Play Icon and Play Button

Preview your playlists and pages with the touch of a button

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Written by Jacob Fahlman
Updated over a week ago

This article will provide a guide for using the Play Icon, used for previewing the default playlist, and the Play Button, used for previewing single playlist pages. We'll deal with the play icon button first.

Play Icon

The Play Icon allows you to play the default playlist at any time, from anywhere within the TelemetryTV App.

A default playlist can be set in the following way:

  • select the playlists tab from the lefthand toolbar.

  • Open the playlists dropdown menu:

  • Choose the playlist you'd like to make default, and click the three dots:

In the menu that opens, click the heart icon. This playlist has now been set as the default playlist, and will be found at the top of the playlist drop-down.


Using the play icon allows you to quickly and easily preview how the default playlist will appear on all devices, without having to actually pair any devices.

The Play Icon is located at the top of the left-hand toolbar, just below your user icon:

Pressing the play icon previews the Default Playlist:

Note: When you use the play icon, the playlist will continually loop through all pages.

Play Button

If you'd like to preview playlists other than the default playlist, select the playlist you desire to play, and use the Blue Play button on the right side of the screen:

Here's what it looks like in action:

Once you've started playing a playlist, you can stop playback by clicking any of the shortcuts on the left-hand toolbar, such as the Devices or Playlists tab.

In this article, we've seen two ways to preview playlists and pages, without having to pair any devices. Perfect for testing, the play icon and button are the easiest ways to quickly get a sense of what your playlists will look like when they're displayed on a device.

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