By Ellie / Last Updated February 16, 2022

How do I fix Chrome Remote Desktop font blurry?

“I use Chrome Remote Desktop every day. Every computer I connect to has blurry text as of a few days ago. My computer text is fine, but the font on all of the remote computers looks really grainy. End users confirm that their screens appear to be normal. How do I fix Chrome Remote Desktop font blurry?”

How to fix Chrome Remote Desktop blurry

When we remotely connect to another computer using remote desktop software, we encounter all kinds of problems, font blurry is one of them. In addition to Google Chrome Remote Desktop blurry problem we mentioned above, users of Windows Remote Desktop reflected that they encounter Windows Remote Desktop blurry as well. Here in this part, we summarize two tested solutions to help users fix Chrome Remote Desktop font blurry problem.

Solution 1. Switched off hardware acceleration option

Step 1. Click the button on the upper-right corner, and then click Settings.

Chrome Setting

Step 2. On the left column, find and click Advanced.

Advanced

Step 3. Click System on the left pane, and then switch off Use hardware acceleration when available option.

Switch Off Use Hardware Acceleration When Available

Solution 2. Disable Accelerated 2D Canvas

Step 1. Try entering “chrome://flags/#disable-accelerated-2d-canvas” in your address bar.

Step 2. Change the status of Accelerated 2D canvas to Disabled.

Disable Accelerated 2 D Canvas

AnyViewer: remote desktop software with high image quality

If you would like to have a high image quality during your remote sessions, you can use the free remote desktop software AnyViewer which is compatible with multiple Windows versions. Most importantly, it provides you with high image quality as long as your network is in good condition. Users could use AnyViewer as a Chrome Remote Desktop alternative.

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  Part 1. For unattended remote access with one-click

Step 1. Download, install and launch AnyViewer on both computers. Go to Log in, and then click Sign up. (If you already have signed up on its official website, you can log in directly.)

Log in AnyViewer

Step 2. Fill in the signup information.

Sign Up for AnyViewer

Step 3. Then you can see you successfully logged in to AnyViewer. Your device will automatically be assigned to the account you've logged in.

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Note: If you have logged in to the same AnyViewer account on the two devices, then you can achieve a direct connection by clicking Remote control. If the two devices are not logged in to the same account, you can read the following steps to learn two more connection methods.

Connect to My Devices

Part 2. Two connection methods of AnyViewer

Connection method 1. Send a control request

Step 1. On the client computer, input the device ID of the host computer and then click Connect.

Connect

Step 2. Click Send a control request to your partner.

Send a Control Request to Your Partner

Step 3. On the host computer, click Allow to make the connection successful.

Request to Control Your Device

Connection method 2. Input security code

Step 1. On the host computer, go to Settings > Recipient. Tick the third option and then set the permanent security code.

Accept Remote Control

Step 2. On the client computer, input the device ID of the host computer and then click Connect. Choose Input security code and enter the code. Click OK to achieve remote access.

Security Code

After you’ve successfully connected to another computer. You can easily change the image quality from the toolbar on the middle-top of the screen.

Image Quality

Also, there are multiple kinds of resolutions for your choice. You can change the resolution according to your network condition.

Resolution

Conclusion

When you encountered Chrome Remote Desktop blurry problem, don’t worry, try the two solutions we mentioned in this post to troubleshoot this problem. Although Chrome Remote Desktop is a widely-used remote desktop tool, it has certain shortcomings. Another example of its shortcoming is Chrome Remote Desktop lag.

Under certain circumstances, users may want a Chrome Remote Desktop alternative. Therefore, we introduce the free remote desktop software AnyViewer to you, which supports high image quality during remote sessions as long as the network is in good condition.