LG brings app for smartphone control from PC via bluetooth




LG brings an app to control smartphones via Bluetooth from a PC. It is possible to input via the keyboard of the PC text and allows users things they copied from your PC to paste into apps on the phone.

The feature works via an app on your phone and a related program on the PC to set up the connection. LG says VPInput work on the G4, and G5 V10, leaving only recent high-end phones are eligible to run the application.

The connection is via Bluetooth, after which it is possible with the input devices to the PC, such as the keyboard and mouse to take control of the phone. It is possible for example to launch apps via shortcuts on the keyboard of the PC to stick the phone, text that users copy from Windows applications using ctrl-c / ctrl-v and screenshots of the phone to display directly on your PC -screen. In order to operate the function, the PC has obviously need a bluetooth connection, warns the manufacturer.

It is the first time that LG offers such a feature, although there are already more programs that do the same. Competitor Samsung, for instance, Side View that enables such functions. It is unknown why other LG devices, such as recent midrange models are not compatible: All LG smartphones have Bluetooth on board.


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