Use Remote Desktop on your Windows, Android or iOS device to connect to a PC remotely:
Firstly, set up the remote PC, it will allow remote connections. See How do I connect to another PC with Remote Desktop Connection?
On the remote PC, open Settings and go to System > About. Note the PC name. You’ll need this later.
Next, in Settings, go to System > Power & sleep and check to make sure Sleep is set to Never.
Enter the full name of the remote PC into Remote Desktop Connection on your local PC. For detailed steps, see Connect to another computer using Remote Desktop Connection.
How do I connect to another PC with Remote Desktop Connection?
Set up the remote PC so it will allow remote connections.
Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search.
(If you’re using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, and then click Search.)
Enter remote desktop in the search box, then tap or click Select users who can use remote desktop. Administrator permission required You might be asked for an admin password or to confirm your choice.
In the System Properties dialog box, under Remote Desktop, select the Allow remote connections to this computer button.
Tap or click Select Users, and in the Remote Desktop Users dialog box, tap or click Add.
In the Select Users or Groups dialog box, do the following:
To choose the search location, tap or click Locations, and then select the location you want to search.
In Enter the object names to select, enter the name or user name of the person that you want to add, and then tap or click OK. The name will be added to the list of people who can connect to this PC.
Also, when you want to connect to a remote PC, you’ll need to know the full name of that PC.
Open System by swiping in from the right edge of the screen, tapping Search (or if you’re using a mouse, pointing to the upper-right corner of the screen, moving the mouse pointer down, and then clicking Search), entering System in the search box, and tapping or clicking System.
The full PC name is listed under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings.
Next, you’ll need to make sure the settings for sleep and hibernation are set to Never, since you can’t connect to a PC that’s asleep or hibernating.
Finally, enter the full name of the remote PC into Remote Desktop Connection on your local PC.