Our bulky computers are gradually being replaced by pocket size smartphones since we can do almost everything with smartphones without ever accessing our computers. But till date we cannot deny the fact that computers are not completely replaceable by smartphones. This why it is a common phenomenon when we require a file from our computer urgently.
Though there are lots of methods to access a file from your computer, but if you do not want someone to access your computer, or if there is no one available then there are ways how you can access your computer using a smartphone. In this article we will discuss how you can Access computer from iPhone and Android without putting much effort.
Using Google Chrome:
Google chrome is the most commonly used Web browser for all the platforms. If you are having Google chrome installed on all your devices then you will be surprised to know it is just a google chrome extension which can give you the functionality to access your desktop from any device. Here is the procedure to do this.
- First of all, you need to have an extension of chrome remote desktop and you can get it from here.
- After installing this extension on your computer, you need to click on the launch app and login with a google account.
- Once you are logged in you will see a button to share your desktop. By clicking on it your computer will generate a code.
- Now install the application of Chrome remote desktop on your Android or iOS device. Here are the links.
iOS , Android.
- Download and install the application from the given links and then open it. It will ask for your google credentials. Login with the same google account which you have used to login on the desktop.
- Once you are logged in you can get connected to your desktop using the same code displayed on the screen of your desktop.
- As soon as you will enter the code on your Android or iOS device you will be able to access your Desktop.3
This is how you can access computer from iPhone or Android device. If you do not want to use Google chrome for this purpose then Teamviewer can also work for you. Here is the procedure to use team viewers to access PC from Android and iOS device.
- Procedure is more or less similar but this time you need to install an individual application instead of a browser extension. You can install TeamViewer free app for the personal use from the given link.
- Install TeamViewer application for your smartphone from the given links.
- Once you are done with the installation of app on both the devices you can open TeamViewer on your computer and then you can enter the code to access computer from phone.
That’s it you can now control your computer from your smartphone. Access your important files and move them to your smartphone.