App Guide: Digital Clock

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The ScreenCloud Digital Clock app is the easiest way to share the time, date and day of the week to your audience. Choose a specific theme and have a beautiful display up and running on your screen in seconds. Helping attract more eyes to your screen and give your guests, customers or employees key information. 

With the ScreenCloud Digital Clock app you can:

  • Choose from three clock styles
  • Select how you want to display your clock, in 12 or 24-hour format, light or dark
  • Choose any time zone in the world 

Table of Contents:

Step-by-Step: Here's How It Works

Frequently Asked Questions

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1. Select and install ScreenCloud’s Digital Clock app

To begin, follow this link and select ‘Install this app’ in the bottom right-hand corner. This will log you into your ScreenCloud account, or prompt you to set up our free trial in order to use the Digital Clock app and others within our App Store. 

  • Once logged in select ‘Add this app’ from the top right-hand corner:

Digital clock digital signage app

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2. Choose your Digital Clock settings 

  • Once you have selected ‘add app’ you’ll see a drop-down that offers you a series of options. These will determine how your clock looks when shown on your digital screen:

Digital clock settings

  • Clock style - choose from digital, flip or simple styles. Here’s what those settings would look like:

Clock style: Digital

Digital clock

Clock Style: Flip

Digital clock style

Clock Style: Simple

Digital clock style

  • Themes - choose from Light or Dark.
  • 12-hour format - choose between a 12-hour and 24-hour clock.
  • Display month and date - On or Off.
  • Display seconds - On or Off. 
  • Location - if you don’t fill in a location the app will automatically select your predicted timezone.  

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3. Preview your results

Once you’ve set your digital clock settings you can preview them to ensure the design looks correct. 

  • Click ‘Preview App’ and a small pop-up will play the Digital Clock format you have selected:

Digital clock preview

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4. Add the Digital Clock app to a playlist

Once you’re happy with your digital clock, you can add it to one of your digital signage playlists.

  • Select ‘Add App’ and choose a name for the clock, for example, ‘London office’. This will help you to spot it later if you’re adding more than one to your playlist: 

Digital clock app to playlist

  • Next, go to ‘Playlists’ and drag and drop your digital clock from the app selection bar on the right-hand side of the playlist of your choosing:

Digital clock company playlist

Once added to your playlist you will also see the option to set the duration (shown as 1.00 in the image above). This will determine how long the digital clock shows for on your screen. 

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Will Digital Clock app continue to work if I go offline?

  • The Digital Clock app will be cached for ten minutes. 

How long will the Digital Clock show for?

  • This is determined by the duration you have set within the playlist.  

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If you have any additional questions or concerns on the Digital Clock App, or any other questions or feedback about your ScreenCloud Membership, feel free to reach out to our support team at support@screencloud.io or give us a call at +1-415-449-5426, then follow the prompts to reach support.  

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