VLC Mobile Remote Setup (Video)
VLC Mobile Remote app not only works as a remote controller for VLC Media Player on your PC or Mac, it also powerful enough to work as a remote controller for your computer’s mouse, keyboard, browser(Chrome, Firefox or any), etc. First let’s go through VLC Mobile Remote setup process with VMR Connect, which allows you to enjoy all the features in the app. Then let’s see VLC Remote setup process for Linux users.
VLC Mobile Remote Setup with VMR Connect
VMR Connect is our server-cum-helper app for Windows & Mac computers, which sets-up VLC Player for remote control and helps the mobile app to control your computer. Download VMR Connect to your PC or Mac, then install it by following on screen instructions. After installation, make sure your phone and computer on same network/WiFi, then open the VLC Mobile Remote app on your phone. As soon as you open the app, it will detect and allows you to connect to your computer. Once connected by tapping your computer name, you can control your PC or Mac.
Video was recorded on Mac Computer, however instructions are similar for Windows computers.
VLC setup process for Linux computers
Unfortunately we yet to build VMR Connect for Linux, however you can still use our app with Linux computers but only as a VLC Remote controller. To do that, open the app to ‘Computers’ page & tap ‘Setup Wizard’. In the next page, select ‘Linux’ as your computer OS. Then follow the instructions in the app to setup VLC. Once the setup is done, open VLC Media player on your computer & tap ‘Auto Connect’ in the app, it will detect your computer & connects to it.
Watch setup instructions & demo video
Following the instructions shown in the video, you can use our app only as VLC Remote on Windows & Mac systems.