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Application

Where can I download InstaShare App for Android/iOS/Windows/MAC OS?
Please refer to the following download sites for the app:
- Android phone/tablet: Search for "InstaShare" in Google Play and download the app.
- iOS phone/tablet: Search for "InstaShare" in the App Store and download the app.
- Windows/MAC: Follow the below steps to download the app from IFP:
(1) Ensure both IFP and PC are connected to the same network.
(2) Open IFP InstaShare app.
(3) Follow InstaShare instructions to download the app.
How do I use InstaShare to mirror?
InstaShare software is designed to allow seamless wireless presentation and collaboration, utilising smooth streaming of both audio files and Full HD videos. Users can also mirror and control all digital content across their devices including BenQ IFPs, PCs, tablets, and smartphones, empowering contributors to enrich their sessions with a variety of multimedia resources. Here is the step by step tutorial for using InstaShare to do mirroring.
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How do I connect with InstaShare?
InstaShare software is designed to allow seamless wireless presentation and collaboration, utilising smooth streaming of both audio files and Full HD videos. Users can also mirror and control all digital content across their devices including BenQ IFPs, PCs, tablets, and smartphones, empowering contributors to enrich their sessions with a variety of multimedia resources. Here is the step by step tutorial for connecting your device with InstaShare.
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Why is it required to install the "Eumus Design Sound Cards & Media Devices" during the InstaShare installation process?
"Eumus Design Sound Cards & Media Devices" is a virtual audio card. As there are too many audio cards on the market with support for different Windows versions (Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and even older versions), in order to avoid compatibility issues with InstaShare, installing a virtual audio driver can solve any audio issues that you may experience while using InstaShare.
How do I check the YouTube content that played on Broadcast is copyrighted?
1. Open an incognito tab in browser > link to your YouTube video > click on the "share" button.
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How to bind/unbind with BenQ Service (DMS, AMS and Broadcast)?
BenQ provides Device Management Solution (DMS), Account Management Solution (AMS) and X-Sign Broadcast for BenQ public display products. This video will guide you how to bind and unbind the service from the device.
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Why can't I cast to InstaShare 2 Host?
Please download "InstaShare2" for your device when using with InstaShare 2 client.
Does InstaShare 2 support Miracast?
Currently only CS and CP series supports Miracast function.
What language is available for InstaShare 2 now?
English, Traditional Chinese, and Simple Chinese are now available.
Why are there two of the same display name on the list when searching in the InstaShare 2 app?
If you use same device name for both InstaShare & InstaShare 2, the device name will appear twice in the list. Use a new device name for InstaShare 2 to remedy this double-name issue.
Why can't I access InstaShare 2 when I select the Wireless Projection icon from the launcher or the shortcut in the OSD menu?
Wireless Projection in the launcher and the shortcut in the OSD menu are still linked to InstaShare even after InstaShare 2 is downloaded and installed. Please go to the app list and select InstaShare 2 to use this.
How can I delete an account from IAM?
How do I setup and configure Active Directory (AD) integration with IAM?
Please refer to this video for a step-by-step tutorial:
Learn More
How do I upgrade apps for EZWrite 5.0 and X-Sign?
Most BenQ apps can be upgraded online. Please refer to the demo video for the upgrade process of EZWrite 5.0 and X-Sign.
Learn More
How can I add a SAMBA server to AMS Files?
Please follow our demo video on how to add a SAMBA server to AMS Files. The video can be found here:
Learn More
How can I copy specific files and upload them to a cloud drive with AMS Files?
We have a demo video explaining how to select files, copy them, and upload these files to the cloud. View the video here:
Learn More
How to add a network drive to AMS

How to link a cloud storage account to AMS?

How to unlink a cloud storage account from AMS?

How to enable AMS on the display?

How to access files from a USB storage device?

How to access files from the slot-in PC?

How to access files from a local network drive?

How to access cloud storage files via AMS?

How to access cloud storage files via Firefox?

