Mocha VNC Setup Wizard - Using local WiFi on the Android phone/tablet

  1. Make sure Wifi is enabled. In Mocha VNC startup screen, select menu - net info, and wifi and cell data state is shown.


  2. Find the IP address for the PC/Mac

    The IP address should be configured as static. Otherwise it may change next time the workstation is restarted


    On a Mac OS X select System Preferences - Network. Click here for a screen example, or get the IP address in System Preferences - sharing - Screen Sharing Click here for a screen example.


    On a Windows PC move the mouse over the VNC icon in the tray. If the icon is missing, check if the VNC server is running.



    • In Windows Click on the start menu button and then on run
    • Type "cmd" (without quotes) and hit enter
    • A black DOS box is shown with a prompt
    • Type ipconfig and hit enter.  Click here for a screen example.


  3. Insert the IP address in the Mocha VNC - menu - edit, or tap the lookup ip menu element, and Mocha VNC will search for workstations on the local network.

    If using a Mac OS X, select [x] Mac OS X sign on and write the user and password you use on the Mac in the 2 fields below.

    If using a Windows PC with a VNC Server, the VNC password must be given.


    • VNC Server IP Address: Name of the VNC server. Either:
      • A TCP/IP address as
      • DNS name as
      • NETBIOS name. Must start with a /
      • Bonjour name. Must start with a #

    • Port number:Port number for the session. As default Windows and Mac OS X Screen Sharing uses port 5900, and Linux/UNIX port 5901
    • VNC password:VNC Server password. The password is send encrypted on session start. Keep this field empty, and VNC will request the password on every connect request. (# = none)
    • Name:An alias name for the session
    • Mac OS X sign on: Sign on to a Mac using user ID and password on the Mac, and not a VNC password. Use it with Lion, as some OS versions has problems with a VNC password sign on.
    • 8 bit color:Using 32 bit color gives a better display, but will need 3 times the band width compared to the 8 bit mode. Apple remote server included with Mac OS X supports only 32 bit
    • Mac OS X User ID:If using Mac OS X sign on, this field is required. It is the normal user ID on the Mac. Both the user ID and password are send in a 128 bit encryption frame.
    • Mac OS X password: Password for the above user. Keep this field empty, and VNC will request the password on every connect request.
    • Keyboard type: Either a PC or if using Mac OS X screen sharing , select the language type.