Best Apps To Control Windows PC From Android Smartphone
Wouldn’t that be amazing, if you can control Windows PC from android smartphones by using any control app? With such apps, you don’t need to mess with the keyboard or touch-pad and you can control music, surf web browser, and control features. Any Windows PC and Android Smartphone, equipped with Wi-Fi or Bluetooth facility, make this controlling feature very feasible. Such apps, available on Google play, control and set up Windows PC/ laptop by using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connection. We are giving information regarding 2 apps which can control Windows PC from Android Smartphones. Here go the details.
1.Windows 8 Controller
This app has the ability to control Windows 8 machine by using android smartphone through Wi-Fi tethering. Windows 8 controller has the unique ability to use Windows 8 multi-touch gestures as though you are using a Windows 8 powered tablet.
To witness this unique ability you must install Windows 8 controller server app on the Windows 8 machine and Windows 8 Controller app on your android phone. After completing the download process, what you need to do is just open this app on a smartphone. Open Windows 8 controller server app on the Windows 8 machine simultaneously. Now you must set up a connection by adopting automatic or manual connection mechanism. You need to use Wi-Fi tethering to set up such connection.
Through this app, you can enjoy plenty of Windows 8 shortcuts such as Start screen, Windows charm, search settings, ability to open Desktop, search files, open or close app, quickly control the volume of your PC/laptop and many more. Moreover, you can also use another shortcut like control panel, open computer, settings, calculator, task manager and many more. In just a single touch, you can search on Google, open Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. With Pro version, you will able to use power control functions such as shutdown, sleep, hibernate the machine, lock, restart and log off.
Use of features –
This app has add group feature which lets users add custom tiles with their favorite features. This app gives support to all touch multi-touch gestures such as swipe from top to close, swipe to the left or right, pinch app. Furthermore, you can use the file manager to browser controls for IE and view files. Chrome and Firefox give facility to browse the internet on your machine with ease. It is very effective to use windows media player, Netflix, Spotify, Youtube, Winamp and VLC controller while streaming media content wirelessly on Windows 8 powered machine by using a smartphone. It also provides you a tilt feature through which you can go forward and backward in a web browser. It becomes very hassle-free to control your Window 8 machine mouse and keyboard with a virtual keyboard and mouse control. This app has auto connect feature and is very easy to use.
2.WIN- Remote Control
This app is the ultimate one to control your Windows machine by using an Android smartphone. That controlling process is achieved by establishing a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connection.
To start the process you need to install WIN Remote Control app on smartphone and server on a windows machine. In the next step, you need to open the server and the app. Now establish a connection between them by using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth tethering. This process will enable you to control all the popular features of Windows laptop or PC wirelessly by using a smartphone.
The best use of this app is as a remote desktop to get a remote view of your windows laptop and PC. With the help of this app, you can control the music on windows machine by using a smartphone. You can also open apps such as VLC, Windows media player and many more.
Features’ use –
This app has the inbuilt file manager which lets you stream files, upload & download and open them quickly. By using your smartphone you can view photos and open the image viewers such as Picasa remotely. You can also perform any complex task by inbuilt controls for keyboard and mouse of this app. It is also equipped with browser controls with effective quick buttons to zoom, add tabs, close tab, search and fill address bar. WIN Remote control app provides you with a remote market which lets the user install other remote apps from the market place. It also has a presentation feature which gives you effective control over PowerPoint slide shows, presentations and PDF files.
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