How to use Agent Mode in BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution)?
BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution), combined with DMS Cloud and DMS Local, featuring leading technologies and intuitive interface, is your ultimate solution for device management.
This video will guide you on how to use Agent Mode in DMS.
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How to install Apps through BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution)?
BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution), combined with DMS Cloud and DMS Local, featuring leading technologies and intuitive interface, is your ultimate solution for device management.
This video will guide you on how to install Apps through DMS.
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How to bind your display to BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution)?
BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution), combined with DMS Cloud and DMS Local, featuring leading technologies and intuitive interface, is your ultimate solution for device management.
This video will guide you on how to bind your display to DMS.
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How to manage groups in BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution)?
BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution), combined with DMS Cloud and DMS Local, featuring leading technologies and intuitive interface, is your ultimate solution for device management.
This video will guide you on how to manage groups in DMS.
Learn More
How to push OTA updates through BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution)?
BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution), combined with DMS Cloud and DMS Local, featuring leading technologies and intuitive interface, is your ultimate solution for device management.
This video will guide you on how to push OTA updates through DMS.
Learn More
How to set a power schedule through BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution)?
BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution), combined with DMS Cloud and DMS Local, featuring leading technologies and intuitive interface, is your ultimate solution for device management.
This video will guide you on how to set a power schedule through DMS.
Learn More
How to unbind a display from BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution)?
BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution), combined with DMS Cloud and DMS Local, featuring leading technologies and intuitive interface, is your ultimate solution for device management.
This video will guide you on how to unbind a display from DMS.
Learn More
How to create user accounts in BenQ IAM (Identify and Access Management)?
With BenQ IAM (Identify and Access Management), you can manage all of your BenQ services (X-Sign, AMS, DMS) in one account.
This video will guide you on how to create user accounts in IAM.
Learn More
How to manage user roles in BenQ IAM (Identify and Access Management)?
With BenQ IAM (Identify and Access Management), you can manage all of your BenQ services (X-Sign, AMS, DMS) in one account.
This video will guide you on how to manage user roles in IAM.
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How to bind your display to X-Sign Broadcast?
X-Sign Broadcast is a wireless broadcast system that can push alerts, messages and announcements during class.
This video will guide you on how to bind your display to X-Sign Broadcast.
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How to push real-time messages from X-Sign Broadcast?
X-Sign Broadcast is a wireless broadcast system that can push alerts, messages and announcements during class.
This video will guide you on how to push real-time messages from X-Sign Broadcast.
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How to schedule messages in X-Sign Broadcast?
X-Sign Broadcast is a wireless broadcast system that can push alerts, messages and announcements during class.
This video will guide you on how to schedule messages in X-Sign Broadcast.
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How to manage tags in X-Sign Broadcast?
X-Sign Broadcast is a wireless broadcast system that can push alerts, messages and announcements during class.
This video will guide you on how to manage tags in X-Sign Broadcast.
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How to manage users in X-Sign Broadcast?
X-Sign Broadcast is a wireless broadcast system that can push alerts, messages and announcements during class.
This video will guide you on how to manage users in X-Sign Broadcast.
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What is the difference between InstaShare 1 and InstaShare 2?
For the InstaShare 2, we provide the below features:
1. Smart spliter
2. Remote host mode
3. Improve User Experience
Where can I download InstaShare 2 client for my device?
For all client devices, there are 2 ways that provide you to download our app:
For mobile users, you can search "InstaShare2" on Google Play or the App store; laptop users can download the executable file through our website. You can always find a link that provides the proper version for all OS on the InstaShare2 IFP screen for all users.
How to use Miracast to cast my Windows screen to the BenQ device?
You need to connect your Windows device to the BenQ device before projecting your screen via Miracast. Follow the below steps from connecting to projecting.
1. Connect to the same network as the projection.
2. Press Miracast icon in the control windows on the IFP.
3. On your Windows PC, navigate to Start -> Settings -> Devices -> Connected Devices.
4. Click on ‘Add a Device’ and wait for the adapter to appear in the list. Select the display device as "InstaShare2xxx" (the full name shows on the mainpage of the projection).
5. After connecting successfully, press Windows key + P on your keyboard at the same time.
6. You will be presented options on the right to cast your screen if Miracast is supported.
7. Select Duplicate to start sharing your screen on the projection.

