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3. Getting started: View your digital signage contents with the My Display Chrome extension (also for Edge)
3. Getting started: View your digital signage contents with the My Display Chrome extension (also for Edge)

Valotalive My Display works as your personal display. You can remotely check a specific displays content whenever needed.

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Valotalive My Display works as your personal display.

Link the My Display extension with your content Flow and launch to view what your content Flow looks like. After this, you can edit your content Flow or add more Apps.

NOTE ! If you are using a browser (Safari, Firefox...) other than Chrome or Edge, you will need to activate the Browser Display to see the content of your Apps running on your screen.

Read further instructions here: How to Activate the Browser Display

Install Valotalive My Display chrome extension

  1. Navigate to the Displays page

  2. On the left-hand side, you can see the MY DISPLAY, click that

  3. Click the Install the Chrome extension, ie My Display

    Install the Chrome Extension for Valotalive My Display

  4. A new tab opens: Chrome Web Store

    For Google Chrome users, follow these steps:

    Add to Chrome in the top right-hand corner. This will install the My Display.

    A small pop up will appear and Chrome will double-check if you want to install the My Display. Continue clicking Add extension

    For Microsoft Edge users, follow these steps:

    Get in the top right to install the My display Chrome extension

    A popup will appear asking if you want to allow extensions from other stores, click Allow

    Then in the next popup you will click Add Extension

  5. Once the installation has succeeded this notification is shown:



    Note! Turn on sync... is not needed.

  6. Return to Valotalive and click Refresh the page after the My Display is installed button

  7. Rename your My Display (Extension) the way you see fit

    Best practice for naming convention is to use person's name, and "My Display"
    to differentiate My Displays for actual displays.

    Click the LINK THE EXTENSION --> This will open a drop-down menu.

    1. Save your current location as the location for the display: Check mark puts your My Display to the map

    2. Put a Flow on your extension (optional): Select a Flow from the drop-down.

      By choosing a Flow you can test how your contents look on your My Display.

      NOTE! If you cannot see a drop-down you need to create a Flow first. See article Create a flow

    3. Link The Extension and wait for a few seconds.

  8. Congratulations, your My Display can be found in the Chrome extension tab where

    1. CONFIGURE THE EXTENSION is for managing the apps and flows assigned to the My Display extension and

    2. LAUNCH THE EXTENSION is for starting the extension to see it in action

To Use Valotalive My Display

You can start using the Valotalive My Display from two different locations:

  1. At the Chrome extension tab using the LAUNCH THE EXTENSION button or

  2. By clicking the small Valotalive My Display icon on the top right corner of your browser.

The My Display will activate your personal info screen in full-screen mode.

You can stop using this the extension anytime by pressing Esc or F11 to exit.

For further read:


Extensions are software programs that customize the browsing experience. Extensions enable users to tailor Chrome functionality and behaviour to individual needs or preferences. They are built on web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.

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