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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by lilbballer27, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. lilbballer27

    lilbballer27 Well-Known Member
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    Is there any apps that I can install on my phone to control my pc? I have the gmote one now that will let me connect to my computer and play a movie, but are there any apps that will give you full function of using your computer from your phone?
     

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  2. ckali7

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    Phone my pc rocks......Can't remote login yet if you have to log in but they're working on a patch for that. Best one I've found for remote pc access
     
  3. jae_63

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    I have begged the author of Salling Clicker, which IMO is the best remote-control app out there, to release an Android version, even if it has to be TCP/IP only (no Bluetooth support). So far, no luck. You can try posting to his website, e.g. on this thread:
    Salling Software Forums :: View topic - Android

    Also see my half-baked ideas for a workaround, if we had a good MIDP emulator on Android:
    Salling Software Forums :: View topic - Salling Clicker Support for the G1

    Jonas Salling's resistance to Android support is largely based upon the poor Bluetooth support in Android. I'm not 100% clear as to whether Bluetooth OBEX is supported in Android 2.1. I'm also not sure if this is the functionality that Salling Clicker requires.
     
  4. Ra21V12eN

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    I personally use LogMeIn for all of my computers + family computers. They are currently in Beta for LogMeIn Ignition for Android.

    Haven't used it yet, but will be doing so soon.

    Chris
     
  5. bkratzer83

    bkratzer83 Well-Known Member
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    i control my pc with gmote it has mouse and keyboard functions
     
  6. lilbballer27

    lilbballer27 Well-Known Member
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    Really? I haven't seen that. where do you access that at?
     
  7. razorclose

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    any way to do the reverse, so that if i want to, i can type text messages through my computer onto the phone?
     
  8. acslam

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  9. PDANet
     
  10. bkratzer83

    bkratzer83 Well-Known Member
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    Hit the menu and select touchpad

    Sent from my Eris using Tapatalk
     
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  11. tschinke

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    I use Droid PhoneControl to control Mouse and Keyboard.
     
  12. Ra21V12eN

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    Just an update...

    I've officially tried using the LogMeIn Beta app and was able to fully control my computers in my list of computers. The screen is a bit small, but in case of an emergency, you have the control you need.

    I wouldn't do it all the time, but if there was something I needed from a home computer and had to have it right that second, I'd use it.
     
  13. jayochs

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    i'd love to try it but the beta is closed :(
     

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