How to Stream Video from Your Remote Computer to Your IPhone

If you have an iPhone, then you know that you can stream videos, listen to music and read document files, even if the video, audio and document files are not saved on your phone’s disk. It may seem really weird at first, however, the technology has now made it possible.

You only need to save the files on your computer and it should be connected to the internet. In the meantime, you should also have the internet enabled on your iPhone in order to access the files from your computer. Also, you will have to install a software program, which will help you access the files from your computer, when you are not at home.


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    Download a software program that can help in streaming videos from your computer to online web servers. You can search for such software on Google. If you do not want to get involved in search, then you can just download the Orb 2.0, which is a great software program to stream videos from remote computer to iPhone. The software is free to use and you will not have to pay anything to stream videos from your iPhone.

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    After the download is complete, double click the installation file to start installing the program on your computer. Click “Next” and then “I agree” to the “Terms and Agreement”. Then give the path of the location where you want to save the installation files. Click “Finish” to complete the installation.

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    Run the program and give access to the files and folders that you want to access remotely from your iPhone. The setup process will guide you on how to give access to the files and the folders.

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    Now you will have to create a new account Orb's website MyCast. It is also free to use and it will not take much time to create a new login ID. You will use this ID to send the files from your computer and then access them from your iPhone, when you are travelling.

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    Make sure you let your computer on and running, when you leave your home. Whenever you want to access the video files from your computer and stream them on your iPhone, you will have to login to your MyCast Orb account from your phone. You will then see a complete list of files and folders, which you added to Orb program’s access list.

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