Connect to VLC from VLC Remote
Use the cog icon in the title bar to open the Settings screen.
For initial setup, VLC Remote will try to pre-fill the start of your LAN IP in the Host IP section.
You will need to look up your computer’s IP address and configure it here:Looking up your IP on WindowsLooking up your IP on Linux/Mac
Once you’ve configured the Host IP address (and the Password if you didn’t use
vlcplayer) click the Test Connection button.
If VLC Remote was able to successfully connect, the connection info will be saved.