How to Use Chrome Remote Desktop on Phone or Tablet

Introduction

Chrome Remote Desktop provides a simple, easy, and quick way to access your desktop computer while on-the-go with your smartphone or tablet, or simply allows you to display your desktop's screen on your smartphone or tablet.
Before You Begin:
You must have a Google Account set up
You must have Chrome Remote Desktop installed
Chrome Remote Desktop

1 OS Choice

To continue, we need to know what Operating System your smartphone or tablet has.

There are 2 main Operating Systems for smartphones currently available, Android and iOS.

Android Smartphone
Android smartphones are produced by multiple companies, such as Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony, Nokia, Lenovo, and HTC.Android Home Screen
iOS Smartphone
Apple is the only company that makes iOS smartphones.iOS Home Screen

? What Operating System do you have on your phone or tablet?

  1. Android
  2. iOS

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Chrome Remote Desktop provides a simple, easy, and quick way to access your desktop computer while on-the-go with your smartphone or tablet, or simply allows you to display your desktop's screen on your smartphone or tablet.
Before You Begin:
You must have a Google Account set up
You must have Chrome Remote Desktop installed
Chrome Remote Desktop

To continue, we need to know what Operating System your smartphone or tablet has.

There are 2 main Operating Systems for smartphones currently available, Android and iOS.

Android Smartphone
Android smartphones are produced by multiple companies, such as Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony, Nokia, Lenovo, and HTC.Android Home Screen
iOS Smartphone
Apple is the only company that makes iOS smartphones.iOS Home Screen

Connect To Remote Computer

  1. Open Chrome Remote Desktop and select the computer you'd like to connect to.
    Chrome Remote Desktop
    Chrome Remote Desktop with computer highlighted.
  2. Enter the PIN you've setup on your computer, then select Connect.
    Authentication prompt with PIN and Connect highlighted.
  3. From here, you can use your desktop computer via your phone's screen.

Disconnect From Remote Computer

  1. Swipe down from the top to open the menu bar.
    Chrome Remote Desktop menu bar with arrow indicating to swipe down.
  2. Select the Menu, then Disconnect.
    Menu
    Menu with Disconnect highlighted.

Connect To Remote Computer

  1. Open Chrome Remote Desktop and select the computer you'd like to connect to.
    Chrome Remote Desktop
    Chrome Remote Desktop with Remote Computer highlighted.
  2. Enter your PIN, and select the arrow.
    PIN Prompt with PIN and Return highlighted.
  3. From here, you can use your desktop computer via your phone's screen.

Disconnect From Remote Computer

  1. Select the Menu in the bottom-right corner, then select Disconnect.
    Menu Icon
    Remote Connection Menu with Disconnect highlighted.
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