Flex (Android) Setup Guide

1. Before you begin - Xhibit Flex requirements
  • Purchase a supported Android device
    • Highly recommended: Xiaomi Mi Box Android TV
    • Also supported: Android devices running Android OS 6.0 (Marshmallow) or higher
  • USB keyboard and mouse
  • Wired ethernet network connection (highly recommended) or available WiFi network
  • Purchase an Mvix Xhibit Flex software license (contact your Mvix Solutions Consultant for more information)
 
2. Set up your Android device
  • Connect the following components to your Android device:
    • USB keyboard and mouse
    • Ethernet network cable (highly recommended)
    • Power supply
  • On first boot, you will be greeted with a welcome screen and various additional steps (these may vary):
    • Language
    • Network setup
    • Google account sign-in
    • Google terms and conditions
  • Disable automatic sleep mode
    • In Settings, navigate to the “About” section
    • Highlight “Build” or “Build number” and select it repeatedly until a message appears saying “you are now a developer” or something to that effect. (Other messages may appear on the screen before this occurs.)
    • Go back to the main Settings menu, and select the new “Developer options” section.
    • Select “General”, then set “Stay awake” to On.
 
3. Install the Mvix Xhibit Flex Android app
  • Mvix Technical Support staff will ask for your Google account email address, so that we can enroll your Google account in the Beta opt-in program.
  • After your account has been enrolled, go to the following link to opt into the Beta testing program: https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.xhibitfirmware
  • After your Google account has been enrolled, you can install the Xhibit Flex Digital Signage app in one of 2 ways:
    • Easiest - open the Google Play Store app on your device, search for “Xhibit Flex Digital Signage” and install the app.
    • Other option - on your desktop PC, go to https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.xhibitfirmware. You can then click on the “Install” button and install remotely to your Android device.
 
4. Activate your device
  • On your Android device, open the newly installed “Xhibit Flex Digital Signage” app.
  • The app will continue loading, and then you will be presented with the activation screen:
Activation Screen
 
  • At this point, use another PC/Mac or mobile device and go to https://www.xhibitsignage.com/activate to complete the device activation form
  • The Mvix Technical Support team will review your activation details and set up your client account along with your device registration - this process is usually completed within 1 business day
  • Once your device is activated, the activation screen will disappear, and the device will begin playing Mvix sample content
 
5. Schedule Your Content
  • Your device setup is now complete, and you can access https://www.xhibitsignage.com using your account login credentials
  • Moving forward, you will use XhibitSignage to schedule and manage your devices and their playback content
  • Enjoy!

 

 

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