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Question [Q] Methods for streaming video from my PC remotely?

Many of the suggestions I've ran across so far were for local wifi streaming. Im looking to be able to watch something stored on my pc with my N4 away from home via mobile network. I have an unthrottled data plan, so nothing is overkill.

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I might have something working, I'm making sure it works first before i pass it to you though, so stay tuned!

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Ok I figured it out, and feel silly that it was under my nose this whole time. I hate when people figure out a problem without sharing the solution so I'll share for anybody with the same question in the future.

1. Download the Plex server (Plex for connected TVs and streaming devices): https://www.plex.tv/downloads

2. Invest $4.99 (well worth it) into the Plex app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...lexapp.android

3. Setup the Plex server on your computer and enable the myPlex server. (see attachment)

Your app should discover your computer as if you're connected on the same network.
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Ok I figured it out, and feel silly that it was under my nose this whole time. I hate when people figure out a problem without sharing the solution so I'll share for anybody with the same question in the future.

1. Download the Plex server (Plex for connected TVs and streaming devices): https://www.plex.tv/downloads

2. Invest $4.99 (well worth it) into the Plex app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...lexapp.android

3. Setup the Plex server on your computer and enable the myPlex server:



Your app should discover your computer as if you're connected on the same network.
I never said i wasn't going to share it, i was making sure it will work outside wifi, but whatever, you invested money on something you could of done for free.

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Emit also a good alternative.

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I never said i wasn't going to share it, i was making sure it will work outside wifi, but whatever, you invested money on something you could of done for free.

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I never implied that you weren't going to share it, so my apologies if my wording seemed directed at you. My "not sharing" comment was directed to people that fix a problem they have without sharing a solution after the fact. By all means, I'd love to hear your method!

Other methods I ran across were a bit wonky. Plex offers the ability to change the bitrate of the videos I'm streaming, which was a major plus for me. The five bucks was well worth it. (having a gift card balance left over didn't hurt either.)

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