GETTING STARTED

Here's a step-by-step guide on how to get started with using AiScreen.

1. Select your hardware

AIScreen runs on most consumer hardware, delivering a convenient and flexible solution to display digital signage. We support a handful of general media dongle devices, Android televisions, tablets, and more.

If you have any questions directly on supporting hardware please reach out to info@aiscreen.io so we can help verify if your device can work with AiScreen digital signage.

2. Download the AiScreen app on your device

2.1. Once you have purchased your hardware, you can download the AiScreen app directly on the device.

2.2. After downloading the AIScreen app on your device, open the app to view the unique pairing code you will use to add this screen into your account at manager.aiscreen.io

3. Add screens

After downloading the AiScreen app on your device, the next step is to add a screen and use the pairing code on your screen.

3.1. Click on “Screens” in the left-hand navigation of your AIScreen account.

3.2. Once you’re inside, hit the “Add” button:

3.3. Enter the screen pairing code that is on your television screen while viewing the AiScreen app:

3.4. Enter the screen name and select orientation:

3.5. You’ll see your new screen turn up in the list of screens.

4. Upload your content

After adding your screen, get started with using AiScreen.

4.1. Start by uploading your content. In the left-hand sidebar, you’ll see the “Media” repository. Head over there, then hit upload or drop your file:

You can upload files from your computer, or connect with Dropbox, Google Drive, or any number of other services. Coming soon!

4.2. After you upload your content, it may be helpful to give the content a human-friendly name, so you can easily find the content you need. To change the name on content, simply click on the name, and enter the new name.

4.3. After you upload your content, it may be helpful to give the content a human-friendly name, so you can easily find the content you need. To change the name on content, simply click on the name, and enter the new name.

5. Create playlists

Next, you can create a playlist to add pieces of content too.

5.1. In the left-hand menu, click ‘Playlists’:

5.2. In the left-hand menu, press ‘Create playlist’:

5.3. Next, give your playlist a name by clicking on the name, and typing in a name:

You can also choose the color of your playlist if you want, by pressing the ‘playlist color’ button. You can use different colors to help organize your playlists, or just add some personality to your playlists.

5.4. Drag and drop the content or app from the right-hand content list to the playlist.

5.5. If you want to re-order the things in your playlist, simply grab it and drag it up or down.

5.6. You can also split the screen into several broadcast zones and place separate content in each zone: Coming soon!

You have successfully created your playlist.

6. Create schedules

You have the option to also create a schedule to set specific times/days/months that you want your playlists to run.

6.1. Hit the Create New Schedule button, and then click on the name above the schedule to give it a name:

6.2. To create a schedule block offtime, click and hold the mouse button on the schedule, where you want the scheduled playlist to start, say 6 am on “work days”. Drag the mouse until the end point of your schedule, let’s say 12 am:

You can also assign a range of ad work dates:

6.3. Now hit the little + button, and you’ll be able to pick the playlist you want to assign to this schedule block:

6.4. Here, you’ll also be able to fine-adjust the playlist that’s playing. Hit save, and you’ll see that your playlist has been scheduled in:

Please note, unless you have a date limit set: The schedules you create will automatically run on a recurring basis. For example, if you create a schedule for Monday’s, this schedule will run every Monday moving forward if set to a screen. Though, you can interchange or update the content in a playlist on anytime that is set to run on a schedule, or change the timing of your schedules created as well.

6.5. Add screens for which this schedule will work.

7. Well done. Congratulations!

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