OptiSigns Side Menu Options

In this guide, we will walk you through OptiSigns side menu settings mean on your devices.

1) On Amazon Fire Stick, and Android devices:

If using FireStick Remote, press the three-bar button on your remote to open the side menu.

If using an Android TV remote, press the left key on your D-Pad to open the side menu.

  • Exit: Exit OptiSign app.
  • Refresh: Clear local cached files and re-download all content from the server.
  • Autostart: Autostart OptiSigns app on the device startup.
  • Keep on top: Relaunch the app in case accidentally closed.
  • Keep Awake: Keep the TV awake in case accidentally close the TV screen.
  • Orientation: Rotate your device screen as landscape or Rotate 90/ 180/ 270 degrees.
  • Unpair Device: Unpair the device and remove it from the server.
  • Re-start Time: Restart OptiSigns app on your device. This feature clears the memory and has a fresh start. 

Advance Option

  • Troubleshooting: Look at the device's information and detail.
  • Require user gesture: Set webview for a website with video to require touch to play
  • Simulate touch: Set webview for website video requiring touch to play (If you experiencing video auto-play issue with your website, try a combination of this setting and the Required user gesture)
  • Use Youtube Embed: Default = On. This will play youtube in fullscreen, and avoid ads.
  • Master Password: By default, OptiSigns will encrypt the whole script with OptiSigns private key to protect your script, especially the username, and password in the script. If you enter the Master Password for your app asset, you will need to enter that Master Password in the OptiSigns app so it can decrypt the content. 
  • Interval Setup: You can set how often the app will check for new content from the server or give a heartbeat signal. This setting is useful if you want to minimize network traffic.
  • Offline Indicator: Show "Device is offline" if there is no internet connection on your device.
  • Downloading Status: By default, the download status is turned on. You can turn it off to hide the downloading status.
  • Sound Priority: Select the sound priority from Playlist Video or Background Audio
  • Auto Update: Update the OptiSigns app. Every 2 hours, every day at xx: xx, or Off
  • Check for Update: Check the OptiSigns app version on the device.

2) In Windows, MacOS, and Raspberry Pi devices:

Press Enter on your keyboard or Click the three-bar button on the top right of a screen, to open the side menu.

  • Exit: Exit OptiSign app
  • Unpair: Unpair the device and remove it from the server
  • Refresh: Reload or update assets or playlists from the server
  • Orientation: Set your device screen as landscape or Rotate 90/ 180/ 270 degrees
  • Restart: Schedule a time of day to do system restart (the whole machine will be rebooted)
  • AutoStart: Autostart OptiSigns app on the device startup
  • Fullscreen on Startup:  Starts OptiSigns app in fullscreen
  • Mute: Eliminate the sound on your device
  • Calibrate Display: If you see the black area on your screen or your content bleed over the edge of your TV, you can calibrate by using this option.

Advanced Options

  • Live TV Input Sources:
  • Sound Priority: Select the sound priority from Playlist Video or Background Audio
  • Master Password: By default, OptiSigns will encrypt the whole script with OptiSigns private key to protect your script, especially the username, and password in the script. If you enter the Master Password for your app asset, you will need to enter that Master Password in the OptiSigns app so it can decrypt the content. 
  • Show Downloading Status: By default, the download status is turned on. You can turn off to hide the downloading status.
  • Screen Saver Mode: Turn on Screen Saver mode on your device. If you want to control OptiSigns again, press Ctrl + Alt + A or Ctrl + Alt + S, this will turn off Screen Saver mode, and you can interact with OptiSigns.
  • Override Win Size & Position: Customize the screen size and position on your screen.
  • Execute Remote Commands: Allow to execute remote commands from the OptiSigns web portal
  • Always On Top: Keep the OptiSigns app always on top of your screen.
  • About: Check what version of the app you are using.

3) In ChromeOS device:

Click the three-bar button on the top right of a screen, then your screen will pop out the side menu.

  • Exit: Exit OptiSign app
  • Unpair Device: Unpair the device and remove it from the server
  • Refresh: Reload or update assets or playlists from the server
  • Orientation: Set your device screen as landscape or Rotate 90/ 180/ 270 degrees
  • Mute: Eliminate the sound on your device

Here you go, you know more about what these settings mean.

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