What should I pay attention to if there're both InstaShare and InstaShare 2 installed on my BenQ device?
You can have both InstaShare and InstaShare2 on your BenQ device at the same time. But please notice:
1. Wireless Projection in the launcher and the shortcut in the OSD menu are still linked to the same app.
2. Apps on the client devices are different, so users can only use the InstaShare2 app to control InstaShare2 on the BenQ device, and so does the InstaShare.
3. The original setting of the device name for both InstaShare 1 & InstaShare 2 are not the same and please keep the device name different for both apps.

What options/functions can be controlled by DMS Local?
The DMS Local software allows you to remotely control/monitor your displays via LAN. It's an effective way to lower TCO (total cost of ownership) and energy consumption for your operation. This video will show you the function of DMS Local.
Learn More
How do I connect and start using DMS local?
The DMS Local software allows you to remotely control/monitor your displays via LAN. It’s an effective way to lower TCO (total cost of ownership) and energy consumption for your operation. This video will guide you to connect and start using DMS Local.
Learn More
How do I delete/unbind the device from DMS Cloud?
If you would like to delete/unbind the device from DMS Cloud, please follow the demo video for detailed steps.
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Why can't a display be added into DMS Local?
Why can't the unit be turned on using DMS Local?
1. Ensure that WOL (Wake-on-LAN) setting is supported by this model and enabled on the display.
2. Ensure that the display is connected to the network via the LAN (RJ-45) port. Wake-on-LAN does not work over a Wi-Fi connection.
How do I add a device by using unique ID for DMS Cloud?
A device must be added first in order to remotely monitor, control, and configure devices individually or as groups. Please follow the demo video to add a device using unique ID for DMS Cloud.
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How do I add a device by using QR code for DMS Cloud?
A device must be added first in order to remotely monitor, control, and configure devices individually or as groups. Please follow the demo video to add device using QR code for DMS Cloud.
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How do I use DMS Cloud to control the device remotely?
Devices can be controlled remotely in DMS Cloud. Please follow the demo video for detail steps.
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Specification

Is there any minimum bandwidth requirement when using AMS to access cloud storage?
There's no minimum bandwidth requirement for accessing cloud storage via AMS.
Is there any minimum bandwidth or maximum participant requirement for interacting with hosts on EZwrite Cloud Whiteboard?
There isn't any minimum bandwidth requirement for interacting with hosts on EZwrite Cloud Whiteboard, but do note a maximum of 32 participants is supported.

Further Query

Is there any minimum bandwidth requirement when using AMS to access cloud storage?
There's no minimum bandwidth requirement for accessing cloud storage via AMS.
Is there any minimum bandwidth or maximum participant requirement for interacting with hosts on EZwrite Cloud Whiteboard?
There isn't any minimum bandwidth requirement for interacting with hosts on EZwrite Cloud Whiteboard, but do note a maximum of 32 participants is supported.
Why does the device screen turn black when Netflix video is played through InstaShare or HDMI connection from a laptop or Macbook?
This problem is related to HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection) issues.
Netflix does not allow video content to be played though external monitors.
Therefore users won’t be able to view video content via external displays through HDMI or InstaShare mirroring.
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Why does it turn to full screen automatically when I select InstaShare "2-Split Screen" or "4-Split Screen" to play YouTube video with an iPhone?
When YouTube video is played through an iPhone, it will turn to full screen automatically, this is a known behavior for iOS devices.
Why does my interactive flat panel (IFP) show white stripes onscreen or crash repeatedly when I try to enable iMirror via InstaShare from my iPhone or iPad?
The issue typically occurs due to an out of date iOS version on your iPhone or iPad. Make sure your device runs the latest version of iOS available. For iOS 12 and later, you need to use InstaShare app version 1.5.0 or later to resolve striping and crash issues.
Why can't my device be bound to another admin account and is still showing as bound to the previous admin account?
(1) Login to your AMS Web using the admin account, then find the IFP and remove it.
(2) Login to your DMS Cloud with the admin account, then find the IFP and remove it.
(3) Do a factory reset on the IFP.
(4) Re-bind the IFP with the DMS Client app.
(5) Add the IFP to the AMS service again.
(6) Enable the AMS service on the IFP.

