to Enable Windows 10 Remote Desktop Quickly
The way to enable Windows 10 Remote Desktop
feature is fairly simple, and it will allow you to connect and manage this computer with this feature enabled from other computer, iOS or Android devices.
Please note that this remote desktop feature you can only enable or activate in Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education, but not Windows 10 Home. If you use Windows 10 Home, then only you can use the remote desktop client to connect to other computers.
Without further ado, let me show you these step-by-step instructions on how to do enable Windows 10 remote desktop feature here:
Enabling the Remote Desktop Feature
1)First go to Start
and click on Settings
2) Settings window will appear, proceed to click on System
3) Scroll down the Settings window and click Remote Desktop
4) Once the System Properties window appears, go to Remote
tab and click on Allow remote connections to this computer
Check the box next to Allow connections only from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication (recommended)
if the Remote Desktop clients are from Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 or other newer Windows OS as this is much secure way to establish Remote Desktop connection.
You are also required to click Select Users
button to choose the users that can connect to this computer remotely. Once the users are selected, click Apply
Connecting to Other Remote Desktop Enabled Computer
On other computer, go ahead to launch the Remote Desktop client and type the IP or domain name
of this computer with Remote Desktop feature enabled, after that click Connect
to connect to it.
If you click on the Show Options
, you will be shown more options (General, Display, Local Resources, Experience, Advanced) as shown in windows below, but you can ignore them if you just want to use the default settings.
: Under the General
tab, you get additional options to key in user name and also save the connection settings for future use.
Please note that the Remote Desktop must be allowed in Windows Firewall as shown below, else this Remote Desktop traffic will be dropped by the firewall and you cannot not access this Windows 10 computer remotely.
If you want to know about the Remote Desktop port number, the port number is TCP3389.
Please also make sure Block all incoming connections, including those in the list of allowed apps
check box is not enabled in Windows firewall! If it’s check, then no remote connection can be made from other computers too.
If you have problem to connect to other computer, take a look on this article
to get more ideas.
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