A step-by-step guide for setting up TelemetryTV on MacOS

This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to set up TelemetryTV with MacOS devices.


Macs Are Not Great For Digital Signage

Please be aware that MacOS isn't a great platform for digital signage for a number of reasons. We recommend that you consider a different platform.

Compatible Devices

  • Mac Mini

For a comprehensive list of all recommended devices, visit our hardware page.

Advantages of These Devices

Mac Mini's typically have great performance and have high quality hardware.

Disadvantages of These Devices

Mac Mini's are typically quite expensive and are not ideal for deploying at scale.

Software Requirements for TelemetryTV

It is recommended that your device is updated to the latest version of MacOS. To find out which MacOS your Mac is using please visit Apple's documentation at this link

How to Set Up TelemetryTV on MacOS

You will need to run Chrome in kisok mode and pointing at the URL.

  1. Download Chrome on OSX
  2. Start
  3. Select Application
  4. Click Show library in the toolbar (if hidden)
  5. Add Run shell script (from the Actions/Utilities)
  6. Paste the following script into the script window: /Applications/Google\\ Chrome --kiosk --app=
  7. Save somewhere (for example you can make an Applications folder in your HOME, you will get an
  8. Go to System Preferences -> Accounts -> Login items
  9. Add the app you created and reboot