How to install OptiSigns Player on Windows

 

In this guide, we will walk you through end to end process to install OptiSigns Digital Signage App on your Windows PC and assign a playlist to it.

 

Here are the high-level steps:

1) Download & Set up OptiSigns Digital Signage App in your PC.

2) Using OptiSigns's web portal to assign content and manage your screens

So let's dive in!

 

1) Download & Set up OptiSigns Digital Signage App in your PC.

OptiSigns support Windows 7, 8, 10. 32bit and 64bit.

To install a download App here
Once downloaded. Right-click and select "Run as Administrator"

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The app will run in full-screen mode, and generate a pairing code for you to pair with the app.optisigns.com portal. You can also move the mouse around and see the top 3 buttons to resize, open side bar menu, or close the app.

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On the side menu, you can set Orientation, etc. The app has Autostart and Fullscreen on Startup checked as default. So now, next time the PC started up, it will run OptiSigns app automatically.

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You now can go to our portal at: https://app.optisigns.com/ to pair the screen.

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Once you logged in Click "Add screen" button

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In this pop-up, type in the Pair Code showing up on the OptiSigns App. Then Click Pair.

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The Optisigns App will change to:

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Now you are ready to upload and assign content.

2) Using Optisigns' Web portal to assign content and manage your screens.

1. Upload video/ image to your account:

Log on to your account. Click Files/ Assets

Click Upload Files

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In this pop up, click to browse the file or drag and drop your files here.

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2. Create a Playlist:

Go to Playlist Tab: Click Create Playlist A "New Playlist" will appear at the bottom on the screen. Click on it.

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Click on the pencil button to change Playlist name.

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Change it to something meaningful for you. In this case, we will name it "Lobby TV Playlist"

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Drag and drop Video/Images that you uploaded to the playlist.

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When you done, it should look something like below.

You can click on the pencil button next to the item duration loke below to change the duration of the item on the playlist.

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3. Assign the playlist to your screen: 

Go to the Screen tab.

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Click "Edit" button on the screen you want to change.

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Click the Type drop-down list and select Playlist.

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Click the Selected Playlist drop-down and select the playlist you've created. In this case we select "Lobby TV Playlist"

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Click Save.

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The Screen will be updated.

If you want to change the playlist, add, remove Video/Image, change duration, etc.

You can go back to Playlist tab and make the change to the playlist.

The device will update automatically.

You can also start using Apps like Google Slides or set up Schedule for your content.

 

 

If you have feedback on how to make the how-to guides better, please let us know at: support@optisigns.com

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