Enable On-Screen (virtual) Keyboard on a Chrome Device

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To enable the virtual keyboard on ChromeOS:

Sometimes you just want a keyboard on your tablet or handheld device. Now you don’t have to buy a new external keyboard, because Chrome offers the virtual keyboard function.

On the login screen –

  1. Click the clock in the lower right hand corner
  2. Click “Accessibility”
  3. Click “On-screen keyboard”

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How to enable Unified Desktop for video walls in Chrome OS

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For unmanaged devices –

  1. Log in to the device
  2. Open a browser window and type chrome://flags in the URL bar
  3. Scroll down to “Unified desktop mode” and click “Enable” below it
  4. Reboot and your monitors should behave as one large desktop

 

For managed devices (Chrome Device Management) –

  1. Log in to your Google Admin console
  2. Click “Device Management
  3. Click “Chrome Management” under “Device Settings” in the upper left
  4. Click “App Management
  5. Click on the “Arreya” app in the list (if it is not there, please follow instructions for configuring Arreya in managed kiosk mode)
  6. Click “Kiosk Settings
  7. Choose the desired OU
  8. Click the switch that says “Enabled unified desktop (BETA)
  9. Click “Save

Moving a device from one channel to another

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To move a device from one channel to another –

Delete the device from the current channel

  1. Log in to the account where the device is currently paired – https://yourchannel.arreya.com/login
  2. Click Management -> Devices
  3. Click [Delete] and then [Ok] to confirm deleting the device

The device will return to the pairing screen, presenting a new 4 digit code.
Tip: If you are using Chrome Device Management with manual pairing, you can use CDM to take a screenshot of a remote device and retrieve the 4 digit pairing code.

 

Add the device to the new channel

  1. Log in to the new account for the device – https://theotherchannel.arreya.com/login
  2. Click Mangement -> Devices
  3. Click [+ Add Device]
  4. Enter a name for the device, and the 4 digit pairing code
  5. Click [Add Device!]

Your new device will show in the list below the map

Configuring a Windows, Mac, or Linux device with Arreya

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Configuring a non-Chrome device with Arreya:

 

Part 1 – Install Chrome

 

https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/

 

Part 2 – Install the Arreya Chrome app

 

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/arreya/nloplhgjobaomjdppnbcdjfgbefifbdo

 

Part 3 – Pair your channel with the app

  1. Log in to your Arreya account
  2. Click [Management]
  3. Click [Devices]
  4. Click [+ Add Device]
  5. Enter a name for the device and the code displayed on the screen
  6. When you click OK, the device will pair and the app will now display your content.  Anytime the app is open the content will display.

 

YOU WILL NEED TO LOCK DOWN YOUR OS/DEVICE AND SET THE ARREYA APP TO AUTO-LAUNCH IF YOU WANT TO INSTALL THIS AS A PERMANENT SOLUTION

Configuring an Android device with Arreya

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Using Arreya on Android devices:

 

Part 1 – Install the app

  1. Open the Play Store on your device and install the Arreya app, or install it remotely by clicking here – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pegd.arreyaclient
  2. Open the Arreya app, you should be presented with a four digit code

 

Part 2 – Pair your channel with the app

  1. Log in to your Arreya account
  2. Click [Management]
  3. Click [Devices]
  4. Click [+ Add Device]
  5. Enter a name for the device and the code displayed on the screen
  6. When you click OK, the device will pair and the app will now display your content. Anytime the app is open the content will display.
  7. YOU WILL NEED TO LOCK DOWN YOUR ANDROID DEVICE AND SET THE ARREYA APP TO AUTO-LAUNCH IF YOU WANT TO INSTALL THIS AS A PERMANENT SOLUTION