How to Control Windows 10 from an Android Smartphone

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We have all had this thought to control Windows 10 from an Android smartphone at least once. And the reasons are many, maybe you are outside and need some files from your PC, or you are watching a movie in a very comfortable setting and you want to increase the volume without getting up.

Basically, your Android phone will work as a remote control, keyboard, and mouse to access your PC. It is actually easy to control Windows 10 from an Android smartphone and in this article, we are going to show you some of the ways to do so.

Control Windows 10 from an Android Smartphone

Control Windows 10 from an Android Smartphone

Using Streaming Apps

This is one of the most basic methods to control your PC from an Android phone. Just make sure that your Android smartphone and PC are on the same WiFi network.

Step 1: Download and install “Remotr” software on your PC.
Step 2: Open Remotr and create your account.
Step 3: Now install Remotr app on your Android smartphone.

Remotr - Remote Desktop
Remotr - Remote Desktop
Developer: RemoteMyApp
Price: Free+

Step 4: After successful installation, open the app and login to your account.
Step 5: Make sure that your smartphone and PC are connected on the same WiFi network and then you shall see the name of your desktop on the main menu, just click on it.
Step 6: Now swipe right to left and navigate to ‘Apps’, then click on ‘Desktop’.

That is it and you are all set, now you will be connected to your PC and everything will be streamed on your Android smartphone.

Turning your Android Phone into Keyboard and Mouse

Step 1: Download “Unified Remote” app on your smartphone.

Unified Remote
Unified Remote
Developer: Unified Intents
Price: Free

Step 2: After successful installation, open the app and log in.
Step 3: Now Download the latest version of Unified Remote for PC and set it up.
Step 4:  Go to your phone, open Unified Remote App, and click on “I’VE INSTALLED THE SERVER”.

Step 5: It will show you the list of available computers nearby, make sure that your phone and PC are on the same network, and click on your PC name.
Step 6: You will now see a Dashboard, click on ‘Basic input’.

That’s it and you are all set! You smartphone is now a mouse and a keyboard for your PC.

Using Chrome Remote Desktop

Google has its own app for controlling the PC remotely, it is called Chrome Remote Desktop.

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Step 1: Download and add Chrome Remote Extension on your PC
Step 2: Set it up, configure all the desired settings and PINs.
Step 3: Now download the Chrome Remote Desktop app on your phone.

Step 4: Login to the Gmail account, enter your PIN and click on ‘Connect’.

That’s it and you are all set.

So these were some of the methods by which you can connect and control Windows 10 from an Android smartphone. Do try these methods and let us know.

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Humanities Student from a small city, really interested in tech and computers. Here at Techlatest I do tech blogging and always ready to learn something new.

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