How to stop Nero from opening my photos, videos, music?

When installing your Nero Product you will be asked if you want to open files with Nero. If you had set the respective mark during the installation process all compatible files will be opened with Nero applications.

When you want to modify this behavior just go to ‘Windows Control Panel’ and for each categoty set the option to ‘ask me ervery time’. In this case each file open process will pop up a ‘Windows’ selection screen for you to select the wanted program / device.

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If you want to set a dedicated different program / device just use the dropdown menu. In this case opening of the given format will start with your selected program / device by default.

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How can I archive content on my smartphone wirelessly on my PC and vice versa?

I bet you know this situation: you have lots of photo and video stuff on your smartphone that you want to archive on your PC.  At the same time you have some favorite videos and fine tuned photos on your PC that you want to have on your smartphone to take with you.

Thanks to ‘Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync’ in combination with ‘Nero MediaHome’ on your PC there is an easy, wireless, fast and reliable solution providing all you ever wanted.


‘Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync’ works both ways: it wirelessly archives media files located on your mobile device to your PC,  and it sends selected media files from your PC to the mobile device. Comfortable auto-conversion included, if needed.

Make sure your mobile device and your PC are logged in to the same network. Open ‘Nero MediaHome’ on your PC. Switch on ‘Nero MediaHome WiFi Sync’. ‘Nero MediaHome’ on your PC will be auto-detected within the app and you are ready to start. In case you have more than one PC with ‘NeroMediaHome’ running in your network  select the suitable one.

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‘Nero MediaHome’ on your PC shows your mobile device in the device list top left. Click on your device, select photos and videos, and press ‘import’.

For transferring photos and videos from ‘Nero MediaHome’ to your mobile device, select files in ‘timeline’ view, ‘faces’ or ‘places’ view. Then drag and drop your photos and videos to your mobile device in the device list. Transferring will start immediately.

Install the iOS and Android app for free via the respective app store. Works in combination with Nero MediaHome 2017, Nero 2017 Platinum, Nero 2017 Classic, Nero Video 2017.

Also check the video tutorial

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How can I clean and speed up my PC with Nero?

With ‘Nero TuneItUp’ you will analyze and fix common PC problems, and optimize system settings. When you launch ‘Nero TuneItUp’, you can click on the ‘check‘ button to scan your system. When the scanning is completed, you can then click on ‘Show & Fix‘ to resolve the issues found.


The ‘High Speed Mode’ lets programs and games run faster.  Just click on the ‘High Speed Mode‘ toggle switch to turn on the mode.


The free version lets you scan and solve all items in the ‘BASIC’ category.


The paid version ‘Nero TuneItUp PRO’ enables additional ‘Pro-Features‘ which are locked in the free version. These Pro-Features include faster system start-up, faster web-browsing, automatic optimization of Windows services, scanning for outdated drivers and software with direct update downloads from a central database, secure deletion of files, as well as a power-saving mode for longer battery life.


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How can I backup my photo, video, and music content with Nero?

With ‘Nero BackItUp‘, you can backup your photos, video and music to HDD, removable disc, optical disc,  and network drives with easy steps.

To create a new backup job, click on the green ‘Back Up Now‘ button.

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Select either ‘Snapshot‘ or ‘Copy‘ as a backup task.

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Select ‘Photos‘, ‘Videos‘, and ‘Music‘ as backup sources. Nero BackItUp will select folders that contains the selected file types as backup sources by default.

If you wish to choose files and folders manually, click on ‘Customize Selection‘.

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Select a backup target, ‘Nero BackItUp‘ supports the following backup targets: Local drive, external drive, optical disc (snapshot backup only), network drive.

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Once a backup job is configured click on ‘Back Up Now‘. ‘Nero BackItUp‘ will run the backup automatically.

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How can I play photos, videos, and music located on my Smartphone wirelessly on my TV ?

Just coming home from vacation and eager to watch all the great photos you shot on the big screen in the living room. Nothing could be easier. Just install free Nero Streaming Player app for iOS and Android via the respective app store.

Nero Streaming Player is an easy to use app for your Smartphone and Tablet that plays photo, video, and music located on your mobile device also straight to your WiFi connected Smart TV.NSP Play from this device TV & Device_1 00053Switch on your TV set. Make sure that your Smart TV and your mobile device are connected to the same WiFi network.

Start Nero Streaming Player. The home screen will show available playback devices in your network. Make sure your Smart TV shows up. Then press the upper button to stream media from your mobile device to your TV set.

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The next screen will show photos, videos and music on your mobile device.  For switching the media browsing mode click on the respective icon at the bottom.

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In photo view click on a photo and the playback view will open. Touch and swipe left to get to the next image, touch and swipe right for going back to the previous image.

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Now click on the ‘play to’ icon and select your network enabled TV set.

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For playing videos click on the film icon, for playing music use the music icon at the bottom and continue as described already. When playing music you can also filter between Album, Artist, Genre, and Songs.

Tip: Nero Streaming Player can also play photos, videos, and music located on your PC to your mobile device and directly to your TV set. Read more on this under FAQ:

How can I play content from my PC wirelessly to my TV using my Smartphone as a remote control?’

Also watch the video tutorial

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