Do you need to access your files and apps remotely on Windows 11 Home?
If so, use these steps to enable Remote Desktop with Thinstuff.
On Windows 11 Home the ability to enable Remote Desktop is not supported by default.
Thinstuff Remote Desktop Host lets you access your device from another location using the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to offer assistance or control a device without being physically present at the location.
In this guide, you will learn the steps to enable Remote Desktop to manage a computer or access files and apps remotely on Windows 11 Home with Thinstuff Remote Desktop Host.
Enable Remote Desktop on Windows 11 Home
To enable Remote Desktop on Windows 11 Home with Thinstuff Remote Desktop Host, use these steps:
- 1. Download and install Thinstuff Remote Desktop Host from here.
- 2. Reboot your machine.
- 3. Open Remote Desktop Host Manager on Windows 11 and activate your license.
- 4. Once you complete the steps, you can connect to your computer using any modern Remote Desktop app (recommended).
When using the Remote Desktop, make sure to use the “Network Level Authentication” option to make the connection more secure.
Also, the Remote Desktop Host Manager displays the current Remote Desktop port in case you need to configure a router to allow remote connections outside of the network.
If nothing changes on your device, the port number should always be 3389.