LDM216-251 Using the Display

    From ViewSonic User Guide Database

    Power On/Off your LED Display

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    1. Ensure the power cord is connected and plugged into a power outlet.
    2. Press the Power button to turn on the LED display.
    3. To turn the LED display off, press the Power button again.

    Home Screen

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    Number Item Description
    1 Main Menu Access the Home Screen, APP Center, Settings, and Input Source.
    2 Time of Day Indicator The sky will change over the day between morning, noon, afternoon, and night.
    3 Quick Access Quick access to LAN, Wi-Fi, Brightness, and Power.
    NOTE: Only supported by keyboard and mouse.
    4 Date & Time Automatic time adjustment, time zone selection, and 24-hour format can all be adjusted. The Date & Time can also be hidden from the Home Screen under:
    Settings > Display > Launcher Settings
    5 ViewSonic Logo The logo can be hidden from the Home Screen under:
    Settings > Display > Launcher Settings

    Navigating the Home Screen

    Remote Control
    The remote control can be used to easily navigate the Home Screen. When using the remote control, ensure it is kept within the IR receiver range as shown below:

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    Keyboard and Mouse
    When connected to the USB Type-A port of the display, a keyboard and mouse can also be used to navigate the Home Screen.

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    The mouse pointer will appear as an orange dot on the display when used:

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    • The left mouse button will confirm actions.
    • The right mouse button will go back to the previous layer.
    • Keyboard shortcuts and hot keys are also supported, including: audio adjustment, mute, and back to the Home Screen.

    APP Center

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    NOTE: Preloaded applications are subject to change without a notice.
    Icon Name Description
    LED Display Browser Icon.png
    Browser Web browser
    LED Display MVB Icon.png
    Display Wirelessly mirror your desktop
    LED Display Airplay Icon.png
    EAirplay AirPlay mirroring
    LED Display Enterprise Icon.png
    EnterpriseAgent Device management
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    File Manager File explorer
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    Manager Remote device management
    LED Display Revel Icon.png
    Revel Digital Signage Manage digital signage
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    Settings View and adjust the display’s settings
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    SureMDM Nix Secure, monitor, and manage devices
    LED Display WPS Icon.png
    WPS Office Create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations
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    vCastReceiver Receive casted content from devices
    LED Display Sweeper Icon.png
    vSweeper Clear up storage space

    Input Source

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    The display supports two input sources: HDMI 1 and HDMI 2.

    NOTE: Both input sources support HDMI 2.0.


    Adjust and view the display's settings.

    Menu Description
    Network & Internet View and adjust Wi-Fi, Data Usage, Ethernet, Potable Hotspot, and VPN
    Connected Devices View and adjust Connected Devices
    Apps & Notifications View and adjust App Info., Notifications, App Permissions, Default Apps, and Special App Access
    Display View and adjust Brightness Level, Ambient Light Sensor, Font Size, Startup & Shutdown, Input Setting, and Launcher Settings
    Sound View and adjust Media Volume
    Storage View and adjust Device Storage
    System View and adjust Languages & Input, Date & Time, Reset, and About Device
    Upgrade View and adjust OTA Upgrade and Local Update

    Settings Menu Tree

    Network & Internet

    Sub-menu Menu Option
    Wi-Fi Wi-Fi On
    Wi-Fi List Add Network
    Wi-Fi Preference Open Network Notification On
    Keep Wi-Fi On During Sleep
    Data Usage Wi-Fi Data Usage
    Network Restrictions Meter Wi-Fi Network On
    Ethernet Ethernet On
    Ethernet IP Mode
    Ethernet Details
    Portable Hotspot Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot On
    Set up Wi-Fi Hotspot

    Connected Devices

    Sub-menu Menu Option
    Connected Devices On

    Apps & Notifications

    Sub-menu Menu Option
    App Info. Installed Apps Disable
    Force Stop
    Notifications Allow Notifications Dots On
    On the Lock Screen Don't Show Notifications at All
    Show All Notification's Content
    App Permissions Body Sensors
    Default Apps Assist & Voice Input
    Opening Links
    Special App Access Battery Optimization
    Device Admin Apps
    Do No Disturb Access
    Display Over other Apps
    VR Helper Services
    Modify System Settings
    Notification Access
    Premium SMS Access
    Unrestricted Data Access
    Usage Access
    Install Unknown Apps


    Sub-menu Menu Option
    Brightness Level (-/+, 1~8)
    Ambient Light Sensor On
    Font Size (-/+, 1~4)
    Other Display Settings Display Settings Custom Resolution W: 800~1920
    H: 600~1080
    Custom DPI (-/+, 100~240)
    Custom Wallpaper
    Boot Logo Settings Video Logo
    Startup & Shutdown Last Shutdown Channel
    Default Startup Channel Home
    HDMI 1
    HDMI 2
    APP (Display)
    APP (vCastReceiver)
    Standby Mode Hibernate
    Splash Screen ViewSonic
    Input Setting Input Alias HDMI 1 Display
    HDMI 2 Display
    Signal Source Detect HDMI Enable
    Launcher Settings ViewSonic Logo On
    Date & Time On


