uTorrent Remote: Control torrent remotely

uTorrent is a pretty popular BitTorrent client for computers. With the remote app, you can control the activity of your file sharing on the move. You can check progress of your current downloads, stop or resume them. You can even add new downloads remotely. This is ease the pain of accessing target machine again and again.

What is uTorrent Remote?

According to uTorrent.com, “μTorrent (uTorrent) Remote is a remote control that lets you access μTorrent running on your home computer– from anywhere on the internet, including most mobile phones and tablets.”


So how it is done?

First of all, you need to open Preferences in uTorrent on target machine, click on ‘Remote‘, and enable remote access by checking “Enable uTorrent Remote Access”. Give your computer a name and associated password and you’re ready to go. Now put these credentials in uTorrent Remote app to start using in Real Time!


Unfortunately, there isn’t an app for iOS but they have a mobile-friendly website which can let iPhone and iPad users have the same functionality as the apps for other platforms. You can even create a shortcut on your home screen by opening the page in Safari and clicking the “Add to home screen” button in the Share menu. Link for remote uTorrent can be found here: https://remote.utorrent.com.

The uTorrent Remote interface is very user friendly and how it works will be clear to anyone who uses uTorrent. It’s not quite as polished as the desktop apps, but it is almost as complete, letting you do pretty much anything you can do on your computer. Just remember that to use it, your computer needs to be on and uTorrent needs to be running.

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, Windows

Play Store link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.utorrent.web&hl=en

Play Snake & Tetris on Youtube & utorrent

Tetris game on uTorrent? How about snake game on YouTube? Sounds weird but it’s true! I’m sure most of you are already familiar with these tricks but for the benefit of our other friends who don’t know it, let me show you how simple it is to unlock these hidden games.

How to unlock the hidden Tetris/Brick game on uTorrent:

* You must have uTorrent installed on your PC to follow these steps.

1. Launch uTorrent. Go to Help and click “About uTorrent”.

utorrent tetris

2. Press the letter “T” on your keyboard. Voila! You have now unlocked the Tetris game.


 Next, how to play the Snake game on YouTube:

1. Open your browser and play any video on YouTube.com. 2. Make sure the player has focus (try pausing and resuming the video), hold the left key for about 2 seconds and press the up key, while still holding the left key.

Voila! You can now play snake while watching the video.

Youtube Snake Game

*Just pressing Up key on your keyboard probably also works when in focus.