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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Scamp, Nov 9, 2008.

  1. Scamp

    Scamp Active Member
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    Has anyone tried a remote desktop application like VNC (which can work from a browser window) to control a PC via the Android?
     

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  2. ppcinfo

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    I tried logging into my logmein account with the Android Emulator, but it gave me some kind of "web page not found" error when it was suppose to show me my desktop screen. So, it went pretty far into the log in process (compared to my Moto-Q phone (Windows Mobile OS) which failed from the start).

    Could someone try to use logmein on a real G1 phone and let us know?

    Thanks.

    cohoman
     
  3. philcruz

    philcruz New Member
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    I tried with my G1 and the same thing happens.
     
  4. roddoyle55

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    I use logmein to log in to my work computer from home.At first ,using my G1 i got same error "web page not found". I tried changing the remote control "default remote control"(found in preferences) from "Active X" to "Java" tried again and my desk top loaded but was all black! Still trying different settings. Please reply if anyone figures it out,thx
     
  5. melon

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    Actually, MS RDP itself would be nice, as well as the ability to install Hamachi or other VPN clients.
     
  6. mr_pro_2020

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  7. Check out the PhonyMyPC app in the Android Market. The dev website is softwareforme.com

    Amazing!
     
  8. MisterEff

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    Did you realize that this thread is from March?
     
  9. 3Bier

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    Yes, I know it's from March! But in March there wasn't a free Teamviewer app for Android yet. Now there is. Goto Teamviewer.com.
     
  10. alxsavu

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    I am using Teamviewer witch is a free app for PC and Mobile. It works smooth even on 3G. Offers, filesharing, vpn, chat. TeamViewer Download
     
  11. androrobo

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    team viewer HD is a good application to access your PC/MAC remotely from your android.

    Features of teamviewer HD for android.

    Support your clients and colleagues spontaneously.
    Access your office desktop with all of its documents and installed applications.
    Remotely administer unattended computers (e.g. servers).
    Free for non-commercial use: support family and friends or have remote access to your own computer

    Download remote desktop application: teamviewer HD android
     
  12. mikepala85

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    I use FileReflex to get control of my PC. With FileReflex enterprise version, users can get access to their corporate server to access files from android
     
  13. Adauth

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  14. chrstdvd

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    I have all these apps on my Samsung I510 and they work but the other day I saw a post by someone stating that the app Splashtop was free from Amazon market. I decided to give it a try.

    It is by far the best of these apps. I can actually play Freecell on my phone from the computer. It is the easiest to open and browse my computer files. When I double tap on the phone screen it opens up the program without hesitation like with the other apps.
     
  15. lexluthor

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    For connecting to that's actually using Remote Desktop, pocket cloud is nice.
     
  16. hmj1

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    I use Remote RDP and like it. I have the Droid X with a big screen and most remote systems are set to a high resolution so there will be a little scrolling. Nevertheless, in a pinch, it does the trick.
     
  17. Xerses

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    Wyse Pocket Cloud free version in the Market, has a very cool mouse and keyboard option. Nice and it is free.
     
  18. My computer is very skrewed up and doesn't give me admin rights, so I can't install anything, is there a remote desktop thingy that i can use without installing on my pc too ?
     
  19. snapcase

    snapcase Well-Known Member
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    Really, really doubt it. I've yet to see one anyway.
     
  20. vic2pc

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    What type of control do you need? File access? Launch/kill apps? Send keystrokes? If I may be so bold, you can certainly use my app, ControlByMail, to do such things with your Android phone to your home PC. It's not free, but I'll grant you a free license (upgrades excluded) if you PM me.
     
  21. Gundam168

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    I'm using 3CX Android Desktop. So easy to use, just type a url on your browser and you can access and control your Android smartphone from your PC/laptop desktop.

    - read/send SMS from the desktop
    - transfer files to/from your Android smartphone
    - organize your contacts from your desktop
    - access your Android smartphone camera from your desktop

    [​IMG]
     
  22. !on

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    Jump Desktop, free with one connection, pay for more
     

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