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Unleash the power of your Western Digital TV Live.

It can't get any easier! Just bought your Western Digital TV Live product or already have one at home? Use your iPhone/iPod or iPad over Wi-Fi to control your WD TV Live media player. Simply download this app and access additional content, currently not available on the WD TV Live itself.

Enjoy millions of videos, images, and songs anywhere and share them with your friends. Easily search and find interesting content from many sources, including your mobile device and home network, and watch it a WD TV Live.

With this powerful app you can do the following:
• Easily search, find, and browse videos, photos, or music and watch on TV using your iPhone or iPod Touch.
• Discover new and featured videos every day.
• Stream music and videos from many sources straight to your TV or mobile device.
• Access your photo and social networking accounts to watch your own content on TV.
• Watch over WiFi and 3G (on your iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and 3G iPads).

You can use this version of the WD TV Live Media application with any of the following Western Digital Media Players:
• WD TV Live (Old and New)
• WD TV Live Plus
• WD TV Live Hub
• WD TV Play

• Video search
• Add to favorites
• Watch on TV
• Create music playlist
• Sharing
• Continuous video and music play
• Upload videos and photos
• Access to your DLNA Home Media Servers
• Airplay Compatible

You will find the following sections in this app:

• Select the desired Western Digital Media Player you would like to use to play photos, videos, or music on your TV. Even if you have more than one WD TV Live player? No problem … Simply select the device you want to use … that's it.

Now Playing
• Viewing progress and information about the content you are watching.
• Music and Video player controls such as previous, pause, play, next, and volume (depending on the capabilities of your WD TV Live product).

• Search and find your content in the cloud, iOS devices, or on your local media server!
• Sharing via e-mail, Twitter, and Facebook
• Facebook videos and photos from you and your friends
• Picasa Web Album photos
• Flickr photos
• SHOUTcast radio stations
• YouTube videos
• Music, photos, and videos (only from Camera Roll) from your mobile device (great for on the go or if you have not yet synced your stuff).
• Music, photos, and videos from your home network.

• Change your personalized settings.
• Send application logs to ZappoTV.
• Manage your favorites.
• Access your viewing history.

• The WD TV Live Media app lets you know when new content from a source or series that you have marked as “favorite” is available. Similar to new text messages, available updates, and unread emails.
• MyZappoTV > Favorites, lets you access and manage your viewing history. This list of your viewing activity may include content from multiple content sources that you watched on multiple devices.
• MyZappoTV > History makes it super easy to watch previous viewed photos or videos once again.
• Browse gives you easy access to media you like. More sources and content are added daily. If you don't see what you are looking for, please let us know.

What do you need to get started?
• iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4,iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5c, iPad, or iPod touch (4th generation) is required.
• iOS device (iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad) must have iOS 4.2 or later.
• A ZappoTV account is required to use the application.
• The streaming of music, images, and videos requires an active Wi-Fi or cellular data connection and a ZappoTV account. You will have limited functionality when you are not connected to a Wi-Fi network or when you don't have a cellular data connection.
• Some content may not be compatible with this app or your TV.

We love to hear from our customers. Please contact info@zappo.tv for any suggestions and improvements.

 $2.99 in iOS App Store


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Version History

Launched Dec 08, 2011 (about 7 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

Jun 13
Version 2.6.4

- Fixed app crash in iOS 7

Apr 20
Version 2.6.3

- Playback of youtube videos
- Fixed an App crash
- Updated help screen

Mar 29
Version 2.6.1

- Fix for your youtube videos

May 22
Version 2.5.1

Bugfix for YouTube and Facebook.

Oct 15
Version 2.4.1

- Fixed crashed related to iOS 8
- Minor Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Sep 13
Version 2.4.0

- Compatible with iOS 8 devices.
- Improved playback of videos on TV.
- Added support for Album art when playing music on TV.
- Minor bug fixes and performance improvements.

Feedback is always welcome. Please contact info@zappo.tv for any suggestions and improvements.

May 26
Version 2.3.8

- Improved playback of videos from Camera roll
- Minor bug fixes and performance improvements

Apr 27
Version 2.3.7

- Improved playback of videos from camera roll
- Improved access to shared folders
- Playback of music in slideshows
- Access to new video podcast channels
- Performance Improvements

Feb 17
Version 2.3.4

Minor bug fixes

Dec 20
Version 2.3.3

Minor bug fixes

Nov 27
Version 2.3.2

Minor bug fixes

Nov 03
Version 2.3.1

Minor bug fixes

Oct 10
Version 2.3

Various bug fixes

Sep 19
Version 2.2

iOS 7 fixes

Apr 16
Version 2.1.12

Specific bugfix for firmware update on WD TV Live Players

Mar 08
Version 2.1.11


Dec 27
Version 2.1.10


Nov 06
Version 2.1.8


Aug 29
Version 2.1.7


Jul 29
Version 2.1.6


Jun 18
Version 2.1.4


Apr 30
Version 2.1.3

Critical Bugfixes and Stability Improvements

Mar 05
Version 2.1.2


Feb 21
Version 2.1.1

- Bugfixes for network shares

Feb 15
Version 2.1

- New UI with Topic Channels
- Slideshow Maker
- Improved support for multitasking
- Support for WD TV Live USB Harddrives
- Search in Picasa photos
- Bugfixes and stability improvements

Previous 3 versions


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