Reports: Google Beta Testing Android App for Chrome Remote Desktop


For about a year now, Google has been working on an Android version of its Chrome Remote Desktop app and new reports from Engadget, PCMag and other outlets claim that it is imminent. The origins of the project go all the way back to a short post from The Chromium Team, and many people have been waiting for the ability to access a remote computer or device from Android.

According to PCMag:

“For those who haven’t had the chance to partake in Chrome Remote Desktop, the name is pretty self-explanatory. Install the extension into your browser for the world’s easiest Virtual Network Computing (VNC) setup. From there, all you then have to do is install Chrome Remote Desktop on a second computer that uses the same Google login as the first (a process you can simplify by synchronizing your Google settings between the two systems).”


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