How to connect to network on a Samsung Digital Signage screen

A public display needs to be connected to a local network to download and display content from DatabeatOMNI. Here's how you can verify if the display is connected to a network.

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Read more on what network access Databeat OMNIplay requires for use here

 

A monitor requires network connectivity to report to the server and load content from DatabeatOMNI. If the content has played at an earlier stage on the screen, then it is stored locally on the screen. This will continue to play regardless of network connectivity. But for the media plan to update with the latest media files, the public display must be connected to a network.

Network Connections

  • Wired network connection
  • Wireless network connection

We recommend using a wired connection for better stability.

How do I connect a Samsung public display to a network

  • Step 1: Open settings for the network.

With remote control: Press Menu - Network

  • Step 2: Choose Network settings

If the Databeat OMNIplay3 application is running on the screen, the screen will automatically restart.

    • Option 1: Change the source on the screen. Click on [Source] on the remote control and click on HDMI. 
    • Option 2: Click [Homeand click on [Exit] on the remote control to end the application.
  • Step 3: Choose Wireless or Wired connection

When selecting Wireless, the screen will scan all available networks. Select your local network and enter the password for the network

A wired connection requires a network cable (RJ45) from switch or router to ethernet socket in the public display. 

The screen will indicate whether the connection was successful or not.

Unsure if the screen is connected to the internet?

To check the network connectivity on the Samsung public display, click on "Network Status."

  • Press Menu - Network - Network Status

The screen will then review the connection and indicate whether it is connected to the network or not.