EngagePHD Screensaver Edition

The Screensaver Edition is perfect for corporate communication and allows authorized users to schedule content that plays back on staff laptop/desktop computers when left unattended for a user defined period, just like any other screensaver.

As part of the setup process, you will need the unique Access Code for your EngagePHD Network. Please reach out to CSR@Spectrio.com to obtain your unique Access Code. 

Please Note: This application is only supported on Windows 7 and later.


1) Download and install the app here: https://go.engagephd.com/screensaver.exe 

2) Run the installation wizard.

3) When prompted:

  • You will need to enter your unique Access Code. Please contact CSR@Spectrio.com to obtain your unique Access Code. 
  • Enter the computer owner’s first and last name.
  • Enter the computer owner’s email.
  • Enter the Screensaver Seconds, the default is 60 seconds.



Add the EngagePHD app to Windows Startup Folder

To ensure the EngagePHD app starts automatically each time the player is rebooted or after loss of power, you will need to add a shortcut to the Startup folder:

1) Right-click on the EngagePHD icon on the desktop and Copy.
2) Click in the search bar and type in “Run”, select the ‘Run‘ option:


Type: “Shell:common startup” and press Enter on you keyboard. This should open the Startup folder:


3) Paste the startup file into Startup folder.


Creating a Playlist

1) From the navigation bar, click on the ‘Playlist’ icon:

2) Click the ‘Create New‘ button to create a new playlist:

3) Use the ‘Upload Media’ tab to upload new files to your ‘Asset Library‘.

4) From the Assets tab, drag and drop files into your playlist timeline (drag files out to remove):


Scheduling Playlist to Players

1) From the navigation, click on ‘Playlists’ and ‘Schedule’ :


2) Select the Playlist you would like to schedule:

3) Select the Players you would like to send the playlist to.

4) Select ‘Schedule Now’ to schedule content right away, or select a future Date and Time:

Updated on October 2, 2023

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