Here are frequently asked questions about RemotePC, its features and remote access.

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    faq Can I access additional computers over and above my subscribed plan?
    faq How can I view my billing information and invoices?
    faq How do I change my password?
    faq How do I update my profile?
    faq I am unable to use my existing credit card to make a payment towards the RemotePC account renewal. Why?
    faq Can I make payments via PayPal?
    faq I have outstanding payments and also need to update my credit card. What should I do?
    faq If I upgrade my plan in the middle of an existing plan, do I just have to pay the difference amount?
    faq I need a RemotePC plan for my business. What should I do?
    faq Can I cancel my RemotePC account?
    faq My account has been suspended? What should I do?
    faq Auto-renewal has been activated for my account. How do I disable it?
    faq What happens when I switch between my plans during free trial?
    faq Can I add VAT ID to my RemotePC account?
    faq Does RemotePC have a VAT number?

    Can I access additional computers over and above my subscribed plan?

    Yes, RemotePC paid accounts are allowed to enable additional computers, beyond the chosen plan's computer limit for remote access. This is designed to allow uninterrupted remote access to computers as needed. You are liable to be charged for any overuse, above your subscribed plan, by you or your users. Overuse charges are at $10 per computer per year for any additional use and are charged in full and are applicable for the current subscription period.

    How can I view my billing information and invoices?

    You can view and print the billing transactions and invoices of your RemotePC account easily.

    To view bills and invoices,

    1. Log in to RemotePC via web browser.
    2. Click the username displayed on the top-right corner and click 'My Account'.
    3. Go to 'Billing Information' and click 'View' against the required invoice.
    4. To print a bill, click 'Print' in the 'Billing Information' tab.

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    How do I change my password?

    To change your account password,

    1. Log in to RemotePC via web browser.
    2. Click the username displayed on the top-right corner and click 'My Account'.
    3. Click 'Change Password?'. The 'Change Password?' window appears
    4. Type your current password, new password and confirm it.
    5. Click 'Save'.
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    Note: Make sure you change the password manually across all your computers/devices.

    How do I update my profile?

    To update your profile,

    1. Log in to RemotePC via web browser.
    2. Click the username displayed on the top-right corner and click 'My Account'.
    3. On the 'Personal Information' screen, modify your details - name, email address, phone number and password.

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    5. Click 'Save'.

    I am unable to use my existing credit card to make a payment towards the RemotePC account renewal. Why?

    This problem may arise due to the following reasons while renewing for a RemotePC account:

    • Credit card number and expiry date may be inaccurate.
    • The online authorization system may fail certain valid credit cards outside the US in the address verification test.

    Can I make payments via PayPal?

    Yes, you can use your PayPal account for RemotePC subscription payment, upgrades, and recurring charges. Also, by making a payment through PayPal you are enrolling it as the default payment method for all subsequent renewals.

    If you wish to enroll your credit card for future renewals, click the 'Add Credit Card' link on the application header and save your card details.


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    I have outstanding payments and also need to update my credit card. What should I do?

    If any payment is outstanding against your RemotePC account, a pop-up appears once you log in.

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    1. Click 'Upgrade Card Information'.
    2. On the 'Change credit card details' page, edit your credit card details.

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    4. Click 'Save'.


    If I upgrade my plan in the middle of an existing plan, do I just have to pay the difference amount?

    Yes, if you decide to upgrade your account in the middle of your subscription period, you need to pay the difference amount between the plans on a pro-rata basis.

    I need a RemotePC plan for my business. What should I do?

    You can subscribe to our RemotePC Enterprise plan for your business needs. We offer a free trial period for the Enterprise plan. You do not need to provide your credit card details during signup. You can upgrade your account anytime during the trial period and continue using RemotePC.

    Can I cancel my RemotePC account?

    Yes, you can cancel your RemotePC account at any time. On cancelling, your account will be suspended and you will not be able to access the remote computers till you reactivate. Also, any associated user accounts will be suspended.

    To cancel,

    1. Log in to RemotePC via web browser.
    2. Click the username displayed on the top-right corner and click 'My Account'.
    3. Click 'Cancel my account'. A pop-up appears to confirm your cancellation.
    4. Enter the details and click 'Cancel my account'.

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    Note: Once you have cancelled your account, it is recommended to uninstall the application from your computers and devices. It is possible for anyone to access your computer/device remotely via Instant Access.

    My account has been suspended? What should I do?

    If your account is suspended due to any of the reasons listed below, you can reactivate the account by following the steps shown here:


    Reason for account suspensionHow to reactivate
    Your free trial has expiredLogin to your account and upgrade your account to a paid subscription
    Auto-renewal was disabled for your account and your subscription endedLogin to your account, update your credit card information and make payment for a subscription
    There are pending charges against your account as your credit card could not be charged during auto-renewalLogin to your account, update your credit card information and pay your outstanding charges
    You have cancelled your account within 15 days of account creation and refund has been issuedLogin to your account and update your credit card information

    Auto-renewal has been activated for my account. How do I disable it?

    The auto-renewal option is enabled by default after 15 days from account creation. It ensures hassle-free renewal of your subscription via an automatic transaction, at the end of your current subscription period. You can disable this option from the 'Profile' section of your account.

    To cancel auto-renewal,

    1. Log in to RemotePC via web browser.
    2. On the top-right corner of the screen, click the 'My Account' button.
    3. In the 'Profile' page, click the 'Cancel my Auto-renewal' button.

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    4. In the confirmation popup that appears, enter your password and the reason for cancellation.

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    5. Click 'Cancel'.

    Once cancelled, the button will change to 'Enable Auto-renewal' in the profile section.

    If auto-renewal is disabled, then at the end of your current subscription your RemotePC account will be suspended and you will not be able to connect to the configured computers remotely till you reactivate the account.

    What happens when I switch between my plans during free trial?

    Free trial users of RemotePC Team plan can switch to the Enterprise plan and vice versa, for the remaining duration of their trial period. You can switch between plans from the 'My Account' section. Team plan users can make the switch right from the home screen by clicking the 'Switch to Enterprise' button on the Dashboard.

    On switching, any user accounts that you may have added will remain activated. However, all computers added by you or your associated users will get deactivated, and you will have to reinstall the RemotePC application on your computers and configure them. You and the associated user accounts will have to re-login after switching.

    Can I add VAT ID to my RemotePC account?

    If your business is based in the EU region, you can update your VAT ID information for RemotePC Team and Enterprise accounts.

    To add VAT ID,

    1. Log in to RemotePC via web browser.
    2. Click the username displayed on the top-right corner and click 'My Account'.
    3. In the 'Billing Information' section enter your VAT ID and click 'Update'.

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    Note:

    • VAT is location based, so the field will appear in the 'Billing Information' section of your account, only if it is applicable for your chosen country.
    • VAT ID updated to your account will be validated by RemotePC.

    Does RemotePC have a VAT number?

    For information on RemotePC VAT number, contact us via email at [email protected].