Change The Homescreen Overlay

You can customize the text and color of both the text and overlay. Here are the overlay options:

  • Guide (box): 680px x 400px
  • Left guide: 480px x 1080px
  • Minimal: 533px x 120px
  • None

If you want to use a template for your image or Google Slide presentation, you can follow this link and use this template: Google Slides template - Airtame Guide layout

 

How to edit Airtame's overlay

From the Airtame Cloud:

  1. Select a device
  2. Click "Edit Settings"
  3. Customize the overlay position, color and text
  4. Once you are done editing click on "Apply changes"

 

From the Airtame App:

  1. Go to the device settings
  2. In the "Homescreen Overlay" section you will find the different overlay options
  3. Click on "Edit overlay text" to customize the overlay
  4. Once you are done editing click on "Apply changes"

☝️ You can always reset the text to the default information by removing all text and saving settings.

Color

The opacity of the background and text color can be adjusted to be transparent.

From the Airtame App:

  1. Go to the device settings
  2. In the "Homescreen Overlay" section you will find the different overlay options
  3. Click on "Edit overlay text" to customize the color

From the Airtame Cloud:

  1. Select a device
  2. Click "Edit Settings"
  3. In the "Homescreen Overlay" section, select Guide or Guide left
  4. Choose the color you want from the options

Variables

Some of the information that you will need may vary when you change settings, therefore we have made some variables that you can insert which will replace itself with this changing information. For example the device's name.

Build your onscreen instructions using any of the following variables by copying the two "curly brackets" on each side of the word. i.e {{DEVICE_NAME}}

  • IP address: {{DEVICE_IP}}
  • Name of Airtame: {{DEVICE_NAME}}
  • WiFi name: {{WIFI_NAME}}
  • WiFi IP address: {{DEVICE_WIFI_IP}}
  • AP Name: {{DEVICE_NAME}}
  • AP IP address: {{DEVICE_AP_IP}}
  • AP password: {{AP_PASSWORD}}
  • USB IP address: {{DEVICE_USB_IP}}
  • Ethernet IP address: {{DEVICE_ETHERNET_IP}}
  • Update channel: {{DEVICE_CHANNEL}}

⚠️ {{DEVICE_IP}} will result in the IP Address of a connection in the following priority order, depending on what connection is available: Ethernet IP > WiFi IP > AP IP > USB IP

Colors   

Text Formatting

The text appearance is controlled using Markdown, a system which will change the look of text when special characters are added on either side of the text you'd like to look different. 

Headers: # (H1), ## (H2), ### (H3), #### (H4), ##### (H5), ###### (H6)

Italics: *asterisks* or _underscores_

Bold: **asterisks**

Line-break:   [space] [space] [enter]

Line-break + empty line below:
  [space] [space] [enter]
  [space] [space] [enter]

Line-break + dividing line: ___ (3 underscores)

No Hyperlinks in Overlay text: <pre>your@email.com</pre>

Extra space between letters:
"Hello &nbsp; there!" would result in an extra space between "Hello" and "there"

⚠️ H6 is always grey. It is the same size as H5. So use H6 only with corresponding backgrounds.

Below you can find examples based on how you've set up your Airtame device and how would you like people to connect. You can copy and paste those in your device settings.

Examples to copy

  • Default: you can restore the default text by removing all text and saving settings.
### Present Wirelessly

###### Connect to Wi-Fi

**{{WIFI_NAME}}**

###### Download app

**airtame.com/start**

###### Present from app

**{{DEVICE_NAME}}** or type {{DEVICE_IP}}
  • A setup where the Airtame device is connected to Ethernet:
### Present Wirelessly
___
##### Connect to WiFi
_**your-WiFi-name**_
##### Download the app
_**airtame.com/start**_
##### Select in the app
_**{{DEVICE_NAME}}**_
##### or type
_**{{DEVICE_ETHERNET_IP}}**_
  • A setup where the Airtame device is connected to Ethernet with Airtame's AP enabled for Guest access (no password):
### Present Wirelessly
___
##### Connect to WiFi
_**your-WiFi-name**_
##### or guest WiFi
_**{{DEVICE_NAME}}**_
##### Download the app
_**airtame.com/start**_
##### Select in the app
_**{{DEVICE_NAME}}**_
##### or type
_**{{DEVICE_ETHERNET_IP}}**_
  • A setup where the Airtame device is connected to Ethernet with Airtame's AP enabled for Guest access (with password):
### Present Wirelessly
___
##### Connect to WiFi
_**your-WiFi-name**_
##### or guest WiFi
_**your-WiFi-name**_
##### with password
**{{AP_PASSWORD}}**
##### Download the app
_**airtame.com/start**_
##### Select in the app
_**{{DEVICE_NAME}}**_
##### or type
_**{{DEVICE_ETHERNET_IP}}**_
  • A setup where the Airtame device is connected to Ethernet and a guest WiFi network (as shown on the image)
### Present Wirelessly
___
##### Connect to WiFi
_**your-WiFi-name**_
##### or guest WiFi
_**your-guest-WiFi-name**_
##### Download the app
_**airtame.com/start**_
##### Select in the app
_**{{DEVICE_NAME}}**_
##### or type
_**{{DEVICE_ETHERNET_IP}}**_
##### or type
_**{{DEVICE_WIFI_IP}}**_
  • A setup where the Airtame device is connected to a WiFi network with Airtame's AP enabled for Guest access (no password):
### Present Wirelessly
___
##### Connect to WiFi
_**{{WIFI_NAME}}**_
##### or guest WiFi
_**{{DEVICE_NAME}}**_
##### Download the app
_**airtame.com/start**_
##### Select in the app
_**{{DEVICE_NAME}}**_
##### or type
_**{{DEVICE_WIFI_IP}}**_
  • A setup where the Airtame device is connected to a WiFi network with Airtame's AP enabled for Guest access (with password):
### Present Wirelessly**
___
##### Connect to WiFi
_**{{WIFI_NAME}}**_
##### or guest WiFi
_**{{DEVICE_NAME}}**_
##### with password
**{{AP_PASSWORD}}**
##### Download the app
_**airtame.com/start**_
##### Select in the app
_**{{DEVICE_NAME}}**_
##### or type
_**{{DEVICE_WIFI_IP}}**_

 
 

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