Using our player

1. Plug in player & connect to a network

After powering on the player & connecting to the screen, you will be guided through the rest of the installation. You can skip step 1 if the image looks alright, the only thing left to do is connect to a WiFi network.

2. Claim screen

After connecting to WiFi, go to the last step and you will see a 6 digit pairing code.

Go to playsignage.com/manage/screens and click on the (+) to the bottom right.

Type the pairing code (and other optional information if you wish) and click on ‘Add screen’. You’re done!

Do it yourself

Prerequisites

  • A device that can run our Chrome or Android player (see hardware)
  • Either Chrome or Android player
  • A Play. account (don’t have one?)
  • A cup of hot coffee — don’t burn your tongue!

    Setup Play. using our Chrome extension

    OS: Windows, Linux or OS X / macOS

    1. Prepare your device

    We suggest you start with a clean install of your OS of choice.

    Here’s a checklist of things you should take care of:

    1. Verify that your time zone is correctly set (for schedules)
    2. Disable screensavers / automatic standby
    3. For low-powered devices remove unused applications & disable intensive interface effects (transparency, animations, etc) where applicable

    2. Install latest Google Chrome (or Chromium)

    3. Install our extension

    Get the latest version from the chrome app store.

    4. Claim screen

    Once the extension has started, you will see a 6 digit pairing code.

    Go to playsignage.com/manage/screens and click on the (+) to the bottom right.

    Type the pairing code (and other optional information if you wish) and click on ‘Add screen’. You’re done!

  • Chrome
  • Setup Play. using our Android application

    See recommended Android boxes on the hardware page.

    1. Get app

    Install the app from Google Play.

    2. Plug in device & connect to a network

    After powering on the player & connecting to the screen, you will be guided through the rest of the installation. You can skip step 1 if the image looks alright, the only thing left to do is connect to a WiFi network.

    3. Claim screen

    After connecting to WiFi, go to the last step and you will see a 6 digit pairing code.

    Go to playsignage.com/manage/screens and click on the (+) to the bottom right.

    Type the pairing code (and other optional information if you wish) and click on ‘Add screen’. You’re done!

  • Android
  • Setup Play. on a Chrome box

    There are 2 ways to setup a Chrome OS device. It can either be as a regular extension or by setting the device into kiosk mode. Kiosk mode will prevent access to the rest of the system and will only run the Play. extension in fullscreen.

     

    I. Normal install

    1. Install our extension

    Get the latest version from the chrome app store.

    2. Claim screen

    Once the extension has started, you will see a 6 digit pairing code.

    Go to playsignage.com/manage/screens and click on the (+) to the bottom right.

    Type the pairing code (and other optional information if you wish) and click on ‘Add screen’. You’re done!


    II. Kiosk mode install

    1. Wipe device and set to development mode

    Before starting you need to wipe your chrome device. See per device instructions here: https://support.google.com/chrome/a/answer/1360642

    IMPORTANT! Keep the device in developer mode (don’t go back to verified mode after wiping).

    2. Turn on kiosk mode

    After wipe completed, connect to a network & accept the terms but DO NOT login yet.

    Press CTRL + ALT + K to enable kiosk mode.

    3. Login and install extension

    You can now login to the chromebox (you might need to create a new account).

    Open Chrome & go to extensions (chrome://extensions).

    4. Turn on developer mode and set app to auto-launch

    On the extensions page, tick ‘developer mode’ on the top right.

    Copy the extension id (you may need to scroll down a bit).

    Scroll back to the top of the page, press on ‘Manage kiosk applications’.

    Enter the copied extension id and press ‘add’.

    Press on the newly added row (or hover to highlight) and click on ‘Set to auto-launch’.

    Reboot device.

    After rebooting, you will be asked to confirm that the extension should automatically start when the machine turns on. Press on ‘confirm’.

    5. Claim screen

    Once the extension has started, you will see a 6 digit pairing code.

    Go to playsignage.com/manage/screens and click on the (+) to the bottom left.

    Type the pairing code (and other optional information if you wish) and click on ‘Add screen’. You’re done!

  • Chrome OS
  • payment options