Thursday, January 17, 2013

How to control your Android Smartphone on PC

May be you forget to bring your Android phone when you are in a hurry for office; or you just throw your phone somewhere after work etc. We often run into this kind of situation and suddenly it comes to our mind where my fucking Android phone is, I would like to check if I miss some alerts. As you know thousands of apps at Google Play Store, you may not find there is such an app you can use to control your Android phone on your PC browser. But there is, luckily we found it.

AirDroid is an Android app that allows you to control your device remotely from your computer. It amin to help Android smartphone user to transfer files between Android devices and computers. Now it adds new features like drag & drop support. You can also cut, copy, paste, search, rename or delete files on the SD card. Here below is a list of its detailed features. These things can be all done on your PC browser:

Receive, send, forward or delete SMS messages. We don't have to worry miss some message whilce we are playing a computer game.

Install, uninstall, backup, search apps and do batch processing.

Preview, delete, upload, download, set as wallpaper and photos slide show from desktop. This enable us a better visula effects.

Share clipboard text between desktop and device. There is no need to use a usb data line to do this.

Group, search, create contacts, check and delete call logs.

Search, preview, upload, download, delete and customize ringtones for phone calls, notifications and alarms.

Play, search, upload, download, delete, or set as phone call, notification and alarm ringtones.

*QR code login via
Tired of the long IP address
Scan the QR code on and you are all set.

*Https connection
Stay safe even on a public Wi-Fi network if you are online shopping or doing some other personal things.

*Realtime Android screen (experimental feature, root permission required)
View your Android's screen, take a screenshot, or even record a screencast when you want to share something with your friends.

*Multiple virtual desktops
AirDroid is designed for multitasking. Move apps between desktops to better organize your work.

*Video (Quick Time plugin required)
Mobile devices are great for videos shooting, but big screen computer may be better for viewing these clips,. I think you will like to watch video on PC most of the time isn't it?

AirDroid also comes with inbuilt features to let you know what your Android is doing. It gives you Real-time ROM, SD Card, Battery, CPU and RAM status report & monitor with charts to demonstrate available/used/total resources, and one-tap memory boost. This helps you to close some running apps if you fell your Android phone run slowly. You can also uninstall, share or check details of user and system apps.

It's simpe to do all these things. First you need to download and install this app on your Android phone and then open a browser on the pc and enter the URL which listed in your phone. Enter the password as it appears on your Android device in the log-in field on the page. Then you can start to explore.

And Airdroid 2 is testing. there is a new "Find Phone" feature that allows you to find your handset's location with whatever information it has available. Anyway, AirDroid is a fantastic Android tool, and these features are worthy of trying.

A video guide on how to  manage your Android from PC browser wirelessly

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