We all have our reasons why the need to control our Android phones remotely is necessary. Parents need it so they can observe their children’s phone activities. Professionals who handle several mobiles need it to utilize their phones at the same time.
Whatever your reason may be, this article will help you to successfully maneuver an Android phone even if you’re not holding it.
How Do I Control Another Android Phone Remotely?
There are several ways on how to remotely control your Android phone.
First is through a PC or a laptop. Next is by using another Android device. All you need to do is install a software or an app and make sure that you have a working and reliable internet connection.
Remotely Control Android Phone from a PC or Browser Extension
There is a couple of software available for download that lets you access your Android phone using a laptop or PC. Below are our most recommended.
AirDroid by Sand Studio is one of the best software that is readily available (and free) that you can install to control your Android phone remotely.
It lets you manage your all apps and SMS wirelessly on your computer or laptop. You can now respond to private messages using your keyboard or play your mobile games on a large screen.
AirDroid works like Whatsapp web. Download the app on Google Play Store. After installing, choose AirDroid Web. Open web.airdroid.com from your browser. Sign in by scanning the QR code using your phone.
The free version comes with a 30MB file support. However, you can buy its premium version at $1.99/month to avail their 100MB file support, removes the ads and use its remote camera and call access.
ApowerMirror is a screen-mirroring application that allows you to take full control of your Android phone using a PC, a laptop, or projector.
You can even record the activities of your phone and respond to SMS or any instant messaging apps. The free version of this app has a lot to offer. However, when you use the screen recording, its free version will add a watermark. It is important to note that while recording your screen, it won’t be able to support the audio.
You can use ApowerMirror in 2 ways. One is through connecting your phone via USB. Another is connecting via internet connection by scanning the QR code. You can download its desktop client here.
ISL Light for Android
If you are looking for an alternative for TeamViewer, ISL Light is one of the best choices. You can access your mobile phone remotely via PC o laptop simply by installing the app on your phone and installing the ISL AlwaysOn application on your computer.
Like TeamViewer, you can use your phone remotely by using a unique session code. There’s even a chat option available. There is no need to configure your phone or your device to be able to use this software.
Android devices that run on version 5.0 and up can do a live screen sharing app. You can also revoke the admin permission between this app and your phone anytime.
Vysor is a Google Chrome add-on that lets you remotely control your Android phone and enables you to access it fully. Access all your installed apps, play your favorite game and reply on your instant messaging platforms using your mouse and keyboard.
Did you ask your secretary to make your business presentation and she decided to send it to you by email? Worried that your presentation is about to start and you don’t have a lot of time to set up? Vysor lets you mirror your Android phone to your desktop so you don’t need to worry about setting-up your presentation.
To start using Vysor, install the app on your Android phone, follow the instructions for getting USB debugging, and install the Chrome add-on. Windows users may have to install ADB drivers to use this software.
Scrcpy might be the most-incognito way for you to remotely access your mobile phone where it’s not supposed to be, say in the office.
This software provides full control of your Android device as long as it is connected via USB or over any IP. All it requires is an Android that runs on version 5.0 or higher and that you have enabled the ADB debugging on your device.
You can download Scrcpy on this link.
Remotely Control Android Phone Using Another Android Phone
You can also access your Android phone remotely by using another mobile phone. Below are some of the apps you can use.
Spyzie Parental Control – $29.99/m
If you are looking to control your kids Android phone remotely using another android device, Spyzie is one of the newest software there is on the market. It currently runs with Android version 9 and has up to 30 features like call logs, data exports, instant messaging, etc.
The new edition comes with optimized data syncing and has an upgraded detection and warning alerts when there is malicious activity on your kid’s phone. It runs flawlessly especially on Huawei, Oppo, MIUI, and other popular phone brands.
You can purchase your monthly subscription through this link.
Teamviewer Mobile Device Support
We all know the wonders that TeamViewer could do and we are all glad that it can now support mobile to mobile.
TeamViewer lets you remotely access one Android device to another seamlessly. It has chat support, screen sharing, intuitive touch and control gestures, HD videos and sound transmission.
To use, simply download TeamViewer on both devices and connect using a unique ID.
Screen Share – oneAssistant
If your purpose on remotely accessing another Android phone is to help your family/relative/ or friends in troubleshooting or teaching them how to use their phone, Screen Share is the app for you.
It is a remote control app that shares your screen and controls another device. Upon start-up, the app will let you choose between a distributor or a helper.
Once connected, you can now start a voice chat or draw on their screen to help them with their phone issues.
Access Your Phone Remotely with Ease
There are a lot of instances where remotely accessing your mobile phone becomes necessary. Having an easy and handy solution to it is all we need.
Have you tried some of the software mentioned above? Have other software to add on the list? Let us know in the comments section below.