Phonnix: Control Your Phone Through Your Computer’s Web Browser [Android 4.0+]

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The cellphone has become something that we must have with us at all times. If you leave your phone at home while leaving for work, you are fretting about missing important text messages and phone calls. There is nothing to do in such a situation but to go back home and fetch your phone. This solution can be difficult, or even impractical, if the trip back home is a long one and you do not have any time to spare.

Thankfully there is now a smartphone application that provides an effective solution for this predicament that does not involve you going back home to get your phone. This application is called Phonnix.


Phonnix is a free to use smartphone application for devices that are running Android. The free version of the app is sized at nearly 1 MB and it is compatible with phones running Android version 4.0 or later. If you left your phone at home, then all you need to do is ensure that it has Internet connectivity – either through your carrier’s data plan or through a plain Wi-Fi network. It is then possible to log into the app using a web browser on your computer.

From then onwards you are able to send and receive text messages in the browser instantly. Missed calls notifications can also be instantly received. Integration with Facebook is possible which delivers all this information to your favorite social network and makes it possible for you to receive incoming calls there. Commands can be sent to the phone to forward your calls to another phone number.


The Pro version of the app costs $3.74 and it lets you make VoIP calls when your phone’s battery is low. The calls can be made so the recipient of the call sees your number as the dialer.


  • A user-friendly phone app.
  • Compatible with Android devices.
  • Lets you send and receive calls from your phone using a computer web browser.
  • Offers a Pro version that enables VoIP calls.
  • Similar: AirDroid, Android Screencast, and Webkey.

Check out Phonnix

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