If you need remotely access your computer through your Android mobile the best option is through the Chrome Remote Desktop. Being completely multiplatform allows us to access our computer with Windows, Mac, Linux or Chrome OS from Android, and its configuration is very simple, especially now that it has released new web app to configure remote access to our computers.
Now to install and configure our Remote Desktop we just have to access the new remotedesktop.google.com web application. We no longer have to go into the Chrome Web Store, look for the extension and find out how to configure it. The new web app guides you step by step in its installation.
How to install Chrome Remote Desktop on your PC
As soon as we enter remotedesktop.google.com](https://remotedesktop.google.com/) we see how its assistant tells us that we have to click on the download icon. A window will open asking us if we want to install the “Chrome Remote Desktop” extension. We tell him that we want add extension.
The extension will be installed in Chrome and a file will be downloaded to our computer. By pressing on Accept and install the downloaded file will be installed. If it does not install and shows an error then we will have to find the downloaded file and install it manually.
Configure our remote desktop
Once the Remote Desktop is installed, we can configure our computer so that we can access it remotely from our Android device. To do this, we just have to click on Activate.
Now is when we will have to give our team a name and a ** PIN of at least 6 numbers **. The name will be to identify our equipment from Chrome Remote Desktop, and the PIN so that only we can access it.
Once the name and PIN have been entered, our computer or laptop will be completely configured. You will be ready to access remotely from our Android.
How to access your computer from Android
To access your PC remotely from Android, all you have to do is install the application from Google Play Chrome Remote Desktop. As soon as we open the application, it will show us the list of equipment that we have configured in our Google account. We select a team, we put the PIN and the screen of our computer will appear on the screen of our mobile.
From the screen of our mobile we can interact with our computer. By touching the screen we will move the cursor to be able to perform actions remotely on our computer. We can also activate the Android keyboard to write on our PC.
From the Chrome Remote Desktop web app we can also receive or request remote assistance. In this way we can help a family member or friend to solve a problem with their computer remotely. All you have to do is enter the code generated by the Chrome Remote Desktop.
Manage your remote desktops
In the tab of a remote desktop, the options will appear to remove said equipment from our account or edit its information, to change its name and PIN.
Chrome Remote Desktop
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