EZCast Manual for Andorid Users

Visonicom EZCast WiFi display adapters support Android (Android smart phone and tablet PC), iOS (iPhone and iPad), Windows (Windows desktop PC and laptop PC), and Mac OS (Mac PC). So there are 4 versions of user’s manuals: EZCast manual for Android, EZCast manual for iOS, EZCast manual for Windows, and EZCast manual for Mac OS. There are slight differences in operation for users running different operation systems/devices.

This is the Android version for Android smart phone and tablet PC users.andorid logo

The manual will be updated without prior notice.

For general purpose, the Quick Installation Guide is enough for all users.

Visonicom EZCast WiFi display dongle series are the first universal WiFi display HDMI adapters that support WiFi direct Miracast, Airplay and DLNA all-in-one simultaneously, with EZCast WiFi display adapters users can easily cast the videos, photos, games and files from PC/Notebook, Android phones/tablet PCs, iPAD/iPhone, to HDTV or projector through HDMI port wirelessly(Run EZCast for all users, or EZAir for iPAD/iPhone users, or Miracast for Android phone/Android pad users), or push all the video, photo, and files to from the above mentioned devices to HDTV or projector (DLNA).

Manual Index:
1. Basic Features
2. Physical Connection
3. Operation Tutorial
3.1 EZCast APK Installation
3.2 Get Connected
3.3 Run EZCast
3.3.1 Photo -EZCast Pictures
3.3.2 Office - EZCast Documents
3.3.3 Web -EZCast Browser
3.3.4 EZCast Camera
3.3.5 Music/Video – EZCast music and video files
3.4 DLNA
3.5 Miracast
4. Settings
4.1 Resolution
4.2 Password
4.3 Internet Access
4.4 Language Setting
4.5 System Upgrade
5. Specification

1. Basic Features
Multi OS support: Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS
Multimode support: Miracast, DLNA, Airplay
Highly integrated Actions SoC (600MHz/1GHz)
Simple to operate
Most compact size and lower consumption under 2w
Fast connection & low latency for superior user experience
H.264 1080P full HD video decode
LPCM Audio Decode
HDMI v1.3 video output
HDCP 2.x
Auto channel selection with high quality video stream
Build in WiFi support IEEE 801.11 b/g/n up to 150Mbps data transfer rate with WiFi Direct capability
Flexible power using TV standard USB port (5V/400mA) or external USB power supply


2. Physical Connection

Simply connect the HDMI port of the EZCast universal WiFi Display Adapter VMD-EZ151 (hereafter refers to EZCast adapter, EZCast WiFi Display Dongle, the adapter or the dongle) with HDTV, use a HDMI cable in case of necessary.

Connect the micro USB power port of EZCast adapter with a USB charger or USB port of TV for power supply. The adapter starts to boot up.

Turn on TV and select current HDMI port. The TV screen will display the booting up status of EZCast dongle.


3. Operation Tutorial

3.1 EZCast APK Installation
The HDTV screen shows the boot up information.

EZCast boot up UI

From the Screen we can find the EZCast WLAN Info: SSID, Password, and IP address. For instance, the parameters are SSID (EZBOX04), Password (253014), IP address (192.168.111.2) for the EZCast WiFi display dongle used for the manual.

Scan the QR code to download, or search [EZCast] in Google Play, and install

 

3.2 Get Connected

EZCast physical connection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Run EZCast on Android Phone/tablet PC, EZCast will check whether the smart device is connected with the dongle in EZCast Wireless LAN(most likely not for first time).

If not connected, simply touch [Wifi Settings] to Connect the smart device to EZCast dongle. The SSID of your EZCast dongle will be EZCast-xxxxxxxx as shown on TV. The password is also as shown as on your TV screen.

After connection to EZCast WLAN, back to EZCast.


3.3 Run EZCast

Run EZcast

The EZCast Utility can help to cast 6 types of applications to your TV or projector through the EZCast WiFi display dongle. They are: Photo, Office, Web, Camera, Music, and Video

Hereafter is the guidance on how to use the 6 applications.

