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There are apps like TeamViewer where you can control a pc remotely, my question is if it's possible to use mouse and keyboard otg on the android device to actually control the desktop pc?, like if you were in front of it.

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I've been using Splashtop (another remote desktop app, just like TeamViewer), and mouse & keyboard works just fine, but definitely not exactly like you're "in front of it". It can recognize right clicks (Android can't natively), but lots of common shortcut keys like Alt+Tab or Win+* are absent, not necessarily because the software can't support it, but because they already have a purpose in Android itself and that's of higher priority. For example, Alt+Tab actually switches apps on the Android device, instead of the remote one.

  • If there's anything (mouse operation, keyboard shortcut) you need to test out, try Splashtop for free in LAN environment first, because remote across network is a paid feature. – Andy Yan Mar 15 '17 at 0:16
  • Ok, I'll try it when I get home, will mark this as accepted answer once I test it – KillerPollo Mar 15 '17 at 15:15
  • Tested it, my android only displayed black screen even with compatible mode, but the mouse indeed controlled the pc. So that is a solution, but didnt work for me. – KillerPollo Mar 16 '17 at 15:13
  • @KillerPollo Weird. Splashtop has been my god to solution and has worked for me since Android 4.4 on various devices. At least I got your question answered... – Andy Yan Mar 16 '17 at 23:59

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