Instantly Share Your PC Screen With Friends And Family With Crossloop

CrossLoop is a global marketplace for all types of technical support. CrossLoop makes helping other people fast, friendly and cost-effective by empowering any two people anywhere in the world to connect live via computer. Through its easy-to-use desktop sharing software and global, user-verified Help Community, CrossLoop connects computer users with trusted, qualified service providers and friends who can provide the support they need quickly and conveniently. CrossLoop is available in 21 languages and used by individuals and businesses in over 190 countries to provide technical support, training and collaboration around the globe.

CrossLoop offers a FREE secure screen sharing utility designed for people of all technical skill levels. CrossLoop enables even the most non-technical users to get connected from anywhere on the Internet in minutes without changing any firewall or router settings. It only takes a few minutes to setup and no signup is required.

CrossLoop connects people with their trusted contacts – both friends and professional service providers – to receive help on their computers. With CrossLoop, people can help their contacts remotely as if they were working side by side.  Popular uses for CrossLoop range from technical assistance to trouble-shooting to software and application training, such as how to set up a blog or create videos online. You can see as another person with whom you have shared your screen work on your computer and show you something you were unable to do.

You do not need a CrossLoop account to use free desktop screen sharing application. You can always use it a a guest which is quite fast and helpful during sudden need. However, with an account you receive some additional features and benefits for free.

You can access your history of all the CrossLoop sessions you’ve had, including who you had a session with (if known), the purpose of the session (if provided), and the time, date, and duration of the session.

Share feedback and testimonials – you can rate the people you have CrossLoop sessions with and share your comments.

If you frequently need help on your computer, an account will help you keep a history of all the work done on your computer which will be beneficial to anyone helping you in the future. Think of this as your computer’s medical history.

If you are a frequent Helper or a technical support professional, we recommend you create an account and profile on CrossLoop.  This will enable you to:

  • Build your credentials – track and tag your screen sharing sessions.  Your profile page dynamically updates with each CrossLoop session you have.
  • Promote your expertise – display your credentials dynamically anywhere on the web
  • Monetize your skills – be discovered to generate leads with the CrossLoop Badge.

Just click on download from the homepage and install the software.  Click on the CrossLoop icon on your desktop and you are ready to connect with anyone securely. You need to tell a secure passcode to the one you want to connect with and you are ready.

Currently it works only on the Windows OS. The following are the requirements in detail:

  • – Windows XP or newer, including Vista, windows 7
  • – Pentium 500MHz +
  • – 128 MB RAM or greater
  • – 2 MB hard drive space
  • – Broadband Internet Connection.

Detailed steps to invite someone to view and control your desktop:

  • Direct them to crossloop and have them click on the Download link or use the tell-a-friend feature here. Once they have downloaded the software and installed it, which takes a minute or two they can launch the software by clicking on the CrossLoop icon on their desktop.
  • Have your contact click on the “Access” tab.
  • Provide to your contact the Access Code from your “Share” tab and ask him/her to enter it in the empty space provided on his or her “Access” tab.
  • Now both of you should click on the “Connect” button and CrossLoop will connect your computers. If you both do not click connect within 2 minutes the connection will time out.
  • You will be asked a final time for permission to allow or deny your contact. Click on the ‘?˜Allow’ button and you contact will see your desktop.

You can use the additional features such as view only mode that allows your contact to only view and not change your computer, share files, switch screens. The second person won’t be able to control your computer.

Detailed steps to access someone else’s desktop:

  • Direct the other person to www.CrossLoop.com and have them click on the Download link.
  • Once they have downloaded the software and installed it, they can launch the software by clicking on the CrossLoop icon on their desktop.
  • Have your contact click on the “Share” tab.
  • Ask the person their Access Code and enter it on your “Access” tab.
  • Now both of you should click on the “Connect” button and CrossLoop will connect your computers. If you both do not click connect within 2 minutes the connection will time out.
  • Your contact will be asked a final time for permission to allow or deny you access. Instruct your contact to click on the Allow button.

Overall we were pretty impressed by this software as it is ridiculously simple to use and very fast. Hope this will help you and if you come across any other similar software feel free to share it with us. Any comments and queries are always welcome. Happy sharing!

Via: Crossloop

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