Today we will talk about what it is and how to configure the Chrome remote desktop. The Chrome Remote Desktop app, it can be very useful to control your device, something we will show you below.
What is Google Remote Desktop?
Google’s Chrome Remote Desktop is a tool designed to control other equipment remotely. That is, this app allows you to control devices from a distance. For example, you can control your computer from your mobile phone.
The advantage of this application is that it is backed by Google and it is also very easy to use. In fact, it is one of the most recommended applications to control the computer from the mobile phone.
Set up Chrome remote desktop (computer)
Before you can use Chrome Remote Desktop on your mobile device, it will be necessary to make some settings on your computer. It is important that before starting, use Google Chrome browser, in turn, you will have to use a Google account.
- The first thing is to download the application for the computer. To do this, go to the download of the Chrome Remote Desktop extension, click on “Add to Chrome”.
- The remote desktop icon will appear at the top of the browser, click on it. After the above, the extension’s website will be displayed. There you must click on “Remote access”Located at the top right of the screen.
- It will be necessary to configure the remote access of the computer. Simply click on “Activate”.
- The option to choose a name will be displayed, write how you want your team to identify itself, after this click on “Next”.
- Now it will be necessary to choose one password / pin, this must have six numbers. Just write a password that you can remember. Once you have provided this pin, click on “Start”.
- After making the previous configurations, the computer can be controlled remotely through your mobile devices.
How to control Chrome’s remote desktop?
Once the computer has been configured, you can start using the remote desktop from your mobile device. To do this, read the following information. Before, keep in mind that this guide is to control your computer from your mobile, even so, you can also access another PC using Chrome Remote Desktop.
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- First of all, it will be necessary to download the application for your mobile device. You can access it after entering the Play Store and searching for “Google Remote Desktop”. Just download the app.
- To start controlling the computer, open the Chrome Remote Desktop app from your mobile device. In the event that you have several accounts on your device, select the Gmail account that you have configured on your computer.
- If you do everything correctly, your computer will appear on the list. Just tap on it to start controlling it.
- The first time you do it, it will be necessary to provide the pin that we set before. Either way, you have the option to save the information so you don’t have to enter it again.
After the above, you can now control your computer from your mobile device. On the other hand, there is also the possibility of controlling your mobile remotely from the computer, but for this you will need another application.
How do I handle Chrome Remote Desktop from my mobile?
Regarding the management options, you can control the computer using tapping or using the cursor. We recommend using the cursor, as it is the most accurate way to work with Chrome Remote Desktop.
In turn, the keyboard icon is also displayed, with which you can type and perform various actions. In addition to the above, if you press on the three vertical points, the option “Send Ctrl + Alt + Del”Useful if you want to close a program or make a specific configuration.
Finally, also in the options, the option of “Adjust desktop size” and “Disconnect”, A function that will allow you to disconnect from the computer. That is how simple it is to use the Chrome Remote Desktop application, it is undoubtedly one of the most prominent to control your computer without major problems.
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Chrome Remote Desktop it’s a great alternative to control your computer from your mobile, but you can install TeamViewer if the Google application does not convince you at all.
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