How to install the Pickcel digital signage software on Raspberry Pi?

How to install the Pickcel digital signage software on Raspberry Pi?


2. Click on the 'Download' icon (down arrow) and download the file of your preference.



3. Download the 'balenaEtcher' tool from the given link https://www.balena.io/etcher/

4. Download the suitable tool from the list and install this tool on your device.
This tool is supported on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux also.



5. Insert the SD card into the SD card reader (You may require an external USB SD card reader). Plug the SD card into your system.

6. Launch the balenaEtcher app and Click on 'Flash from file'


7. Select the downloaded .img file and click on ' Open.'


8. The selected file name will show in the tool. Click on 'Select target.'


9. Select the desired SD card and click on 'Select.'


10. After selecting the SD card as the target, click on 'Flash.'


11. Wait for the completion of Decompressing, Flashing, and Validating.
Once the process starts, flashing will take some time depending upon the size of the bootable image, and the speed supported by the USB flash drive.









12. On getting the ‘Flash Complete!‘ message, you can exit Etcher and eject the SD card.


13. Insert the SD card into your Raspberry Pi.



14. Connect the Raspberry Pi with the HDMI cable, Ethernet cable, and power adaptor.


15. Power on the Raspberry Pi. You should see the boot logo of Raspberry Pi OS on your screen. 


16. The keyboard is required for the first time only to configure the wi-fi network.
In case you have Ethernet connectivity with DHCP IP address and DNS setup, you may not require any configuration and hence, may not require a USB keyboard.

17. Once the boot is complete and you can see the Pickcel app screen with no internet error, use Ctrl + Shift + N on your keyboard to open the Network - config screen. 

18. Select from the 'Network Options' using the arrow key on the keyboard.


19. Select from the 'Wi-fi' options.


20. Type 'SSID' (Wi-fi network Name) and press Enter.


21. Enter the 'Passphrase' (Password). Leave it empty if none. And, press Enter.


22. Click on 'Finish.'


23. Click on 'Yes.' This will restart the device and launch Pickcel automatically.


24. After the Pickcel application launches, it will show a six-digit Screen Registration code on your display. Enter this code on your Pickcel console (https://console.pickcel.com/) to complete the pairing of your screen.
To learn how to pair your device with the Pickcel console, click here.