Nobody Told You About Control Computer With Your Smartphone.
It is very interesting to control your PC with your smartphone especially if you are lazy. Now I came here with a new technique with which you can control your Computer with your smartphone. To do this now I am going to use Unified Remote. It will not matter which smartphone you have. It is compatible with all smartphones (Android, iPhone, Windows phone).
Unified Remote is a remote control app that enables you to use your smartphone as a mouse and keyboard to control your computer remotely. This means you can use your smartphone to change a music track, open files in your system, control your trackball and many more features. This is a cross-Platform software which means it is compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux, and Raspberry Pi and Arduino
Requirements to use Unified Remote:
1) Internet Connection is mandatory to use Unified Remote.
2) Computer and Android devices should be connected to the same WiFi network ( Internet Connection ).
How to set Unified Remote in your Computer.
It is very simple to install the Unified Remote in Computer. To use Unified Remote you have to first install Server in Computer.
Unified Remote Server:
You can download and install the Unified Remote Server from Unified Remote Website as per your operating system (Windows, Mac, Linux or and Raspberry Pi and Arduino). Raspberry Pi and Arduino)
Once installed Unified Remote runs in the background automatically, there is no need for any additional setup. After installation, you can see a small icon appears in the notification bar. If it does not show you can search it in the menu to run manually.
Install Unified Server in your Smartphone.
Once you have installed the Unified Server in your computer you have to install Unified Server in your Smartphone. You can download and install Unified Remote Server for Android, iPhone or Windows phone. Make sure your Smartphone and the computer to be monitored are connected to the same Internet connection.
Below are the screenshots explaining how to install Unified Server in Android phones.
Once you have installed Remote Server in your Android open the app. once you open the app it will ask to sign in with an email account.
After you have successfully signed with any of your email account. You will get the main menu of the Unified Remote. Click the menu on the top left corner of the screen. And tap on Server. This will show you the computers connected to your Wifi on which servers are installed. You can select the computer you want to control.
If you do not have Wifi Network you can create a wifi hotspot on your smartphone and connect the computer to it.
Now you are ready to start controlling your computer with your smartphone.
Now Use your Smartphone to control your Computer Completely.
To control a computer you will get different options on the phone. This indicates different features that you can control these are described in detail as below.
Basic Input: Use a Smartphone as Mouse and Keyboard:
This option will allow you to use your smartphone as a mouse and keyboard. Click on Basic Input this gives you a white screen with some instructions as shown in the picture below. This allows you to use your smartphone as a mouse.
To use a keyboard click on a small keyboard symbol on the bottom left corner. This pops up a keyboard on the screen of your smartphone to control the keyboard of your computer.
Use your Android phone to manage files in your computer
With this you can access all the files, folders and drives on your computer. This allows you to move copy delete files with in the computer. Please note you cannot transfer files from computer to your phone or vice-versa.
Media allows you to control or change music tracks, play/pause or stop music tracks on the computer and control the volume of the computer.
Power is another handy remote. This allows you to restart, shutdown, log off, lock, sleep, wake on LAN, hibernate, abort.
The above-given instructions are a part of free software. However if you purchase the full version you can access many other great features of this app such as control browser, players and many more.
I hope the above information will help you to control your computer with your smartphone. If you are facing any issue in using this feel free to reach us at [email protected]