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Help me to make homemade NAS or cloud storage?

I would like to make a NAS or Cloud storage from my old PC.which can access through from my android phone via WiFi.but I dont have a LAN connection.so I would like to have it on a home network.so kindly help me which software I should use? Which hardware should I use? Which router will be used?

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I've done this and later unplugged it.

An old PC would be 100+ Watts 24x7 and pretty costly. So I unplugged that and upgraded my router to one that has a NAS. If you define access from the web to the NAS to be a CLOUD (it's not) then routers do this for a fraction of the yearly cost.

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DLNA already built it Windows.

There are multiple configuration to create what you want, but the easiest is to use the built-in sharing system already in most devices. Both Windows and Android have a technology called DLNA built in already, and you just need to enable it share the files. A little bit of research on enabling "Windows Media Share" should do the trick. If for some reason you are running this on Linux, that's a different conversation. To enable this on Wi-Fi, just make sure the PC has a wireless card.

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