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Use Send to TV to display your dashboard on a big screen
Use Send to TV to display your dashboard on a big screen

Use Send to TV to pair a device to your Geckoboard account and it's ready to display your dashboards.

Updated over a week ago

We'll show you how to use Send to TV to display your Geckoboard dashboard on a TV screen. If you’re using a Chrome OS device, follow our walkthrough to connect your device.

  1. Open a browser on the device connected to your TV.

  2. Enter into the address bar of your browser and press Enter.

  3. You should now see a passcode on your screen. Here's an example:

    Passcode screen for sending a dashboard to a TV

    Tip: If you see a blank screen, try updating your browser and ensuring that Javascript is enabled.

  4. On a different device, login to your Geckoboard account and click Send to TV in the top right area of your screen.

    login to your geckoboard account
  5. Enter the passcode on the screen that appears. If you already have screens paired, you'll need to click Add new screen first.

    add a new screen modal
  6. Click Connect.

  7. Your screen is now paired and will display the dashboard you’ve currently selected.

  8. To display a different dashboard or create a loop of multiple dashboards on your account, click the dropdown list beside the device you want to display it on.

    manage connected screens modal
  9. To finish, click Done.

Important note

We strongly recommend making sure overscan is turned off to avoid the picture getting cut off around the edge. More info and suggestions on how to locate your settings can be found here.

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