Remote Control

How to Remotely Control Your PC From a Smartphone

Have you ever thought to control your PC from your couch or from outside your home with just by your smartphone, if yes then we have a way you can use to control your PC from anywhere?

In this article, we have covered step by step guide to remotely control your PC from a smartphone.

Getting Started

To achieve remote control, you have to install a remote desktop client on your PC and smartphone. The most preferable remote desktop clients are Google Chrome Remote Desktop and TeamViewer. If you are Windows Phone user then you can forget about the Google Chrome Remote Desktop because the app version is not available in Windows Phone Store.

Google Chrome Remote Desktop

To use Google Chrome Remote Desktop you need Google’s Chrome browser on your PC.

1. Install the Chrome Remote Desktop extension on your computer (Windows or OS X) and corresponding official app on Android or  iPhone.

2. Run the Chrome Remote Desktop on your PC and follow the procedure of permission granting.

 

3. It will request you to install Remote Desktop Host, click “Accept and Install”

4. After installing Remote Desktop Host, click continue and it will request you to enter your desired PIN of at least 6 digits.

5.  You have completely setup a Google Chrome Remote Desktop on your PC.

6. Now its time for your smartphone, launch the Google Remote Desktop app on your phone.

7. Select your Computer Name, enter your PIN for the remote computer and tap “CONNECT”.

8. Its done, you can now control your PC from your Smartphone.

 

TeamViewer

1. Install TeamViewer on your computer (Windows/OS X/Linux/Chrome) and corresponding official app on AndroidiPhone, Windows Phone or BlackBerry.

2. Launch TeamViewer on your PC. It will generate a one-time password and TeamViewer ID for you.

3. Launch the TeamViewer app on your phone. Enter your TeamViewer ID and one-time password.

4. Its done you have successfully setup a remote connection to your PC, you can now control your PC from your Smartphone.

 

That’s all. We hope this article helped you to learn how to remotely control a PC from a smartphone. Subscribe to our newsletter and get daily updates to your Inbox.

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Sumit Dey is a Software Engineer by profession. He is a tech geek and the Co-Founder of the GIZEST.COM. And an enthusiastic blogger. You can also find Sumit on Facebook and LinkedIn

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