What is RDP and how do you use it?
In today’s world, we have a lot of different ways to connect to our work and home computers. One of the most popular ways to do this is through a Remote Desktop Protocol, or RDP. RDP allows you to connect to your computer from anywhere in the world, as long as you have an internet connection.
What Is RDP?
Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a technology that allows you to connect to your computer from anywhere in the world, as long as you have an internet connection. With RDP, you can access your files, applications, and settings as if you were sitting in front of your computer. For example, a sales person working from home can connect to their computer and have full access to their files, applications, and settings.
How to Use Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 10
To use a remote desktop connection, follow these steps:
1. Open the Start menu, and in the search box, type “Remote Desktop Connection.”
2. In the results list, click “Remote Desktop Connection.”
3. In the main Remote Desktop Connection window, click “Connect to another computer.”
4. In the “Connect to a different computer on the network” window, type the IP address or hostname of the computer you want to connect to. An “Enter password” window appears.
5. Type the password for the remote computer.
6. A “Connecting” window appears.
7. When the connection is successfully established, a message appears, and a window appears that displays the desktop of the remote computer.
What is my IP address for RDP?
PC internal IP address: Look in Settings > Network & Internet > Status > View your network properties. Find the network configuration with an “Operational” status and then get the IPv4 address. Your public IP address (the router’s IP)