HOW TO USE REMOTE DESKTOP APP TO CONNECT TO A PC ON WINDOWS 10

Do you need to lớn remotely access and control another PC? Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection tool can help you get it done. Here's how to lớn set it up on every device in the house.


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First, you or someone else must physically sign into the PC you want lớn remotely access. Enable Remote Desktop on this computer by openingSettings > System > Remote Desktop. Turn on the switch next to lớn Enable Remote Desktop. Click Confirm to enable the setting.

By default, the options to lớn keep your PC awake for connections when plugged in và make your PC discoverable on private networks should both be enabled. To lớn view or modify either option, click the appropriate Show settings link. However, you can leave both options enabled at this point. Instead,click the Advanced Settings link.

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Check the box next to lớn Require computers khổng lồ use Network màn chơi Authentication (NLA) khổng lồ connect. NLA adds tighter security for remote connections over the same network as users must be authenticated before gaining access to lớn the remote PC.

Assuming you"re connecting lớn a computer on the same network, you can ignore the External connections section. The section for Remote Desktop port shows the mặc định port to lớn listen for & accept a remote connection.

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By default, any user who has an administrative account on the remote PC can access it.Assuming you"re using a Microsoft tài khoản to sign into Windows, and your tài khoản has administrative rights, your best bet is khổng lồ simply use that trương mục to sign in remotely.

If you want khổng lồ grant remote access to lớn a different account, return to the previous screen and click Select users that can remotely access this PC at the bottom of the screen. Click Add and enter the username for that account.

Finally, make note of the name of this computer as you"ll need it to log in remotely. If you wish to lớn change the computer name lớn something easier khổng lồ remember, follow these steps. Close the Remote Desktop settings screen when you"re finished.

Connect to a Remote PC from Windows

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Now let"s say you want to connect lớn this remote PC from your current computer at home. You can launch the Remote Desktop Connection tool in Windows 10 from the Windows Accessories folder in the Start menu. Click the Remote Desktop Connection entry.

The process is different for older versions of the OS. In Windows 8.1, press Win key + S to lớn launch the search tool, then type “windows remote desktop” & click the result. In Windows 7, click the Start button, open the Accessories folder, & select the Remote Desktop Connection shortcut.

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At the RDC window, type the name or IP address of the remote PC in the Computer field. Click the Show Options button và type the username of the trương mục you"ll use to lớn log in. If you wish to save your credentials so you don’t need lớn enter them each time, kiểm tra the box next khổng lồ Allow me to save credentials and click Connect.

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Enter your password at the credentials window. Kiểm tra the Remember Me box if you don"t want to enter your password each time you use this account. Click OK. You may receive a message saying that the identity of the remote computer cannot be verified. Kiểm tra the box for Don"t ask me again for connections to lớn this computer & click Yes.

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You should now connect to the remote computer so you can run applications, work with files, & perform other tasks.At the đứng đầu of the screen is a xanh connection bar with various options. You can sạc the bar in place and kiểm tra the connection speed with the icons on the left side. Those on the right let you minimizethe remote window to lớn the taskbar, change the window size, và terminate the remote session.

Adjust Remote Desktop Settings

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From the setup screen for Remote Desktop Connection, you can tweak several of the tool"s settings. Under the General tab, you can save the settings for this remote session khổng lồ an RDP file & then copy that tệp tin to another computer to transfer those settings.The Display tab allows you lớn change the form size and color depth of the remote window.

Under Local Resources, you can configure audio settings, choose when lớn apply Windows key combinations, và select which local resources you want lớn use during a remote session. You can also manually adjust the connection speed to control performance under the Experience tab and set the default action for server authentication by clicking the Advanced tab.

Use the Remote Desktop app for Windows 10

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As an alternative to lớn the built-in Remote Desktop Connection tool, you can use the Microsoft Remote Desktop phầm mềm in Windows 10. Install the phầm mềm from the Microsoft Store and launch it. Click the Add button và select PCs to set up a connection.

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Type the name of the computer to which you want khổng lồ connect. If you want to be asked for the username & password each time, leave the User trương mục field as is. Otherwise, click the + sign next to User account and enter the username, password, & display name. You can also add display name, which will serve as an trương mục nickname. Click Save.

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Double-click the icon for the remote PC to connect khổng lồ it. At the certificate screen, kiểm tra the box next to lớn Don"t ask about this certificate again, then click Connect.

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You"re now connected to lớn the remote PC. Instead of a xanh bar on đứng đầu of the screen, the Remote Desktop ứng dụng uses a đen panel on the side of the screen.

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The magnifier icon at the top zooms in and out, while the ellipsis icon switches between full screen and windowed mode. Click the ellipsis icon and then select Disconnect to end the connection.

Connect to a PC from a Mac

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You can connect lớn a remote computer from a Mac if you install the Microsoft Remote Desktop ứng dụng from the Mac tiện ích Store. Launch the app and grant the necessary permissions. Click the Add PC button, then enter the PC name or IP address.

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If you type the PC name, you need lớn enter the fully-qualified tên miền name. In the case of an individual PC, địa chỉ .local khổng lồ the over of the name, as in WINPC.local. For User Account, choose whether to keep the option set khổng lồ Ask when required, or enter your username & password at this point so you don’t have lớn enter them each time. When finished, click Add.

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Click the icon for the remote computer khổng lồ connect. Move your cursor to the vị trí cao nhất of the screen to display the menu bar for the remote desktop app. From the Window menu, you can change the size of the window & close the connection.

Connect lớn a PC From Your iPhone or iPad

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You can connect lớn a remote PC from an iPhone or ipad by installing the Microsoft Remote Desktop phầm mềm from the phầm mềm Store. Launch the app và give it thenecessary permissions, then tap the + button & select Add PC.

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At the next window, enter the PC name or IP address of the computer that you want khổng lồ access. If you use the PC name, you need to enter the fully-qualified domain name name. For an individual PC, that means adding .local khổng lồ the over of its name.

Enter your user account. Under General, you can create a friendly name for the connection and enable other settings. Tap Save, then select the desktop icon to connect to lớn the computer.

From the Credentials screen, enter your password and then turn on the switch next lớn Store username và password if you don"t want to lớn enter them each time. Tap Done. At the authentication window, turn on the switch for Don"t ask me again for connection lớn this PC. Tap Accept, and you"re connected.

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There should be a small toolbar with several icons at the top of the screen. Tap the magnifying glass to zoom in và out. The middle icontakes you back to the main screen for the phầm mềm without closing your current session. Select the keyboard icon to lớn pull up the device"s keyboard.

Connect lớn a PC From an app android Device

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Connect khổng lồ a Windows PC from an app android phone or tablet by downloading theMicrosoft Remote Desktop app from Google Play. Open the app and accept the agreement. Tap the + icon to địa chỉ cửa hàng a connection and select Add PC.

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If you"re near the remote PC, you can scan for it wirelessly. Otherwise, địa chỉ cửa hàng it manually. Type the PC name và username. Include any additional options, then click Save.

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Tap the icon to connect to that PC. Enter your password and kiểm tra the box next khổng lồ Store username and password, then tap Connect. At the certificate verification screen, check the box for Never ask again for connections lớn this PC và click Connect.

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You"re now connected. At the đứng top of the screen is a small toolbar with buttons lớn zoom in and out, xuất hiện the device’s keyboard, or xuất hiện additional options from side panels. From here, you can start a new connection, kết thúc the current one, go back to lớn the home screen, and switch between touch và mouse pointer. Tap the X in the upper-left corner khổng lồ disconnect.


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