Sometimes, you may encounter the “Chrome Remote Desktop not working” issue. If you want to find some solutions to get rid of the issue, this post from MiniTool can satisfy your needs. Now, keep on your reading.

Chrome Remote Desktop Not Working

Chrome Remote Desktop is a piece of software of Goggle Chrome. When you try to establish a connection with the Chrome Remote Desktop Tool, you need to do the following things:

  1. Active internet connection on both systems.
  2. Chrome is installed on both systems.
  3. The Chrome Remote Desktop Tool is installed on both systems and logged in to the same Google account.

However, sometimes, you may encounter the “Chrome Remote Desktop is not working” issue. What causes this issue? There are some possible reasons:

  • Some devices can connect without a PIN function.
  • Chrome OS is not updated.
  • The application may not have obtained permission from your computer.

Now, let’s see how to fix the “Chrome Remote Desktop won't connect” issue.

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How to Fix Chrome Remote Desktop Not Working

Fix 1: Disable the Pin Feature

You can disable the Pin feature to fix the “Chrome Remote Desktop not working” issue. Here is how to do that:

Step 1: Press the Windows Key + R key at the same time and enter regedit and click OK to open Registry Editor.

Step 2: Navigate to the following key - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies.

go to the above path

Step 3: Right-click the Policies key and choose New and then select Key. Enter Google as the name of the new key.

Step 4: Navigate to the newly created Google key. Right-click the Google key, choose New, and select Key.

Step 5: Enter Chrome as the name of the new key. Navigate to the Chrome key you just created.

Step 6: Right-click the empty space in the right pane and choose New and select DWORD (32-bit) Value.
Step 7: Set the name of the DWOD to RemoteAccessHostAllowClientPairing. Double-click the newly created DWORD. Change Value data to 1 and click OK.

Fix 2: Allow Permissions

One computer is connected to another computer, and the host computer needs the user's permission. If permissions are not granted, you may eventually encounter this Chrome Remote Desktop not working problem. When connecting to another computer, a window requesting permission may appear. You just need to allow it.

Fix 3: Reinstall Google Chrome

Reinstalling Google Chrome will replace the previous files and get the latest version. It is reported that some people resolve the “Chrome Remote Desktop not working” issue by this method.

Step 1: Right-click the Start button and select App and Features (Programs and Features) from the listed menu.

Step 2: In the pop-up window, find Google Chrome on the right side and double click it and select Uninstall.

After uninstalling Google Chrome, download from the official website and reinstall it, and then check if the error persists.

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You can also try to disable VPN or try remote Desktop’s Web Application to fix the Chrome Remote Desktop not working issue.

Final Words

To sum up, here is how to fix Chrome Remote Desktop not working. If you come across the same error, try these solutions. If you have any different ideas to fix this problem, you can share them in the comment zone.

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