Monday, 13 January 2014

Shutdown PC or Laptop with Android Device

Shutdown Start Remote is an app for Android to remote shutdown and start your computer or Laptop.
It is very easy to use.

*File Name - Shutdown Start Remote
This is the Play Store link directly to this app. After you are logged in you can directly download this app to your phone or tablet.

*File Name - Shutdown_3.0.1
To use this app,you additionally need this program for your computer. It does not require an installation.You only have to start it with Java. It runs on Windows, Linux and Mac.

*You need to download and install Java Runtime Environment on PC to open the above mentioned computer Application.
Download Java Runtime Environment from here.

The handling of this app is very easy and setting it up takes less than two minutes.
1.Install the app on your Android Device.
2.Download Shutdown_3.0.1 (do not extract).
   Install Java Runtime and open Shutdown_3.0.1 with Java.
       If you close the program it moves into the background (you can open it in the status bar or in the tray menu again).
4.On your Android device open the app.
     Connect with your computer.
5.Click on the digital clock to set a time.
   Click on the analog clock to start the timer.
   Click on the list in the upper right corner to choose the shutdown mode.
   Click on one button at the bottom to immediately execute the action.
Note -
1.The app should be open or minimized to background on your PC or else your phone cannot connect to your computer.
2.It will be better if both the PC and the phone are under same WiFi network.
* (I tested it on my Laptop with Sony Xperia M under same WiFi network).