How to Enable Remote Desktop in Windows 11

Currently, hundreds of remote desktop connection apps are available for Windows. There are, however, a few that stand out among all those. Remote desktop is a feature built into Windows known as RDP.

Remote desktop lets you access your files and apps stored on another computer remotely. Additionally, the Remote Desktop Protocol provides remote assistance and PC control.  Remotely connecting to a secondary system using this feature is easy and convenient. 

With Windows 11, enabling Remote Desktop used to be simple. RDP is however buried deep in the Settings section of Windows 11. In order to use Remote Desktop on Windows 11, you must first enable it. 

Here is how you can enable remote desktop on your Windows 11 computer.

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Steps to Enable Remote Desktop in Windows 11

We will discuss the few best methods to enable Remote Desktop in Windows 11 in this article. You should note that the Remote Desktop feature is only available on Windows 11 Pro and Enterprise.

You need third-party programs if you don’t have Windows 11 Pro or Enterprise. So let’s check it out how you can do it.

1. Enable Remote Desktop via Settings

In this method, we will use Windows 11’s settings app to enable remote desktop. You can proceed by following these steps.

Step 1. Click on the Start button and then select ‘Settings’.

Open Setting Page From Windows Search
Open Setting Page From Windows Search

Step 2. When the Settings page open, click on the ‘System‘ option.

Select The System In Windows Setting
Select The System In Windows Setting

Step 3. On the right side of the window panel, click ‘Remote Desktop‘.

Selecting in Remote Destop In Windows Setting of Windows 11
Selecting in Remote Destop In Windows Setting of Windows 11

Step 4. On the next page, click the ‘Remote Desktop’ toggle and then click ‘Confirm’ to save the changes.

That’s all that how you can enable Remote Desktop via Settings in windows 11.

2. Enable Remote Desktop via Control Panel

You can follow this alternative method. In this method, you will enable the Remote Desktop service in Windows 11 by using the Control Panel. The steps listed below are simple to follow.

Step 1. Start by open Windows search and type ‘Control Panel’ into it. Now open the Control Panel from the list.

Opening Control Panel In Windows Search
Opening Control Panel In Windows Search

Step 2. Choose the ‘System and Security‘ option from the Control Panel.

Click on The System And Security In Control Panel
Click on The System And Security In Control Panel

Step 3. As shown in the screenshot, click on the ‘Allow remote access‘ option in the next window.

Click on the Allow Remote Access In Control Panel
Click on the Allow Remote Access In Control Panel

Step 4. In the System Properties dialog box, select the Remote tab.

Step 5. Enable the ‘Allow remote connections to this computer’ option. And also enable the option that says “Only allow remote connections from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication.” Once that is done, click the ‘Ok‘ button.

Enable the mention Option Mention In That Image
Enable the mention Option Mention In That Image

That’s all about how to enable Remote Desktop on Windows 11 via Control Panel. If you want to know another method to enable the check the next method.

3. Enable Remote Desktop via CMD 

Another way to enable remote desktop is this method. The method we are going to use is to enable the remote desktop connection by using the Command Prompt in Windows 11. This method is also simple, you just have to run one command. Follow the steps below to get started.

Step 1. Start by opening Windows search and typing ‘CMD.’ Right-click on the command and select ‘Run as administrator.

Open Command Prompt Form Windows Search By Run as Administrator
Open Command Prompt Form Windows Search By Run as Administrator

Step 2. Enter the following command in the Command Prompt and press Enter.

reg add "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server" /v fDenyTSConnections /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

That’s all that’s how to enable the Remote Desktop via Command prompt on Windows 11.

So here is this article we know about the guidance that how you can enable the remote desktop in windows 11. I hope this article helped you! If you have any doubts then share with us we try to resolve your issue and also share that article with others.

 

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