Have you ever recorded a video on your phone camera and wished to watch it on your computer without having to transfer it physically? Well, you can do that wirelessly too! In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of watching a video recorded on your phone camera on your computer wirelessly.
Step 1: Connect Your Phone and Computer to the Same Wi-Fi Network
The first step is to ensure that both your phone and computer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. This is important because it allows them to communicate with each other over the same network.
To check if your phone is connected to Wi-Fi:
- Open the settings app on your phone.
- Select ‘Wi-Fi’ from the options.
- If Wi-Fi is turned off, turn it on.
- Select and connect to the same Wi-Fi network as your computer.
To check if your computer is connected to Wi-Fi:
- Click on the Wi-Fi icon in the taskbar (Windows) or menu bar (macOS).
- Select the same Wi-Fi network that your phone is connected to.
Step 2: Install VLC Media Player on Your Computer
VLC Media Player is a free, open-source media player that supports a wide range of video formats. It can also be used for streaming videos from other devices. You can download VLC Media Player from their official website.
How To Install VLC Media Player On Windows:
- Visit videolan.org/vlc/
- Click ‘Download VLC’ button.
- Select ‘Save File’ and wait for it to download completely.
- Double-click the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions.