Google launches Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android

Chrome Remote Desktop Android appIn addition to the Google Camera app, the search giant has also released the Chrome Remote Desktop Android app in Google Play. The app allows the consumers to remotely connect with their computers using Chrome Remote Desktop app.

“Since 2011, Chrome Remote Desktop has let you remotely access your machine from another laptop or computer in a free, easy and secure way. And now, with the release of the Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android, we’re making it possible for you to do the same thing from your Android device,” noted Husain Bengali, Remotely Controlled Product Manager in a blog post.

To work, the Chrome Remote Desktop Android app first needs the computers to be set-up for remote access using Chrome Remote Desktop app on Chrome browser. The computer client can be grabbed from Chrome Web Store using this link. Once set-up, the users will be able to connect to the remote machines from their Android devices using the Android app.

This is a pretty straight-forward and easy to use app and free. So, next time, you wish to access your home computer on the go, Chrome Remote Desktop is the app for you.

App description from Google Play

  • Securely access your computers from your Android device.
  • On each of your computers, set up remote access using the Chrome Remote Desktop app from Chrome Web Store. On your Android device, open the app and tap on any of your online computers to connect.

Download Chrome Remote Desktop from Google Play


Post Author: Gaurav Shukla

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1 thought on “Google launches Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android

    NuttyCloud

    (April 17, 2014 - 10:12 am)

    Wow, this is really a wonderful feature from Google, let me try this today from my S4 and thanks for sharing new updates every day Gaurav – NuttyCloud Team

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