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Philips Android SoC - Configuring your Philips P-Line Display to work with Signagelive

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This article should be used as a guide to assist you with setting up your Philips Android SoC P-Line displays to work with Signagelive. 
The instructions will take you through installing and configuring Signagelive from the displays out the box state. If you have any issues during the process, please speak with our Support or Sales team for further advice.

What do I need?

To configure your display, you will need a P-Line Philips Android SoC display, for a full list of supported models, please read this article.

You will require the following in order to complete the setup:

  • Remote control
  • Connected USB Keyboard (optional)
  • Connection to either a wired or wireless network
  • USB external storage device containing the extracted Signagelive_apk file on its root

How do I install Signagelive on my display?

This video gives the complete overview of the installation process:

Text instructions for the installation and configuration of your Philips Android SoC display can be found below:

  • Power on your Philips Android SoC display
  • Select the language in which to proceed (press 'Start' to continue)
  • Choose either Ethernet (wired) or Wireless network connection (press 'Next' to continue)
  • Select 'Skip' when you reach the Signage Display settings page
  • Select 'Finish' to return to the Source menu
  • Insert the USB storage device containing the Philips Signagelive Player APK file (which must be extracted to the root of the USB storage device)
  • Using your remote control, press Home, 1,8,8,8 (If asked for a password, the default is 1,2,3,4)
  • Within the Admin Mode menu, select Apps
  • Navigate to the File Manager (and select 'Open')
  • Navigate to the MNT Folder (and select 'Open')
  • Navigate to the usb_storage folder (and select 'Open')
  • Open the Signagelive_apk file (select 'Open')
  • Select 'Install'
  • Once the app has installed, select 'Done'
  • Use the return key on your remote control to return to the Admin Menu
  • Navigate to Settings (select 'Open')
  • Select Signage Display
  • Select Custom App
  • Select the Signagelive App
  • Select Save
  • Press the Source button on your remote control
  • Choose the Custom source
  • Save when you reach the Signagelive Settings page

Your player will now launch and after downloading its content will show the Signagelive activation code. This should then be activated on your Signagelive Network using one of your active licences and when the player next successfully performs its content check, you’ll see the green tick appear to let you know the display has been successfully connected to Signagelive.

For further information on Activating your player, please see this corresponding article.

For further support, please see our Philips Android SoC support pages or speak with our Support team (support@signagelive.com).

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