Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Chrome Remote Desktop Setup

You must have a Gmail account and a Chrome browser for the remote session to work.

If you do not have a Gmail account you can sign up for one HERE

If you do not have the Chrome browser installed click HERE

Steps to setup Chrome Remote Desktop

1. Open incognito tab by click on the three vertical dot on the top right corner of the Chrome browser.

2. Inside the incognito window, locate the address bar and type in https://remotedesktop.google.com then press Enter

3. Now you should be on the Google Remote Desktop page. Scroll down and click on the blue GET STARTED button.

4. Sign in with your Gmail account.

5. Click on the download button (see picture below)

6. Click Add to Chrome button

7. Click on Add extension

8. Click the Remote Desktop Extension on the top right corner of your Chrome browser

9. Click on Remote Support at the top of the page

10. Click on the button GENERATE CODE

11. A code will be generated on the left of the button you clicked in step 10.

12. Give this code to the computer technician who will be helping you with your computer

13. When the technician input the code into his computer a screen on your computer will popup like the one above. Click on Share and the technician will be able to remote into your computer.

NOTE: For security purposes this code will expired in 5 minutes if the technician do not connect to your computer. If that does happened you will need to generate a new code and give it to the technician in order for him or her to remote into your computer.


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