How To Control Your Mac With Your Android Device!

If you happen to be one of the many thousand or even million people in the world who happen to own an Android device, as well as an Apple Mac product, then this article is specifically made for you! Although talking about Android in from of iOS users, and iOS in front of Android users isn’t the best thing that could happen, here’s how to control your Mac device right from your Android device. Once you follow the procedure correctly, you’ll be able to use and control stuff like iTunes, iPhoto, Quicktime, Spotify, VLC Video Player and much more right away from your Android device. While most of you have already heard of TeamViewer, the famous Windows-streaming applications for Android, in this article, we present you an application called Mac Remote. Unlike most of the streaming applications available on the Google Play Store, Mac Remote has a built-in tutorial guide to ensure that you don’t miss any step!

How To Control Your Mac With Your Android Device

Let’s get started!

Downloading the App

Head to the Google Play Store on your Android device, and search and download for Mac Remote. If you want a direct link to the application, click the following link below and install it on your Android device.

Download Mac Remote.

Instructions

Step#1: Firstly, in your Mac device, head into System Preferences by clicking the Apple logo at the top-left corner and then click on Sharing. Now on your Android device, follow the simple On-Screen tutorial to set up the stuff on your Mac Remote application. Once you enable Remote Sharing on your Mac, note down your Macbook IP Address.

How To Control Your Mac With Your Android Device!

Step#2: Now, on the Mac Remote application on your Android device, follow the on-screen instructions. Type in the name of your Mac in the Mac Remote application on your Android device, and also its IP Address. Now hit connect.

How To Control Your Mac With Your Android Device!

Step#3: Great! If you’ve done everything in this guide correctly, then you’ll be able to control your Mac device right away from your Android device. Not only can your control some applications like iTunes, iPhoto, Quicktime, Spotify, VLC Video Player and much more, but you can also adjust the brightness of your Mac, toggle the volume up and down, and even shut down your Mac device. If this guide helped you, make sure you stay tuned for more.

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