Last Updated: December 13, 2014

Android Apps that turns your device into Wireless Mouse & Keyboard

If you’re looking for a way to turn your Android phone’s touch screen into a touch-pad for your computer, you gone love this post. In this post , you’ll find the best five Android apps that can make any Android device into a wireless mouse and keyboard.

The apps listed below instantly transform your Android device into a wireless keyboard and mouse, allowing you to control your computer remotely.

Top 5 Remote Mouse/Keyboard Android Apps

Advanced Touchpad

Advanced Touchedpad is an Android app that can turn your Android device into a wireless touchpad (mouse) and keyboard to control your PC. The app gives you simple yet powerful user interface supports both portrait and landscape modes.

With Advanced Touchedpad there’s no need to activate WiFi before starting it as it automatically enable WiFi and detects computer IP address. The app supports special characters, smiley keys and works well on both Windows XP and Windows 7.

To get this work you need to save a .zip file and then extract and run “Advanced Touchpad Server.exe” on your PC.

AndroMouse

Android Wireless Mouse and KeyboardAndroMouseis one of the best Android app that converts your phone into wireless mouse, keyboard and not only this it also features speech-to-type which uses Google speech recognition to make your work easier. The app allows you to connect your Android phone with PC over WiFi and Bluetooth.

However, speech-to-type and Bluetooth connective is not offered in the lite version that means you need to purchase the pro-version of AndroMouse if you want these two additional features.

Mobile Mouse Lite

Mobile Mouse Lite also converts your device into wireless remote but it offers some unique features like it has the ability to hide keyboard with a shake, supports foreign language keyboards and works with well multiple monitors.

To get this work you will need to have Mac OS X Leopard/Snow Leopard (Intel) or Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7 (32/64bit) or Linux (Ubuntu) and a Mobile Mouse server software that you can get from mobilemouse.com.

UControl wireless mouse

With UControl you can easily convert you Adnroid device into a wireless mouse and keyboard through WiFi or Bluetooth. But to get this work you need to install the UControl Agent program on your computer (PC, Mac or Linux) and select it from the list displayed on your Android phone.

The key feature about this app is “pointer mode” which allows you to move your mouse by moving your phones in the air. However, this option is only available for Android phones with gyroscope capabilities such as Nexus S, Galaxy S2, Galaxy Nexus and Optimus 2X.

Remote Mouse

Remote Mouseapp can turn your mobile phone or tablet into a set of wireless mouse and keyboard through WiFi and 3G Network. The app offers an intuitive interface and its very easy to use.

Unlike other apps Remote Mouse doesn’t need require server software to be installed on your PC. And its fully compatible Windows 7, XP, Vista as well as Mac OSX Lion/Snow leopard/Leopard.

4 Comments

  1. Alfonse says:

    What about an android app that can use the gyro on my phone to control another android device (android mini computer connected to tv)?

    • saju says:

      i want to know this too, Is it posible use one android device as a mouse/trackpad to control another android device?

  2. Mike Bandy says:

    I was almost going to give up on finding the perfect remote mouse application. Your article(s) were very informative. Good job, thank you.

  3. KiT says:

    Nice article! Have you heard about RemoteKontroller? RemoteKontroller is a new Android Application that can make your smartphones and tablets to behave like WIFI Keyboards and WIFI Mice for Windows PC. Besides, RemoteKontroller comes with an editor, that allows users to create custom Keyboard Layouts. It is also possibile to create gamepad layouts!

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