NOTE: VNC Connect Home subscriptions are for non-commercial use only.
If you haven't activated your free Home subscription yet, you can here: https://www.realvnc.com/home.
The video below shows how to get started
On the computer you want to control
- Download VNC Server.
- Install VNC Server. You should be prompted to license the VNC Server program when installation finishes, but if not select Licensing from the VNC Server shortcut menu:
- License VNC Server by signing in to it using your RealVNC account credentials.
The license wizard also joins your computer to your team. If you have multiple teams, you will be prompted to select the team to join. You can check by signing in to your RealVNC account online and checking the Computers page (you can also remove it here).
For more about Teams, see What is a team, and how do I add computers and people to it?
On the device you want to control from
- Download VNC Viewer.
- Install or run VNC Viewer and sign in using your RealVNC account credentials. You should see the remote computer appear in your team:
- Click or tap to connect. You are prompted to authenticate to VNC Server. Enter the password you specified when you installed VNC Connect. If you've forgotten it, see this article.