Remote control

How to work with remote desktop connections from Windows and other operating systems. How to remote control computers and devices like smartphones, tablets, and so on.

Provide remote support to Windows 10 users with Windows Remote Assistance

There aren't many people who know about Windows Remote Assistance and how to use it to provide remote technical support to other Windows 10 users Therefore, in this tutorial, we're going to cover this tool in detail It's an app that works smoothly for quick assist sessions and does...

How to use the Microsoft Remote Desktop app to connect to remote PCs

The Microsoft Remote Desktop client is a free Windows 10 app, available through the Microsoft Store, useful when you need remote access to another Windows computer or device This universal remote desktop client works both with devices available in your network and devices with...

How to remote access Windows 10 from Mac

To remote access Windows 10 from Mac, you can use the Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 app With it, computers running Windows 10 Professional or Enterprise can be controlled remotely through the Remote Desktop protocol This allows a remote user using macOS to log in to the Windows 10...

How to enable Remote Desktop in Windows 10 (or Windows 7)

Remote Desktop connections allow you to connect to a PC or device through the internet or a local network When you are connecting to a Windows 10 or Windows 7 PC, you see that computer's desktop, and you can access its apps, files, and folders as if you were sitting in front of its...

How to remote control your Windows PC from Android, using Unified Remote

Picture this: you come home after a day's work, and you want to read a book while listening to your favorite music You power up your computer, launch your favorite media player, load your music playlist and throw yourself in bed, book in hand You start reading, but only a few...

Connect to a Windows PC from Ubuntu using Remote Desktop Connection

One useful feature of Windows is that you can connect to your desktop from another location to remotely manage your computer Fortunately, major Linux distributions also offer this feature and Ubuntu is one of them If you want to connect to your Windows computers from Ubuntu...

How to use Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) to connect to a Windows PC

If you are running a Windows-based computer or similar device, you can connect to another one using Remote Desktop Connection This application uses the RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) to allow you to use all the resources of the host machine through your PC's display In other words,...

How to use the TeamViewer: Remote Control app for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile

How many times have you been in the situation when your computer stopped working properly, and the only person who could solve your problems is very far from you Well, that person can still save you using the TeamViewer: Remote Control app, available in the Store for Windows users...

Cast media from a web page in Microsoft Edge to a wireless display with Miracast

Apple has AirPlay and Google has Chromecast But what does Microsoft have Miracast, of course, which is a multiplatform standard - a technology which anybody can use and implement in the hardware they build and in the software they develop With Windows 10, Microsoft embraced Miracast...

How to wirelessly project to a TV or monitor from Android, using Miracast

Miracast is a great piece of technology, one that, at times, it can ease your life a lot Whether it's because you need to make a presentation and the fastest way you can do it is project your device's screen to a Miracast enabled projector, or because you want to watch a movie you...

Simple questions: What is Miracast and how do you use it?

At first there was the HDMI! Well, not really, but HDMI has been the main way of transmitting video and sound from a device to an external TV or monitor for more than a decade now However, starting a few years back, a new contender has appeared and its name is Miracast - a...

How to project to a TV or monitor from Windows 10, using Miracast

Miracast is a wireless technology that your Windows 10 devices can use to project their screens to TVs, projectors, displays and streaming media players that support this technology However, if your TV or monitor doesn't offer Miracast, you can purchase a Miracast dongle like the...

How to project to a TV or monitor from Windows 10 Mobile, using Miracast

Did you know that Windows 10 Mobile offers native support for the Miracast technology What does this mean Well… you can use your smartphone with Windows 10 Mobile to project a presentation, a game, a movie or anything you wish to just about any TV, display or projector that has...

4+ Free Tools for Making Remote Connections from Macs to Windows PCs

When I was asked to update our 2010 article about connecting remotely to a PC from a Mac, I thought it would be a fairly simple task However, since that article was written, Microsoft has dropped support for their Remote Desktop Connection software for Macs While there are anecdotal...