How to Use Smartphone as a Mouse or Keyboard for your PC

We know that a mouse and a keyboard isn’t always the best and the most convenient way to control a PC, especially when you have a Media Center and you have to control it from your sofa. You can try using your game controller in order to control your PC but do you know that you can also try out your Smartphone for this?

You can use your Smartphone in order to control your PC by using the Smartphone and PC combo app called Unified Remote. The app connects your phone with the server app installed in your PC which allows the Smartphone to send and receive signals from the PC and command accordingly.

If you are using YouTube Pairing Feature then let us tell you that this offers the best remote control to your device. You can easily control the YouTube playback going on in your PC using this remote. But this offers very less control solution so it’s better to use your Smartphone in order to control it, Unified Remote works well with this. The standard version of this combo app is free but if you get the paid version you will get many new features and specialized remote functions. The Free version of this app will let you use your phone as a mouse, keyboard and will provide you access to other remote functions. If you want you can install the app in an iPhone or on an Android Phone if you have a windows phone then you don’t have to worry because you can even install the app even in windows phone. This means whatever Smartphone you have; Unified Remote will work great for you.

How to use?

The first and the foremost thing you have to do are to install the Unified Remote server on your PC. Whether it is MAC, Windows or Linux, this software can easily be installed.

  1. Download Unified Remote software
  2. Open the installation and follow the instructions
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  3. Follow the same process for MAC and Linux

Install app on phone

Now as you are done with your PC you will have to install the app in your Smartphone. It can be an iPhone, Windows Phone or Android Phone.

  1. Visit the Unified Remote website and download the app
  2. After downloading just tap on the app and install it
  3. Now choose “I have installed the server” button, now app will scan your local network in order to find the server so make sure that you are using the same Wi-Fi network for both phone and PC.
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  4. And it’s done.

Just open the app on your Smartphone and it will show you the list of options that will help you in controlling your PC in like a mouse or keyboard. So sit back and relax and enjoy the full fun of your PC by controlling it from your phone.

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You can even present yourself in front of your friend and show cool you are.

 

Author bio: – Vinod kardam is a guy who loves technology. He is a tech guru and so he tries many new things always. Use the Flipkart coupons that he is offering and get your gadgets at good discount.

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