Has anyone gotten Teamviewer to work on Catalina? When I connect from another computer, I just see the desktop background and the menu bar at the top. Yes I realize this is beta software etc. Just wondering if anyone has had any success.
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Please see also TeamViewer is preparing for macOS Catalina for more information.
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Thank you for your message.
Kindly refer to the Support Operating Systems article:
MacOS 10.15 (Catalina) is only compatible with TeamViewer versions 14.7 and higher.
It is not possible to install TeamViewer 12 on a device running MacOS 10.15 Catalina; TeamViewer 12 would only be compatible up to MacOS 10.13 (High Sierra).
Thank you for your post.
Please refer to the TeamViewer Product Lifecycle Policy.
In section 3.3 (Maintenance phases), Active Maintenance of versions starts with the release of the version and ends with the release of the next version. This includes OS compatibility.
Once the new version of TeamViewer is released, we cannot guarantee Operating System compatibility, as some major Operating System updates alter or remove components that older versions may have used.
You can download the full TeamViewer Lifecycle Policy pdf here.
we are installing a corporate License of Team Viewer 12 on Catalina with no issues, and we have learned how to use it so to say it CANT be installed is a very bold statement because I KNOW it can.
Thank you for your message, and the feedback.
You are correct; I should not have used the word not. Rather, I should have used 'compatible', as I did in my second reply.
Regardless, version 12 is not a supported version for MacOS Catalina, as mentioned in our Supported Operating Systems article, and it would not be updated to become compatible with the latest MacOS or any other Active Maintenance, per our Product Lifecycle Policy.
Thanks again for the feedback!
I've uninstalled TeamViewer on my iMac and right after I restarted the iMac. Now, whenever I try to put on the computer it takes me to the login page where I put in my passwords. As soon as it loads all I get is a black screen and a small popup box:
SecurityAgent was unable to create requested mechanism TeamViewerAuthPlugin:start.
Clicking "OK" makes no difference.
Apple doesn't know what to do. The one I spoke to didn't at least.
Any advice please let me know.
Thanks in Advance
This wokred for me Teamveiwer version12:
If you can see everything, but cannot control, try the following on the Mac you want to control:
If you still cannot control the Mac and it has "Start with system" turned on:
Can you control that Mac now?
When I click on the solution thread I am returned here so I can't find it. Please repeat the soluiton in this thread or fix the links. Thanks.
The problem is below:
Has anyone gotten Teamviewer to work on Catalina? When I connect from another computer, I just see the desktop background and the menu bar at the top.
Thanks for your message.
I think you find the solution in this article: How to control a Mac running macOS 10.14 or higher
Hope this helps,