If you want to connect to your Raspberry Pi remotely, you’ll need to install a VNC viewer software on your computer and set up a VNC server on your Raspberry Pi. This tutorial will guide you through the process of installing and setting up VNC Viewer and Server on your Raspberry Pi.
Step 1: Update your Raspberry Pi
Open a terminal window and run the following commands to update your Raspberry Pi:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
Step 2: Install VNC Server
Run the following command to install VNC Server on your Raspberry Pi:
sudo apt-get install realvnc-vnc-server
Step 3: Configure VNC Server
Run the following command to configure VNC Server:
Use the arrow keys to select “Interfacing Options” and press Enter. Then select “VNC” and enable VNC Server.
Step 4: Set up a password Run the following command to set up a password for VNC Server:
sudo vncpasswd -service
Enter a password of your choice when prompted.
Step 5: Install VNC Viewer
Visit the RealVNC website (https://www.realvnc.com/en/connect/download/viewer/) using your preferred web browser and download the VNC Viewer installation file.
Step 6: Install VNC Viewer
Once the download is complete, locate the downloaded file and double-click on it to begin the installation process. Accept the license agreement, choose installation options, and wait for the installation to complete.
Step 7: Launch VNC Viewer
Once the installation is complete, click on the “Finish” button, and then launch VNC Viewer from your desktop or Start menu.
Step 8: Connect to your Raspberry Pi
To connect to your Raspberry Pi remotely, enter its IP address or hostname into the “VNC Server” field, and then click on the “Connect” button. You may be prompted to enter your Raspberry Pi’s login credentials. Enter the password you set up in Step 4 and you should be able to connect to your Raspberry Pi remotely.
You have successfully installed and set up VNC Viewer and Server on your Raspberry Pi and can now connect to it remotely using VNC Viewer.