Control Music on iTunes and Windows Media Player from Android

Control Music on iTunes and Windows Media Player from Android

It is time to learn how to control music wirelessly on Media Player and iTunes using an Android phone. The process is similar to what we did on Winamp. We will install a server on your computer and a client on your Android to control it. Let’s begin.

Supported Devices and Applications

All versions of iTunes and Windows Media Player are supported.

All Bluetooth/Wi-Fi connectivity PCs are supported.

All Android phones 2.0 or higher are supported.

Setting up the Remote

Step 1: Ensure that both the computer and the droid are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Download and install iRemote iTunes and WMP server on your computer, and install the client on your Android. Grant the server access to your Wi-Fi network if you have a firewall for computer protection.

Control Music on iTunes and Windows Media Player from Android

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Step 2: Run the server on your computer and launch the application on your Android. By default, the application is configured to control iTunes. Open settings from the menu and check WMP to control it. The app will ask you to connect using Bluetooth or WI-FI. For this post, we will stick to Wi-Fi, but you can try it with Bluetooth too.

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Step 3: Start iTunes or Windows Media Player on your computer and tap the Connect using Wi-Fi button to set up a connection. If everything went right, the app will automatically detect the server running on your computer and sync the current playing song and playlist to your Android.

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Control Music on iTunes and Windows Media Player from Android

You can now wirelessly control the music on your computer. The free version of the app lets you control and rate tracks, adjust volume, set track position, browse playlists, display artwork, and more, but it does include some ads. Alternatively, you can upgrade to the pro app for a clean experience with the addition of a search option.

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Conclusion

You can control music wirelessly on Windows Media Player, iTunes, and Winamp using your Android phone. Break free from wires when it comes to controlling music on your computer.

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