B04 Streaming Music Wirelessly 3:29

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Streaming music wirelessly
with AriPort Express

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If you have a Mac or PC and iTunes,
it's easy to stream music wirelessly.

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We call it Air Tunes,

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all you need is an AirPort Express
and a set of powered speakers

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or stereo or Apple TV in the room
you want to hear music in.

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And with a free Remote app for iPhone
and iPod touch

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you can control all from anywhere
in your home.

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Setting up AirPort Express

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Let see you want to play music in another room

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to get started first connect your speakers
to the headphone jack on the AirPort Express,

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then plug your AirPort Express
into a nearby power source.

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Next create settings for AirPort Express
on your Mac with Airport Utility,

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you'll find it under Applications
in the Utilities folder.

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Double-click on Airport Utility
and it will scan for your AirPort Express,

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choose the AirPort Express
and click "Continue",

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give it a name and password.

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Decide how to set up your AirPort Express,

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in this case choose "I have a wireless network".

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To add AirPort Express
to your existing Wi-Fi network,

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click "I want AirPort Express to wirelessly
join my current network".

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Then choose the wireless network,

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it will automatically populate the password
if it is in your preferred network lists.

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Make sure your wireless network
is using the same type

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of wireless security as the options here.

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Review the summary,

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click "Update",

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then click "Done".

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Now, in iTunes, you can choose
the newly added speakers

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and turn on the remote speakers on or off
from the menu in the lower right corner.

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You can even stream music
to multiple speakers simultaneously

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by choosing "Multiple Speakers...".

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Now chooses the song you want to hear,

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click "Play" and enjoy the music
throughout your house.

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[Music]

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Using your iPhone or iPod touch
as a remote

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Another great way to control your
iTunes library,

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or Apple TV, is with the Remote application,

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using your iPhone or iPod touch,

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you can download it free from
the App Store right on your device.

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Once you've downloaded it,

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tap on the Remote icon.

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tap "Add Library",

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a four digit passcode will come up.

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Now, go to your computer and open iTunes,

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select your iPhone or iPod touch
from the devices list,

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then type in the four digit passcode
and you're set.

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You'll only need to do this once.

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Your iPhone or iPod touch
is now connected to your iTunes library

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and will act as a remote control.

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From anywhere in your home, you can scroll
through your iTunes library,

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its playlists, artists or albums

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and even search music,

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choose a the song,

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control volume,

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forward to the next song

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and see what's coming up next.

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You can also turn the speakers
in different rooms on or off

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With an AirPort Express in each room

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iTunes and the Remote app

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is the easiest way to enjoy music
throughout your home.
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