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Topic # 113773 28-Jan-2013 08:45 Send private message

hi there,anyone know how to stream video from the netgear dgnd 3700 to my android phone and tablet(nexus),they both have DLNA,have no problems streaming to my pc,just cant get it to work with android,im using a portable hdd that i store all my movies on plugged into the usb port on the router,iv tried a couple of apps from the market but the only seem to help with streaming to a DLNA tv,thanks     

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  Reply # 751762 28-Jan-2013 09:43 Send private message

Media house works..

Also, what Android device do you have?




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  Reply # 751767 28-Jan-2013 09:47 Send private message

Just search dlna on the Play store, and look for the ones that say either "browser" or "player"..




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  Reply # 751770 28-Jan-2013 09:50 Send private message

Any reason you are doing this via DLNA?

You should just be able to mount the network drive with something like cifsmanager and just play the files straight off the disk, 

DLNA is an extra overhead unless you need it for file incompatibility...

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  Reply # 751782 28-Jan-2013 10:02 Send private message

wellygary: Any reason you are doing this via DLNA?

You should just be able to mount the network drive with something like cifsmanager and just play the files straight off the disk, 

DLNA is an extra overhead unless you need it for file incompatibility...


Just want to ask, is cifsmanager a Windows or Android app?






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  Reply # 751785 28-Jan-2013 10:06 Send private message

hey i have nexus 4,only using DLNA because both the netgear and the nexus support it,i can get the netgear genie to open up and ask to enter my user name and password on the phone,but after this it just doesn't do anything it just reloads the page and asks for the user name and password again!if there's another way without using DLNA great ill try it,but just having the hdd mounted to the netgear wont allow the drive to show up on the phone?

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  Reply # 751798 28-Jan-2013 10:13 Send private message

Have you tried my examples from above?






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  Reply # 751799 28-Jan-2013 10:15 Send private message

just trying now let you know how it goes,thanks

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  Reply # 751806 28-Jan-2013 10:19 Send private message

sonyxperiageek:
Just want to ask, is cifsmanager a Windows or Android app?


I will leave that as an exercise for the reader :)

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ws.plattner.cifsmanager&hl=en

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  Reply # 751807 28-Jan-2013 10:19 Send private message

sonyxperiageek:
Just want to ask, is cifsmanager a Windows or Android app?


I will leave that as an exercise for the reader :)

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ws.plattner.cifsmanager&hl=en



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  Reply # 751812 28-Jan-2013 10:21 Send private message

but you have to have root for that one i think?



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  Reply # 751817 28-Jan-2013 10:30 Send private message

so i think what i need is a way for the phone to pick up the hdd drive thats plugged into the netgear,the ones im trying all want to share the videos on the phone to any other devise on the network,anyone know how thats done?

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