Samsung | BD-E5900 | Samsung BD-E5900 AllShare Guide

USER GUIDE
Contents
Connecting to a Network Router
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• Wireless Network
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• Wired Network
Configuring Your Network Connection: First Steps
• For Wired Networks
• For Wireless Networks
Installing and Using AllShare Software on Your PC
• To Download the AllShare Software
• AllShare Installation
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• AllShare Screen Layout
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• Allowing A Connected Device Access
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Connect To The Player And Other DLNA Compatible Devices
Adding Shared Folders
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Selecting a Device on Your Player's AllShare Play Screen
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Create A Playlist In AllShare
Playing Blu-ray Disc Player with Other Devices
• Smart Phone connects to a PC to play a file through a Blu-ray Disc Player • Play Video Files From My Computer On Your Player
• Play Video Files From My Smart Phone On Player
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※※ The functions may vary depending on your player model.
※※ The figures in this manual are drawn for illustration purposes, and may differ somewhat from the actual appearance of the product.
Connecting to a Network Router
Connect your player to your network router using one of the methods
illustrated on this page.
❙❙ Wireless Network
❙❙ Wired Network
Broadband modem
(with integrated router)
Broadband
service
Or
Wireless Router
+
If the player does not WiFi-built in model,
you have to use the Samsung wireless
LAN adapter.
Router
Broadband
service
Broadband service
Broadband modem
✎✎ Notes
●● For more information, please refer to your player's manual.
✎✎ Notes
●● Internet access to Samsung’s software update server may not be allowed, depending
on the router you use or your ISP’s policy. For more information, contact your ISP
(Internet Service Provider).
●● DSL users, please use a router to make a network connection.
●● To use the AllShare function, you must connect your PC to your network as shown in
the illustrations on the left. The connection can be wired or wireless.
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Configuring Your Network Connection:
First Steps
1
Press the [HOME] button on the
remote control.
HOME
※※ If you have a wireless network, make sure the
access point you want to connect your player
to is turned on. The access point can be a
wireless router, modem, etc. If you have a wired
network, connect one end of a LAN cable to the
LAN port on the back of your player and the other end to a router or modem.
2
On the Home screen,
move to <Settings>,
and then press the s
button.
3
Move to <Network>,
and then press the
s button.
SMART
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HUB
5
Move to <Network
Settings>, and then
press the s button.
When the Network
Settings window is
displayed, go to "For
Wired Networks"
on page 5 or "For
Wireless Networks"
on page 6 to
complete the network
configuration.
※※ Your player supports various network configuration methods (Wired/Wireless, WPS (PBC))
that let you configue your network easily and quickly.
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❙❙ For Wired Networks
Wired - Automatic
Use the automatic procedure if your network does not require a Static IP
address. Most networks do not require a Static IP address.
Wired - Manual Configuration
If you have a static IP address or the Automatic procedure does not work,
you'll need to set the Network Settings values manually.
1Select Start in the
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Select <Start> in the Network Settings screen, and then press
the s button. The Network Status screen appears. The player
attempts to verify the network connection and fails.
✎✎ <Start> is usually
highlighted
automatically.
2
Select <IP Settings>
on the right of the
screen, and then
press the s button.
The IP Settings screen
appears.
3
Select the IP Mode field, and then set it to Manual.
Network Settings
menu, and then press
the s button.
2
The player verifies the
network connection
and then connects to
the network.
Press the s button
when the network
connection process is
complete.
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Use the number keypad on your remote to enter the Network values.
Use the ▲▼◄► buttons on the remote to move from entry field to
entry field.
✎✎ You can get these values from your Internet provider. You can also view these
values on most Windows computers.
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When done, highlight
OK, and then press
s button. The player
verifies the network
connection and then
connects to the
network.
❙❙ For Wireless Networks
1
Make sure the access point you want to connect your player to is
turned on. The access point can be a wireless router, modem, etc.
2Select Start in the
Network Settings
menu, and then press
the s button.
✎✎ <Start> is highlighted
automatically.
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Press the s button.