What should I do if I added my IFP to the X-Sign broadcast again but X-Sign Broadcast had already been bound?
(1) Log in to X-Sign broadcast with your admin account and find the IFP to update it to the latest version (V2.3).
(2) Delete the duplicate IFP that shows as online.
(3) The offline IFP will go online and take effect, and the cross-service binding mechanism will activate as well.

Why is my device still showing as "offline" after updating to X-Sign Broadcast V2.3?
(1) Log in to X-Sign Broadcast with your admin account and find the IFP then remove it.
(2) Log in to DMS Cloud with your admin account, find the IFP and remove it.
(3) Re-bind the IFP with the DMS Client app.

Why can't YouTube video be played on Broadcast?
Why isn't "Display ID" shown on the device?
"Display ID" will not be shown if the network is not available. Please make sure your device is successfully connected to the Internet.
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Where can I download InstaShare App for Android/iOS/Windows/MAC OS?
Please refer to the following download sites for the app:
- Android phone/tablet: Search for "InstaShare" in Google Play and download the app.
- iOS phone/tablet: Search for "InstaShare" in the App Store and download the app.
- Windows/MAC: Follow the below steps to download the app from IFP:
(1) Ensure both IFP and PC are connected to the same network.
(2) Open IFP InstaShare app.
(3) Follow InstaShare instructions to download the app.
How do I use InstaShare to mirror?
InstaShare software is designed to allow seamless wireless presentation and collaboration, utilising smooth streaming of both audio files and Full HD videos. Users can also mirror and control all digital content across their devices including BenQ IFPs, PCs, tablets, and smartphones, empowering contributors to enrich their sessions with a variety of multimedia resources. Here is the step by step tutorial for using InstaShare to do mirroring.
Learn More
How do I connect with InstaShare?
InstaShare software is designed to allow seamless wireless presentation and collaboration, utilising smooth streaming of both audio files and Full HD videos. Users can also mirror and control all digital content across their devices including BenQ IFPs, PCs, tablets, and smartphones, empowering contributors to enrich their sessions with a variety of multimedia resources. Here is the step by step tutorial for connecting your device with InstaShare.
Learn More
Why is it required to install the "Eumus Design Sound Cards & Media Devices" during the InstaShare installation process?
"Eumus Design Sound Cards & Media Devices" is a virtual audio card. As there are too many audio cards on the market with support for different Windows versions (Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and even older versions), in order to avoid compatibility issues with InstaShare, installing a virtual audio driver can solve any audio issues that you may experience while using InstaShare.
How do I check the YouTube content that played on Broadcast is copyrighted?
1. Open an incognito tab in browser > link to your YouTube video > click on the "share" button.
Learn More
How to bind/unbind with BenQ Service (DMS, AMS and Broadcast)?
BenQ provides Device Management Solution (DMS), Account Management Solution (AMS) and X-Sign Broadcast for BenQ public display products. This video will guide you how to bind and unbind the service from the device.
Learn More
Why can't I cast to InstaShare 2 Host?
Please download "InstaShare2" for your device when using with InstaShare 2 client.
Does InstaShare 2 support Miracast?
Currently only CS and CP series supports Miracast function.
What language is available for InstaShare 2 now?
English, Traditional Chinese, and Simple Chinese are now available.
Why are there two of the same display name on the list when searching in the InstaShare 2 app?
If you use same device name for both InstaShare & InstaShare 2, the device name will appear twice in the list. Use a new device name for InstaShare 2 to remedy this double-name issue.
Why can't I access InstaShare 2 when I select the Wireless Projection icon from the launcher or the shortcut in the OSD menu?
Wireless Projection in the launcher and the shortcut in the OSD menu are still linked to InstaShare even after InstaShare 2 is downloaded and installed. Please go to the app list and select InstaShare 2 to use this.
How can I delete an account from IAM?
How do I setup and configure Active Directory (AD) integration with IAM?
Please refer to this video for a step-by-step tutorial:
Learn More
How do I upgrade apps for EZWrite 5.0 and X-Sign?
Most BenQ apps can be upgraded online. Please refer to the demo video for the upgrade process of EZWrite 5.0 and X-Sign.
Learn More
How can I add a SAMBA server to AMS Files?
Please follow our demo video on how to add a SAMBA server to AMS Files. The video can be found here:
Learn More
How can I copy specific files and upload them to a cloud drive with AMS Files?
We have a demo video explaining how to select files, copy them, and upload these files to the cloud. View the video here:
Learn More
How to add a network drive to AMS

