OK I'm sure I read somewhere how to do this on my night shifts but now cannot find anything.
All I am trying to do is put a DLNA service onto my pc to allow me to show pictures etc from the phone to the PC
All I can find on the web is how to access my PC media from my phone.
It's quite straight forward. Make sure both the phone and computer are connected to the same wifi network. Open windows media player on your computer and under the streaming tab there should be a setting allowing 'devices to connect via the Internet' something along those lines, sorry I'm not in front of my computer. Now on the phone when you view a picture or play a video using the stock apps there should be a wifi-ish icon, tap that and it'll transfer to the windows media player. Should be available in the music player app too but I haven't tried that.
Sorry I think I've explained that pretty badly lol. But try it and if you get stuck I'll help you out later when I get home from work.
Yep, I know what you're asking for. I've just retraced my own steps so here it is: Make sure the computer and phone are on the same network. On your windows media player click 'stream' and choose 'allow remote control of my player'. Now play a video on your phone and click that icon on the top left corner. It should bring up any devices around on the same network that are capable of receiving the stream, your PC / windows media player among them. Select it and it should start streaming.
Once it's playing on the PC you can change the volume and skip scenes from the phone as well as the PC. Also as a bonus you can press the home button and use your phone as normal with the video still playing on your PC.
Let me know how you get on...
Edit: This should be the same for pictures as well as music using the stock apps. They all play in windows media player.
Last edited by xmob101; 15th January 2014 at 11:53 PM.
I tried that last night. My phone can see my 2 sonos players for music and nothing for videos. I didn't try pictures. I'll have another look when I get up. Can I just check, my pc being wired not wifi shouldn't effect this.
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HMMMM kind of working now ta.
Was sure I had tried that option but obviously not.
Bizarrely the phone now sees my TV as as well.
Only managed to push pictures so far but most other things are on the network anyway.
Cheers for that
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