This solution provides a step-by-step guide to use Windows Media® Player as a DLNA server with the TV. YouTube® videos are also provided to guide you through some of the steps in this solution. Please click on the appropriate video link below.
Step by step guide
- Make sure that a Network Setup has been set up properly.
Make sure that Media Sharing has been enabled on the computer.
If using a computer with Windows® 8/ 8.1, please click on the following link:
Stream pictures, video, and music using Play
If using a computer with Windows® 7 operating system and Windows Media Player 12, please click on the following link:
Getting started with media streaming
If using a computer with Windows Vista® operating system and Windows
Media Player 11, please click on the following link:
Share your media in Windows Media Player with other people or devices
- If using a computer with Windows® 8/ 8.1, please click on the following link:
- Turn on the TV.
- Press the HOME button.
- Use the left arrow or right arrow to select Settings → Network → Home Network Setup.
- Select Remote Device / Renderer → Remote Device List.
If the device that you are looking for does not appear, please follow the additional steps:
- Press the Options button on the remote.
Select Update List.
If this does not work, select Media Server Troubleshooting.
- Once the desired DLNA device is selected, please select the DLNA Servers.
- Press the HOME button on your remote.
- Use the left arrow or right arrow to select Photo, Video, or Music.
- Use the up arrow or down arrow to select the Windows Media Player icon.
- Select the desired media folder to view files.
Press the media file you want to playback.
Please check the supported format for DLNA.
Video: DLNA Setup and Help Clips
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- Supported File Formats For Playback Via DLNA/Wi-Fi Direct And USB Devices On 2012 BRAVIA Models
- What is 3D supported format for USB/DLNA playback and via network?