How do I preview what's being displayed on the TV screen?

How do I preview what's being displayed on the TV screen?

With few simple clicks, you can now preview the content on your browser before pushing it live to your players. There are many ways to preview the content on your end. Below you can find a detailed way to preview your content very quickly on your PC/Laptop's browser.

Single media preview

On each media, you have the ability to see content in Full-screen mode by clicking the magnifying glass icon as shown below.
Media Preview

All media has a preview mode except from widgets. This is something that we work on and we hope to have a beta version at the end of 2021!

Playlist Preview

You can see how your playlist will display on the TV screen without the need for a Yodeck player or any hardware at all. The only thing you have to do is to fill the playlist with the media of your choice and then click the Preview button.  The preview will follow the playlist's media sequence. You cannot skip, or fast forward/backward the content. In other words, you will be able to see exactly what is being shown on your TV screen, in the same way, you would view that content if you had a Yodeck Player connected to your screen.

Playlist Preview

Layout Preview

‚ÄčYou can see how your playlist will display on the TV screen without the need for a Yodeck player or any hardware at all. The only thing you have to do is to finalize your layout with the media of your choice and then click the Preview button. 
Layout Preview

Allowing pop-ups

Upon clicking the Preview button, your browser might block the pop-up. Please click the "Options" button and click the "Allow pop-ups for app.yodeck.com" as shown below:

Allow pop-ups

Live Screenshots

If you have already registered a Yodeck player to your account, the Yodeck player will send a fresh screenshot to your account every 30-40 seconds. In that way, you can check what is actually being displayed on the TV screen.
 
Bear in mind that when you log out from your account, the player will send 1 screenshot per hour to save some bandwidth! When you log in again to your account and navigate to the monitor's view, as shown below, the player will start generating screenshots again every 30-40 seconds.

Live Screenshots

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