TeamViewer is a software application that is used to connect to any computer or server around the world in a matter of seconds. This program has many features such as remote control, desktop sharing, and file transfer between computers. You can even access your TeamViewer computer from your web browser! TeamViewer is compatible with Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, iOS and Android. This quick guide will walk you through the installation of TeamViewer and help you set up a basic desktop sharing session with a partner.
Step 1. Go to
Step 2. Click on the "Download" button
There are many versions for download: full installation, portable, or archived (.zip).
Step 3. Save the file to the desired location on your computer
Step 4. After the file has finished downloading, open the file to complete the installation
Step 5. Select launch or install
Step 6. Select Personal / Non-commercial for personal use OR select a commercial license if you have a license
Step 7. Select "Show Advance Settings" in case you want to change the installation path
Step 8. You can select the VPN enabled or add-in options for Outlook from the advanced settings
Click the Finish button after choosing your settings.
Step 9. You are now ready to start a desktop sharing session with a partner who also has TeamViewer installed on their computer
Step 10. Enter your partner's ID number in the field below "Create Session"
Step 11. When prompted, enter the password provided by your session partner
- You will now have full remote access to your partner's computer.