Let’s say you downloaded a nice android app to your desktop and you want to check it out quickly. What can you do? If you don’t know yet, let us inform you that it is now possible to manage your android phone via a browser from your computer.
Mobile device management from remote device is a popular topic in gadgets world now a days. In case of Android, AirDroid is the best app for managing the phone from a desktop or notebook. To get it done you need the android phone to be connected to the same WiFi to which the computer is connected. So, let us get started.
The first step is of course downloading the AirDroid app from android marketplace. After you download the APK from the marketplace install it on your android phone. After successful installation tap start and the app will show you a web address to visit and a random password will be generated.
Now go to your desktop and open up the browser. In the address bar type the generated web address and hit Enter. It will ask you to enter the password. Put the random password generated in the last step and click on login.
Now you are done! You can access your android device from the desktop browser.
Some of the highlighting features of AirDroid are:
Wireless File Transfer:
You can transfer files to and from the android device via the browser over WiFi connection.
With this app you can manage all your applications easily from the desktop. Install new apps and keep back up seamlessly.
It provides necessary tools for quick and easy mobile device management. It includes Processes Manager,Device Status,Apps Manager, SD Card Control.
AirDroid provides nice media management system with the advanced browsing and search. You can listen to the music on the desktop and view the image slideshow.
Desktop SMS Management:
It offers easy grouping of contacts, advanced search feature and IM interface by which you can chat with your friends quite easily. There is also a group text feature which you may find interesting.
So, which app are you using for remote android management? Let us know through comments. BTW you can read more android related stuff here.