MAC users, if you’ve ever needed to remotely connect to another computer, may have wondered if there’s a way to do that without having to purchase additional software. Well, there is! In this blog post, I’ll show you how to download and install TeamViewer on MAC.
Keep reading for step-by-step instructions on how to get started. Plus, I’ll be talking about all sorts of TeamViewer settings on MAC. First, let me briefly talk about TeamViewer.
TeamViewer is a remote access application that allows you to connect to other computers over the internet for free. So whether you’re wanting to help a friend with a technical issue or need to work on a project from afar, TeamViewer is a great option.
Its conception has greatly simplified the process of desktop sharing for users everywhere. One of TeamViewer’s defining features among other similar applications at the time was its easy-to-use interface that didn’t require any expert knowledge of computer networks to set up and operate effectively.
With just a click, TeamViewer makes remote desktop control possible. Every TeamViewer session comes with end-to-end encryption using 256-bit AES for the best security available.
How to Download TeamViewer for MAC?
Downloading TeamViewer on MAC is very easy. All you need to do is to head to TeamViewer’s official website.
Next, click the three lines on the top-left side of the page for the menu. Next, simply click on Download.
It will direct you to the webpage will all the download options. You will see the option to download TeamViewer for all sorts of operating systems, as shown below.
From the options above, click on the MAC icon. It will lead you directly to the page to download TeamViewer for MAC with just a click. Next, you will have to install it. We have covered that too.
How to Install TeamViewer on MAC?
You have just downloaded TeamViewer for IOS on MAC. It’s time to get things going and install it. First, open the Teamviewer.dmg file from the downloads. Up next, double-click the Install TeamViewer option.
As you click on the install option, a security alert will pop up. This alert will show you the details of the downloaded file, such as the source website and the time of the download. Moreover, it will communicate that the file has been tested for malware.
Now, click on Open.
After you click open, it will ask you to check and agree to the EULA and DPA. A EULA, or End User Licence Agreement, is a legally binding contract that gives users the right to use a software application in specific ways.
Companies typically use EULAs for single-sale software and require customers to agree to the terms by clicking “I agree.” By doing this, vendors can protect their intellectual property (IP).
On the other hand, DPA or Data Protection Agreement is a legal document between two data processors. However, if you want to shift your data to a third-party processor, you need to sign a DPA with them first.
Check off the box and click continue. The setup file will now prompt you to begin the installation process for TeamViewer. Follow the on-screen commands to continue installing TeamViewer.
Now, on this pop-up, you can pick the destination and the type of installation. By default settings, the standard process will install TeamViewer in the applications folder on Macintosh HD. After that, click on Continue.
As you click on continue, a pop-up will ask you to provide the credentials to complete the installation. Enter the credentials and click on Install Software.
After that, the installation will begin. It will confirm with you when the installation has been completed successfully. Lastly, click on Close. TeamViewer will automatically open now on your MAC.
TeamViewer Initial Settings & Permission For MAC
You have installed TeamViewer on MAC and it is up and running. But before you can use it, you need to do some basic settings and give the required permissions. First things first, open TeamViewer from Applications. Now, click on the team viewer icon from the top menu and select preferences.
It will take you to the general settings window for TeamViewer. Here, you can enable or disable features according to your needs. For example, if you don’t want to be disturbed by calls when working remotely, you can simply disable that feature here.
Apart from that, there are many other options available under various tabs such as Security & Password, Remote Control, Extras, Advanced settings, etc that you can enable or disable.
When you are done with the settings, simply close the preference window. Now, it will ask you to provide permission for various features of TeamViewer such as screen recording, etc.
Simply click on Ok to continue. You have now given all the required permissions and settings for TeamViewer on MAC.
Over to You
With this step-by-step guide, you can download and install TeamViewer on MAC effortlessly. One thing, you will have to uninstall any older versions of TeamViewer on your MAC to install a new one. This applies to the MAC users who already have used TeamViewer on MAC.