1. holzlondon's Avatar
    Can anyone say if the Surface RT can be controlled by a remote desktop app for a windows phone? I've got a Lumia 920. - If yes, which app is best?

    Wanted to watch some videos from the Surface which we had connected to the TV, but got annoyed with constantly getting up between videos.
    04-21-2013 01:50 AM
  2. kevin2577's Avatar
    No, Windows RT can only connect to remote clients, it cannot serve as one
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    04-21-2013 03:42 PM
  3. ninjaap's Avatar
    Windows RT and Windows 8 devices cannot be controlled remotely. Only machines with Windows 8 Pro installed have the option.
    04-23-2013 10:51 AM
  4. NickA's Avatar
    I use my Surface RT sometimes for PowerPoint presentations. I'm not always able to sit near the Surface, so I just use my Bluetooth mouse (you could also use a normal wireless mouse) to control the Surface. The range is pretty good. So you could get a track pad mouse or similar and just have it sitting next to you like a remote.
    04-24-2013 09:02 AM
  5. tloker's Avatar
    I use RT with ppt all the time.Would love to be able to control presentation from the phone
    10-27-2013 07:25 PM
  6. azcruz's Avatar
    I have been able to do this with old Sony Ericsson phones without installing software on the PC side. How ironic.

    Sent from my Windows Phone 8S by HTC using Tapatalk
    10-27-2013 07:35 PM

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