I’m sure you all love Android smartphones and tablets. However, as time passes, Android devices get old and we look for newer and better devices. If you’re looking to do something on your old Android smartphone, then continue reading to find out how you can use it as a server.
In this post, I’ll show you how to use old Android phone as server using Servers Ultimate.
What Is A Server And What Types Of Servers Are Available For Android?
If you don’t know much about computers and servers, then you’re probably thinking that servers are huge PCs used for complicated stuff in offices. Actually, a server is any device that can be used by other devices to request different types of information.
Servers Ultimate is one of the most popular server apps available on the Google Play Store that lets you use about 60 different types of servers including FTP, proxy, web, CVS, HTTP snoop, Email, TFTP, VNC, RTMP, DNS and torrent tracker.
How To Use Your Android Device As A Server Using Servers Ultimate?
With about 60 different types of servers available, Servers Ultimate is definitely an excellent app for turning your old Android device into a server. Currently, the app lets you use only two servers for a 7 day trial. After that, you’ll need to purchase the pro version of the app.
The app is really easy to use and you don’t need root access for using most servers. Follow the steps mentioned below in order to successfully turn your old Android device into a server.
Step 1 – Download Servers Ultimate On Your Android Device
Download and install the Servers Ultimate app on your old Android device. You can get the app using the Google Play button below.
The Pro Version also adds some nice additional servers.
Step 2 – Launch The App
Open the app and tap on the Servers button.
Step 3 – Add Server
Tap on the Plus icon on the top in order to add a new server and select your desired server type from the list.
Step 4 – Configure Settings
You’ll now see different options. Edit all the options according to your preferences such as name and port. Tap on the Save icon once you’re done configuring the server.
Step 5 – Start The Server
In order to start all the servers, tap on the Play button on the top. In order to start an individual server, tap on the server’s name and select Start. You have successfully started the server.
Step 6 – Connect To The Server
Tap on the server’s name and select Information. You’ll now see all the information such as connection details. You can now connect other devices to the server using the connection details. That’s it!
Old Android smartphones and tablets can be used for various useful things and you can use them to create things like baby monitors and security cameras. If you just got your new Android device or are looking to get one, then I would recommend keeping it as you can do so much with it.
Make sure that you follow all the instructions properly in order to successfully use old Android phone as server. If you have any questions, feel free to ask them in the comments area below. You can also check out our guides on using an old Android device as a baby monitor, an MP3 player and a WiFi only device.