Friday, July 20, 2012

How to setup XBMC Android Remote on Nexus 7

XBMC has released an official XBMC Remote app for Android. XBMC is desktop client allows you to control movies, music, photos, and TV episode from Windows, Mac or Linux in a interface. With the official XBMC Remote app, it's easy to browse your library and control playback.

How to setup and use XBMC Android Remote on Nexus 7 to control music, movies, and photos from your computer 
* Download the latest version of XBMC and install on your computer. Launch XBMC and go to Settings 》 Networks to set it up. Make sure enable those features: Allow control of XBMC via UPnP and HTTP, set Port as "80" and enter a username & password, Allow programs on other systems to control XBMC.
* Then find out your internal IP address. On your computer, enter "ipconfig" in the Command console to get it.
* Download the Official XBMC Remote on your Nexus 7 tablet. Open Remote app, enter the IP address, port, username, password for XBMC desktop client. Then the media will liste on the tablet. If some media files aren't recognized, touch the Folder icon into File Mode.

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