Iphone 3G stream music to stereo?
January 16, 2012 12:27 AM   Subscribe

would like to stream my itunes music content from my jailbroken 3g to my stereo via airport express. Is this possible? any Cydia apps? I dont want to route via remote through my iMac. Thanks!
posted by dougiedd to Technology (9 answers total)
Depending on the version of iOS you're running on the 3G, you can use AirPlay and iTunes (on the 3G) to direct audio output to an AirPort Express. You do not need Remote or iTunes running on a desktop or laptop as an intermediate. Click on the AirPlay icon in the iOS-iTunes app to point the device to the AE. Any other app that also supports AirPlay will work in the same way (e.g. djay).
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 12:36 AM on January 16, 2012

Nope: Iphone 3GS supports airplay BUt not 3G
Anyone else?
posted by dougiedd at 12:35 PM on January 16, 2012

Not a direct answer, but seeing as no one else responded...

Any chance you're eligible for a free phone upgrade from your carrier? 3G is nearly 3 years old and the normal upgrade cycle is 2 (apologies if this is insultingly obvious)
posted by Patbon at 12:49 PM on January 16, 2012

I decided to use this phone only as a back up phone on a different carrier (tmobile) with cheap annual minutes
so upgrade not an option
posted by dougiedd at 1:48 PM on January 16, 2012

It isn't airplay, but you can get a cheap bluetooth audio adapter to hook it to your stereo, and stream with bluetooth (assuming that the 3g does, indeed, support stereo audio over bluetooth)
posted by Good Brain at 2:09 PM on January 16, 2012

no one else?
posted by dougiedd at 9:27 PM on January 16, 2012

Cydia hack enables AirPlay in all apps

No idea if it works on a 3G or not, but it can't hurt to try, right?
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 10:30 PM on January 16, 2012

posted by Blazecock Pileon at 11:15 PM on January 16, 2012

that Cydia hack cant be found (at least by me now) but thanks!
Might give allplay a shoy
posted by dougiedd at 9:25 AM on January 17, 2012

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