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How to setup TeamViewer for Mac

TeamViewer offers seamless remote access and collaboration solutions for Mac users, facilitating efficient communication and support across distances. This step-by-step guide will walk you through the setup process, ensuring you harness the full potential of TeamViewer on your Mac system.

Download TeamViewer

TeamViewer can be downloaded for all current versions.

Go to

Click macOS

Scroll to macOS and download the "Full Client". Follow the instructions to save the setup file

Install TeamViewer on your device

Step #1: Open TeamViewer.dmg and then double-click on** Install TeamViewer.**

Step #2: A security alert may appear - this will tell you the source of the download ( Click Open to begin the installation process.

Step #3: In order to proceed with the installation, please check the box I accept the EULA and DPA and then Continue.

Step #4: The setup file will now guide you through the installation process for TeamViewer. Follow the on-screen commands to begin the installation.

Note: By default, the standard install of TeamViewer installs the application in the Applications folder on the Macintosh HD - For Destination Select & Installation Type , simply click Continue and then Install.

Step #5: Enter the Computer's Admin credentials in order to commence the installation.

Step #6: Click Close once the setup file confirms a successful installation. TeamViewer will open automatically.

Note: The Installation window may ask if you want to move the TeamViewer Installer to the Trash. This does not affect the installation of TeamViewer, but rather moves the TeamViewer.dmg file to the Trash automatically.

Configure Initial Setup

Note: The Initial Setup assistant for Unattended Access is only available for the Host client. You can skip it at any point and setup Unattended Access in the TeamViewer preferences.

With TeamViewer Host, once TeamViewer is installed on the device the Initial Setup assistant for Unattended Access will appear. Click** Continue** to proceed.

On the next screen, create a** Personal Password** for unattended access. Type the same password a second time to confirm it, and then click Continue.

Note: To Skip the** Initial Setup assistant**, click Skip on the second screen.

Click Finish to close the assistant.

After installation, the TeamViewer main window will open automatically

For devices running macOS Mojave or later

After installation, you will need to configure the device for remote access. More information can be found here:
Teamviewer Remote control for Mac

Updated on: 12/04/2024

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