How to link a cloud storage account to AMS?

How to unlink a cloud storage account from AMS?

How to enable AMS on the display?

How to access files from a USB storage device?

How to access files from the slot-in PC?

How to access files from a local network drive?

How to access cloud storage files via AMS?

How to access cloud storage files via Firefox?

How to use Agent Mode in BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution)?
BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution), combined with DMS Cloud and DMS Local, featuring leading technologies and intuitive interface, is your ultimate solution for device management.
This video will guide you on how to use Agent Mode in DMS.
Learn More
How to install Apps through BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution)?
BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution), combined with DMS Cloud and DMS Local, featuring leading technologies and intuitive interface, is your ultimate solution for device management.
This video will guide you on how to install Apps through DMS.
Learn More
How to bind your display to BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution)?
BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution), combined with DMS Cloud and DMS Local, featuring leading technologies and intuitive interface, is your ultimate solution for device management.
This video will guide you on how to bind your display to DMS.
Learn More
How to manage groups in BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution)?
BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution), combined with DMS Cloud and DMS Local, featuring leading technologies and intuitive interface, is your ultimate solution for device management.
This video will guide you on how to manage groups in DMS.
Learn More
How to push OTA updates through BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution)?
BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution), combined with DMS Cloud and DMS Local, featuring leading technologies and intuitive interface, is your ultimate solution for device management.
This video will guide you on how to push OTA updates through DMS.
Learn More
How to set a power schedule through BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution)?
BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution), combined with DMS Cloud and DMS Local, featuring leading technologies and intuitive interface, is your ultimate solution for device management.
This video will guide you on how to set a power schedule through DMS.
Learn More
How to unbind a display from BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution)?
BenQ DMS (Device Management Solution), combined with DMS Cloud and DMS Local, featuring leading technologies and intuitive interface, is your ultimate solution for device management.
This video will guide you on how to unbind a display from DMS.
Learn More
How to create user accounts in BenQ IAM (Identify and Access Management)?
With BenQ IAM (Identify and Access Management), you can manage all of your BenQ services (X-Sign, AMS, DMS) in one account.
This video will guide you on how to create user accounts in IAM.
Learn More
How to manage user roles in BenQ IAM (Identify and Access Management)?
With BenQ IAM (Identify and Access Management), you can manage all of your BenQ services (X-Sign, AMS, DMS) in one account.
This video will guide you on how to manage user roles in IAM.
Learn More
How to bind your display to X-Sign Broadcast?
X-Sign Broadcast is a wireless broadcast system that can push alerts, messages and announcements during class.
This video will guide you on how to bind your display to X-Sign Broadcast.
Learn More
How to push real-time messages from X-Sign Broadcast?
X-Sign Broadcast is a wireless broadcast system that can push alerts, messages and announcements during class.
This video will guide you on how to push real-time messages from X-Sign Broadcast.
Learn More
How to schedule messages in X-Sign Broadcast?
X-Sign Broadcast is a wireless broadcast system that can push alerts, messages and announcements during class.
This video will guide you on how to schedule messages in X-Sign Broadcast.
Learn More
How to manage tags in X-Sign Broadcast?
X-Sign Broadcast is a wireless broadcast system that can push alerts, messages and announcements during class.
This video will guide you on how to manage tags in X-Sign Broadcast.
Learn More
How to manage users in X-Sign Broadcast?
X-Sign Broadcast is a wireless broadcast system that can push alerts, messages and announcements during class.
This video will guide you on how to manage users in X-Sign Broadcast.
Learn More
What is the difference between InstaShare 1 and InstaShare 2?
For the InstaShare 2, we provide the below features:
1. Smart spliter
2. Remote host mode
3. Improve User Experience
Where can I download InstaShare 2 client for my device?
For all client devices, there are 2 ways that provide you to download our app:
For mobile users, you can search "InstaShare2" on Google Play or the App store; laptop users can download the executable file through our website. You can always find a link that provides the proper version for all OS on the InstaShare2 IFP screen for all users.
How to use Miracast to cast my Windows screen to the BenQ device?
You need to connect your Windows device to the BenQ device before projecting your screen via Miracast. Follow the below steps from connecting to projecting.
1. Connect to the same network as the projection.
2. Press Miracast icon in the control windows on the IFP.
3. On your Windows PC, navigate to Start -> Settings -> Devices -> Connected Devices.
4. Click on ‘Add a Device’ and wait for the adapter to appear in the list. Select the display device as "InstaShare2xxx" (the full name shows on the mainpage of the projection).
5. After connecting successfully, press Windows key + P on your keyboard at the same time.
6. You will be presented options on the right to cast your screen if Miracast is supported.
7. Select Duplicate to start sharing your screen on the projection.

