Turn your Android Phone into Mouse Tracker and keyboard. Is your mouse or keyboard got stuck? Then use your Android Phone as the mouse tracker or keyboard by following this cool article on the same.If you are lazy enough to get up and change the music track than this could help you in achieving your task. All you do is to install an application on your Android Phone and your PC. And ofcourse it is free. You can use Android Phone as mouse or keyboard with Intel Keyboard Remote. Let us get started.
- Windows PC with hardware chipset powered by Intel
- Windows OS with version running 8 or above
- .Net Framework 3.5 or above
- Android version should be 4.x or later
How to setup Intel Remote Keyboard
- Download Intel Remote Keyboard from playstore on Android
- Download and install Intel Remote Keyboard for host (It is available in x86 and x64. Download as per your requirement)
- Your Android device and your PC should be connected to the same network
Now launch the app in android phone which you have installed in the first step. Launch the installed software in the PC too. Intel Keyboard remote app will scan for the available PC in your network on your Android Phone. I my case its showing SRCECDE. Tap on the shown device. And it will show the square shape scanner in the next screen, scan the bar code the pop up on your PC with your Intel Remote Keyboard App camera and here you go.
What you can do with the Intel Remote Keyboard app
Two-finger Swipe – You can perform Left/Right Up/Down Scroll
Two-Finger Pinch and Unpinch – Zoom in Zoom out
One-finger Tap -Left mouse click
Two-finger Tap -Right mouse click
Finger Slide – Scroll Up/Down
Access Windows menu by tapping on the Windows button located at Bottom-Left corner.
Tap keyboard symbol next to settings button to use keyboard
Control the volume by tapping on the play symbol next to keyboard
You can also perform the operations like Switch user, Log Off your Pc, Sleep, Restart and shutdown
Is your mouse tracking speed too slow or fast than control and adjust the Tracking sensitivity from the Settings option
In older version it supported its own keyboard but now it supports your inbuilt installed keyboard which is a good feature and another important feature is increasing or decreasing your mouse sensitivity. It also support voice typing through your preferred app. Use your old phones or tablets for this purpose. I am sure you are going to love this. It is also available for iOS and Mac users.
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I have not tried on AMD powered PC. If you try than let me know in comments about the results. After all it is the virtual tracking pad. Are you willing to control your PC with Android Phone completely, even when you are not physically located near the PC than read my past article on How To Control PC Remotely With Android Phone
Hope now you can use your old phones or tablets for the same. If this article helped you than please share with your friends. Keep sharing.
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