How to control Mac from iPhone iPad using TeamViewer?

If you need to control a Mac remotely from your iPhone or iPad, help your clients, colleagues and friends troubleshoot computer problems on the go, you need a remote control program. TeamViewer is the most popular one. It provides us a simple way to access desktop computers remotely, as well as transfer files to your remote computer or your mobile device. In this very basic article, we’ll explain how to use the free version of TeamViewer to remotely control or view the screen of a remote Mac.

First of all, download and install TeamViewer on the Mac, the device to be controlled. Launch TeamViewer on your desktop or laptop, you will be prompted to grant it the system access required, such as Screen Recording and Accessibility access. Just follow the on-screen tips in TeamViewer. After that click Remote Control from the left pane of TeamViewer, you will see Your ID and Password.

teamviewer remote control for mac
teamviewer remote control for mac

Install TeamViewer app on your iPhone or iPad. The download link can be found from previous linked page. Run it, then enter the Partner ID and password from TeamViewer on the computer. Tap on Remote Control button to connect the Mac from iPhone or iPad.

teamviewer for iPhone to connect other devices, computer
teamviewer for iPhone to connect other devices, computer

A short reminder will be displayed with the gestures you can control Mac from iPhone or iPad.

teamviewer for iPhone to control computer with gestures
teamviewer for iPhone to control computer with gestures

Select Continue. You can now view Mac screen on your phone or tablet, and control computer using your smart phone or tablet with TeamViewer for free.

iPhone control Mac with teamviewer
iPhone control Mac with teamviewer

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