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What are Messages

Messages are used by managers to send announcements to users in Spinify in the message banner and will also appear in TV channels. 

Where Messages Will Appear

Your Messages will appear on the TV in any channels that they have been added to and in the Message Banner in MySpinify.

While all message types can be added to a channel and will appear on the TV, the message banner will only show messages of the following types:

  • Announcement
  • Countdown
  • Motivational Quotes
  • COVID-19 Awareness
  • Weather

Note: Messages don't need to be added to a channel for them to appear in the message banner.

Message Banner

When players or admins log into MySpinify, they will see a message banner at the top of their overview page, as below:

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Message Types

There are several message types to choose from, watch the video below for an overview of our message types:

https://www.iorad.com/player/1943512/Message-Types

 

How to Create a Message

  • Log into your MySpinify account
  • From the left-hand menu click "Announcements" then click "Messages"

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  • Click the "Create Message" button at the top right of the page and select your message type

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  • Enter in an optional Title and Description as well as the Message you want to be displayed on the TV. 
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  • You also have the option to choose yourself as the sender of the message and who the message is to. This is to give a personal touch to the message or a shout out for a job well done to a specific team or team member.mceclip2.png
  • Next, choose the background for your message. You can set either a video or an image and choose the style you want.
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    Note: If you upload an image and want it to fit nicely your image should be a 16:9 ratio. So a resolution of 1920x1080 is optimal.

  • Before creating your message make sure you have chosen the duration of your message. You may want this message to be on the TV always or just for this week, its up to you.mceclip4.png
  • You can also select a sound file and add your message to any channels you have currently running.
  • Once you're satisfied with how your message looks simply click "Create Message".

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