Shutdown your computer or laptop using mobile phone

Shutdown your computer or laptop using mobile phone

This trick is so cool and yet very easy to perform. You can easily make your computer perform shut down action using your mobile phone. It all happens due to a .bat program which triggers shutdown. In this blog we would make you understand how to Shutdown your computer or laptop using mobile phone.

Shutdown your computer or laptop using mobile phone


Following are the steps involved:



  • You need to have outlook mail installed in your computer (functioning)



  • Now open Notepad and write the below mention thing exactly as it is

c:\windows\system32\shutdown -s -f -t 00



  • Now save it as "shutdown.bat"



  • Open your Outlook and put in setting that it checks emails in every 1 minutes automatically. (Go to tools – options)



  • Now Check the box which mentioned Schedule an automatic sens/ receive every… and set the number of minutes to 1.



  • Now Simply go to  Tools -Rules and Alerts- Option –  Import Rules



  • select the shutdown.bat file  which you have created.
  • Now, when you send a message from your phone to your e-mail address with the subject shutdown or smsshutdown your computer will shutdown.


Hope this would work for you, feel free to ask anything in the comment section.


  • Article By :
    Shayaan Ahmad Noori, a highly accomplished and renowned Communication expert. He is currently Founder and C.E.O of Creative Buffs. He has extensive work experience of 14+ years, out of which he carries a wide range of experience of 9 years with Tech Mahindra, Smile Foundation, CanvasM Technology Private Limited, Australian Training and Management College and much more. He has done M.B.A and P.G.D.B.M in Marketing and HR and also has done Masters in Sociology. He has done approx more than 100 training sessions in Communication Skills, Marketing, Management, Society and development and Digital Marketing.

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