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AnyDesk on Android

AnyDesk on Android remote control ChromeOS
AnyDesk for Android
required Android: 4.4 or higher
latest release: 5.3.2
Download Play Store
AnyDesk APK

View and control devices using smartphones or tablets.
Connect to Windows, macOS or Linux.

Note: The address book is not yet available for Android.

The license can be assigned with a Custom Client.
Remote control is available for HTC, Samsung, Honeywell
Philips, Mobilebase, Cipherlab and more.


Setup and ID The ID is created on the initial startup and remains valid until you remove the application.
Remote Control on Android AnyDesk provides remote-control for Android devices. See: Remote Control on Android
Auto Discovery Devices using AnyDesk are automatically displayed. See: Discovery
Unattended Access Unattended access is also available for Android Setup the unattended password in the security settings.
Automatically discovered AnyDesk-clients within your local network


Pie Menu

During the session, a pie menu indicated by the AnyDesk logo provides the session settings.
Double-tap the button to move it on the screen. Hold on a Pie Menu Item to get the tooltip.

The Settings Menu consists of:
  1. Settings
  2. Select Input Type
  3. Choose Monitor
  4. Actions
  5. Close session


Settings

Settings from the Pie Menu override the settings taken care of from the Main Menu
and are valid for the current session ID.

Choose Remote Monitor

Change Remote Monitor

Choose which display to view when remote device has multiple monitors.

Actions Menu

Actions menu indicated by lightening offers functions to be triggered on the remote device:

  1. Take a screenshot
  2. Upload file to clipboard on remote device.
  3. Download file from clipboard of remote device.
  4. Request elevation (UAC in Windows)
  5. Send Ctrl + Alt + Del (SAS)
  6. VPN
  7. Privacy


Close Session

Tap the session Menu This will close the connection.


Change Input Type

Change Input type

Open Menu and swipe to the Input Tile From top:

  1. Special keyboard like F1, Windows-Key, Tab, etc.
  2. open keyboard (Keyboard which you have installed on your Android device)

Items below are the three Input methods

  1. Mouse mode - (default for Android to Desktop) emulates a mouse.
  2. Touchpad mode - control your remote device like a touchpad with swipes.
  3. Touch to Touch mode - (default for Android to Android)
Gestures:

Mouse and Touchpad mode:

  • One-finger swipe moves the mouse
  • Two-finger swipe zooms the image.
  • Three-finger swipe scrolls


  • Single tap for left mouse-click
  • Hold for right mouse-click
  • Three-finger tap for middle-click


Android Hotkeys

Android Shortcuts.png
Note: Android hotkeys are supported when connecting from

Windows/Linux to Android on devices that can be remotely controlled.


To invoke a command, hold the keys ctrl+alt+shift at the same time and press one of the following keys:

Key Function
F5/Home/Pos1 Android Home
F6/Backspace Android Back
F7 Volume Down
F8 Volume Up
F9/Escape Android Power
F10 Android Menu
End Android DPAD Center

Main Menu and Settings

Open the main menu by swiping from the left on the start-screen
or by tapping the three-stripe button on the top left.

Settings

The Settings on Android are based on the Settings of AnyDesk on Windows.
For usability, available options are tailored for Android.

General Choose an alias and if it should be displayed instead of the ID.
Security Set interactive access, unattended access, standard permissions and discovery behavior.
Privacy Choose username and image.
Input Automatic Keyboard: Choose if keyboard appears when text input field is tapped.

Choose Touch Mode: Mouse or Touchpad

Display Choose whether to show remote cursor

Quality:

original
balanced
best reaction time
Audio Choose whether microphone is transmitted.

Choose whether audio from remote client will be transmitted.

Connection Connection Settings to setup Proxy and connection behavior.
See Connection.
Recording Choose to record session at startup
record incoming sessions
record outgoing sessions

Send Support Information

Send trace files on error or after crash:

  • Open the sidebar
  • Switch to 'About AnyDesk'
  • Choose Send Support Information