Convert your Mobile into a PC Remote Control: Step by Step Description

Friends this post is one of the article I like the most, today in this we will get the tip how to convert your Mobile (Java Enabled) Phone act as like a remote control. With the Mobile Converted as a PC Remote Control, you can control several application like Windows Explorer, Media Player, Winamp, Internet Explorer with your Mobile Keypad, so you don;t need to every time to get up use keypad or mouse pointers to slide off the movie bar or to next or previous track while watching your favorite movie. This will also enable you to control the Powerpoint presentation while you are with in business meeting; thus making your boss or staff very much impressed.

To get around with this trick first let you know what are the basic requirement you must have

  1. Make sure you have PC to Mobile blue-tooth Connectivity (If you don’t have a Bluetooth chip installed in your pc you can purchase a separate dongle here in India it comes with in Price Range of Rs. 100 to 200.
  2. Also the Mobile with Blue-tooth and supporting Java Applications.
  3. A Java application Called Mobile application well as PC Server to be installed in Mobile and PC respectively.
  4. In case if Mobile Witch causing problems you can try Phone Remote Control instead .

Now before we proceed let me tell you what is Mobile Witch we have to install in Java enabled Mobile.
MobileWitch is a very interesting free of charge computer software that allows you to turn your phone into a Pc Remote Control. It will allow you to access various PC application with your Phone. Now you can easily remote control your PowerPoint presentations, Mouse Cursor or simply explore the content of your computer directly from your mobile phone. To take advantage of this software you will need to have a PC and a phone that support bluetooth to send and receive data.

The feature Which Mobile Remote Control Provide

  1. The direct access to your desktop file, shortcut selection using your Mobile Phone.
  2. Full remote Controlling of Mouse Pointers, Keyboard, Powerpoint application presentation, Winamp, Windows Media Player and Much more you will discover with the time passage.
  3. Application Customization through Keymaps, VB or JScripts
  4. Supports all PC Bluetooth solutions Toshiba, Windows, BlueSoleil and Widcomm/Brodacom

So we have learned the purpose and functions now lets get to the steps to Convert our Mobile into Remote Control

Step 1:
Make sure you have downloaded both the application mentioned above and now start the PC Server application first

Step 2:

Start the Mobile Application. On Nokia phones the shortcut is located in Menu/Applications/Collection. The phone will automatically start searching for active devices.
Once both devices are connected you will be able to access the Mobilewitch Blue-tooth Remote Control Menu from your phone.
From this menu you will be able to control your mouse cursor, keyboard and the following programs, if installed on your computer: Windows Explorer, Firefox, Window Media Player , Internet Explorer, Winamp and Powerpoint. Please note that each application you would like to control has to be first started from the computer and needs to be Always On Top of your desktop.
The application does not require any configuration of Bluetooth or Java on both the client or server and the applications it work with are Firefox, Winamp, Windows Media Player, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer and Explorer.

If you are facing an error installing PC Server then make sure you have installed Java Runtime Applications.. if not visit the link given here

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