Your player starts
scanning for access
points. When done,
it displays a list of
access points it has
found.
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Move to the access
point you want to
connect your player
to, and then press
the s button.
<Next> is highlighted
automatically.
5-1If you want to use
a fixed IP address,
select <IP Settings>
on the screen, and
then enter the required
IP address settings
manually.
-- IP Address
-- Subnet Mask
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-- Gateway
Press the s button.
The player connects
to your network.
✎✎ If your network has
the Enter Security Key
window appears. Use
the keyboard to enter
the key. When done, use
the ▲▼◄►buttons to
select Next, press the
s button, and then
go to Step 6.
-- DNS Server
6
After you have
finished configuring
the network settings,
press the <OK>
button.
✔✔ When using a device that supports WPS
1. Perform steps 1 to 5 in “Configuring Your Network Connection: First Steps”.
2. Select “WPS(PBC)”.
3. Follow the instructions displayed on the screen.
✎✎ Notes
-- Devices that support WPS have a WPS (PBC) button.
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Installing and Using AllShare Software on
Your PC
❙❙ To Download the AllShare Software
To use AllShare with your PC or DLNA device, you must install AllShare
software on your PC.
You can download the AllShare software and get detailed instructions for
using AllShare from the Samsung.com website.
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On the software tab, click the File icon on the right side of the AllShare
line.
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In the pop-up that appears, click Save File.
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Go to www.samsung.com.
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Find the AllShare install file on your disk, and then double click the
file.
2
Click Support at the top of the page.
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In the pop-up that appears, click Run, and then follow the directions
that appear on your screen.
3
On the Support page, enter the model number of your player into
the Model Number field, and then click the Find Product button.
4
On the page that appears, click Get downloads on the left side
under Downloads. The Download Centre appears.
5
On the Download Centre page, click the Software tab.
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❙❙ AllShare Installation
To install the AllShare software follow these steps.
1
After downloading the AllShare software, launch the installer.
2
Select the language of
your choice, and then
click "OK"
3
Review the installation
location for the
software and the
licence agreement,
if you agree, select
"I accept the terms
of the license
agreement", and then
click "Next".
4
The files required for
running the software
are installed.
5
When the installation
is complete and
the shortcuts have
been created, select
whether or not to
launch the software,
and then click "Finish"
to finish installation.
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❙❙ AllShare Screen Layout
There are three screens in the AllShare software.
File Management Screen
C. Play on another device/Transfer to another device/Save to My
Computer buttons
To go to the File management
screen, either select View >
File management screen
mode in the top menu or
click the File management
screen mode button.
●● Play on another device : Brings up the selection screen for the device you want to
play the selected content on.
●● Transfer to another device : Brings up the selection screen for the device you
want to transfer the selected content to.
●● Save to My Computer : Brings up the selection screen for the folder you want to
save the selected content to.
D. Additional features
●● Refresh : Refreshes the entire list.
A. Browsing area
●● List view/Thumbnail view : Click to change the list view method.
●● Connected shared device : Shows shared content on devices that are connected
to your computer (identified as My Computer on the screen).
●● Content list : Shows content by video/photo/music category.
●● Transfer/Back up list : Shows the progress/completion status for transfer and
backup.
●● Search : Searches the content within the Content list area.
E. Player control screen mode
●● Switches to Player control screen mode.
●● Playlist : Create and play a customized playlist of songs, photos, or videos.
B. Content list area
●● Shows the content of the list you selected in the browsing area.
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Connect To The Player And Other DLNA
Compatible Devices
Before you are able to connect to any device, you must have your
computer connected to your home network.
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✎✎ Notes
-- If you are having trouble connecting to your home network, please contact your
network administrator or ISP/Router provider.
●● If you select Always allow, devices can use the shared content
on My Computer the first time they request access without
generating a pop-up notification.
-- If you are having problems connecting to a DLNA device (For example : A mobile
phone), please consult the user manual of that device.
●● Allow all/Forbid all : Allows/forbids access privileges for all
currently connected devices.
