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You can connect to your Raspberry Pi remotely using Remote Desktop in Windows 10. Let’s take a look at a quick demo on how to do this…

Connect to Raspberry Pi Remotely

Connect to Raspberry Pi Remotely

First make sure your Pi is connected to your WiFi or to your network using an ethernet cable. On your Pi, open the terminal window then type

sudo apt-get install xrdp

This will install remote desktop server

Command line

Now you need to find the IP address of your raspberry pi. To do this type

hostname -I

You want the first IP address that appears. In this example Keep a note of this, you’ll need it to connect to your Pi remotely. You’ll also need your Pi’s username and password.

On your PC open the remote desktop app. Type ‘remote desktop’ into the search field on the bottom left of your screen. Click ‘remote desktop connection’.

remote desktop

In the connection window, enter the IP address you made a note of earlier.

connect to computer remote desktop

Now log in using your Pi’s username and password.

You’ll be able to use your Pi as normal

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