iMessage is one of the most popular text messaging platforms for iPhone users. However, nowadays people do not want to keep looking at their phones every time a text message enters their phone while at work. That is just one reason why a lot of people have connected their instant messaging apps to their computers. Now, this is easy to set up on Apple computers. On Windows PC, it is a bit trickier. We show you how to set up iMessage on Windows PC.
Get iMessage on Windows PC Through Remote Access
One way to get iMessage to work on your Windows PC is to use Google Chrome’s Remote Desktop feature. This connects your Windows PC to a Mac remotely. If you own both a Mac and a Windows computer, you can make use of Google Chrome’s Remote Desktop feature. The downside of this feature is that you will only be able to receive messages when your Mac is turned on. Furthermore, you need an Apple ID to set it up. Therefore, you have to create an Apple ID if you did not have one before.
With Chrome Remote Desktop, all connections are completely secure. You can access other computers, and even let the other user access your computer over the internet. Also, everything is done through the Google Chrome browser. Here’s what to do to set it up:
- Download and install Chrome Remote Desktop on both your Windows PC and your Mac.
- On the Mac, go to Remote Desktop extension and get the access code.
- Now, go to the Windows PC, open the Chrome Remote Desktop app, and input the access code. This will connect both computers, and you can now use iMessage remotely.
Note that Chrome Remote Desktop is fully cross-platform. it provides remote assistance to Windows, Mac and Linux users, and gives access to your Windows and Mac desktops at any time. Thus, when you set it up on your PC, you can use it to receive iMessages remotely.