❙❙ Allowing A Connected Device Access
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In Privilege settings for My Computer, set up the sharing privileges
that each connected device has with the My Computer shared
folder.
●● You can set access privileges for each device by selecting allow/
block, located next to each connected device in the list.
Go to Tools >
Settings > Privilege
settings tab.
●● To remove a device from the list, click the
device.
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button next to the
In Allow remote playback on My Computer, set the remote playback
rules for devices accessing My Computer.
●● "Always show pop-up when playback is requested": When
selected, AllShare will display playback requests from other
devices to My Computer in a pop-up.
●● Always allow : When another device sends a playback request to
My Computer, playback is granted without a pop-up notification.
●● Never allow : Devices cannot playback on My Computer.
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Adding Shared Folders
Create A Playlist In AllShare
You can add a shared folder by doing one of the following:
●● On the File Management screen, click the Shared Folder button at the top of
the Device List on the left side, select a folder you want to share from the list that
appears, and then click OK.
●● Click File > Add shared folder from My Computer, select a folder you want to
share from the list that appears, and then click OK.
●● Click Tools > Settings > Folder Settings > Add Shared Folder. Select a folder
from the list that appears, and then click OK on the list, and then again on the Folder
Settings tab.
Add a File To My Computer’s Shared Folder
You can add a file to a shared folder by doing one of the following:
●● On the File Management screen, in the My Computer's Shared Folder on the right
side, click Add files to play to the list. In the file window that appears, select files
you want to share, and then click Open. In the window that appears next, click Copy,
Move, or Cancel. If you click Copy or Move, the files appear in the File Management
screen.
●● On the File > Add File to My Computer's Shared Folder. In the file window that
appears, select files you want to share, and then click Open. In the window that
appears next, click Copy, Move, or Cancel. If you click Copy or Move, the files
appear in the File Management screen.
Add From Windows Explorer
From Windows Explorer, select the folder/file you want to share and drag it
into My Computer’s shared folder/Content list area on the File management
screen to add the shared folder/file.
●● Add playlist : Click on Add
new playlist next to Playlist,
and enter a name for the
playlist.
●● Play on another device :
Right-click on the playlist
you want to play, and hold
the mouse cursor over Play
on another device to select
the device you want to play
the playlist on.
●● Rename a playlist : Rightclick the playlist you want
to rename, and then click
Rename to rename the play
list.
●● Delete a playlist : Right-click the playlist you want to delete, and then click Delete to
delete the playlist.
●● Add content to a playlist : To add content to a playlist, select the list that contains the
content you want to add to the playlist In the Navigation area’s Device List/Content
List, select the content from the Content List area, and then drag the content to the
playlist.
●● Remove content from a playlist : Select the playlist that contains the content you
want to remove, select the content to remove in the Content list area, and then
either right-click the content and click Delete or press the Delete key to remove the
content.
(Removing content from a playlist does not delete it from the Device List or the
Content List.)
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Selecting a Device on Your Player's
AllShare Play Screen
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Playing Blu-ray Disc Player with Other
Devices
❙❙ Smart Phone connects to a PC to play a file through a
Blu-ray Disc Player
Connect the desired devices to your wired/wireless network.
Use your Smart Phone to view files stored in your computer, and then play a
selected file through your Blu-ray player on your TV.
(Only available with Samsung phones supporting AllShare functionality.)
Select AllShare Play on the Blu-ray Disc Player's HOME screen and
then select the contents you want to play (Videos, Photos, or Music).
PC
On the right side of
the screen, select the
device that contains
the content you want to
play.
Blu-ray Disc Player
AllShare Connection
✎✎ Notes
-- Even if AllShare is not installed, DLNA devices can be connected and can appear on
your player's AllShare Play screen. (They must be connected to the network first.)
-- Devices not compatible with Samsung devices can not be connected.
Play back PC's file
Control PC's file to
Blu-ray Disc Player
Smart Phone
1
Connect your computer, Smart Phone and the Blu-ray Disc Player to
your wired/wireless network.
2
Run the AllShare program on your computer.
