Best Android Apps To Remote Control PC From Anywhere

by Narendra

Hey, are you looking to remote control your PC from anywhere from the world with your smartphone?

Is that possible to operate your PC from anywhere with the help of your android smartphone?

Yes, you can remotely control PC in the easiest way with various android apps that help you to access your PC from your android smartphone.

Here In this article, I will show you the method of how you can remotely operate your PC from Android apps from anywhere step by step.

Best Remote Desktop Software And Android Apps

Here are the best Free and Paid Remote Control Tool at a glance:

  • Team Viewer
  • Chrome Remote Control
  • Microsoft Remote Desktop
  • VNC Viewer
  • Splashtop
Remote Control Desktop Feature at glance
Features At Glance

1. Team Viewer

No doubt, team viewer is the first best option available whether you want to remote control your desktop to desktop, mobile to mobile or any other IoT devices in the easiest and safest way ever, moreover the best thing it provides a lots of features in free version like sharing documents, live meeting with various peoples, calls and many more.

Apart from that, it comes in sleek standard design with having perfect navigation and tools to connect your device anytime. If I talked about its security then here it gives you two-factor authentication, it asks password every time whenever you connect devices moreover it work 256-bit AES Encryption and many more so don’t worry about security.

Pricing: For using non – commercially it comes in the free version but if you running a business and wants for commercial purpose then you have to buy its subscription plan staring from (Rs 1,250.00/mo to Rs 5,800.00/mo), where you will get lots of advanced features as compared to the free version.

How To Operate Team Viewer Step by Step :

  • Firstly you have to download and install the software and app in both, your PC as well in smartphone from the official website and Play store.
  • After installing the software and app you have a pop-up window.
  • In the team viewer window in PC showing the Team viewer ID and password which you have to enter in the android app and connect.
  • There is another option of file transfer form which you can share a file between them.

Team viewers having more options like meetings, sharing files which are more helpful for group conversation or presentation and much more useful option to check.

What I Liked Most

  • It’s Free of cost where it gives lots of useful features.
  • Safe and fast to remote control desktop.
  • Comfortable with all major desktop and mobile platforms
  • Transfer files with great speed.

What I Don’t Like

  • The free version doesn’t have advanced features
  • Can’t connect with other software

2. Chrome Remote Desktop

Chrome Remote Desktop basically a chrome extension which is also one of my favorite remote control method that used in chrome browser through which you can fully control your desktop from anywhere with using your email address. If you love to google chrome then chrome remote desktop extension will solve half your problem, after using this chrome remote you don’t have to install any other software you can easily operate your PC from Mobile by the just app.

Moreover, it’s a free chrome extension which provides full control of desktop whenever the device is connected to internet, and the best thing there is no limitation you can easily use this as for commercial as well as non-commercial purpose, So if you are looking for easy to set up without any software and free to use then chrome remote desktop is one of the best option you can choose.

chrome remote desktop

How to Setup Chrome Remote Desktop

  • Chrome remote desktop is work on Chrome Browser, so First, you have to install the chrome extension named as chrome remote desktop.
  • After installation of extension open the extension from the google chrome apps where you see my computer option.
  • One more application you want to install chrome remote host which is automatic you just click on install.
  • After that Turn On the option enables remote connection.
  • Note: Make sure you are using the same email address on both computers as well on the smartphone.
  • Then it will ask to enter the pin for secure remote connection and here you go.
  • You have done all the steps, now just go to the smartphone and install the application named remote desktop from Play store.
  • After you will see the option of your computer on the smartphone dashboard just enter the pin and connect.

What I Liked Most

  • One time setup without any third-party software
  • Fast and smooth to remotely control pc.

What I Don’t Like

  • No File sharing option
  • No advanced features like a meeting or more.

3. Microsoft Remote Desktop

Microsoft Remote Desktop is another remote access tool that is able to remote your PC with just simply entering the computer IP address and name, so if you are looking for another without software installation remote desktop tool then this one is second best for you.

Moreover Microsoft Remote desktop only works with the Windows PC and it is really worth it to give a high-quality live screening in the android, Apart from that it comes with normal features like sharing clipboard, but if you want secure and inbuilt remote control option then this one is really great you can use it for free with easy to operate option, majorly recommend for colleges and personal use.

How to Setup the Microsoft Remote Desktop

  • To access the remote desktop you just need an app to install on your smartphone.
  • Install Microsoft remote desktop from the play store
  • After installing open it and on the right top plus (+) option click on it and now choose desktop.
  • Now it will ask some detail of computer that you gonna operate with mobile
  • Enter the IP address from the computer if you don’t find it go to the start button and write cmd.
  • In cmd just type ipconfig and hit enter.
  • Their Ipv4 option is shown that is your IP address and make sure before entering ipconfig your pc is connected with the internet connection.
  • Now just go to the app and enter the asking detail and remote your pc.

What I Liked Most

  • Inbuilt features are the safest one
  • Simple and fast to set up mobile
  • Multi-touch features
  • Free of Cost
  • Great screening video quality

What I Don’t Like

  • Only Available in the windows system
  • No more advanced features like team viewer

4. VNC Viewer

Virtual network computing (VNC)  is another most popular remote desktop control tool through which you can fastly connect and remote your desktop effectively using internet connection, moreover, VNC comes in free version for noncommercial purpose in that you can easily operate 5 desktop computer and for business purpose, there is subscription plan that you have to buy, in which your limit is extended.

Apart from that If I talk about security then VNC comes with a plethora of inbuilt security and online help so you don’t have to worry about that. So if you are planning to use VNC viewer then no doubt it the best option to choose and operate your Linux, Mac, Windows PC freely.

Vnc remote control app

How to Setup VNC Viewer

  • Firstly you want to install the application from the play store
  • After installing the application log in into the account in the PC as well as in android.
  • Below the right side, corner clicks on the plus option and add a new connection.
  • Enter the IP address and computer name and click on create.
  • After that, it will show on your desktop and start screening.

What I Liked Most

  • You can use it in every PC system like Mac, Windows, Linux and many more.
  • A more secure and strong connection
  • Supports Bluetooth connection of devices like keyboards, mic.

What I Don’t Like

  • Not having a file sharing option
  • Less featured

5. Splashtop

Splashtop is another most popular software in the way of remote control desktop which comes with the premium options, starting from $5/month. Where you will get lots of great features to control or share files through PC flawlessly, moreover if I talked about its security then it used the most secure system SSL/AES-256 encryption method which sends your data into secure packets.

If you are looking for premium remote desktop software then Splashtop is the best option, that has great UI, Secured System and fastest remote control as possible.

Splashtop remote control app

How to Setup Splashtop

  • For using Splashtop you have to log in the trial period and start.
  • Just go to the website of Splashtop and log in there.
  • For Android, there is an app of Splashtop install it and you can easily remote you pc from android for a certain period of time.

What I Liked Most

  • Contains lots of features
  • Availability for Windows and Mac not for Linux and raspberry pi.
  • The more secure connection than others
  • Perfectly built for business purposes.
  • Having excellent Quality.

What I Don’t Like

  • Not Having Free Version
  • Not for all platform
  • You will not afford for personal use.

Wrapping Up: Best Free Android Apps To Remote Control PC

Remote control your pc is all the easy and interesting technique with the 5 best remote access pc software and apps you can control your pc from anywhere and send a file with the secure network.

If you ask me what’s my favorite app then I recommend and go through chrome remote desktop because of there hidden and one time install feature. No need to set up every time or entering a password like a team Viewer.

Which one you are going to use to remote control your PC feel free to comment below!

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