Super Simple Way to Setup Your Android Phone As a Wireless Keyboard and Mouse!

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Introduction: Super Simple Way to Setup Your Android Phone As a Wireless Keyboard and Mouse!

I searched probably 20 different apps on how to use my android phone to control my computer over wifi with very little luck. Finally I found a free app that didn't charge for the server on my PC.

What you'll need,
Droid 2.0 cell phone
Wifi capabilities on your computer
Internet (not completely needed since you can d/l everything on your phones internet, but makes it alot easier)

Step 1: Cell Phone App

You can find the remotedroid app in the market or just scan this QR code.


Step 2: Download the Server App to Your Computer

Get the server app off www.remotedroid.net.
I also needed to get the java SE runtime environment installed on my system, both are available from links from the remote droid site but I included a QR just in case.


Step 3: Connect

When you start the server on your computer it will tell you the IP to type into your phone so they can connect. This is about the most difficult part of this instructable.
Remember that if you close the server window, you will no longer be able to control your computer with your phone.
Have fun with it!

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    9 Comments

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    VilleI
    VilleI

    6 years ago

    MouseMote is a new app for android! It has an airmouse feature, keyboard, touchpad and more:

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.vi.mousemote

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    PipPipPia
    PipPipPia

    11 years ago on Step 2

    does this work on macs too ?

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    burn317
    burn317

    Reply 11 years ago on Step 2

    not sure but the market listing doesn't specify PC or Mac.

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    PipPipPia
    PipPipPia

    Reply 10 years ago on Step 2

    i figured it out, you just need to be sure to be on the same airport with both your computer and phone :)

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    Funkensmith
    Funkensmith

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Gmote is a great app & works on PC as well as Mac. It does a lot of other things also.

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    Arliem
    Arliem

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you for adding to my collection of laziness enabling tricks. Love it.