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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Eric618, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. Eric618

    Eric618 Member
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    Hey all,

    I have a Galaxy S4, and just ordered a new TV... an LG 60PN5700. It's WiFi and DLNA ready. What's the best option for wirelessly mirroring to the TV. I've read that Allshare and Smartshare don't play well with one another.

    Thanks much in advance!
     


  2. Eric618

    Eric618 Member
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    Anyone? Bueller?
     
  3. doc1964

    doc1964 Android Enthusiast

    I have an s3 that recently got the 4.3 update. This allows this to mirror. I do this via a Panasonic media streamer (Model DMP-MS10)
    I simply select Miracast on the media streamer and select screen mirroring on my S3 and they connect using WiFi direct. I do not need to start allshare or have Wifi on, on the phone. It is fantastic as it allows anything I am doing on the phone to appear on screen. I also have my TV hooked up to an AV system so can play movies or music on the phone and have them come through my 5.1 system. I can also play games on my phone and have them mirrored on my 50 inch screen with negligible lag. I have a game Turbofly HD which plays with no stutter or lag and with sound blasting through AV, it is something else to show this to your friends and tell them this is all coming from my phone. You tube and videos also play perfectly. To me, this is the biggest thing to come from tech recently and can only get better. Good luck with this,
     
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  4. recDNA

    recDNA Android Enthusiast

    I'd love to be able to mirror xfinity tv go. The app has less stutter than my laptop.
     
  5. itsallgood

    itsallgood Android Expert

  6. doc1964

    doc1964 Android Enthusiast

    I got the Panasonic media streamer here in UK for
     
  7. Eric618

    Eric618 Member
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    I was hoping (I guess unrealistically) that I'd be able to do it without having to buy additional accessories. I guess no luck.
     
  8. doc1964

    doc1964 Android Enthusiast

    You should be able to use screen mirroring as it would appear your TV is miracast compatible, see below.
    This is the year of enhanced connectivity to smartphones and tablets. As most people use these devices while watching TV, LG loads the LG 60PN5700 with options to share files and mirror content. If you have something on your smartphone to share, you can upload to your TV using wireless Miracast
     
  9. Eric618

    Eric618 Member
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  10. Eric618

    Eric618 Member
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    It actually works pretty well as is with Miracast. :D
     
  11. WoohooGuy

    WoohooGuy Android Enthusiast

    Twonky is a DLNA media streaming app you can try.

    Twonky
     
  12. doc1964

    doc1964 Android Enthusiast

    The great thing about mirroring as opposed to Twonky is that mirroring throws your entire phone screen to your TV whatever you are doing, e.g. playing games, using internet, looking at pics, videos, listening to music, scrolling through apps etc. It is not just a media streamer that will only show your pics, movies or play your music.
     
  13. recDNA

    recDNA Android Enthusiast

    I agree. I have no use for dlna but wireless screen mirroring is excellent. I don't know any way to do it with a samsung smart tv and note 3.
     
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