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Specific to Bluetooth

Apart from using the mobile as a Smart Remote, what other features does d2h Smart Remote enable?

Once d2h Smart Remote App is launched and connected with your d2h STB through Bluetooth, you can enjoy the following features:

  • Wireless Headphone (Personal Viewing Experience) : You can listen to d2h STB audio on a headphone connected to your mobile.
  • Play Music on TV : You can play music on your mobile and listento it on TV speakers
  • Receive Mobile Notification on TV : Mobile Notifications - missed call and SMS alerts, can be received and displayed on the TV screen. Notifications can be expanded and the corresponding mobile App is launched on the mobile. For example, Whatsapp is launched on the mobile when a Whatsapp notification is opened on your Digital STB.
  • Media share : Audio, Video and image files can be shared from your mobile to your d2h STB. A Notification is popped when the transfer is complete. You can now click on the Notification and play the shared file.

How can I play music from Mobile on to the TV speakers?

Launch the d2h Smart Remote app on your mobile and pair with your d2h STB. With the d2h Smart Remote app open,

  • On your d2h STB, press MENU and select Media Player > Mobile to STB Audio Streaming
  • Launch the Music App on your mobile, and start playing music
  • You should now hear music on your TV speakers
  • On the TV screen, you will see player controls
  • Use arrow keys to move highlighter and press OK to select a control

How do I listen to d2h STB audio from a headphone connected to my mobile?

First of all, please note that this feature is available only in case of Bluetooth Connectivity

Launch the d2h Smart Remote app on your mobile and pair with your d2h STB. With the d2h Smart Remote app open,

  • Plug a headphone into your mobile phone's phone jack
  • You will be asked to disable Wi-Fi on your mobile. Kindly do so to enable audio streaming
  • Similarly, PVR functionalities cannot be used while listening to audio from your d2h STB audio on your mobile
  • So, when asked a question for disabling PVR, accept by choosing "Just Once" or "Always", as desired by you
  • Now, you will be able to hear the STB audio on the headphone connected to your mobile

How do I listen to d2h STB audio from a headphone connected to my mobile?How do I share audio, video or image files from mobile to the d2h STB?

  • Tap on and hold any audio/video/image file on your mobile. This can be a file in Whatsapp, Gallery, or even a photograph taken from the mobile camera
  • Form the listed sharing options select "d2h Smart Remote". That is, tap on the d2h Smart Remote App logo
  • The d2h Smart Remote App will now process the file to suit the d2h STB
  • After the processing is over, a list of d2h STBs in the Bluetooth range of your mobile is displayed
  • Select the d2h STB to which you would like to transfer the file
  • The d2h Smart Remote App will now transfer the file.
  • Once the file transfer is complete, a Notification is displayed on the TV screen
  • You can now click on the Notification and play the transferred file

Can Audio/video/image files transferred from mobile be played again and again?

Yes. All transferred files are stored in the USB storage attached to your d2h STB. To access these files:

  • On your d2h STB, press MENU and select Media Player > Media Share
  • All playable files in the attached USB storage are listed
  • You can now select and play any file