Wednesday, January 14, 2015

[FREE APP] [Android] Chrome Remote Desktop: Remote your Computer from Android phones/tablets

Today FREE APP is Chrome Remote Desktop.

Another great app from Google, Chrome Remote Desktop is app that enables you to remote your computer from your Android phone/tablet.

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Make sure you have Chrome browser in your Computer.
Currently the app supports remote to any Windows/Mac/Linux computer.

Before accessing your computer remotely from anywhere, you need to do the following steps:
1. First install the Chrome Desktop App on your phone/tablet. Download link below.
2. Install the Chrome Remote Desktop App extension on your Chrome Browser on your computer. Here is the link to install the Chrome Remote Desktop App extension: Chrome Remote Desktop App Extension
3. Once you installed the Chrome Remote Desktop App extension, launch the app.
4. Under remote assistance, find "Share this computer for another user to see and control", click on the "Share" button.
For Windows:
5. Depends on your Computer, if it's a Windows computer, it will ask you for PIN. Enter any PIN and click "Yes" to install the Chrome Remote Host Service. After installation, confirm your Google Account and re-enter the PIN. Once succeed, your Windows Computer will appear on the list.
For Mac:
6. For Mac, it will first download the "chromeremotedesktop.dmg" to your Computer. Click the "chromeremotedesktop.dmg" to mount the installer, and then locate "Chrome Remote Desktop,mpkg" file and double click on it. Once installed, click "OK" to enable to Mac for remote access. Enter your desired PIN and re-enter it. A System Preference dialog appear, unlock the panel and confirm your account and PIN. Once you confirmed and click "OK", your Mac will appear on the list.
7. Open your Chrome Remote Desktop app on your phone/tablet, and select your Computer from there to begin the remote session. Enter the PIN when prompted.
8. Done!

The steps are quite many and quite confusing, but once you have done all the steps correctly, you can then remote your Computer from virtually anywhere in the world as long as you have internet connection to both your Computer and your phone/tablet.

Current version varies between devices, however the app requires Android 4.0 (ICS) and up.

Here is the Google Play Store download link:

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