Many software client such as TeamViewer, join me and Chrome Remote Desktop can help you remotely access your files and applications by Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), when you are not nearby your computer. The built-in RDP utility also do the job well in Windows 10 environment. With Fall Creators Update, you can easily allow remote access and configure related options in the Settings app, as well as using Control Panel.
How to enable/setup Remote Desktop in Windows 10 Settings app on Fall Creators Update
Note: The Remote Desktop is only working on Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise, wihtout supporting on Windows 10 Home version.
* By default the RDP feature is disabled.
* From your desktop, tap or click on the Start button, and open the Settings app.
* Click on the System category icon, and select the Remote Desktop tab in the left side.
* Go to its right side pane, you are able to establish a remote connection much quicker.
Simply toggle the “Enable Remote Desktop” switch from Off to ON, and click the Confirm button for enabling the feature.
* Once Remote Desktop is turned on, you can also check any of two boxes to enable it, including Keep my PC awake for connection when it is plugged in, and Make my PC discoverable on private networks to enable automatic connection from a remote device.
* If you want to configure the RDP, click on the “Advanced settings” link to open its page. There are additional options listing for you to make changes:
Require computerers to use network level authenticate to connect. It can help you get more secure before the RDP device is connected.
Setup a router to allow exeternal connection outside of the network.
Change the remote desktop port from 3389 (default) to another.
* However, many users have reported that the OS upgraded process might disables remote desktop connections and prevents the RDP tool from connecting online. This is bug and a quick workaround is to restart all effected devices.