Google+ Hangouts for desktop now allows remote control of other computers


If you’re constantly heading over to the homes of friends and family to supply some tech support, Google+ now provides a much more simple solution, via Hangouts Remote Desktop.  Powered by the same technology behind Chrome Remote Desktop, this new feature will provide a much more efficient way of getting things done.

Of course this application requires permission, so you don’t have to worry about hackers being able to swiftly commandeer your desktop without your approval.

Instructions to use the application are after the break.

In order to access Hangouts Remote Desktop, you’ll have to enter a Hangout, click View More Apps > Add Apps > Hangouts Remote Desktop.  Give this lightweight and simple tool a try and let us know what you think below in the comments!

Source: +Daniel Caiafa