Are you in lazy mode to access your desktop? Well, android has many things to offer to you. You can control your switched on desktop by using your android smartphone, the apps are lite in terms of size, but functioning enough to control the desktop in distance. Remote desktop apps are the applications that allow the user to control everything on their PC desktop via their mobile phone. You only need to download and install the apps from Google Play Store, login/register (some of remote desktop apps require this step to operate), and then you can directly control your PC desktop in your hands through your android device. Actually, there are many good remote desktop apps in Google Play Store, but today I wanna show you the 4 Best Remote Desktop Apps for Android!
Here are 4 Best Remote Desktop Apps for Android!
1. Chrome Remote Desktop
I think people would agree to my version that the best remote desktop app is Chrome Remote Desktop. Developed by Google Inc., Chorme Remote Desktop offers you a great experience on controlling your PC desktop via your android phone, you can also access your PC files only from your fingers taping activity from your android smartphone. What you only need to do to enjoy this app is that you need to download first the app from Google Play Store, login into your Gmail account, after that Chrome Remote Desktop will ask for authorization of the app to access your PC desktop, and when you authorize it, everything has been successful, you can now access thoroughly all of the PC contents via your android Phone.
There are 2 useful menus in Chrome Remote desktop; “Remote Assistance” and “My Computers”. Remote Assistance is functioned to be the sharing hub for your computer to someone else. You can require a remote support from your friends so that your friends can also access the PC desktop of yours. The second one is “My Computer”. This menu provides you the access for your own PC independently. You can share files to your other PC desktop/other android smartphone only from your installed Cjrome Remote Desktop android phone. To enjoy “My Computer” function, you also need to install Chrome Remote Desktop app on your PC. This app is free.
2. Team Viewer
This is a classic remote desktop app for android users; it’s so powerful for personal use and commercial use. It is a free app in Google Play Store, the size is lite, work fast and very intuitive for users. But it also has some weaknesses. As it is a free app, so you will also face some problems like unconnected to your PC for some hours with your android phone. Usually, the unconnected Team Viewer will occur when the app identifies that you use this app for commercial use. There will be an information for that occurrence on your android screen.
3. Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop
This is a great Remote Desktop too. Guess what, in Google Play Store, this app has been ranked for 4.5! Splashtop Remote Desktop allows you to control your desktop PC via your android phone. It works so fast, easy and secure for your PC and android phone. It is also open for In-App subscription. When you subscribe to this app, you can enjoy more facilities from this app, for example:
– Access reliably across internet over 3G/4G, from behind firewall, etc.
– Optimized streaming performance under varying network conditions over Wi-Fi and 3G
– Fully secured via SSL with 256-bit AES encryption
– Subscribe monthly for $1.99 or annually for $16.99
This subscription will allow the user to access their computer/PC everywhere using Splashtop secure hub. There are also another versions of Splashtop for commercial purpose namely as Splashtop Business – Remote PC, Splashtop Enterprise and Splashtop for Sector.
4. Microsoft Remote Desktop
The last best app of remote desktop is from the giant operating system for PC, Microsoft. Microsoft also develops the remote desktop app for their users on android app namely as Microsoft Remote Desktop. This app also works brilliantly on your PC and android phone. It is a free app in Google Play Store with so many useful features it has such as:
– Access to remote resources through your Remote Desktop Gateway
– Rich multi-touch experience with remote desktop protocol (RDP) and RemoteFX supporting Windows gestures
– Secure connection to your data and applications with breakthrough Network Layer Authentication (NLA) technology
– Simple management of all remote connections from the connection center
– High quality video and sound streaming with improved compression and bandwidth usage
– Support for Azure RemoteApp