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Mac remote desktop

Do you want to take remote desktop connection of a machine on which your Mac is running and which was running on the same network? It can be done so easily with few simple steps. The basic pre-requisite here is both the machines but be running on the same network.

Make sure that the machine from which you need to take the connection must be on state and have a proper internet connection. Turn on both the machine i.e., the machine from which you need to take remote desktop connection and the other on which you need to take the connection.

How to Take Remote Desktop Connection?

Launch Finder by clicking anywhere on the screen. Make sure that Finder menu icon is displayed in the header. From the menu options, click on ‘GO’ menu and here you can see a list of options available.

Take remote desktop connection on Mac

How to Connect to Mac Remote Desktop?

It is not much difficult to connect to a remote machine on Mac device. You should ensure that you have proper login credentials along with the remote machine’s IP address. And also, make sure that you are on same LAN network while connecting to the Remote Desktop.

  1. You can find Connect to Server’ option at the end of the list of options.
  2. Click on the Connect to Server’ option.
  3. Ensure that a Connect to Server’ pop-up window appears.
  4. Enter the IP address of the machine as smb://192.168.x.x. (This IP address is an example please add the proper IP while connecting to your machine.)
  5. Now click on ‘Connect’ button.

Connecting status appears on the screen followed by a window asking you to enter the credentials to log in to the remote machine.

Enter the credentials such as username and password and click on ‘Connect’ button to continue connecting to the remote machine or to cancel the connection click on ‘Cancel’ button. This is how you can take the remote desktop connection on a Mac machine.

Originally posted 2015-06-27 09:21:29.