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Operation Cell Phones Last Updated 04/18/2018


Share media content with nearby devices via DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance). Both devices must be DLNA certified to support this feature.

Turn on Media Server
Control Your Renderer Device(s)
View Content from Nearby Device(s)

Turn on Media Server
  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Networks tab

  2. Tap Share & connect > Media server.

  3. Checkmark   Contents sharing to share content with nearby devices.

  4. Tap Content to share to checkmark   the types of content you would like to share and tap OK. Choose from PhotosVideos, and Music.

  5. Checkmark   Receive content to allow other devices to upload media files to my phone.

  6. Tap Sharing request to select how you would like to receive sharing requests. Choose from Always allow and Always ask.

  7. Media server is now activated and ready to share content.

  8. Tap Allowed devices to show nearby devices accessible to your phone.

  9. Tap Not-allowed devices to show nearby devices that are not accessible to your phone.
Control Your Renderer Device(s)

Let your renderer device (e.g., Tv) play multimedia content from your remote content library (e.g., PC).

Note: Make sure that the DLNA functionality of your device is properly configured (e.g., for TV and PC)

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Networks tab

  2. Tap Share & connect > Media server.

  3. Tap Menu key   > Use DLNA feature.

  4. Tap Player and select the device from the renderer device list.

  5. Tap Library and select the device of the remote content library.

  6. You can browse the content library.

  7. Touch and hold a content thumbnail and touch Play or tap the Menu key > Play.

View Content From Nearby Device(s)

You can enjoy content from nearby devices, such as a computer or mobile device, on your phone by following the instructions below.

  1. To connect the nearby devices to your phone, tap Nearby devices on the Gallery, Music, or Videos application as below.

  • Ensure that your phone and nearby devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Make sure DLNA feature on the nearby device is turned on.
  1. Tap the device you want to connect to. If the device is not on the list, tap Search nearby devices.

  2. After establishing a connection, you can enjoy the contents from the nearby device on your phone.

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