It’s well known that the mouse is an almost indispensable peripheral for the good use of the operating system. In fact, next to the keyboard it is the most used hardware to enter information. For this reason, a failure in this device can be fatal for the use of the computer. Beyond that the laptops use a touchpad, the users of PC do not count on this help. Consequently, when presenting this type of failure the user can present serious inconveniences. Here we have presented you with alternatives, such as using the keyboard to move the mouse pointer. However, we will see a different option. Indeed, mobile devices are increasingly used in the world. If by chance, your computer mouse fails and you have your smartphone. Then you can solve your problem momentarily. Come with me to see How to use your mobile phone as a mouse in Windows 10.
Download Remote Mouse from Google Play
To achieve this function we will use an Android app called Remote Control. With this intention, go to this link. This application is free but with advertising included. If you want a free version of advertising you will have to pay for it. However, the ads are not very intrusive and allow you to use the app without problems.
Downloading the client for Windows from the manufacturer’s page
For the procedure to work properly, it is necessary to download the client for Windows. With this in mind, please go to this link, and download the corresponding version:
The installation of the client is very simple, and is done like most Windows apps.
Setting the device for the first use.
Please note that for the app to work, both devices must be connected to the same WiFi network. After installing the desktop client, you can see an icon on the taskbar.
By clicking on it you can see the current status of the program. The client of the connected phone does not appear yet.
Back to the mobile phone, you can start the configuration:
After this, the app will show you a simple tutorial on how to use it. In addition, the gestures are very simple to learn and do. Finally, the program also allows you to enter text.
In this simple way, we have seen how to use your mobile phone as a mouse in Windows 10. From now on, you just have to use the app to get used to it. I think it’s a good alternative to the mouse when you can’t use it. All right, that’s it for now. I hope you enjoyed the tutorial. Bye!