Recently I have described in past article about how to make efficient use of your Android phone by using it as mouse or keyboard for your PC. To use your Android Phone as mouse or keyboard, you need your PC unlocked. But what if you can unlock your PC right from your Android Phone without physically touching your PC or what if you can unlock your PC just by placing your phone on the table or by knocking on your phone. Isn’t laziness rocks? But I strongly believe that laziness can far better introduce the smart or the shortcut method. Do you know that Google knows you better than anyone else in the World? If no, than look at your data that Google have now
Let us get started with the detail and step by step guide on unlocking your Windows PC using your Android Phone. For unlocking the PC we are going to use an third party application on both PC and the phone. The third party application is compatible with both Windows and Mac.
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How To Unlock Windows/Mac PC using Android/iOS Phone [Step-By-Step]
Step 1: Download the Rohos Logon Key from its official website for PC. It is available for both Windows (x32 & x64) and Mac.
Step 2: Download the Rohos Logon Key application for Android or iOS from the store. Or you can also download from below.
Step 3: As I have Windows PC, I am sharing the steps and screenshots based on Windows PC. Install and open the Rohos Logon Key application in Windows. Now configure once and enjoy rest.
– Click Options
– Select Mobile Phone (Android/iOS) and Click Ok
– Now Click on Setup Authentication key
– You can enter password of your PC password and QR code will load below
– Open Rohus Logon app in mobile and tap SCAN ROHUS LOGON QR CODE and Scan the QR Code popped up on PC in previous step
– It might pop up error but not to worry about that. To finish Tap on the PC name showing on your Mobile Screen. (In my case its SERVER) and the Ok button will be activated on PC.
Here you have successfully configured the settings. To unlock the PC you can Tap on the SERVER (In my case) or Tap Unlock PC from Phone.
What you can do with Rohus Logon Key app?
– Tap on the 3 dots on the Top-Right corner of your Android Phone
– Tap Settings
You can Set knock recognizing. It means you can unlock the PC by number of tap or polite hit on your mobile. You can also configure the number of knocks, it comes up with Two or Three knocks.
Lock PC when phone leave the WiFi network, doesn’t worked for me. Let me know if it works for you in comment.
The second option would unlock the PC when possible with Bluetooth
The Last option is quite amazing, it worked for me. You can actually place the phone on table and unlock the PC.
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