How to use NBRemote for Android
Note: NBRemote has only been tested on devices with Android 4.1 and up. Stability (and actually being able to launch at all, for that matter) is unknown on devices with Android older than 4.0.Installation
If you haven't already, allow the installation of 3rd party apps (if you've installed apps from somewhere other than the play store before, you can skip this). Go to you device's settings, then go to Security. Check off the box next to "Unknown Sources."
Once you device allows 3rd party apps, simply download the .apk and launch it from your device. It will then install, and NBRemote will be ready to use!Usage
Once the app opens, you should see this screen:
(If you are using NBRemote in landscape, you'll also see the dashboard to the left of the screen.)
To connect to your computer, first click "Add Computer" and enter your computer's details.
Click Add to save the computer. You can store multiple computers here.
After you've added you computer, connect to it by clicking on "Computers" and selecting the computer you want to connect to.
A dialog will pop up saying whether or not the connection was successful. If it says "Connected. "you are now connected!
To access the dashboard in portrait mode, swipe right from the left edge of the screen, or click the app title. To close it, swipe left.
From here you can get to all the functions of the app.Status
From here you can see the basic status of Newsbin. You can pause and resume Newsbin as well as toggle the bandwidth limiter.Downloads
From here you can view, pause, and resume all the current downloading files. Clicking on the download shows its details, as well as giving you the option to delete it.Groups
The Groups tab on the dashboard shows all your available groups. Click on one to view it.
Click on a file to view its details and download it.Search
Enter your search term and click "Search" to search for a file. Click on the file to view its details and download it.Newsbin Files
View all of Newsbin's downloaded files. Click on a file to bring up more details.
Clicking download will download the file to your device. The download is done separately from the app GUI, so you can exit the app and the download will continue.Local Files
View all the files that have been downloaded to your device. Click on one to open it (note some filetypes, such as .mkv's, don't have a native Android app to view them. If you have a 3rd party app set as default, it will be launched). Long click on the file to delete it.
All downloads are stored in Download/NewsbinDownloads. If you have a file browser on your device, you can access downloaded files outside NBRemote by going to that directory.
More features, UI improvements, and stability improvements will come as the app is updated.