Accessing the DLNA server

The DLNA server lists all audio, video and picture files located on the connected USB storage device. All DLNA-certified renderers (for example, a DLNA-certified set-top box) that are connected to your network are able to view this list and play or view items from this list.

Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7

Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7 have native support for DLNA. They automatically detect DLNA and make your media files available for playback on your Windows Media Player and Windows Media Center.

Follow these steps:

  1. Open (File) Explorer and then click Network.
  2. The Network window appears:



    Under Media Devices you will find the DLNA media server (displayed as OpenWrt DLNA Server) of your router.

  3. To access your media files
    • on Windows 10, right-click OpenWrt DLNA Server and then click Open Media Player.
    • on another Windows version, double-click OpenWrt DLNA Server.
  4. Windows Media Player starts up



    The DLNA media server of your router is listed in the tree structure on the left on the left. This entry allows you to browse your media files.
Last updated: 14/2/2019
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