Giada Provisioning

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Attention Required: Android, in general, does not support application downgrade. Once you update to a higher version of the Core App, there is no other way to then reinstall on the device.
To exit from SignageOS app to Android launcher use a mouse to pull down the Android menu by clicking the top of the screen and dragging your cursor to the bottom. Alternatively, try pressing the scroll wheel on the mouse in case the device has Kiosk Mode enabled.

Supported configurations

The device needs to come with the following features:

  • Android 5.1
  • Root access for apps (SuperSU)
  • Built-in Wi-Fi adapter

Other configurations are currently not supported. Contact our support if you're using a different device configuration.

Giada DN72

You'll need a keyboard or a mouse to control the player during the installation process. Plug it in one of the bottom USB ports on the player.usb_bottom.png

You'll also need a FAT32 formatted USB stick with the signageOS Core App APK file. You can download the latest Core App APK for Giada here.

In order to install signageOS Core App from an APK file you'll need to allow installing apps from unknown sources in system settings.

  1. Open the Settings app.launcher_apps.png

  2. Open Security settings under the Personal section.settings_security.png

  3. Make sure the Unknown sources option is enabled. This requires confirmation.unknown_sources_disabled.pngunknown_sources_prompt.png

  4. Leave by pressing the Esc key (or right mouse button) repeatedly.

  1. Insert your USB stick to the top left USB port on the player. The rest of this guide assumes the USB stick is inserted in this port.usb_top_left.png

  2. Open the app launcher, then open the ApkInstaller app.

    launcher_apps.pnglauncher_installer.png

  3. Press the big blue Install button.

  4. On the left side, navigate to USB MemoryUSB_DISK2udisk0.

  5. Select the APK on the right side.

    installer_apk.png

  6. Press the INSTALL button.

    installer_install.png

  7. Once the installation finishes, press the OPEN button.

  1. Immediately press the GRANT button to grant superuser privileges to signageOS app.

    supersu_prompt.png

  2. While in signageOS Core App, press F1 key (or middle mouse button) then open SuperSU app from the menu.
    debug_supersu.png

  3. Open SuperSU main menu.

    1. Press Start.
    2. Press CANCEL when prompted to update SU binary. Confirm by pressing the OK button.
    3. Press NO THANKS when prompted to "Follow me".
  4. While on APPS tab, select signageOS on the left side and make sure the following is set on the right side:

    1. Access: Grant
    2. Confirm any changes by pressing the  (check mark) button.supersu_sos.png
  5. Go to SETTINGS tab and make sure the following is set:

    1. Enable superuser ☑ (enabled)
    2. Re-authentication ☐ (disabled)
    3. Default access [ Deny ]
    4. Show notifications ☐ (disabled)supersu_global.png
  6. Leave by pressing the Esc key (or right mouse button) repeatedly.

  1. Reboot the player.

    While in signageOS Core App, press the F1 key (or middle mouse button), then press REBOOT.

  2. SignageOS Core App should start automatically after the reboot.

Giada DN75

You'll need a keyboard or a mouse to control the player during the installation process. Plug it in one of the bottom USB ports on the player.usb_bottom.png

You'll also need a FAT32 formatted USB stick with the signageOS Core App APK file. You can download the latest Core App APK for Giada here.

In order to install signageOS Core App from an APK file you'll need to go to Giada app menu and choose ApkInstaller

  1. Press blue icon "Install" mceclip6.png

  2. Choose signageOS apk file which is in external device mceclip5.png

  3. Allow installing unknown apps on the device mceclip4.pngmceclip3.png

  4. Open the application

  1. Once application is open it will appear a window asking to grant SuperUser rights. mceclip10.png

  2. Uncheck the timer option and click Grant

  1. Once application will be installed and granted with SU privileges you will be asked to install additional application Device Management Platform - Small app authorized to perform device management operations by the device manufacturer. The app provides access to these device management features to other signageOS apps.mceclip8.png

  2. Press "Install" and again allow to install unknown application.mceclip9.png

  3. Once installed click Open

  1. Reboot the player.

    While in signageOS Core App, press the F1 key (or middle mouse button), then press REBOOT.

  2. SignageOS Core App should start automatically after the reboot.

Next steps

  Learn how to add new device via Box

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  Learn how to add new device via REST API!

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Attention Required: In order to prevent Android from displaying Android homepage and thus not showing your content, you must Enable Kiosk Mode (or Lock Remote Control) either through Box device settings or through API.

Always set the Remote Control Lock to enable via REST API or in Box on the device detail's Settings tab.

 

Update WebView

If you need a better webview version, update the webview via Box or REST API to the build version ending 00:

{ 
"packageName" : "com.google.android.webview",
"version" : "62.0.3202.66",
"build" : "320206600"
}
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