AndroidPC: Sync And Control Android Phones From Your Computer
I’ve been hunting for a mobile managing suite since the day I bought an Android powered HTC Wildfire. Mobile managing suits really help to make things more convenient to control your cell phones without having the need to physically touch them. I recently discovered this tiny app called ‘AndroidPC’ that performs much more than it’s size. It allows the users to connect and take control of Android phones with a computer bearing a Mac, Linux or Windows operating system. It is compatible literally with any operating system.
Inorder to use AndroidPC, you need to install AndroidPC app on the phone and a provided Java App on your computer.
- Make sure you have a Java Runtime Enviroment install on your computer, or else get it from Java’s website:
- Now, you need to download AndroidPC (Java App) for your computer, get it from the following launcher button:
- With that, get AndroidPC for your phone from the Android market or with the QR code:
- At last, you need a working Wi Fi connection (I know that sucks, but for now this the only connectivity path the app supports) and follow the steps from this link: Installation – How To
To summarize, here are some key facts about AndroidPC,
The Goodness -
- Runs on all operating system platforms
- Low on system resources
- Small size
- Receive and make a phone call from PC
- Send and receive files on Android phones
- Manage contact information and messages
- Reply to messages from PC without the need of touching the phone
- View your phone’s information
- Missed call list
What sucks -
- With the version 2.0, you can only use the suite with a working Wi Fi connection, the author is working on adding the USB support in the upcoming versions.
- No support for Bluetooth