Controlling and managing an Android phone or tablet from a computer or laptop, was always my dream, and I’m sure you share the same too. With the advancement of the mobile platform, there is few software which are available these days, that can complete our dream, efficiently.
MobileGo is one such application, developed by Wondershare, and here’s a guide to help you use MobileGo app to mirror/control your Android phone from PC/Laptop. This method will work only for Windows users, as the application isn’t released for Linux or OS X, or any other PC platform, yet.
About MobileGo Application (Review)
The first pleasing thing to know is that the app is available without any price tag. To get started, you’ve to install its Android client (available on the Google play store), and PC client too. Once done, create a free account, and login with the same on the two shores.
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The moment login is done, and an internet connectivity (or USB connectivity) is established between two devices, you are ready to fire up and utilize the features offered.
The UI of the software is well-designed, thanks to its simple and elegant looking elements. Everything is divided into proper sections, which makes it further easy for navigation. In fact, a navigation toolbar is always available at the top for easy access.
You’re allowed to keep backup and do a restore of data on any connected phone, and also manage or control varies activities. For example, you can access, delete, or edit any contact or add a new one in the phone book, you can send texts or access applications like WhatsApp. If you’re interested in that, then here’s a detailed guide on how to use WhatsApp on PC.
To enable the connectivity using USB, make sure USB Debugging option is enabled under Security Settings of your device. Or, if you’re opting for the easy Wi-Fi connectivity option, then make sure both devices are connected on the same, and it’s not a public connection (for security purpose).
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In short, this MobileGo app deserves every chance you’ve and it will never disappoint you.
How to Install MobileGo app on PC
Installation is pretty easy, on both the devices. At phone’s end, you can get the app from Play store and simply click on ‘Install’ option over there to get over with this.
At PC’s end, you’ve to grab the installer file from its official website, double click on the same, choose Run from pop-up, and then go through on-screen instructions, which are common as of any other software.
Once the installation is over, fire up the app from both devices, and create a free account on any one of them. You can sign up for a free account using Facebook, Google+, Twitter, or even using a YouTube account.
Make sure the software is updated to latest version, which is already taken care of since you’ve just downloaded the newer version from the official website. The same account can be used to login on both devices now.
How to Control Android Phone from PC
As I mentioned previously, the devices can be connected either via USB connectivity or the same Wi-Fi network. In either way, the Android device can be controlled from PC using MobileGo software you just installed.
Once the connection is setup completely, you’ll have access to not only File Manager, but also to apps installed on your phone. You can access Phone Book, Messages, send messages from the computer, and do a lot of other stuff.
Keeping backup and doing the restoring work is also possible. In the additional options, you’re allowed to create a copy of the whole phone, and make a newer device have all of it.
Everything is covered and over, I guess. If you feel something is missing, then start a new thread in the discussion section and I’ll come up with an answer soon. If required, I’ll update this guide with that addition or post a new one, covering it in depth.
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