    Sub-menu Menu Option
    Media Volume (-/+, 0~100)


    Sub-menu Menu Option
    Device Storage Internal Shared Storage Storage Manager On
    Photos & Videos
    Music & Audio
    Movie & TV
    Portable Storage


    Sub-menu Menu Option
    Language & Input Languages
    Virtual Keyboard Remote Controller Input Method
    Manage Keyboards
    Physical Keyboard Hi Keyboard
    Hi Keypad
    Keyboard Assistance
    Advanced Preferred Engine
    Speech Rate
    Date & Time Automatic Date & Time On
    Select Time Zone
    Use 24-hour Format On
    Reset Network Settings Reset
    Reset App Preferences
    Factory Data Reset
    About Device Status
    Legal Information
    Kernel Version
    Build Number
    Total Time


    Sub-menu Menu Option
    OTA Upgrade OTA Cloud Server
    Local Update sda1

    Network & Internet

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    Sub-menu Description
    • Select Wi-Fi to enter the Wi-Fi selection interface. Then select the desired Wi-Fi network and enter the password.
    • You can select Add Network in the Wi-Fi selection screen to manually add a Wi-Fi network.
    • Select Wi-Fi Preferences to view Wi-Fi usage preferences, Wi-Fi connection tips, etc.
    Data Usage
    • Select Data Usage to review data usage and network restrictions.
    • Specific App’s traffic can be reviewed as well in Wi-Fi Data Usage.
    • Restrictions can be placed on specific network traffic under Network Restrictions.
    Ethernet Select Ethernet to enable/disable Ethernet, review DNS, and IP mode.
    Portable Hotspot Enable/disable Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot under Portable Hotspot.
    VPN Review and add VPNs.

    Connected Devices

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    Enable/disable device connection, review connected devices, and search and connect to other devices.

    Apps & Notifications

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    Sub-menu Description
    App Info.
    • Select App Info to view installed applications and their detailed information.
    • You can also disable the app, review notifications and permissions, and adjust further settings.
    • Under Notifications, you can adjust each applications notification settings.
    • You can also allow/disallow notification dots and notifications on the lock screen.
    App Permissions Select App Permissions to manage various application permissions.
    Default Apps Select your default applications.
    Special App Access Manage additional application settings.


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    Sub-menu Description
    Brightness Level Adjust the brightness level by eight (8) levels.
    Ambient Light Sensor Detects ambient light and adjusts brightness levels automatically.
    Font Size Preview and adjust the font size on the display.
    Others Display Settings Adjust the Resolution, DPI, wallpaper and other display settings.
    Startup & Shutdown

    Startup Channel

    Last Shutdown Channel: Start in the channel that was last used before the previous shutdown.
    Default Startup Channel: Select a specific startup channel (Home, HDMI 1/2, APP(Display), APP(vCastReceiver)).

    Standby Mode

    Hibernate: Power off the screen only.
    Sleep: Power down the display to minimal power consumption (0.5W).

    Splash Screen
    Change the boot screen to black, blue, or the ViewSonic logo.

    Input Setting

    Input Alias Switch
    Display or hide HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 input source.
    Signal Source Detect
    Enable or disable HDMI input detection.

    Launcher Settings

    ViewSonic Logo
    Display or hide the ViewSonic logo on the Home Screen.
    Date & Time
    Display or hide the date and time on the Home Screen.
    Choose from seven (7) included themes for the Home Screen.


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    Sub-menu Description
    Media Volume Adjust the volume level of the display.


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    Sub-menu Description
    Device Storage Total internal storage used.
    Internal Shared Storage Internal storage allocation.
    Portable Storage External storage device details.


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    Sub-menu Description
    Languages & Input

    Language selection.
    Virtual Keyboard
    Select your input method.
    Physical Keyboard
    Bluetooth and physical keyboard input settings.
    Adjust Input Assistance, Gestures, Pointer Speed, and Text-to-Speech output.

    Date & Time

    Automatic Date & Time
    Enable or disable automatic time adjustment.
    Select Time Zone
    Choose your appropriate time zone.
    Use 24-hour Format
    Enable or disable 24-hour time format.


    Network Settings Reset
    Reset current network settings.
    Reset App Preferences
    Reset current app preferences
    Factory Data Reset
    Restore the display to default factory settings.

    About Device View information about the display.


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    Sub-menu Description
    OTA Upgrade

    Auto Update
    Automatically apply updates as they become available or schedule the default update date and choose “Hibernate” as the Standby Mode, and the system will automatically update the schedule after shutdown.
    Manual Update

    Check Update: The system will check for the latest FW automatically. If a new FW version is found, confirm the new FW is needed and then manually run the update.
    Local Update: Plug in a USB drive with the FW update in .zip format and run the .zip file to update the FW.