Split-Flap TV Documentation

Install the Player app via Google Play store

 

Download and install the Split-Flap TV Player app on your smart TV, Amazon Fire Stick, or another Android player from the Google Play Store.

We recommend installing the player app via the Google Play store because your app will get automatic updates.

Install the Player app as native APK

If you are unable to install using the Google Play Store, you can download the native Android APK package and install it on your television. This option is ideal for smart televisions not running the Google TV or Android TV operating system, but running the ‘raw’ Android operating system.

Using the Web Application

Use a web browser and log on to your Split-Flap account to manage your display boards, messages and schedules.

Add a Split-Flap TV to your account

Launch the Split-Flap TV Player app and add it to your existing Split-Flap TV account.

Creating Boards

Create boards with your content. You can use a board with one message only, or you can add multiple messages to a board.

Coloring Lines

All messages are displayed in white on your black Split-Flap by default. Learn how to show a specific line in another color.

Assign a Board to your Player

Once your board is ready, you can assign that board for playback on a player. You can choose to show it now, or you can schedule your board for specific times.

Using Time and Date Variables, and a few others

Use shortcodes on a board to show a real-time clock, the current date, or your device ID.

Using Counters

Use shortcodes on a board to show a real-time counters to inform and motivate viewers. Handy to show the number of days since the last accident or incident at a factory.

Using Countdowns

Place a shortcode on your board to show a real-time countdown for example to count down to New Year or to the opening date of your hotel or restaurant.

Show Real-Time News

Use short codes to show real-time news from any news website or from your company’s website.

Show Real-Time Weather

Use weather short codes to show real-time weather information and forecasts of the next 5 days of any location in the world.