How to access your PC or Mac on your iPhone or iPad

Remote desktop apps make Remote access to your PC or MAC easy from anywhere. Just recently, Google released the ‘Chrome Remote Desktop iOS app’ for use on iPhone or iPad.

The app is free and secure, here’s a guide on how to get the app to work for you:

STEP 1: Download and install Chrome Remote Desktop on your iPhone or iPad (download link).

STEP 2: Install Chrome on your desktop, and then install this extension by clicking the blue Free button > Add.

STEP 3: After installing the extension, you should see the Chrome Remote Desktop icon in Chrome’s app launcher. Click on it.

STEP 4: Authorize the app with your Google account.

STEP 5: At this point, you’ll have to enable remote access to your computer by Clicking on Enable remote connections

STEP 6: 
You’ll be required to install a “dmg” file for Mac, and a “.exe” installer for Windows. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.

STEP 7: You will be asked to set a PIN, so enter and confirm it, and click ok.

STEP 8: If you are on a Mac, System Preferences should open, and you’ll again have to enter your PIN. (If the text field isn’t editable click on the lock icon at the bottom left.)

STEP 9: After the setup on your computer is complete, open Chrome Remote Desktop on your iPhone or iPad, and sign in to your Google account.

STEP 10: You should now see your Mac or PC listed. Click on it, and enter your PIN to start the connection.

That concludes it. You should be connected to your Mac or PC on your iPhone or iPad by now.

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