How to turn screens on and off?


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1. Go to the screen on/off and software update scheduler

  1. On the left, under “01 Select a Screen,” find the player you wish to program to turn on and off at given times.
  2. Click the gear icon on the right.

  3. Click “Screen on/off and software update scheduler.”

Select gear

You can also manage all the screens in a given site or group. Simply click the house icon (site) or the globe icon (group).

tree view screen scheduler

2. Adjust the on/off settings

To configure the times for turning a screen on and off, indicated at the top and bottom of the blue column, click and hold the four white dots and drag the column to the desired times.

Note: The default setting is 24/7.

Active Hours

Note: The green lines represent the software update schedule for your screen, here is an article that explains how to configure the software update schedule.

Once you have set the on and off times for your screen, a new window will appear with two choices:

  • Edit current occurrence
  • Edit the series

Edit the series

Edit current occurrence

The “Edit Current Occurrence” button will apply this setting to the selected day.

Edit the series

The “Edit the Series” button will apply the setting to the selected day as well as all other identical days that follow. For example, if you program a time on Friday, May 1, for the system to turn on, the same time will be applied to every following Friday.