How to Use Your Phone as a Wireless Speaker and Stream Sound from PC

How to Use Your Phone as a Wireless Speaker and Stream Sound from PC


Do you want a wireless speaker,
but you don’t want to spend anything on it right now? Well, you can use your Android phone
or tablet as a wireless speaker. So let’s see how we can do that. Hi, there! My name
is Vivek and You’re watching LazyLearner.tech, where you get cool and
awesome tech tips, tricks and tutorials. So if you’re new here consider
subscribing. You can stream audio from your
computer to your Android phone or tablet using a very simple software called SoundWire, which needs to be installed
both in your computer as well as in your phone So let’s see how
we can set it up. First of all, you need to open play store in your phone and then
search for SoundWire You need to install this
app by GeorgieLabs. After this is done, you need to
download the SoundWire server in your PC. Open your browser and go
to georgielabs.net You can also find the
link in the description below. SoundWire is available for
Windows, Linux and Raspberry Pi. So click on the link for
your Operating System and download SoundWire. I’m showing the
setup process for Windows. So, after downloading the setup file,
open it and install SoundWire server A desktop icon will be created. You can double click on it
and open SoundWire server So we are good to go, and we
can now start streaming audio from our PC to our android phone. Both the PC and phone
must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network. If you don’t have a Wi-Fi network around,
create a hotspot on your phone and connect your PC to it. Now, open the app which
you downloaded from the Play Store. You can choose to auto-locate
SoundWire server or enter the IP address of the server which is being
displayed on your computer screen. After entering the IP address in the app,
tap on the coiled wire image. Now your phone will be connected to your PC, and you can wirelessly
stream your favorite songs from your PC to your phone. You may even want to connect
your headphones to your phone for using them as a kind of
wireless headphones. Now if I try playing a song, the sound would come
out from my phone. Although there is a lag of
one or two seconds, the performance is quite impressive. SoundWire can be easily used for
streaming songs, but in videos, you may notice a lack of synchronization
between the audio and the video. Thank you so much for watching guys. I hope that you liked this video. If you did, do give it a thumbs up and share it, and subscribe to LazyLearner.tech for more such awesome videos. Also check out the website
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