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Tips on How to Use VLC on Windows Phone

by Christine Smith • 2024-01-11 10:25:32 • Proven solutions


1. Playing with VLC+
  1. 1.1 Play Blu-Ray Movies
  2. 1.2 Play DLNA Content
  3. 1.3 Play Videos in VLC with Airplay
  4. 1.4 Play YouTube Videos in VLC
  5. 1.5 Play M2TS with VLC
  6. 1.6 Play MTS with VLC
  7. 1.7 Play M4V with VLC
  8. 1.8 Play MP4 in VLC
  9. 1.9 Play RTMP with VLC
  10. 1.10 Play ISO with VLC
  11. 1.11 Play AVI with VLC
  12. 1.12 Play WMV with VLC
  13. 1.13 Play MIDI with VLC
  14. 1.14 Play 3D Movies with VLC
  15. 1.15 Play AVCHD with VLC
  16. 1.16 Play Sopcast in VLC
  17. 1.17 FLAC Not Playing
  18. 1.18 MP4 Not Playing
  19. 1.19 FLV Not Playing
  20. 1.20 MKV Not Playing
  21. 1.21 MOV Not Playing
  22. 1.22 UNDF Not Playing
  23. 1.23 Use VLC for PS3
  24. 1.24 VLC Assistant
  25. 1.25 VLC Alternative
2. Convert & Stream+
  1. 2.1 VLC Streamer
  2. 2.2 Stream From VLC to TV
  3. 2.3 VLC Video Converter
  4. 2.4 vlc to mp3
  5. 2.5 VLC to MP4
  6. 2.5 Convert FLAC to MP3 with VLC
3. Editing with VLC+
  1. 3.1 Edit vidoe Using VLC
  2. 3.2 Rotate Video Using VLC
  3. 3.3 Cut Video Using VLC
  4. 3.4 Lopp Videos in VLC
  5. 3.5 Adjust & Sync VLC Subtitle
4. VLC for Mobile+
  1. 4.1 VLC for iOS
  2. 4.2 VLC for iPad
  3. 4.3 VLC for Windows Phone
5. Tips & Tricks+
  1. 5.1 Download VLC 64 bit
  2. 5.2 VLC Latest Version
  3. 5.3 Download VLC for Mac
  4. 5.4 VLC for Windows 7
  5. 5.5 VLC for Windows 8
  6. 5.6 VLC Skins
  7. 5.7 VLC Command Line
  8. 5.8 VLC as Default Player
  9. 5.9 Convert CD with VLC
  10. 5.10 Burn VLC Files to DVD
  11. 5.11 VLC Web Plugin
  12. 5.12 Remote Control VLC
  13. 5.13 VLC Shortcuts
  14. 5.14 Screen Capture with VLC
  15. 5.15 Sync VLC Audio
  16. 5.16 KMPlayer vs. VLC
  17. 5.17 MPC vs. VLC
  18. 5.18 MPlayer vs. VLC
  19. 5.19 VLC Old Version
  20. 5.20 Snapshots in VLC
  21. 5.21 Change XBMC to VLC
  22. 5.22 Is VLC Safe
  23. 5.23 Best Torrent Player
  24. 5.24 How to Control the Speed
  25. 5.25 VLC Player Doesn't Have Sound

With Windows phones quickly gaining popularity in the market, more and more people are using Windows phone to watch movies on the go. Due to the limited video formats that its built-in Windows media player support, Windows phone users prefer to use the VLC media player. As an educational article, we'll share with you a thorough tutorial on how to use VLC on a Windows phone.

Part 1. How to Download and Install VLC on Windows Phone

VLC for Windows phone is very easy to download and install, it can be downloaded directly from the Windows store. Before downloading, please make sure that your Windows phone is running on Windows 8.1 or later version. Just visit the app store from your Windows phone and search "VLC" in the search bar, then tap "Get the app," it will start installing on your Windows phone.

use vlc on windows phone

Part 2. How to Add Videos to VLC Media Player on Windows Phone

Adding videos to VLC media player is also no big deal, you can do it by following the steps below.

Step 1 Transfer videos to your Windows phone through the usual copy-paste way first, then open VLC app on Windows phone, you'll see all available videos on your phone.

use vlc on windows phone

Step 2 You can preview all video files like the screenshot below, tap on the folders to find your desired video.

use vlc on windows phone

Part 3. What If the Video File Is Unsupported on VLC for Windows Phone

Installation and adding videos to the VLC on a Windows phone is so easy that anyone can do it, but you may face problems if the videos are not VLC-supported format like MOV. In that case, you may need Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) to help you convert them to other video formats that VLC supports. Here's the detailed steps for your reference.


Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) -Your Complete Video Toolbox

  • Convert to 1000+ formats, like AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, etc.
  • Convert to optimized preset for almost all of the devices.
  • 90X faster conversion speed than any conventional converters.
  • Edit, enhance & personalize your videos file.
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  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6

How to Convert Videos to VLC Supported Format on A Windows Phone

Step 1 Launch Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) on the computer, and you'll see the interface below by default.

use vlc on windows phone

Step 2 Click on the +Add Files icon to add unsupported VLC files, or you can drag and drop them here.

use vlc on windows phone

Step 3 After adding, you can view the output format list by clicking the Output Format tab. Here we take AVI, for example, as the output format, choose Video > AVI > to select your desired video resolution in the right.

use vlc on windows phone

Step 4 Click the Start All button to start converting video to VLC-supported formats.

use vlc on windows phone

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