1. twis's Avatar
    I was very happy to see that I could use the play on function to send my music to my wd media player and enjoy it via my multi media system.

    Has anybody tried to send video this way? I have only done audio.

    Twis

    Posted via CB10
    03-17-13 08:33 AM
  2. Bla1ze's Avatar
    While I've not tried it, I seem to recall a few folks mentioning it does indeed work with certain WDTV models. Try it and report back!
    03-17-13 08:35 AM
  3. MidnightWatcher's Avatar
    I've sent HD video to XBMC.

    Posted via CB10
    03-17-13 08:36 AM
  4. jrohland's Avatar
    I have used it and it was awesome. I used Story Maker to build a sideshow from a trip to Africa someone in my household took. I used Playon (DLNA) to send the Story Maker video directly to my TV. It worked a treat.
    meganVee likes this.
    03-17-13 08:39 AM
  5. m_warden1's Avatar
    I have a Samsung smart t.v. It works great now that I got my firewall settings all sorted out.
    I just wish they would add a feature in the next update to do screen sharing to send the whole screen to the t.v. So I don't need my micro hdmi anymore when playing n.o.v.a.
    Love that my friend asked me how I "got my phone to be a ps3 controller" and wouldn't believe me at first it was playing off my phone"
    03-17-13 08:48 AM
  6. The Me's Avatar
    I did this on my X box 360 but it took over 30 seconds and streaming didn't start, so I just plugged HDMI in there and got it going.

    Posted via CB10
    03-17-13 09:14 AM
  7. jstirtzinger's Avatar
    Video, pics and movies all stream flawlessly to my WDTV Live Hub via DLNA. It just needs to be on and not at any particular service or function.

    Posted via CB10
    03-17-13 09:19 AM
  8. ast_ph's Avatar
    Tried it, its awesome!!

    Any idea on how we can play video/music on our Z10 from a DLNA server?
    03-17-13 09:44 AM
  9. piko 72's Avatar
    Work perfectly on WD Live TV and XBMC running on apple tv2 and also Android TV(mk802III)

    Posted via my White Z10
    03-17-13 10:09 AM
  10. The Me's Avatar
    For an HD clip, does it take anyone else some time to start the streaming or is it near instant?

    Posted via CB10
    03-17-13 02:00 PM
  11. tpmbb10's Avatar
    I only wish videos purchased on my phone from BlackBerry world could be streamed to my WD Live. Get an error when I try. I'm not sure if it's DRM or the file type isn't supported. Anyone know?

    Posted via CB10
    03-17-13 02:10 PM
  12. Sqoon's Avatar
    I did it on the Xbox but the quality was meh so I too just use the hdmi cable.

    Posted via CB10
    03-17-13 02:15 PM
  13. Gnomesane's Avatar
    I only wish videos purchased on my phone from BlackBerry world could be streamed to my WD Live. Get an error when I try. I'm not sure if it's DRM or the file type isn't supported. Anyone know?
    Posted via CB10
    I have a WDTV Live Streaming Media Player. I share with my WDTV and can play any media files flawlessly if I go from the WDTV to the Z10. However, with PlayOn from the Z10 to the WDTV, I can get as far as it seeing the WDTV player and then a blue circle of death... Then it gives an unsupported media type error (on the Z10). So the communication between devices is clearly there, works perfectly one way, but not the other. As far as I can tell everything is configured properly on the phone and player...

    Anyone have the Live Streaming Player, and not the Hub, and been able to use PlayOn? Cheers.
    03-17-13 03:31 PM
  14. ichpen's Avatar
    I've sent HD video to XBMC.

    Posted via CB10
    I've done this too but it's so very very slow. Is there a trick to xbmc? Seems to want to buffer the whole video before it starts playing.
    twis likes this.
    03-17-13 03:47 PM
  15. thecsman's Avatar
    I cannot play video rentals from BlackBerry World to the WD TV Live.

    Posted via CB10
    03-17-13 05:20 PM
  16. chickentender's Avatar
    Mine is doing the same unsupported media type error on the z10, but this trying to use playon connected to an xbox. kind of a bummer.
    03-26-13 09:05 PM
  17. pallav_gupta's Avatar
    I have been able to play all music albums downloaded from app world except one. We don't have video rental option yet.

    Posted via CB10
    03-26-13 09:16 PM
  18. croman's Avatar
    Recently I've been getting the unsupported file type error on my z10, as well as the same error on my Samsung smart tv. I'm not able to play anything anymore.

    Posted via CB10 on my Zed10
    03-26-13 09:19 PM
  19. thecsman's Avatar
    Suddenly, I can't play more mp4 videos using the Play On feature to the WD TV.
    I will try with XBMC.
    03-29-13 10:41 PM
  20. scrapmetal58's Avatar
    I rented an episode of The Following and there is the option to Play On but it won't work on my Samsung to. It says "Unsupported File Type". I was able to play a video I put on the phone from my PC but it would repeatedly play for about 15 seconds and then buffer. On wireless N network too (local only, no internet). Any ideas?

    Posted via CB10
    03-31-13 10:44 PM
  21. daynebca's Avatar
    I stumbled upon this option by accident but when I tried to play a video, the WD gave me an error message "stating locked device"
    02-10-14 03:38 PM
  22. Gotwake424's Avatar
    Try going to

    Settings --> Media sharing --> Devices --> make sure you're WD device has a check mark next to it to allow media sharing

    Posted via CB10
    02-10-14 09:46 PM
  23. daynebca's Avatar
    Thank you. Tried it again and it works. Z10 continues to impress

    Posted via CB10
    02-11-14 08:05 PM
  24. Gotwake424's Avatar
    Yup

    Posted via CB10
    02-11-14 09:09 PM

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