Display your dashboard on a TV using Send to TV

Applicable Pro plans:
Starter (1 TV)  Team (3 TVs) Team Plus (6 TVs)

Note

If you’re using a Chrome OS device, you should follow our walkthrough to connect your device.

To display your dashboard, follow these steps.

  1. Open a browser on the device connected to your TV.
  2. Enter gbrd.tv 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're seeing 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.

    Tip

    Do you have more dashboards than TVs? Why not create a loop – perfect for cycling through multiple dashboards on a single display.

  8. To display a different dashboard or dashboard loop, 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.

Using a single screen as part of your free Geckoboard account? Unlock unlimited screens when you try Pro for free.

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