As an avid Windows Phone users, we ardently like Zune player (with all the limitations kept in mind). Though, Zune seems to receive antipodes of review from the user community, they have no other choice but to use Zune. While Zune makes it easy to manage Windows Phone, it certainly is the decent music player.
With Zune you can manage files, apps and music on your Windows Phone, but how about reverse scenario. Can we control Zune music through Windows Phone? The answer to enticing question is emphatic, yes.
Zemote, a short form of Zune Remote Control, app allows you to control music playback of Zune on your PC. You can perform basic operations like controlling the music playback, search for songs, navigate through playlist and album and so on. Free version strips down some functions to encourage the users to buy full version. Following are the features of Zemote Windows Phone application.
- Play, pause, skip and previous command
- Turn repeat and shuffle on and off
- Playlists: play, create, edit and delete playlists
- Change volume or mute
- Find songs in a track list
- Find songs in a artist list
- View and play genres
- Use the album view to find songs of a particular album
- Search everything you want with a custom search
- Nice and easy-to-use interface in Metro UI style, mixed with our own style
- Live Tile
- Automatic PC discovery
How to Connect Zemote PC and WP App
Basically, you’ll have to connect Zemote mobile app to PC app through WiFi connection (client-server connection). On the successful connection you’ll see a list of options on your Windows Phone which will let you control the music of Zune on your PC.
Step 1: Download Zemote PC software from here.
Step 2: Connect Zemote PC and Windows Phone app to same WiFi network.
Step 3: Launch Zemote PC software and click any song to play. Upon playing song a new windows will pop up asking to connect Windows Phone counterpart.
Step 4: Launch Zemote app on your Windows Phone. Enter the IP address of your PC and tap ‘Connect’. That’s it!!! It’s that simple.
Now you will see the full playlist on your Windows Phone application. From here you can control your playlist, play/ pause/ resume song. Free version does not have playlist and genre and Zemote DJ support.
Download Zemote- Zune Remote Control app from here (free version link).
Let us know if you have any problem connecting Zemote to your PC.Tags: zune