I bought My Cloud Mirror for two reasons: to back up my entire D drive in case of something goes wrong. And to have access to all my PC files when I’m outside. I wanted to be able to easily stream movies from my collection even when I’m not home.
I didn’t get it for the home network as I was already doing that with my PC using shared folders.
So I set it up and added the files to the MCM. 5Tb worth of data was backed up. Downloaded the My Cloud app on my android phone, desktop program and Mac program as well. Wanted to have access on all of my devices. I was concerned the My Cloud app wouldn’t allow me to use my native video player to play the files (I use MX Player for Android, PotPlayer for Windows and VLC for Mac) but luckily I was able to use my default player with no problems.
The first day I was doing some tests, while at work I would streaming from the My Cloud app and it was working like a charm. HD movies were loading relatively fast with no problems. However, the next day I was unable to stream the videos anymore. I can access the folders no problem, but when I start playing files, they just get stuck on my video player’s loading screen. Or they would just play the first second or so and then get stuck again.
I don’t know why it became so slow all of a sudden it was fine. I also tried using VLC on my Mac but the still, it would either get stuck on loading or play a few seconds then stop.
I’m sure my internet connection both at home (20 mb down 5mb up) and my mobile data (25mb down and 5 up) are ok.
I’m not sure what the problem is and would appreciate any help.