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I managed to see my dlna server (NAS drive, networked media center) when I first got my TV a few months ago using the Photos & videos app, but now there doesn't seem to be any option to look for it anymore? I've searched high and low  through all the apps, even downloaded a few, but to no avail - anyone have any suggestions as to have w to connect to networked media devices?

 

 

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