Inserting a calendar with the Google Calendar Widget

Google Calendar widget:

  1. From your Dashboard go to [Content] -> [Presentations]
  2. Click edit next to the presentation you would like to change
  3. Click [Widgets] near the top left and select [Google Calendar] from the dropdown
  4. Enter the ID* from the calendar to be displayed
  5. Choose the view style and your preferences for the remaining options
  6. Click [Ok] to continue
  7. The new widget will appear in the middle of the presentation
  8. The widget can now be moved, resized, or edited just like any other widget
    1. Click and drag the center of the widget to move the widget
    2. Click and drag an edge or corner to resize the widget
    3. Click on the paintbrush to edit font, text color, text size, and much more

*Locating the Google Calendar ID

1.  Navigate to Google Calendar.

2.  Click the Settings.

3.  On the left hand side you’ll see a category labeled Settings for my calendar.  From there, click on your calendar name.

  

4.  Once you have clicked on your Calendar name, click on Access permissions.  In Access permissions make sure there is a checkbox in Make available to public.

5.  After checking the above box, go to Integrate calendar and copy your “Calendar ID”

Adding additional channels to your subscription

Managing Channels:

To add additional Channels to your Arreya subscription –

  1. Log in to your Arreya Manager at https://yourchannel.arreya.com/login
  2. Click [Management] on the top menu
  3. Click [Channels]
  4. Click the green [+New Channel] button
  5. Type a name for the new channel
  6. Click [Create!]
  7. Your new channel is now created.  As the owner, you have control of the new channel.  Click “Login” on the new channel and log in with your existing username and password.  After that, you will be logged in to the new channel and you can add users as needed.  Additional channels do not have a trial period.  You are billed for the subscription when the channel is created.

 

To remove an Arreya channel –

  1. Log in to your Arreya Manager at https://yourchannel.arreya.com/login
  2. Click [Management] on the top menu
  3. Click [Channels]
  4. Click the red [Delete] button next to the channel you would like to remove
  5. Click [OK] on the confirmation – WARNING – THIS CANNOT BE UNDONE – DATA WITHIN THE CHANNEL WILL BE DELETED – THERE IS NO WAY TO RESTORE A DELETED CHANNEL
  6. The channel is now removed.

Note: This can only be done for sub channels, you’ll need to remove your your Credit Card in order to stop your channel’s billing.  Email (support@arreya.com) or call (319)294-6671 to cancel or suspend your account.

Scheduling a Presentation

How to schedule a Digital Signage Presentation for your Arreya Digital Signage:

Creating a new schedule –

  1. Log in to your Arreya Manager at https://yourchannel.arreya.com/login
  2. Click [Schedule] in the top menu
  3. Click [+ New Schedule]

  4. Choose a Presentation from the drop-down menu
  5. Click the empty Start box to choose a start time.  You can adjust the day and time
  6. Click the empty End box to choose an end time.  You can adjust the day and time
  7. Check the box for Repeat every to start a recurring schedule.
  8. Fill in the empty box for the number of and then change the dropdown to the unit of time.
    1. Use Minute(s) to have the presentation repeat every X minutes.
    2. Use Hour(s) to have the presentation repeat every X hours.
    3. Use Day(s) to have the presentation repeat every X days.
    4. Use Weeks(s) to have the presentation repeat every X weeks.  You’ll be able to set what days of the week you want the schedule to appear on.
    5. Use Month(s) to have the presentation repeat every X months.
    6. Use Year(s) to have the presentation repeat every X years.
  9. Set an expiration date and time for your schedule.
  10. Click Create and your new schedule will be added to the calendar and list

Your content is now scheduled.  Changes take effect immediately.  You cannot overlap schedules.

Update an existing Schedule –

  1. Log in to your Arreya Manager at https://yourchannel.arreya.com/login
  2. Click [Schedule] in the top menu
  3. Choose a schedule from the list and click [Edit], or click the blue scheduled time on the calendar
  4. Choose a Presentation from the drop-down menu
  5. Click the empty Start box to choose a start time.  You can adjust the day and time
  6. Click the empty End box to choose an end time.  You can adjust the day and time
  7. Check the box for Repeat every to start a recurring schedule.
  8. Fill in the empty box for the number of and then change the dropdown to the unit of time.
    1. Use Minute(s) to have the presentation repeat every X minutes.
    2. Use Hour(s) to have the presentation repeat every X hours.
    3. Use Day(s) to have the presentation repeat every X days.
    4. Use Weeks(s) to have the presentation repeat every X weeks.  You’ll be able to set what days of the week you want the schedule to appear on.
    5. Use Month(s) to have the presentation repeat every X months.
    6. Use Year(s) to have the presentation repeat every X years.
  9. Set an expiration date and time for your schedule.
  10. Click Update and your changes will show on the calendar and list

Your content is now scheduled.  Changes take effect immediately.  You cannot overlap schedules.

Tip: You can use schedule updates to control content on the fly

Remove an existing Schedule –

  1. Log in to your Arreya Manager at https://yourchannel.arreya.com/login
  2. Click [Schedule] in the top menu
  3. Choose a schedule from the list and click [Delete]
  4. Click [OK] on the confirmation screen

Your schedule is now removed.  Changes take effect immediately.