Managing Devices

This page describes device assignment.

The Devices console allows you to access the device manager to assign your device to a display.

CAUTION

Before assigning your device, you need to register it. For more information, see Device Registration.

Device Assignment

Follow the steps below to assign a device to a display:

  1. Navigate to the Devices folder of your project, for example

    http://localhost:4502/screens.html/content/screens/TestProject

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  2. Select your Devices folder and tap/click Device Manager in the action bar. The assigned and unassigned devices display.

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  3. Select an unassigned device from the list, and tap/click the Assign Device in the action bar.

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  4. Select the display you want to assign the device to from the list, and tap/click the Assign.

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  5. Tap/click the Finish to complete the assignment process.

    The display dashboard displays the assigned device in the DEVICES panel.

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    Click the () on the top right corner of the DEVICES panel to either add device config or update the devices.

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NOTE

Every time the first device is added to a new Screens project, a user group is created.
For instance, if the project node name is we-retail, then the user group name is screens-we-retail-devices.
This group will be added as a member of the Contributors group, as shown in the figure below:

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The Next Steps

Once you are familiar with assigning channel to a display, see the following resources:

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