Install TeamViewer – Mac

Installing TeamViewer enables you to share your screen with someone in another location.

Download TeamViewer

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Go to the TeamViewer website.

  1. Download TeamViewer by clicking the Download button.

Mount the TeamViewer disk image

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  • Wait for the download to complete.
  • Double-click the dmg file.

In Safari (shown):

  1. Click the Downloads button.
  2. Double-Click the TeamViewer icon.

You can also Double-Click TeamViewer in your Downloads folder.

Launch the TeamViewer Installer

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After the dmg file opens, you’ll get a TeamViewer “hard drive” on your desktop.
A new window will open that contains the installer.

  1. Double-click the Installer.

Note: if the Installer window isn’t open, simply double-click the TeamViewer “hard drive” on your desktop.

Installer – Step 1

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Click Continue.

Installer – Step 2

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Click Continue.

Installer – Step 3

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Click Agree.

Installer – Step 4

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  1. Your hard drive will be shown here.
  2. Click Install.

Installer – Step 5

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You need to approve using your (administrator) account.

  1. Enter your Password.
  2. Click Install Software.

Success!

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Close the installer window. Click Close.

Initial setup – Start

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Some initial settings…
Click Continue.

Unattended Access?

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Normally, one doesn’t supply any password on this screen. If left blank, no one can remotely log onto your computer without an approval from your computer.

Click Continue.

All Done!

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Click Finish.

TeamViewer Launches

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This is the normal TeamViewer Application window.
When you want to share your screen, two pieces of information are needed:

  1. Your ID (9 digits)
  2. Password

Keep TeamViewer Handy

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The TeamViewer icon should be in your Dock.
To keep it ready to run, without needing to search for it:

  1. Control-click the Dock icon.
  2. Move your mouse to Options.
  3. Then over to Keep in Dock, and click.

Automatically launchTeamViewer whenever you use your computer – Step 1

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With TeamViewer running:

  1. Click TeamViewer in the menu bar (next to ?).
  2. Click Preferences…

Automatically launchTeamViewer whenever you use your computer – Step 2

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  1. Click the General tab.
  2. Click the checkbox “Start TeamViewer with System“.
  3. Click Apply.
  4. Close the window. Click the Red Dot.
April 1, 2015 • Posted in: Uncategorized

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