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The AEM Screens is available by selecting the Adobe Experience Manager link (top left) and then Screens.

Alternatively, you can go directly to: http://localhost:4502/screens.html/content/screens

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Different projects could be differents brands, deployments, customers, and so on.

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Navigation Tip:

You can also use the cursor keys to navigate through different folders in AEM. Additionally, once you select a particular entity, hit spacebar to edit or view properties for that specific folder.

Creating a New Screens Project

Follow the steps below to create a new Screens project:

  1. Select Screens from the AEM dashboard.
  2. Click Create --> Create Project and Create Screens Project wizard will open.
  3. Select the Screens template and click Next.
  4. Enter the properties (Title and Name) as required and click Create.
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By default, the initial structure will contain the Schedules, Locations, Applications, Channels, and Devices master pages, but this can be manually adjusted if needed. You can remove the options, if the available ones are not relevant to your project.

The project is created and it brings you back to the Screens Project console. You can now select your project.

In a project, there are four kind of folders, as shown in the figure below:

  • Schedules
  • Locations
  • Applications
  • Channels
  • Devices
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Viewing Properties

Once you create the Screens project, click Properties on the action bar to edit properties of an exiting AEM Screens project. 

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The following options allow you to edit/change properties of your DemoProject.

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Creating a Custom Folder

You can also create your own custom folder under Schedules, Locations, Applications, Channels, and Devices master pages available in your project.

To create a custom folder:

  1. Select your project and click on Create next to plus icon in the action bar. 
  2. The Create wizard opens and select the appropriate option.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Enter the properties and click Create.

The following steps show the creation of an applications folder to your Applications master page in DemoProject.

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The Next Steps

Once you have created your own project, see Channel Management to create and manage content in your channel.

Additionally, you can create your own schedule, application, location, or device.

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