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2 free applications to control your computer via your smartphone

In addition to being used for a professional presentation, remote access also makes your life at home easier.

For more everyday convenience, know that there are several techniques, including dedicated applications, which allow you to control different devices simply from your smartphone.

Thus, you will no longer need to bother to restart a series paused or close an unwelcome pop-up window.

Now, here's how to take control of your remote PC with your smartphone, thanks to the free PC Remote and Remote Mouse apps.

We carried out this tutorial via an iPhone, the process is the same under Android.

Control your computer with the PC Remote app

To control your PC using your smartphone, you must download PC Remote on your phone (iOS / Android) and its twin PC Remote Receiver software on your Windows. After configuring the latter:

  • Open PC Remote on your smartphone.
  • At the bottom of the screen, click Connect.

Make sure your computer and iOS are connected to the same internet network.

  • Select the pairing mode: Bluetooth, Wireless, coded QR and wired with cable USB.
  • Under Local PC, choose your device.

You can now use your mobile phone as a remote control and control your Windows by surfing the interface of your application.

Control your computer with the Remote Mouse app

Remote Mouse also allows you to give the role of mouse to your smartphone. It is available as a free download from the Apple Store and Google Play, but includes integrated purchases.

Before you can use it, it is essential that you install, upstream, the Remote Mouse software compatible with Windows.

Once it's installed, go to your app store and download Remote Mouse. Then follow the steps below:

  • Launch the application Remote mouse.

Make sure your computer and iOS are connected to the same internet network.

  • At the top of the home screen, tap Not connected to detect your Windows.
  • Select your PC.

now, to steer it, touch the screen and tap the three squares as if you were using the controls of a standard mouse.

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