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Setting up FRITZ!App Media
With FRITZ!App Media you can play media content such as photos, video or music from the FRITZ!Box Media Server on your Android smartphone or tablet.
If you have a television, stereo system or wireless speakers with networking capabilities in your home network, you can also use FRITZ!App Media as a remote control and play media files directly on the other device. For example, with FRITZ!App Media you can play music files from the FRITZ!Box Media Server directly through a wireless speaker.
Requirements / Restrictions
- The latest FRITZ!OS must be installed on the FRITZ!Box.
Setting up a wireless connection to the FRITZ!Box
- Set up the wireless connection to the FRITZ!Box.
Setting up the FRITZ!Box as a Media Server
- Set up the FRITZ!Box as a Media Server.
2 Installing FRITZ!App Media
- Download FRITZ!App Media from the Google Play Store and install the app on your smartphone or tablet.
Now you can use FRITZ!App Media to access your media collection over wireless LAN and play media files from the FRITZ!Box Media Server on your smartphone or tablet.
3 Playing media files on a different playback device
Perform the following step if you only want to use FRITZ!App Media as a remote control to play the media files on a device other than your Android device:
Note:You can only use FRITZ!App Media to play media files on another device if that device supports the UPnP AV standard.
- Start FRITZ!App Media.
- Select the AVM FRITZ!Mediaserver.
- Tap the media file you want to play.
- Press the menu key on the Android device and select the device you want to play the media files on as the output device.
Now the media files you play using FRITZ!App Media are played on the other playback device.