VNC Viewer

VNC Viewer


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VNC® Viewer is the only remote access app you’ll need. Why? Because…

* It’s from RealVNC®, the inventors of VNC remote access and control technology.
* We’ve 20 years’ experience making the remote control experience as good as it gets.
* There’s no limit to the number of computers you can access, nor how long you can connect in for.
* We support the widest range of platforms in the business:
* It’s free to use whether you’re connecting locally or over the Internet (and you won’t see an advert, either).

Don’t believe us? Check out our reviews! Then check out the hidden costs of other remote access solutions…

===Getting connected===

We recommend you try this out at home or in the office first:

1) Make sure your computer and Android device are connected to the same Wi-Fi-enabled local network.
2) Install this app.
3) Download VNC 5 to your computer and apply a Free license, or take a 30 day trial of our premium security and performance features.
4) Connect!

When you’re ready to go out and about:

5) Make sure both computer and Android device are connected to the Internet (for example over 3G, or from a Wi-Fi hotspot).
6) Configure the computer’s firewall to enable VNC.
7) Configure the computer’s router to forward port 5900.

For more information on steps 6 and 7, see

===Security and privacy===

When you connect, you’re asked for credentials (this is to protect your computers if you share or lose your Android device). We’re often asked what these are:

* If you applied a Free license to VNC 5, enter the password you created when you installed it on your computer.
* If you applied a paid-for license (or took a trial), enter the username and password you normally use to *log on* to your computer

We don’t want to hide anything from you, so please note that connections will only be secure (encrypted) if you applied a paid-for license to VNC 5 (or took a trial). Connections to a Free license are fast and responsive, but we hope you’ll understand that end-to-end encryption is a premium feature.

===How to control===

Your finger moves the mouse cursor rather than clicking where you touch, as you might expect with a touchscreen. While this may seem counter-intuitive at first, you’ll soon appreciate the fine-grained control it gives you of a high-resolution computer desktop (especially from the small screen of a phone!)

Mouse operations are performed by gestures. So to double-click, position the mouse cursor appropriately and then tap the screen twice. To see which gestures we’ve mapped to other click, drag, and scroll operations, tap [?] on the toolbar to open the help.

To type, open the keyboard from the toolbar. Function and other special keys (such as Ctrl, Alt, Delete, and the Cmd key on a Mac) are available from a sliding bar above the keyboard.

As for the rest: it’s as though you’re sitting in front of your computer! There’s simply no limit to the applications you can run, data you can access, nor operations you can perform…


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RealVNC and VNC are trademarks of RealVNC Limited and are protected by trademark registrations and/or pending trademark applications in the European Union, United States of America and other jurisdictions. Protected by UK patents 2481870, 2479756; US patent 8760366.

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Recently changed in this version

FIXED: Modified clicks (e.g. ctrl-click) are now sent correctly.
FIXED: The device's Back and Menu keys now function properly.
FIXED: Samsung keyboard shift key works again.

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Comments and ratings for VNC Viewer
  • (51 stars)

    by gisembab on 29/07/2012

    is there an android application that works the same way as vnc onother android fone?can one control another android fone remotely like vnc to a me

  • (51 stars)

    by Jimmy Purdy on 26/02/2015

    I use this to connect to machines at work. I've had not one problem. Quick and responsive. Thanks guys

  • (51 stars)

    by Arundina Jhaty on 26/02/2015

    freedom to remote everywhere

  • (51 stars)

    by kumaar munwar on 26/02/2015

    Simply awesome

  • (51 stars)

    by Nasir Kalam Niloy on 25/02/2015

    Working capabilities

  • (51 stars)

    by Jeff Sonders on 24/02/2015

    I have vnc already on my LAN and finally on the Moto G. Wonderful, thanks!

  • (51 stars)

    by Raphael c on 24/02/2015

    I like that this app doesn't treat you like a moron and tell you to use some BS cloud solution to connect over the internet. If you want to connect to your home computer from outside, just forward your port to the computer you want to connect to. After that you only need to know your home's IP address, and that's made easy with dyndns or noip.

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