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Remote Desktop Support with Google Hangouts

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The experience of working remotely has never been easier thanks to Google Apps and the collaboration tools that come with it. However, if you’re an IT or Google Apps Admin, its hard to replicate the experience of supporting a user in person.

The Remote Desktop app in Google Hangouts allows you to take control over someone’s computer (with their permission, of course) so you can walk a user through a task, or just provide some basic support.

This has plenty of other uses as well. For example, if you’re doing a group presentation and you want to switch between presenters without switching computers, the Remote Desktop app makes the process extremely simple.

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