Configuring your SETTINGS (video + user manual)


TagStation's Settings tab enables you to define default images and text which your listeners will see in connected cars, in the NextRadio app, and on HD radios that support The Artist Experience, if you have licensed TagStation for HD.

A completed Settings tab is content priority #1 for every broadcast channel.




Log into the TagStation Admin at and select the Settings tab.


1. Required fields are marked with a red asterisk. You must add values to all required fields before you can save your settings.
2. Some options may not be available, depending on your TagStation license.


Genre: Select your station's format from the dropdown list.

Station Slogan: limited to 20 characters

Top Artists/Description: limited to 100 characters

Station Logo: JPEG, PNG or GIF, 450x450 pixels minimum, no transparency 

Default Headline and Default Text: limited to 63 characters combined

Website URL: Enter the main Web address for your station.

Phone Number: Enter your station's call-in number, e.g. your request line.

Twitter Username: Enter the main Twitter handle for your station.  This is used to populate NextRadio's Newsfeed for your listeners.  TagStation licensed stations should put Twitter handles for individual DJs or shows on the Schedule tab.

Replacement Content: When a spot or promo plays, you can send the Station Default Content or Station Schedule to receiving devices.   Use this toggle to select which content to deliver. If you select Station Schedule and no schedule content is available, your default content will be delivered.


The screenshots below show where the default station content appears in the NextRadio app.

Genre Guide

image of Genre Guide

Live Guide


Now Playing Screen

image of Now Playing screen

Station Info Screen

image of Station Info screen



NextRadio Alignment: Use this setting to align your FM signal with the visuals coming from TagStation so they arrive simultaneously in the NextRadio app and connected cars.

If your middleware has a profanity delay setting, you should set that value appropriately prior to setting your NextRadio Alignment.

Alerts: Check the box and enter at least one email address that should receive an alert when TagStation stops receiving your audio events. The recipient(s) should be knowledgeable of your middleware and playout system, typically a station Engineer.  Separate multiple email addresses with a comma.

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