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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jradicle11, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. jradicle11

    jradicle11 That Guy
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    Has anyone been able to get DLNA to work? If so, how?
     


  2. OutlawFirebird

    OutlawFirebird Well-Known Member

    Have not messed with it a whole lot, but you got to make sure the other device you are trying to stream stuff to, also has DLNA. Which from what I can understand, is that DLNA is something that is built in, and not something you can just download. May I also ask what you are trying to stream? Pictures, Video, music?
     
  3. jradicle11

    jradicle11 That Guy
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    Honestly, I don't care what it is I stream. I'm trying to stream from my computer over wireless. I had a wireless sharing network set up but I haven't been able to get DLNA to work. My PC shows up but it won't let me access my shared folder.

    It says "Browsing of folder failed" right away when trying to access my PC.
     
  4. redpanda

    redpanda Well-Known Member

    I got it working fine with my ps3. I just went through the media share app, which is kind of a set-up wizard. Then my phone showed up as a media server on my ps3, complete with all my music files and playlists.
     
  5. jradicle11

    jradicle11 That Guy
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    I actually just got it to work with Windows 7. I just had to mess with some of my media sharing settings.
     
  6. jobester

    jobester Lurker

    I am having the same issues, what settings did you change in Windows 7 to get it to work?
     
  7. Redflea

    Redflea Android Expert

    So are you guys finding a reason to do this other than "just because I can"? (Which I totally get - I'll be trying it out as well. :) )Seems like this would be a battery suck on the Droid, and you'd always have anything that's on your droid available on your server (at least I do).

    Just curious if there's a good use case I'm missing...thanks.
     
  8. Super_Six_Two

    Super_Six_Two Android Enthusiast

    I have used it on my Windows 7 PC. I use it to play songs that are not on my phone. It was a little hard to setup on the PC side. On my system, the phone was blocked by default so I had to allow it, but it did not tell me what I was allowing. It came up as unknown device and I took a chance and it worked.
     
  9. jradicle11

    jradicle11 That Guy
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    I think I turned on Network Discovery and that did the trick on my computer.
     

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