 

3.3.1 Photo -EZCast Pictures

EZCast-photo

This is to cast the pictures/photos to TV or projector wirelessly. Click [Photo] to browse the pictures saved in your Android device, and click the thumbs to mirror the pictures on HDTV or projector.


ezcast to cast picture
User can even click [Brush] icon on the bottom to modify the current picture and then save by click [Save] icon on the bottom right corner.


3.3.2 Office - EZCast Documents
This is to EZCast the documents saved in Android device to HDTV or projector.

ezcast-casting documents

EZCast supports the following files: PDF, DOC, PPT, Excel, MAC OS Page, MAC OS numbers, and MAC OS Keynotes. This is very much helpful for meeting and business presentation.

ezcast-modify documents
Same as EZCast picture, modification on files is supported.


3.3.3 Web -EZCast Browser
This is to EZCast the internet browser of your smart device and enjoy on large screen on TV or projector for web pages and online videos.

ezcast as web browser

ezcast-online-streaming

3.3.4 EZCast Camera
This is to EZCast the camera of your smart device, and display picture taking simultaneously on TV screen.

ezcast - taking picturers

Click [Setting] icon to shift front/rear camera, and to take picture

Same as EZCast picture, modification on photos is supported.


3.3.5 Music/Video – EZCast music and video files

This is to EZCast music/video files saved in smart device to HDTV or projector.

ezcast video casting
Click [Media] to select the local music/video files to stream on HDTV or projector.

 

This is the end of the tutorial of EZCast utility on Android device.

Besides EZCast utility, the WiFi display dongle also supports DLNA, Airplay (for iPhone/iPad users only) and Miracast.

 

3.4 DLNA

This is to enable the DMR (Digital Media Reader) function of EZCast WiFi display dongle.

ezcast-DLNA support

When enabled, run DMC (Digital Media Controller) utility/APK or online streamer with DLNA support to stream media files from DMS (Digital Media Server, it can be your Android smart device or online sever that offers online video streaming with DLNA support), so that to play VOD (Video on Demand) the files saved in your smart device or online. Click [?] to check the APP list for DLNA enabled DMC.

3.5 Miracast

Click [EZMirror] to enable Miracast For Android users with Miracast support on the smart device (normally Android 4.2 and above). Similar to DLNA, it is to cast pictures/music/video saved in Android smart phones or tablet PCs to HDTV or projector.

EZCast-Miracast support

EZCast WiFi display dongle will connect your smart device automatically if it is recognized. Otherwise it will try to have Miracast connected in 60 seconds. If still failed, EZCast will shift back to normal WiFi connection- AP mode with SSID and password. Then use EZCast utility as stated above to cast your screen to HDTV or projector.

ezcast-Miracast support-EZMirror

Click [Help] for Miracast enabled smart phones.

 

4. Settings
To use virtual wireless remote controller to change the move direction, the center button [OK] is to confirm. Click [Back] to back to previous screen, or click [keyboard to enable virtual keyboard and input password.

ezcast as remote

4.1 Resolution

ezcast setting-resolution

Click [Resolution] to set up the output resolution of EZCast dongle. Supported resolutions: 1920*1080 24P, 1280*720 60P. Modification will be effective after reboot.

4.2 Password

Click [Password] to set the password of EZCast WiFi display adapter

4.3 Internet Access

EZCast setting-wifi
EZCast setting-WLAN

Click [Internet] to connect to wireless hotspot for internet access. EZCast can also work as a bridge between your wireless hotspot and your smart device for internet access.


4.4 Language Setting

EZCast language setting

Click [Language] to set the language from the list. It is multilingual support.

4.5 System Upgrade

EZcast firmware upgrade

Click [Upgrade] to upgrade EZCast firmware and APP OTA (On the Air) online. EZCast WiFi display adapter will check and compare the firmware version and upgrade automatically when a newer version is available. Make sure the internet access is ready and don’t power off when upgrading.

 

This is the end of EZCast manual for Android users.