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What does it mean to assign device to TeamViewer account? Consequences?

Hi Folks, 

What does it mean to assign device to TeamViewer account? Could there be any uninteded consequences to doing so?

For example, once assigned to an account, could a host only installation, be upgraded to a full installation, and allow someone access to all of my previously used hosts? 

I considered just setting it up and trying it, but I was hoping someone would know the answer. 

Thanks,

Steven

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Re: What does it mean to assign device to TeamViewer account? Consequences?

Hello @stevenlee

Thank you for your message and welcome to the TeamViewer Community! 🙌

Assigning a device to your TeamViewer account will allow you to things like

It also allows you to remotely monitor a device in cases like:

  • outdated antivirus protection,
  • a disabled firewall,
  • missing Windows updates, or
  • a full disk drive

There is no security downgrade by doing this. Actually, it is a security upgrade.

You will find all the information you need regarding this topic in our Knowledge Base article here: How do I assign a device to my TeamViewer account? 

I hope this could help. 🍀

If not, do not hesitate to ask your questions here. 👇

Best regards

Jean

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Re: What does it mean to assign device to TeamViewer account? Consequences?

Hello @stevenlee

Thank you for your message and welcome to the TeamViewer Community! 🙌

Assigning a device to your TeamViewer account will allow you to things like

It also allows you to remotely monitor a device in cases like:

  • outdated antivirus protection,
  • a disabled firewall,
  • missing Windows updates, or
  • a full disk drive

There is no security downgrade by doing this. Actually, it is a security upgrade.

You will find all the information you need regarding this topic in our Knowledge Base article here: How do I assign a device to my TeamViewer account? 

I hope this could help. 🍀

If not, do not hesitate to ask your questions here. 👇

Best regards

Jean

French Community Moderator
Did my reply answer your question ? Accept it as a solution to help others.
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Digon

Re: What does it mean to assign device to TeamViewer account? Consequences?

Thanks Jean.