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❙❙ Play Video Files From My Computer On Your Player
Run the AllShare program on your phone and connect it to your
computer. (Caution: You need the computer's name.)
Do you want to watch a movie through the player with your family on your
TV, instead of watching it alone on your PC?
Try using AllShare to move your content to the player.
Add content or a shared folder containing the content you want to play.
On your computer, confirm the connection to your phone.
PC
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Once connected, you can view shared files from your computer on your
phone.
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Select the desired file from the shared list, and then select the device for
playback (Your Blu-ray Disc Player).
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Confirm your Blu-ray player is playing back the file.
Blu-ray Disc Player
AllShare Connection
1
Turn on the player.
2
Run the AllShare PC software.
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Play back PC's file
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If the folder containing
the video you want
to play is not shared,
click the button next
to "My computer’s
shared folder" to add
the shared folder.
✎✎ If there are a large
number of files,
recreating the list may
take a long time.
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Click on the "Play
on another device"
button.
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Select the device
you want to play the
content on or through
(your Blu-ray player).
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When video buffering
is complete, the video
will play through the
player and appear on
your TV.
In the Content list,
select the video you
want to play.
✎✎ Make sure you have set
your TV to the source
you've connected the
Blu-ray player to.
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❙❙ Play Video Files From My Smart Phone On Player
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Smart Phone
Blu-ray Disc Player
AllShare Connection
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Once connected,
you can view popup message to allow
on your Blu-ray Disc
player.
Play back Smart
Phone's file
6Select Allow in the pop-up message, and then press the s button.
Connect a Smart Phone and the Blu-ray Disc Player to your wired/
wireless network.
✎✎ Notes
-- <Allow> is highlighted automatically.
-- This function is not supported if AllShare is not installed on the Smart Phone.
2Select AllShare Play in the Blu-ray Disc Player's HOME menu.
3
Start the AllShare app on your Smart Phone. In AllShare, select the
menu Play file from my phone on another player.
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Select the contents(Video, Photo, or Music) you want to play. And
select device to play media clip on.
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Q&A
I just installed AllShare on my computer, but can't find my computer on the
AllShare app on my player.
●● Make sure your player and computer are plugged in and that the connections are
secure.
●● Make sure all the network cable connections (router to computer, router to modem,
etc.) are plugged in and secure.
●● Confirm that the player is connected to your network and that the player's network
configuration is correct.
●● Make sure the player and computer have been allocated proper IP addresses.
●● Confirm that your player and computer are connected to the same network segment.
Compare the first three sets of digits in the IP addresses. They should be the same.
●● Make sure you've set the player to Allowed on the PC's Allshare Privilege settings tab
(Tools > Settings > Privilege settings).
●● Some firewall applications running on your computer, such as McAfee and Norton
AntiVirus, may block AllShare operations and the player's access to the computer.
Stop such programs or set them to allow AllShare applications access to the
computer.
I cannot find media contents even when the file is set to share on my
computer.
●● AllShare does not support all file formats for sharing. Files in formats AllShare does
not support will not be displayed on your computer screen even if they are shared on
your computer.
●● You cannot view files other than movies, photos and music.
Subtitles appear properly when I play back a video from a USB device, but
they do not appear when I play back using AllShare and the PC connection.
●● Confirm that the subtitle file has the same name as the movie file (Ex: Edge_City.mp4
and Edge City.srt) and that the two files are located in the same folder.
●● Note that this function is supported only by Samsung products compatible with
AllShare. This function is not supported if the Smart Phone you are using is not a
Samsung product.
I cannot find my Blu-ray Disc Player's IP address in the permission setting
menu of AllShare PC software.
●● Confirm that the player is connected to your network and that the player's network
configuration is correct.
●● Make sure the player and computer have been allocated proper IP addresses.
●● Confirm that your player and computer are connected to the same network segment.
Compare the first three sets of digits in the IP addresses. They should be the same.
●● Confirm that the player and your PC are connected to the same router.
●● With some router models or router configurations, the player may not be recognized.
Check whether the router supports multicasting. If it does, check the router's
multicasting configuration.
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