How to Access Another Computer Through IP Address?

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Accessing a computer device remotely is crucial these days. Remote access technology is essential for business people to be able to work from anywhere. To establish remote access from a physical location, you can either establish a Virtual Private Network (VPN) or purchase third-party software. These are the two most popular remote access methods, but there is another way to access another computer remotely from another location. This guide will show you how to remotely access your computer via your IP address.

Even if you are not a Microsoft user you have probably heard of Windows Remote Desktop Connection. Microsoft’s free remote access tool is a popular choice for many industries. Windows Remote Desktop Connection’s main purpose is to enable remote access to a computer. This means that you don’t have to be physically present at your remote computer to access it and to control it. Windows Remote Desktop Connection has the advantage of being able to be used on multiple operating systems. This allows you to connect to remote ends using iOS and Android.

Windows Remote Desktop Connection must be disabled by default. It is important to learn how to enable it before you can connect to remote endpoint computers. You will need to open the Start window on the remote computer before you can do this. Once done, select Settings. Click Remote Desktop, then select Enable Remote Desktop. Also, make sure to note the name of your computer as you will need it later. It’s now time to connect to your local computer. Enter the IP address or name of a remote computer in Remote Desktop settings. You can now remotely access the computer once you have entered it.

Melina Richardson is a Cyber Security Enthusiast, Security Blogger, Technical Editor, Certified Ethical Hacker, Author at Cybers Guards & w-se. Previously, he worked as a security news reporter.