How to Install Chrome Remote Desktop on Windows

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Chrome Remote Desktop is a free remote desktop service that allows you to connect to and control another computer using your web browser. It is easy to set up and use, and it is compatible with all major browsers. In this blog post we will explore the installing Chrome Remote Desktop plugin in Chrome browser.

1- Install Chrome Remote Desktop in Chrome Browser

Here are the steps on how to install Chrome Remote Desktop on Windows:

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Go to the Chrome Remote Desktop website.
  3. Click on the Get Started button.
  4. Click on the Download for Windows button.
  5. Run the installer.
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Once Chrome Remote Desktop is installed, you can connect to another computer by:

1.1- Share the screen with other user

  • Open Chrome Remote desktop page in chrome browser.
  • Click Generate Code button.
  • you will see a code, which will renew after 5 minutes.
  • copy the code and share with other user to connect your PC.

1.2- Connect to another Computer

  1. Opening Chrome Remote Desktop.
  2. Click on the Connect button.
  3. Enter the computer’s ID or IP address.
  4. Enter the computer’s PIN.
  5. Click on the Connect button.

You can also use Chrome Remote Desktop to access your computer from a mobile device. To do this, you will need to install the Chrome Remote Desktop app from the App Store or Google Play.

1.3- Connecting Remote computer Via SSH

You can configure chrome desktop service in remote computer. When you want to connect the remote computer then no need of any user to help in connection establishing. This can be a single machine or multiple machine.

  • Open Chrome remote desktop in browser.
  • Go to Setup Via SSH
  • click on Begin Button
  • On Next screen you will see download links as OS selection.
  • On next screen, you will see list of commands that need to install on host computer (Remote computer that always be in online state.)

1.3.1- Install service on host computer

  • Install downloaded chrome desktop service on remote computer.
  • Next, on host computer execute the command that you copied in command prompt to authorize to your computer.
  • Once the authorization successful, then you will see that host status showing Online.
  • After that, you have to just click online host to get remote access. then it will prompt to give Pin code that had configured on host computer while executing command script.

2- Features and Benefits of Chrome Remote Desktop:

2.1- Features:

Here are some of the features of Chrome Remote Desktop:

  • Easy to set up and use.
  • Compatible with all major browsers.
  • Free to use.
  • Secure connection.
  • Supports file transfer.
  • Supports chat.

2.2- Benefits:

Here are some of the benefits of using Chrome Remote Desktop:

  • You can access your computer from anywhere in the world.
  • You can troubleshoot problems with your computer from a remote location.
  • You can share your screen with others.
  • You can collaborate on projects with others.
  • You can access your files from anywhere.


Chrome Remote Desktop is a great way to access your computer from anywhere in the world. It is also a great way to troubleshoot problems with your computer, share your screen with others, and collaborate on projects.

I hope this blog post has helped you to learn how to install Chrome Remote Desktop on Windows.

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