HippoRemote Blog

Buy HippoRemote for iPhone and iPod Touch!

HippoRemote Tip #2 – Faster Access with Auto-Connect

with 14 comments

If you use HippoRemote to control multiple computers, then this tip is not for you.

However, if you primarily connect to one computer, then you’ll want to enable Auto-Connect. It’s easy to do. The next time you’re in HippoRemote, go to the Settings page, scroll down a little, and flip the Auto-Connect switch. This will tell HippoRemote to automatically connect to the current computer on startup.

As an added bonus, if you configured HippoRemote for Wake-On-LAN (see our FAQ for details), HippoRemote will also automatically power up your computer during the auto-connect process. This means waking up your media center from sleep or even booting from a complete shutdown (if your hardware supports it)!

(*) Note: We don’t have much control over how long it takes your computer to boot or wake from sleep, so Auto-Connect might time out before your computer is ready. If it seems like HippoRemote is timing out just a hair too soon, please send us a support email and maybe we can help you tweak a few things…

September 30th, 2009 at 10:50 am

14 Responses to 'HippoRemote Tip #2 – Faster Access with Auto-Connect'

Subscribe to comments with RSS or TrackBack to 'HippoRemote Tip #2 – Faster Access with Auto-Connect'.

  1. Hi, How are you? I’m wanting to find out a little more detail on WOL. I followed the instruction on how to set it up for remote functions and it works great!!! However, WOL part is not working at all. I did entered the MAC address of my computer that is hard connected to my airport extreme model but had no luck. I have 2008 Mac Pro and not quite sure if Hipporemote should work with my Mac Pro. Any idea or detailed instructions will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

    Edward Kim

    30 Mar 10 at 8:03 pm

  2. auto connect will not work. the settings page doesn’t even contain the option to “auto connect” whatsoever.

    hipporemote does NOT AUTOCONNECT.

    not true

    21 Oct 14 at 9:47 pm

  3. Auto connect does not work for me too. How come?

    Bill Thomas

    22 May 15 at 1:30 am

  4. Like Uber, Urgent.ly has a free iOS App that contains a motorist profile and credit card information. Customers can easily tap their phones for a repair truck, and a live map lets them see where the trucks are at all times in the process. An additional feature is “FamilyView,” which allows drivers to link their app to a driving-age child, spouse or parent.

  5. you need to elect the best team, I have the best team

  6. kami mebutuhkan dukungan dari anda semua

  7. Semoga kau menjadi yang terakhir bagiku, Aamiin ya rabb… 🙂

  8. share of herbal medicine semoga bisa bermanfaat Thank you…

  9. ku haus ,, hehehe wakwas

  10. kunjungan soe nih guys.. hehehe

    Turun Berok

    21 Aug 18 at 1:12 am

  11. Selamat sore 🙂


    1 Feb 19 at 12:15 am

  12. kunjungan sore di hari rabu, this site very amazing, yeaaah!! Hehehe

    kulit gatal

    20 Mar 19 at 12:34 am

  13. this site very amazing,, hehe

    paru paru basah

    22 Apr 19 at 12:33 am

  14. aku ingin mencintamuuu,, aku ingin memelukmu kalkau sudah HALAL MUI,,, hehehe

Leave a Reply