What should I pay attention to if there're both InstaShare and InstaShare 2 installed on my BenQ device?
You can have both InstaShare and InstaShare2 on your BenQ device at the same time. But please notice:
1. Wireless Projection in the launcher and the shortcut in the OSD menu are still linked to the same app.
2. Apps on the client devices are different, so users can only use the InstaShare2 app to control InstaShare2 on the BenQ device, and so does the InstaShare.
3. The original setting of the device name for both InstaShare 1 & InstaShare 2 are not the same and please keep the device name different for both apps.

What options/functions can be controlled by DMS Local?
The DMS Local software allows you to remotely control/monitor your displays via LAN. It's an effective way to lower TCO (total cost of ownership) and energy consumption for your operation. This video will show you the function of DMS Local.
Learn More
How do I connect and start using DMS local?
The DMS Local software allows you to remotely control/monitor your displays via LAN. It’s an effective way to lower TCO (total cost of ownership) and energy consumption for your operation. This video will guide you to connect and start using DMS Local.
Learn More
How do I delete/unbind the device from DMS Cloud?
If you would like to delete/unbind the device from DMS Cloud, please follow the demo video for detailed steps.
Learn More
Why can't a display be added into DMS Local?
Why can't the unit be turned on using DMS Local?
1. Ensure that WOL (Wake-on-LAN) setting is supported by this model and enabled on the display.
2. Ensure that the display is connected to the network via the LAN (RJ-45) port. Wake-on-LAN does not work over a Wi-Fi connection.
How do I add a device by using unique ID for DMS Cloud?
A device must be added first in order to remotely monitor, control, and configure devices individually or as groups. Please follow the demo video to add a device using unique ID for DMS Cloud.
Learn More
How do I add a device by using QR code for DMS Cloud?
A device must be added first in order to remotely monitor, control, and configure devices individually or as groups. Please follow the demo video to add device using QR code for DMS Cloud.
Learn More
How do I use DMS Cloud to control the device remotely?
Devices can be controlled remotely in DMS Cloud. Please follow the demo video for detail steps.
Learn More