How To Use Nearby Devices - Samsung Galaxt Tab 4

How To Use Nearby Devices - Samsung Galaxt Tab 4
How To Use Nearby Devices - Samsung Galaxt Tab 4

Learn how to use Nearby Devices on your Samsung Galaxt Tab 4. Share your media files with nearby devices using DLNA standards, over Wi-Fi.

  • Connect to a Wi-Fi network.
  • From the Settings screen, touch Connections > Nearby devices. The Nearby devices screen displays.
  • Touch the OFF / ON button to turn Nearby devices ON, which activates file sharing. The device name displays under Device name. The default is the model number: SAMSUNG-SM-T537A.

Note: When enabled, the Nearby devices icon displays in the Status Bar.

  • In the Advanced section, set the following options:
    • Shared contents: Select the content to share. Choices are: Videos, Photos, and Music.
    • Allowed devices: Indicate the devices accessible to your device.
    • Denied devices: Indicate the devices not accessible to your device.
    • Download to: Set whether to download data to Device or SD card.
    • Download from other devices: If a nearby device attempts to download data, this setting indicates the response. Options are: Always accept, Always ask, and Always reject.


This guide will work on all Samsung Galaxy Tabs; including Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1.

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