KDE Connect

4.3
24.1K reviews
1M+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

KDE Connect provides a set of features to integrate your workflow across devices:

- Transfer files between your devices.
- Access files on your phone from your computer, without wires.
- Shared clipboard: copy and paste between your devices.
- Get notifications for incoming calls and messages on your computer.
- Virtual touchpad: Use your phone screen as your computer's touchpad.
- Notifications sync: Access your phone notifications from your computer and reply to messages.
- Multimedia remote control: Use your phone as a remote for Linux media players.
- WiFi connection: no USB wire or bluetooth needed.
- End-to-end TLS encryption: your information is safe.

Please note you will need to install KDE Connect on your computer for this app to work, and keep the desktop version up-to-date with the Android version for the latest features to work.

Sensitive permissions information:
* Accessibility permission: Required to receive input from another device to control your Android phone, if you use the Remote Input feature.
* Background location permission: Required to know to which WiFi network you are connected to, if you use the Trusted Networks feature.

KDE Connect never sends any information to KDE nor to any third party. KDE Connect sends data from one device to the other directly using the local network, never through the internet, and using end to end encryption.

This app is part of an open source project and it exists thanks to all the people who contributed to it. Visit the website to grab the source code.
Updated on
Apr 11, 2024

Data safety

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Ratings and reviews

4.3
23K reviews
Kevin Fisher
April 28, 2024
I don't normally write reviews but there's a crucial design flaw in this app that needs to be solved. When using remote input, the 2 finger scrolling method makes this mostly useless. Please add a scroll bar to the right side and bottom for vertical and horizontal scrolling. To demonstrate the problem, connect to a computer, go into remote input, hold your phone in one hand using your thumb to control the mouse cursor, now scroll. Ah see, you can't. Please fix this, everything else is great!
3 people found this review helpful
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RC and Legos
December 19, 2023
This app is amazing. Especially after I fixed the no notification problem. I had to allow the app to run in the background and not use battery saver. There are still a couple of problems like messaging and mounting my phone as a drive, but the main thing is that I can see those notifications and reply to people. About the messaging, I can reply to people just fine. However, it doesn't show it sent the message I typed to them. Although I know that they got it, because they reply back to me.
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Addison Sparks
September 8, 2023
Not a fan of the new color scheme. I miss the pure black. That being said, this is a necessity for pairing with any linux machine. Remote file browsing is amazing (yes on linux you can copy entire folders both ways, rename files, open, edit, or delete by using the native PC file explorer to browse the phone). This app quite literally gives the most incredible conveniences without sacrificing privacy because it's all done on the local network. If it disconnects, just force close and open again 👍
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What's new

1.30.1
* Fixes recently introduced crashes

1.30
* Added Bluetooth support (beta)
* Improved device controls
* Added scroll sensitivity option to remote input
* Accessibility improvements

1.29
* Added MDNS discovery
* Fixed crash opening the Run Command widget settings
* Added more fine grained notification channels
* Added a confirmation before copying contacts
* Long-tapping the "Send clipboard" quick settings tile now opens the app
* Removed the photo plugin