Connecting to your Raspberry Pi wirelessly
Ever wanted to connect to your Raspberry Pi wirelessly? You can! Using only a mouse and keyboard once we can access our Raspberry Pi wirelessly across the internet where ever you are in the world! You could be on holiday and can still access your Raspberry Pi at home! Furthermore, this works on all devices; Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS!
- Keyboard and mouse
- Raspbian Stretch with Desktop preinstalled on micro sd card (8GB or more)
Downloading wireless software:
- Navigate to RealVNC.com.
- Download the suitable version of VNC viewer for your operating system.
- While the software downloads, make a RealVNC account by clicking “sign in” at the top right corner of the page.
- Enter the details required, and verify your email address.
- Open the VNC viewer application and install it.
Setting up your Raspberry Pi:
- Open terminal
- Scroll down to interfacing options.
- Scroll to VNC, and then click enter.
- Press yes.
- Exit out of the terminal and now on the taskbar in the desktop, you should see a VNC symbol.
- Click on the symbol and open the server application. Click on the options menu (3 lines) and click licensing.
- Choose to sign in to your RealVNC account and click next. Enter your username and password.
- Choose the option to add the Raspberry Pi to your address book. This makes it so that it can be accessed from anywhere in the world. Otherwise, you can only access the Raspberry Pi over the internet locally.
Accessing your Raspberry Pi:
- Open the VNC application on your device (not on your Raspberry Pi you want to access).
- Log in to your account.
- Goto your address book and you should see your Raspberry Pi there. Double click to connect.
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