When the TouchRemote PC Software is started it automatically minimises to the notification area of the Windows taskbar (usually on the bottom right of the desktop).
Notification area icon Notification area icon connected Notification area icon functions Double click Opens PC Software Right click Opens menu
Minimising the window always brings it back to the notification area.
- Main Window
On the left the menu tiles are shown. A click on each tile leads you to the corresponding feature.Adapters
The Adapters page shows detailed information about the Bluetooth and network adapters installed on the PC. If you want to set up a connection on the app manually you'll find all required information there.Settings
Opens the Settings page. More information below.Manual
Opens this manual in the default browser.Upgrade
Opens the Upgrade page that allows you to enter your licence key or to purchase one (only shown in Demo).Help
Opens the Help & Feedback section of this website in the default browser.Info
Shows information about the PC Software like the installed version etc.
- Staus Area
On the right the status area is shown.Connection Status
Shows the current connection status as well as any connection related issues.PC Name
Shows the name of the PC as specified by Windows. It is similar to the name of the PC shown in the app.
Sets the port on which the PC Software is waiting for a connection. If you change the default value (8888) you must add the port to IP or hostname in the connection settings of the app (e.g. 192.168.247.51:7000).Password
Enter an arbitrary password for access to the PC via TouchRemote. It must be entered into the connection settings in the TouchRemote App later to allow authentication to the PC Software. The password is case sensitive and it must have at least 6 characters. (If you do not enter a password, unsecured connections are possible with the scan feature of the app)Mouse Acceleration
Sets acceleration of mouse pointer when controlled via TouchRemote. This setting is independent of system's mouse acceleration.Bluetooth
You can disable Bluetooth if you do not need it. In this case TouchRemote will not force your PC to be visible to other devices via Bluetooth.Notifications
Disable this option to turn off TouchRemote's baloon messages on the notification area of the Windows taskbar.Receive Beta Updates
Enable this option if you want to get notifications about Beta updates. Note that while Beta versions have the newest features included they are test versions and may yet have bugs. If enabled you should enable Beta updates in TouchRemote App as well (Android: Install TouchRemote BETA).Path to VLC Player
Set the file system path to VLC Media Player executable (vlc.exe) here if you installed it manually. Path is determined automatically if VLC Media Player was installed with an installer.