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This article applies to all TeamViewer customers with a Premium, Corporate or Tensor license plan.


The TeamViewer Portable module is for the on-the-go tech who needs access from any machine they are using. TeamViewer Portable is providing the same functionality as the TeamViewer full version - but enables you to have your TeamViewer installation (incl. settings) move with you on an USB stick or according.


TeamViewer Portable can be downloaded from our website under --> Download --> TeamViewer --> TeamViewer Portable or under

Add license information to TeamViewer Portable

TeamViewer 13 and above

For version 13 and above the TeamViewer license has to be activated on the TeamViewer account. The license can not be activated within the .ini file of the TeamViewer Portable. Learn more about how to activate your license on your account here: How to activate your license

TeamViewer 12 and below

To license your TeamViewer Portable with your license for TeamViewer 12 and below please edit the TeamViewer.ini file (found in the root folder) and replace the dummy license key in the License section with your own license key.


Apply settings from installed version

You also have the ability to apply settings to the portable version from a full version by exporting them from your installed full version at your workstation.

To apply settings to TeamViewer portable, follow these steps:

  1. Change the value of the importsetting variable in the TeamViewer.ini to 1.
  2. Open the settings of the installed full version under Menu --> Options --> Advanced and select to Export settings for TeamViewer Portable.
  3. Save the exported file to the root folder of TeamViewer Portable (where the TeamViewer.ini is stored).

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TeamViewer Portable is now ready to support you to connect from where ever you go.

Additional reading

If you have more questions please have a look at the included readme file in the root folder of TeamViewer Portable.

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