By Ellie / Last Updated January 16, 2023

What is Acer Remote?

Acer Remote is a tool created by Acer that allows you to operate your PC's mouse, keypad, Media Player, PowerPoint, and Windows 8 UI from an Android smartphone or tablet. Acer Remote also supports a remote laser pointer. Acer All-in-One and Desktop PCs are compatible with the Acer Remote APK.

Acer Remote

How to use Acer Remote in Acer computer

By using Acer Remote for remote access to an Acer computer, we can use Bluetooth and WiFi to realize the remote connections. Here in this part, we’ll pay much attention to using Acer Remote to control the PC over WiFi.

Before the operation, make sure your phone and Acer PC are on the same network, otherwise, the connection cannot be established successfully.  

Step 1. Download Acer Remote on your mobile phone and open it.

Open Acer Remote

Step 2. Click on the arrow icon to connect to the same WiFi.

Set up Acer Remote

Step 3. Choose the same network as the Acer computer.

Acer Remote Connect

Step 4. After connecting successfully, you can see there are a series of functions of it.

Step 5. Click on the first icon, and then you can see “MediaPlayer, Youtube, iTunes, Power DVD and so on. With it you can play the video on PC and you can enjoy the video remotely.

Media Player Acer Remote

And you can speed up, slow down or adjust the volume of the video with those green buttons.

Options in Mediaplayer

Step 6. With the second option with a keyboard icon, you can enter what you want to show on the PC.


For example, you can make a PowerPoint remotely if you are far away from your PC, and it will be shown on PC.

Acer Remote Control PC

Step 7. The third option is Touchpad, you can use it to open, minimize, rotate the picture of the Acer computer.


Step 8. With the fourth option a menu icon, you can open the menu on the PC and choose what you want.

Windows Menu

Step 9. With the fifth option, you can show and remotely control the PowerPoint presentations and freely control the slides with your Phone.

Control PowerPoint

Apart from that, you can use the laser point in the middle, which makes the presentation easier.

Laser Point Powerpoint

Step 10. The last option is also a laser pointer. You can use laser pointer to the point at any location of an Acer PC.

AnyViewer-- Free & stable Acer remote alternative

Although we can get a remote control for Acer computer with the application Acer Remote, the truth cannot be denied that 2 devices must be limited to the same LAN, which makes remote access has many limitations. To avoid those limitations, we recommend a free & stable alternative to Acer remote--AnyViewer.

AnyViewer allows you to get remote control anywhere and anytime with a stable connection. With it you can run Windows apps, access files, make Powerpoint, and so on as you were sitting in front of the PC. Here let’s see how to use AnyViewer to control a computer from an iPhone/iPad, Android device, or tablet.

✎ On your Acer PC:

Download Freeware Win 11/10/8.1/8/7
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✎ On your iPhone/iPad (iOS 10.0 and later):

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✎ On your Android

Download Freeware Android  6.0 and later versions
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Download, install and run AnyViewer on all devices. On the device that you want to start a remote session, create an AnyViewer account and log into it.

Method 1. Send control request

Step 1. On your mobile device, enter the device ID of the host computer and click Connect. Click Send control request.

Control Mode

Step 2. There will be a pop-up message on the host computer. Click the Allow to allow the connection. 

Approve Control

Method 2. Security code

Step 1. On the host computer, go to Settings > Unattended. Enable Set my security code and set your fixed security code; then, click Save.

Accept Remote Control

Step 2. On your iDevce or Android device,  enter thedevice IDof the host computer and click Connect.

Step 3.  Input either the security code set above and Connect.

Input Security Code

Method 3. One-click control

Step 1. Log into the same AnyViewer account on the host Acer computer.

Step 2. On your mobile device, go to Device and locate the Acer PC on My devices list. 

Step 3. Click it and click One-click control

Remote Control

No matter which options you choose, you can connect to the remote PC successfully. You can see a menu icon in the right corner, there are many functions in it.

iPhone to AnyViewer

You can use Touch Mode, Virtual Mouse and adjust image quality in the application, which can make your remote session more convenient.

Touch Mode


Now you must know how to use Acer Remote to realize remote control for Acer computer. Of course, if you meet with some problems when using Acer Remote to access Acer PC, it’s wise for you to choose a free and easy-operated remote access software-- AnyViewer.