Control Your PC from Your Android Device With Google’s Chrome Remote Desktop App

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Interacting with your PC from your Android smartphone just got a little easier. Google has just released Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android, a way to securely access your computer from your Android device. Chromebook users are probably familiar with Chrome Remote Desktop, a program which allows users to access a PC’s desktop from a remote location. Any PC running Chrome can be accessed using the app, via a wi-fi hotspot of just over your wireless data connection.

For Android, Chrome Remote Desktop had to be tweaked a little, due to the fact that no physical keyboard or mouse is present like on the Chromebook version. This is a bit of a pain, but the Android app is very responsive and showed no signs of lag while I was using it. Zooming in is easy, and you can easily control the mouse by using the right side of the screen as a trackpad of sorts.

So, ready to get going? Head over to the Chrome Web Store and install the Chrome Remote Desktop app, which can be found here. After that, fire up the Android app and get to work! Let us know how you like it.

via: Google Play Store

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