There was a time, not terribly long ago, when gaining remote access to a computer was a complicated task that involved pricey software that took time to install on both machines and would frequently fail for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that it was not viable for a remote work arrangement. Today, however, there are plenty of options, and one of the most convenient is Chrome Remote Desktop.
Whether you want to offer remote IT support to your team – especially due to the mass work-from-home exodus caused by the coronavirus pandemic – or connect your home PC and work PC, Google’s tool is worth a look. It’s free and available on all major platforms, including Windows, Mac, Chromebooks, Android, iOS, and Linux.
Here’s a rundown of Chrome Remote Desktop and how to install it.