Setting up a remote desktop connection nowadays is a pretty
common thing. It’s a useful feature that comes in handy
for presentations, Microsoft already has a remote desktop app
that allows you to connect to a remote PC and your work
resources from almost anywhere. Microsoft Remote Desktop app
allows users to connect to a remote PC or virtual apps and
According to a new report, Huawei is also working on a new app
that connects the phone to a Remote Desktop session and runs
Windows 10. It appears to be a remote access to a VM in the
Huawei today at CES Asia 2018 announced a new project called
Huawei PC Cloud that brings full Windows 10 to smartphones via
the Remote Desktop session.
You can install the app on smartphones such as Huawei P20 Pro
and connect to a remote session of Windows 10. It’s worth
mentioning that there are tons of third-party applications
available in the app stores aiming to make it easier to connect
to a remote desktop session.
Huawei is allowing users to plug their phone into an external
mouse, keyboard, and monitor to switch to a desktop-like
experience on a large screen.
The company appears to be using a dock to connect the phone to
a monitor and run Windows 10 on the monitor with access to the
phone’s internal storage.
Huawei is using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), and it also
allows users to edit the files stored in the phone directly
from the connected monitor.
The Cloud PC app will work on Huawei P20, P20 Pro, Mate
10, Mate RS and MediaPad M5 tablet. The app would
become available for download in China on June 26.