the native application.
    03-17-2017 01:03 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Are you certain you're casting the full photo, and not just the thumbnail file? Check the Info/Details of the photo you're casting -- is it 4 or 5 MB in size, or only a few dozen KB?
    03-20-2017 02:28 AM
  3. michail71's Avatar
    Thanks for the reply!

    I had checked the info when it happened. The resolution showed the original full size which was in excess of 4K.

    However, these were also images I had downloaded to my phone from my backup. I have some shots I've taken since with the V20. I'll try tonight and see how they work.
    03-20-2017 07:27 AM
  4. michail71's Avatar
    The new photos taken on the phone have the same issue. It seems to only cast a thumbnail. It could be a V20 issue with the app.
    03-20-2017 09:12 PM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    How exactly are you casting to the TV? Using Chromecast? DLNA?
    03-21-2017 12:02 AM
  6. michail71's Avatar
    I'm not sure but it is built in to my Samsung TV. It is a 2016 model. I just click the cast icon and the TV shows up as a target.
    03-21-2017 07:15 AM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Do other things cast normally, like videos, YouTube, etc? What if you cast from the Google Photos app?
    03-21-2017 10:12 AM
  8. michail71's Avatar
    I don't see an option to cast from that app. I only get the option to share. The play store notes seem to indicate it supports casting. But the Samsung smartview app does work.

    I will try YouTube when I get home. I also have a fire tv. I can try that as well.
    03-21-2017 12:28 PM
  9. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Where's the cast icon you're talking about? Is it in the Quick Settings when you swipe down the notification panel?
    03-21-2017 05:04 PM

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