Sometimes it is required to restart your Android device, if you don’t have a direct access to the device itself it’s still possible to do it remotely via shell command.
The Shell Command module is used to instruct the Display Client to execute a command outside of the Xibo environment, using the operating system shell.
They are executed when the Region Timeline item is shown on the Layout. Layouts can be scheduled in order to execute Shell Commands at specific times.
Rooting your device
To use shell commands you need a rooted Android device. Details for rooting, installation and configuration can be found in the relevant sections of the links below:
Restart your device with a Shell Command
In order to use shell commands for restarting a device remotely you will need to create dedicated layout with:
- A “Restarting…” text message in one region.
- Another region containing a shell command with the Linux Command set to “reboot”.
For more information about other shell commands please read here.