If you’ve ever helped out a tech-clumsy friend or family member with their computer from afar, you know that troubleshooting is much easier when you can see the distressed person’s screen. Just imagine trying to tell your pop-up weary mother how to install an ad-blocker over the phone. It’s much easier to take over her computer and do it yourself.
With your Chromebook and the Chrome web broswer, you can connect to Mom’s PC to see her screen and put yourself in the driver’s seat. All you need is the Chrome Remote Desktop app and a few seconds. Here’s how you do it.
Tell your friend or family member to follow these steps to allow remote access. If you have a friend who frequently asks for help, be sure to install this on their PC the next time you see them.