Posted by Kaylee Wood | Last update: April 28, 2020
Frustrated with phone calls stopped you from movie watching? Or want to watch favorite videos on the smart TV with its high-res larger screen from a computer? Setup Windows 10 PC into a DLNA media server, so you can stream videos from phones to PC and PC to smart TVs and makes multi-screen share easily. Here are two methods to help you enable the DLNA on Windows 10.
5KPlayer, a free DLNA-compliant multimedia player supports streaming any video without quality loss that is able to turn your computer into a DLNA server. Thus, DLNA certified devices like mobile devices, TV, PS4/PS3, and Xbox will be wireless linked together.
If you find the Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service cannot be turned on on Windows 10, installing APP like DLNA media player on Windows 10 would be a more generic sharing solution between a compatible playback device and a network-connected DLNA media server like PC/Mac, smart TVs, Xbox, etc
5KPlayer, the best free DLNA-enabled multimedia player supports almost any video format that can enable your Windows 10 PC not only a DLNA server but also a client, and easily make wireless sharing come true.
Step 1: Install and open 5KPlayer on your PC, click on "DLNA Airplay" option on the interface.
Step 2: Go to the "DLNA service" and press "On" to change service status running.
Step 3: Click on the "DLNA" icon on the upper right corner of the interface, choose a device to send stream from 5kplayer.
Step 4: Click on the "Video" icon to load the video you want to share.
Step 1: Download a DLNA compatible player app on Android/iPhone that if it doesn't have one.
Step 2: Connect your Android or iPhone handset and computer with 5KPlayer installed to the same WiFi network.
Step 3: Launch 5KPlayer to your Windows 10 PC and click on the "DLNA AirPlay" icon on the main interface to access the Settings window, go to the "DLNA client" and press "On" to change device status running.
Step 4: Play your media on your mobile device with the DLNA compatible player, and choose the DLNA client 5KPlayer to stream to.
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