Tech Tip: Use TeamViewer to remotely control devices

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Last Updated on June 24, 2021 by Nathan Vidal

TeamViewer is a handy program that can be used for remotely controlling your devices via the internet. The program is cross platform and compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux. It is also compatible with mobile devices and works on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 8.

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There are many different uses for TeamViewer and a few of the common ones are:

  • Providing technical support to friends and family
  • Getting technical support from businesses
  • Remotely accessing files on a device in another location
  • Hosting or joining a meeting
TeamViewer Remote Control Screen (ID and Password Omitted)

The software does not just give unrestricted access to your devices.You need to provide your partner with the ID you are assigned and the  password before your device can be accessed by the partner. You can also choose to use a personal password instead of using the default password generated by the program.

TeamViewer is free for personal use with various licensing options for business use.

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