My TIP/RECOMMENDATION to Teamviewer would be to change the messages people are getting. Your EULA says it fine, but many people here seem to be not willing or able to read.
Instead of the message "commercial use detected" I think the phrasing "non-private use detected" would prevent a lot of questions. In that case people who run a charity won't have to get indignant about the fact that they don't consider it to be commercial. Or others that "academic use" is different from commercial use. Just my 2 cents.
Translated by GoogleGood eveningI have been using the Free version for some time and today I can no longer connect because "Warning! our system has recognized commercial use ...". Given that I use TeamViewer only to help my distant family members who are not very practical with the PC. What can I do? I can't afford to buy a license!Thank youI attach photo screesavar
I am going through same problem. Emailed declaration, but no response for a week. I belive almost 50% people are getting this message. I belive Team Viewer wants you to buy their software once you are use to it like a drug.
This is by design. TeamViewer’s managers, Oliver Steil and Stefan Gaiser, have become too greedy for their own good,. They have many competitors offering free remote desktop access (see here ). They will lose millions of loyal customers. I feel sorry for them.
High,did anybody fill out this "Declaration of private use" und sent it to Teamviewer?Did anybody receive an answer?Is it worth, to fill it out and send it by mail?Do they react to it?
Hello, a week or so ago, TeamViewer detected commercial use.So I went to "https://www.teamviewer.com/en/reset-management/" to have it check up and recieved the email that said I'm good to go.I tried to access then but the "Commercial use" stills pop up.Any idea on what to do?Greeting, Andrës
I hate to say it but if you read the 103 pages of this post you will see it's not likely that this problem will be fixed any time soon. It's been going on for years. Many people just gave up and moved to another product / service. I think that's what Teamviewer wants and just doesn't want to tell us. Sorry to say it.
I installed the commercial version by mistake now I cannot access it I have already uninstalled it and even when I install it again it goes to the demo account [translated by Google]
My TeamViewer account was flagged as commercial which is not true as I do not use TeamViewer in business or any form to get any revenue. Especially now due to Covid19 I remote between two personal computers in different Provinces in South Africa becuase we are not allowed to move cross border.
Now I cannot use it at all due to a mistake on the system
Can TeamViewer support fix this Or?
For some reasons teamviewer decided that both of my computer which one of them is with my fiancee cannot be accessed. We are only using our computers and said that we are using it commercially how come? we only have 3 computers registered and this is the 2nd time this happens and i dont know who to contact or where to address this problem.
I have the same issue for the first time. I only use to access laptops inside my home and it says it has detected one of the 3 laptops is a work related laptop and I must buy an expensive licence
I have the same problem. i phoned them and was told to request a account reset.. I'm still waiting for that to happen. Hopefully this year. I need to help my family.
I am trying another software. With TV every TOT time happens like this and then it takes a lot of time to unlock it. I'm starting to get tired. If I continue to feel comfortable with the new software, I abandon TV.
"3.4. Scope of use for Free Version.
The use of the Free Version is solely permitted for the Customer’s own, private, non-commercial purposes (e.g. free computer support for a spouse/partner). The use of the Free Version for the exercise of the Customer’s own trade or profession or the use for purposes for which the Customer directly or indirectly receives compensation (e.g. team work with colleagues, free support provided to third parties which have bought software of the Customer) does not qualify as private use."
This speaks of the Customer's compensation, not the recipient's. If the Customer receives no compensation, directly or indirectly, helping someone else is a legitimate free use.
I think every so often, the TV Team needs to make another post in this thread instructing everybody to go back and carefully read the first page. There are a couple of important points:
The last, and IMHO most important part: you are making demands about a free service that TV provides to you. They have never made any money directly from me, though I do suggest TV to friends and colleagues pretty often, and maybe that led to commercial sales, which I'm sure is why the free version exists in the first place. But I'm not paying them, so they don't owe me support.
I would love if they provided a way for me to pay them a reasonable amount for the way that I use it -- maybe a $50-60 one-time purchase, or around $30/year for a "premium user" tier, just so I could expect a little bit of support from their team. But that's not the model they chose to use, they only offer free/personal or paid/professional, and the latter is clearly targeted at businesses that would derive at least $30/mo or so worth of value from it.
All that said, I came to this thread to see if other users are having success using the "reset management" link. I filed my form about a week ago. If anybody watching this thread has gotten their computer un-flagged, how long did it take?
Hi, I have reported the false flag of commercial use (I only use for 2 elderly family members) but no response. There is nothing on the form page to follow up. How do I get action for non-responsiveness to this issue that has completely shut down my TeamViewer???
Am trying to connect to a friend's PC and am getting "Commercial use detected" am only connecting for few seconds and kicked out.
This has been going on since last night, I tried uninstalling but it didnt work out
Am using Teamviewer for personal use. Help!
I have filled out the reset form and click the 'Generate PDF' button, repeatedly (and tried this whole process multiple times) but nothing happens when I press the button. Is there a problem with the form? If not, how do I proceed?
Thanks for any help you can give
I got the similar issue yesterday.
I installed in on my personal machine. It is personal use. I think TeamView wants to get more money! Look like they want to sale license to personal use.
I submit a ticket on line yesterday. However need to take 7 business days.
However the lisence is too expersive. For personal use, if they want to sale lisence, the price should not more than 10 euro per month.
Today I have started getting a - Unable to connect - Reason given is "You reached the maximum seesion duration to this treamviewer ID"
Connection to this teamviewer ID will be blocked until ??:??
The time keeps increasing.ANy Ideas?
I only use it for personal use.
Try to reactive my TV id.
Nothing happened when I clicked 'Generate PDF' file.
I tried the form again and the Generate PDF worked!
I was classified as a business user by mistake. ? ?
Today you just decide that my account is commercial but I only use it to control my notebook from my desktop PC.Thank you, guys. I already discovered new tools with great features thanks to that.
Looks like I'm in the same boat as a bunch of people here. I don't know why it's deteted "Commercial" use and how they judge it and no I didn't select personal & commercial use, I only selected personal. I'm not even employed right now, there's absolutley no way I can use it for commercial use. I don't even use it in to connect from an outside IP - I just like it better than windows RDP.Has anybody made this go away successfully? It sounds like any attempts to contact customer support doesn't go very well.
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