How To Stream Media From Android To PC With DLNA Server

A reader sent me a message asking how to stream music or photos from Android devices to PCs without install any stream app and streamer client, he need a easy way like the post that i wrote how to stream video, music from PC To iOS devices without any stream app and software client. Well if your android devices already build in Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNP) feature, then stream music and photos through DLNA server on Android would not a problem.

DLNA is designed to act as a bridge between your various electronic devices, so you can watch a video from your PC on your big-screen TV, play an MP3 from your smartphone on your stereo, or send shots from the family photo album to your wireless printer via your tablet, it shouldn’t matter where your media is or what device you’re currently holding. then we can use Android DLNA server stream media to PCs with WIFI for home sharing.

 

Stream Media from Android To PC With DLNA Server

Music

First your PC already build in Windows Media Player 12, then go to Stream option > Enable allow remote control of my player.

Enable Stream media on Windows Media Player

 

Select a song on Android, then tap on select player option.

Android DLNA server

 

Enable WIFI network on Android and Android will scan media player within network. Tapping on PC name allow Android connect to Windows Media Player.

Connect to WLM with Android DLNA

 

Now play the song on android. you may notice the music stream to dlna Windows Media Player and got sound from PC speaker.

WLM

 

Photo and video

Start up Android photo album and tap on select player option. Turn on WIFI and search your PC within WIFI network, tap on PC name connect to WMP.

Stream photos from Android to WLM

 

Windows Media Player start playing photos which stream from android phone automatically.

Stream photo to WLM from android

 

The video or movie also can use same method let you watch it on PC with android DLNA server.

Stream video from Android to WLM