Stream Music from PC or Mac to Android, play it without actually being thoughtful about how much space your Android Device has. Gmote is an app to Stream Music. Basically using Gmote for the purpose to Stream Music from PC or Mac to Android is quite easy for an advanced user, but it might be a bit difficult for the new Android users.
Advantages of Stream Music from PC or Mac to Android
We know that you might think about the advantage factors to Stream Music from PC or Mac to Android. Our reply is brief – you need not to worry about the space on your Android device for actually saving the song, more than song you can stream Movies too!
Moreover, you can Stream Music from PC or Mac to Android device of your friend or relative. Please keep in mind, the Song’s Copyright might not allow to Stream Music from PC or Mac to Android of others. You can download few legally free songs to do so Stream Music from PC to test.
Steps to install and use GMote to Stream Music from PC or Mac to Android
From your Android Device, go to Play Store and search for Gmote App. Install the Software on your Android Device. You will get the link to the software part needed for your computer when you will start the Gmote Android App for the first time. Download the software part according to your OS – Windows, Mac or Linux PC. Install it. Any normal human can easily do up to this part, we are not making this part bigger.
All your hope to Stream Music from PC or Mac to Android will probably run away after you actually install the software part for the computer, that is the server software to Stream Music from PC or Mac to Android. It looks pathetic and by default supports only WiFi. In other words, it might appear to you that, with this crap looking software interface and without any WiFi on your computer, how the hell you can Stream Music from PC or Mac to Android ?
The software looks like a crap, but actually its quite powerful to be configured. This is the basic reason to write this guide on how to Stream Music from PC or Mac to Android using Gmote. If two softwares worked only after installation, we had nothing to write! If you have IP, its very easy to configure. Lot of people write up to this step.
What we will do is called Port Forwarding in case if you have no Wifi on your computer. If you are using a Virtual Private Network or a Fixed IP of your Internet connection, then it is quite easy to setup port forwarding on your router to forward port 8889 to the computer that is running the GMote server. Determine your computer’s local ip address by right clicking on the gmote server icon > Help > Show Local IP.
Log into your router and go to the port forwarding /NAT settings and Set the start and end port to 8889.
Your external IP is different from your local IP. You can determine by visiting where IP is detected ans shown on Internet. Now Android App select the ‘Enter server manually’ option, Type the external IP address and run the server.
Now you can Stream Music from PC or Mac to Android but keep in mind about the security of your computer as it is particularly for Windows becoming quite open to the whole world.