Connecting Your Android Device Wirelessly to a Technology Classroom Display

Learn how to display content from your Android device to a technology classroom display wirelessly.

Operating System: Android  

Applies To: UB instructors

Last Updated: August 28, 2019

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Step 1: Connect to eduroam Wi-Fi

  1. To keep your screen private from your class, on the Crestron touchscreen select Projector Video Mute
  2. If your device is not already connected to eduroam, see Wi-Fi at UB for configuration instructions.

Step 2: Locate the IP Address and Code on the Crestron Touchscreen

On the teaching station Crestron touchscreen, select Wireless Presentation. An IP address will appear at the top of the Crestron touchscreen, along with a four-digit code

IP address and 4-digit code are at the top of the Crestron touchscreen.

Step 3: Download and Install Crestron AirMedia 2

This only needs to be done the first time you are planning to use Crestron AirMedia 2.

The Crestron AirMedia 2 app or program needs to be installed on your device in order to present wirelessly. Download and installation take several minutes, so allow sufficient time before the start of a lecture.  It is best to install the app while in the room you intend to use it in.

In Google Play Store, search for Crestron AirMedia and get the app with the blue icon:

Screenshot for AirMedia in Google Play Store.

Step 4: Connect to Crestron AirMedia

Each classroom has a unique IP address, so you need to follow these steps for every classroom, each time you want to use Crestron AirMedia.

1. On your device, open the Crestron AirMedia app

2. If it's your first time using the app, check both the Mobile Apps Terms of Use and Privacy Statement boxes, then tap Agree

Check both boxes to accept terms of use then tap Agree.

3. Enter the IP address for the classroom you are in (displayed at the top of the Crestron touchscreen) in your device's IP Address field and tap Done

4. Tap Present with AirMedia

tap start now to agree to start capturing everything on your screen, in order to display it on the classroom projector.

5. A pop-up will appear on your device informing you that everything on your screen will be displayed. Tap Start Now

Allow screen content to be shared by tapping Start Now.

6. Enter the four-digit code from the top right of the Crestron touchscreen in the AirMedia code box and tap OK

Enter the code shown in the upper right corner of the Crestron touchscreen into the code box on your device and tap OK.

7. Your device screen will be mirrored onto the classroom screen. On the teaching station touchscreen, press Projector Video Mute again and Projector On to project

Disconnect When Done

Tap Stop Presentation with AirMedia and then Disconnect from AirMedia in the Crestron AirMedia app

Stop Presentation with AirMedia and Disconnect from AirMedia butttons.
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