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LG OPTIMUS G E970 SMARTSHARE (DLNA)

Operation Cell Phones Last Updated 09/03/2015
SMARTSHARE (DLNA) USING THE LG OPTIMUS G E970

SmartShare uses DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) technology to share digital content through a wireless network. Both devices must be DLNA certified to support this feature.  SmartShare requires an active Wi-Fi connection.


  1. From the Home Screen, tap Apps  > Share Folder  > SmartShare

  2. Tap the Menu Key > Settings.

  3. Tap Discoverable to allow your device to be detected by other devices.

  4. Under the shared contents section, tap to checkmark the types of content you would like to share. Choose from Pictures, Videos, and Music.

  5. SmartShare is now activated and ready to share the available content type(s) you selected for sharing.

Note: Checkmark Always Accept requests (this option is greyed out when you have discoverable option checked) under Discoverable if you would like to automatically accept sharing requests from other devices. Checkmark Receive files if you would like to allow other devices to upload media files to your device.

  1. From the Home Screen, tap Apps  > Share Folder  > SmartShare

  2. Tap the To icon  at the top right of the screen, then tap the device you want to use from the renderer device list.

  3. Tap the From icon  at the top left of the screen, then tap the device that has your remote content library.

  4. You can browse through the content library to find the content(s) you want.

  5. Tap and hold a content thumbnail and tap Play or tap the Menu Key > Play.

Note: Make sure that the DLNA function of your device(s) are properly configured (e.g. TV and PC).

Note: Make sure that your renderer device is properly configured and that your phone and renderer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

  1. While viewing your pictures or videos using the Gallery application, tap the Share icon  in the title area. If the icon is grey you will need to turn Wi-Fi on, if its blue then content is being shared.

  2. Select the device from renderer list to play the files.

Note: Some DLNA enabled devices (e.g., TV) support only the DMP feature of DLNA and will not appear in the renderer device list. Your device might not be able to play some content.

The accessory to connect DLNA is a separate purchase.

  1. From the Home Screen, tap Apps  > Share Folder  > SmartShare

  2. Tap the From icon  at the top left of the screen, then tap the device that has your remote content library.

  3. You can browse through the content library to find the content you want..

  4. Tap and hold a content thumbnail, then tap Download in the Context menu.

Note: Some content types are not supported.

Note: Make sure that the microSD card is correctly mounted and the Receive files option in the Settings menu is checkmarked.

  1. From the Home Screen, tap Apps  > Share Folder  > SmartShare

  2. Tap the From icon at the top left of the screen, then select My Phone.

  3. You can browse through the local content library to find the content you want.

  4. Tap and hold a content thumbnail, then tap Upload in the Context menu.

  5. Select the device of the remote content library to be uploaded.

Note: Some DLNA enabled devices do not support the DMS upload funtionality and will not upload files. Some content types are not supported.

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