How to Test Anti Remote Desktop Control for Android in AnyDesk

Last updated April 25, 2024 by Appdome


AnyDesk facilitates remote access to devices, offering convenience but also potential security risks for mobile applications. To mitigate these risks, implementing Appdome’s Anti-Remote Desktop Control is crucial. This feature ensures that your app cannot be used through AnyDesk, preserving the integrity of user interactions and protecting sensitive data from potential exposure in remote desktop scenarios. This guide walks you through the steps to verify that your protected application incorporates Anti-Remote Desktop Control effectively, ensuring it cannot run in tandem with AnyDesk, thereby safeguarding user interactions and sensitive data.


To test Anti Remote Desktop Control, you will need:

Performing the Test

To test Anti Remote Desktop Control protection in AnyDesk:

  1. Build an app with the Anti Remote Desktop Control feature enabled.
    For detailed instructions on how to build this feature, visit the main knowledge base article How to Block Remote Desktop Exploits in Android Apps
    Remote Desktop Control Ios Fusion Set
  2. Install the protected app on mobile device 1.
  3. Download and install AnyDesk Remote Desktop on both mobile devices from the Google PlayStore.
  4. Open AnyDesk on both mobile devices.
    Any Desk Address
  5. Enter Your Address number from mobile device 1 in the Enter Remote Address box on mobile device 2.
  6. Accept the connection on mobile device 2.
    Accept Request Anydesk
  7. Click Start now on mobile device 2.
    Anydesk Startnow
  8. Open the protected app on mobile device 1.
  9. Verify the functionality of the Anti-Remote Desktop Control protection.
    Expected Result: You should see a security alert on the second device’s screen, blocking the app from opening while AnyDesk is active. This alert confirms that the Anti-Remote DesktopControl is operational.
    Appdome Threat Event Pop Up Message Detected Remote Desktop Control

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