TeamViewer for Mac or teamview is one of the most popular software in the world today. However, there are quite a lot of you have not used this software and wondered what this software is, what stars function. Is it dangerous to the computer or not.
1 / What is Teamviewer?
This is a software which connects two computers together so you can control other computers, send files, videos, chat …
2 / Using TeamViewer for Mac is dangerous, is it afraid of being hacked?
Is not. Because this is a fairly reputable and well-known software, the security is quite high. Unless you use pirated content online, you are at risk. To connect to your computer, someone else’s computer must have your device ID, password, and teamviewer turned on. Therefore no or very unlikely this possibility.
In recent versions of teamviewer 8 9 10, the interface is almost the same and the functions are quite similar. In this article I wrote the teamviewer user guide on version 10. With other friends you do the same.
3 / How to install TeamViewer on MacBook
Step 1. Download the software at teamviewer.com homepage
Step 2. Open the downloaded dmg file and double click on the yellow icon to start the installation
Step 3. Click Next, Install and enter the password when prompted
Step 4. At first launch, TeamViewer asks if we want to set a fixed password to control the device. We can choose Skip
Step 5. The program appears a warning, you need to follow the instructions to grant access. Otherwise, when another device is connected, they can only see the screen and cannot control your computer
This notification appears only from macOS 10.14 (Mojave) and above, because the security level of the operating system has been enhanced compared to previous versions.
Step 6. Select Open System Preference. Click on the lock screen, enter the password, then tick as shown.
Step 7. TeamViewer is now ready to use. If you need assistance, please provide Your ID and Password to the other person.
4 / Characteristics of TeamViewer software
Safe and fast connection: Team Viewer connection time is very fast, only about a few seconds. Immediately after installation we can use it by entering the corresponding ID and password.
Easy to use: TeamViewer works without requiring any security system declaration or setup. It is therefore very suitable for non-professionals.
Some salient features of TeamViewer software
Multi-platform: Connecting multiple platforms from PC to PC, from mobile device to PC, from PC to mobile device and even from mobile device to mobile device supporting Windows, macOS, Linux , Chrome OS, iOS, Android, Windows and BlackBerry platforms.
No configuration: Start and use TeamViewer quickly. Even, TeamViewer works behind firewalls and automatically detects any proxy configuration.
High performance: Routing and establishing intelligent connections. Effective use of bandwidth, fast data transfer. The frame rate for remote sessions is up to 60 frames per second. Automatic quality adjustment assures optimal user experience.
Maximum compatibility: TeamViewer runs on a vast range of operating systems from the most advanced system software to older operating systems.
Easy to understand: Enjoy the user interface that is clearly arranged, simple, easier to touch and fast to operate.
High security: TeamViewer uses RSA 2048 public / private key exchange, AES (256 bit) end-to-session encryption. Random passwords for one-time access, two-factor authentication options and access control via trusted devices, as well as blacklisted lists and allowed lists.
For international version: This is available in more than 30 languages and supports international keyboards, making it the ideal solution for international use.
Free for testers and personal users: Free to check TeamViewer without providing personal information. In addition, using the software for personal use is free.
Live chat: Instant messaging functions including group chat, web chat, offline messaging, chat history, fixed group chat, customer initiated chat from a service case, support Full support for mobile devices and end-to-end encryption.
Control audio and video remotely: Listen to music or system sound and watch videos from a remote computer while connected.
Extremely high resolution: By intelligent scaling. TeamViewer creates the perfect connection for UHD displays for both remote control and meeting sessions.
High Definition VoIP: Enjoy high definition audio quality for Voice over IP transmission. TeamViewer automatically reduces noise and eliminates echo.
File transfer: Share files of any size at up to 200 MB / s using convenient methods such as file manager, context menu, drag & drop and file box may link to suppliers cCloud storage incubator.
Remote printing with ease.
5 / Instructions for using teamviewer
If this is your first time using teamviewer, you will see two cases
– You are the one who wants to connect to other people’s computer to control or do something
– You need help getting someone else into your computer to do something
Open teamviewer first by clicking on the teamviewer icon on the desktop or on search to search for teamviewer
Teamviewer software will be opened. However, you will have to wait a while for the teamviewer to set up your YOur ID and password. Once done, the computer will display similarly as below, including login information and window.
Here you can change your password to another or set specific password if you like
In order for others to control your computer, you must give the other device YOUR ID and PASWORD by clicking on each part and then sending via facebook, yahoo, skype, phone messages, zalo …
If you are a person in need of assistance then come here as done. Just wait for others to connect to your computer.
If you want to connect to another computer, fill in the YOUR ID for that computer in the right column and click Connect to partner.
If this ID exists, the teamviewer will display a password prompt, enter the information and select Log On
If you type the correct password, teamviewer will proceed with connecting and displaying the screen of the computer you are connected to. There will be plenty of tools for you to handle. The main function is still control that computer with almost all operations: mouse click, copy, …
Especially, there will be a very useful chat window which is collapsed to the right, click on the 4 arrow icon to open and chat in case you want to talk to the connected computer.
The above is just the most basic teamviewer user guide for new users of this software. Especially in case you want to help with information technology.