Sunday, 12 February 2012

How to control Android devices from a PC

Almost every time I spent my whole day at the front of the computer,  to finish my work, browsing or just playing with my android phone. Activities that I like most is tinkering with my android phone. I often install and uninstall a lots of android apps and games. Sometimes I was busy  to read and send or reply sms message, so I was thinking in my mind if I could control my android phone from my PC, it will be perfect. So I go to the android market and search for a suitable apps and end up with Airdroid. With Airdroid installed on my Android, I have these benefits to control my android phone from my pc:

  • Easy to transfer files between my Android phone and computers. It can cut, copy, paste, search, rename or delete files on the SD card.

  • Read, send,replay, forward or delete SMS messages from PC

  • Install, uninstall, backup, search apps

  • Preview, delete, import, export, set as wallpaper and photos slide show from desktop

  • Share clipboard text between PC and android device

  • Contact management and call logs

  • Search, preview, import, export, delete and customize ringtones for phone calls, notifications and alarms from computer

  • Music : Play, search, import, export, delete, or set as phone call, notification and alarm ringtones

If you want to try, you can download Airdroid from here or use below QR code

[caption id="attachment_167" align="aligncenter" width="150" caption="QR code download link of Airdroid"]QR code download link of Airdroid[/caption]

Ok, I'll explain how to control Android devices from a PC using Airdroid apps, here's the steps

  • You need WiFi connection / AP in your computer

  • Connect your android devices to PC with WiFi connection

  • Start Airdroid apps on your Android device

  • Optionally you can set predefined password for Airdroid access

  • Make sure Airdroid was started, if not started then hit start button

  • Open browser in your computer / PC and enter airdroid IP in addres bar and open it

  • Input Airdroid password and happy controlling your Android device from your PC

Here are screenshots of Airdroid :

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