Just imagine you checked out from the office without forwarding a file to the boss, which was mandatory to be submitted. What will you do? All the way came back to the office and then send the file? Or just wait for the shocking and the severe reaction from the boss? You are already confused at the moment that what to do!
What if I told that there is a way you can access your computer system from your smartphone and you won’t have to face the curse from your boss. Yes, this surely sounds and feels good to you because it is, of course, a lifesaving method. In this write-up, we will focus on how to control your PC from your smartphone? It is now possible that if your computer is switched on and you can control it remotely from your smartphone. There are various and numerous ways of doing this, but today we are going to discuss only one method which is the easiest and the most efficient solution to the problem. It doesn’t require unnecessarily cumbersome software or hardware, and the best part is that it works with Android and iOS both. All you will need is a smartphone and a PC with a Chrome browser installed in it.
So as a very first step install a Chrome browser on your PC and head over to Chrome Web Store afterward and install the Chrome Remote Desktop app. Once it is added to Chrome launch it and log-in with your Google account after granting the required permission.
Now, you have to enable the remote connections on your PC. This will be done by clicking on the “Getting Started” button in the “My Computers” section of the setup screen.
Now click on “Enable more connections” to install the remote desktop host
Now if all the remote connections have been finally enabled, you will be asked to setup a PIN of at least 6 digits. Be careful while setting this and keep a PIN that could always be remembered as you have to enter on your mobile device for authorizing your connection. There’s a choice between if you want to enter the PIN only once or enter it every time you visit the app.
Once you are done with this grab your smartphone and head over to the Google Play Store or Apple App Store if you are using an iPhone and download the Chrome Remote Desktop App. This process will be somehow same on both Android and iOS. Now, just open the app and login with the same Google account that you were using on the desktop, enter the same PIN code you’ve set and you will eventually see a list list of names of all of your computers. The best part about Chrome Remote Desktop app is that it can be used to control multiple PCs from a single smartphone, all you need is to repeat the process for each one.
Congratulations, you are now all set to control your PCs from your smartphone. The touchscreen of your smartphone is now both a touchpad and a window to your computer. You can even zoom the view if you aren’t able to see the thing, use a virtual keyboard, open and close programs just like you do on your computer and even shut-down your system using this amazing remote desktop application.
Download Chrome Desktop App
So here, we landed up with the easiest way of using your PC from anywhere remotely and answered your query that how to control PC through a smartphone? There is still numerous way that you can find on the web, but for sure, this is the most effective and the best way of doing it. You don’t have to bother if you’ve forgotten to send any important thing to your boss, you are now safe!
After reading and keenly following every step described in this article, if you were successful to setup a remote computer on your smartphone then don’t just forget to give us a token of appreciation, give it a thumbs up and do spread the word with your friend to make everyone’s life easier!
Author Bio: Hi, I am Emma Braun, a professional content writer, and a passionate freelance blogger. I am currently administrating the blog at Craftedium