Google released Chrome Remote Desktop app to remotely control a PC with your iPhone and iPad




IOS-device users can now remotely log on your desktop computer at home and access files located on it, using a new application Chrome Remote Desktop. The client is compatible with the iPhone and iPad operating system iOS 7 and above.


The service is available to users of browser Google Chrome, as well as the owners of laptops on the platform Chrome OS. As a first step to get mobile access you need to install the application assistant Chrome Remote Desktop from the store Chrome Web Store to your desktop. This application is installed as an extension of Google Chrome browser or operating system Chrome OS. Next you need to download free mobile client and select the name of the computer to gain remote access to files and folders.

Since 2011, Google has a similar service operates Chrome Remote Desktop, which differs from the new that allows you to remotely access your home PC from another PC or laptop. Application for iOS provides the opportunity to use the same function with the iPhone and iPad.

Last year, a similar service Workspaces released the company Amazon, but its product is aimed at corporate clients. The service allows you to access your work computer from any mobile or desktop devices, including Mac, iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire or Android-gadgets.


In the market there are a few similar services for personal use – for example, TeamViewer – but they have not yet gained widespread popularity. At the same time, Google Chrome set to 40% of the computers in the world, the data show StatCounter, and Google’s original service may be attractive to users.

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