There is no distance that can separate you from your computer if you use AnyDesk, the remote control app that allows you to use your phone to manage your PC. Surely this function reminds you of other softwares we have talked about on other occasions, such as TeamViewer, ideal for remotely controlling devices.
Returning to AnyDesk, it is a free program for personal use that allows you to connect your mobile and your computer in a few seconds. Next, we will teach you how to configure and install AnyDesk to use your PC from your mobile, regardless of the distance that separates them.
AnyDesk: how to use your PC from your mobile phone where you are
No matter If you use Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android or iOS, AnyDesk is compatible With all these systems. No one can interfere in the connection between your mobile and computer, since the program promises extreme security. Knowing this data, we will begin the installation and configuration process of AnyDesk.
To start, you must download AnyDesk both on your computer and on your mobile phone. In the first case, it is an executable file that does not need installation.
Open the program on both devices. Then in the ?Remote address? section on your mobile enter the number which appears on the left on the computer screen, just below ?This work team?.
By doing so, a new screen will open on your PC that ask you permission to make the connection. Accept the request and you can see the computer screen on your mobile. We recommend using the mobile horizontal mode to control the PC, it is more comfortable as it is a smaller screen.
Once the connection is made, you just have to make sure that the devices maintain stable internet access to continue controlling the computer from the mobile. AnyDesk is ideal for companies where employees must often work with teams of other colleagues. Thus, it is not necessary to get up from the chair to use other computers, they can do so by connecting to them with their mobile.
As we initially stated, AnyDesk does not pose a threat to security, since uses TLS 1.2 encryption and 4096 bit RSA key exchange. In addition, the program works with minimal latency and allows immediate file transfer. After connecting the computer to the mobile phone to control it from there, see a button with a square and an arrow on the right side of the screen.
AnyDesk works with low latency and will not cost you anything if it is for personal use
When pressed on this button, a menu of actions will be displayed that will allow you to interact with your computer. First, the top option -represented by the icon of a wrench- gives you access to session settings. From this section you can configure the data input, presentation and sound.
Secondly, the keyboard button and mouse are used to configure the controls that replace those computer accessories. The first option of this section opens a keyboard with the keys F, start, enter, Esc, cursors, etc; the second displays the keyboard configured on your mobile; and the third activates a mouse with very specific functions.
The most interesting option of the keyboard and mouse menu is the last one, which enables very simple controls that make it easy for you to control your computer from your mobile. In this case, a touch is the screen is a click, a long touch is the right click, and a touch and long touch is used to select. In addition, moving your finger across the screen moves the cursor, while you will have to slide with three fingers to move up or down the page.
In the middle of the options menu we find the button on the screen, which is used to choose which of all the connected devices you want to control. Fourth, the flash option allows you to transfer documents or take screenshots, among other actions. Finally, the X in red is the button that you must select to end the connection.
How to control your mobile from the PC with AnyDesk
AnyDesk is a great tool to control your computer remotely, but also to do the same with your phone when you don't have it on hand. In this case, only debers Enter the mobile address in the ?Other job? section of your PC. In doing so, you will have to confirm in the terminal that you access that connection and grant all necessary permissions.
After that step, see the mobile screen on the computer, and the mouse will become the finger with which you can control the phone. A click is like a touch on the screen, while to go back you must press the Esc key. For lateral scrolling between screens, in the apps menu, for example, you must hold the mouse and slide to the side that wish. As you can see in the image below, AnyDesk makes it easy to locate the cursor with a blue circle.
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In short, AnyDesk is a great application to control your computer from your mobile anytime, anywhere. Low latency, file transfer and price are big points in favor that make it stand out in front of others like Remote Desktop, one of the many Google apps.
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