Some of GL.iNet routers support DLNA Server, but this is not a default function. You need to install a little plug-ins to make it workable.
Supporting List: GL-AR750S-Ext, GL-AR750, GL-MT300N-V2, GL-AR300M series, GL-AR150 series, GL-MiFi and GL-X750
Go to APPLICATIONS, then Plug-ins. Install two apps:
Use the DLNA server in GL.iNet Routers
After Installation of two applications, you can now use your GL.iNet router as as DLNA server.
- Make suer you already has a TF card inserted into the card slot before you power up your router. Hot-plug is not supported on GL.iNET routers.
- Or you can insert an USB drive into the USB port.
- Connnet your PC, Laptop, tablet, smart TV or Smartphone to GL.iNET router's WiFi(SSID). Here is the sample: GL-AR750-xxx
- Then you can find the OpenWrt DLNA Server in your devices.
Take Windows as example:
In Windows Media Player: In Windows File Explorer -> Network
IOS: Install VLC or UPNP Extreme in App Store:
You can easily find the OpenWrt DLNA Sever in UPNP: UPNP Extreme and VLC Installation | UPNP Setup - | - |
Step 1： Click the Traffic Cones Logo on the left top, select Local Network
Step 2: You can find the OpenWrt DLNA Server easily in Local Network. Step 1 | Step 2 - | - |
Also other devices can easily find the OpenWrt DLNA Server easily.
Enjoy your media DLNA Server by GL.iNET routers.