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About this glossary

This glossary has been built as a starting point for all TeamViewer customers. 

Here, you will find links to articles within our Knowledge Base categorized and collected based on different topics.

Please use the table of content to browse the topics you are most interested in and find links to the related articles within the different sections

The Glossary contains information about a wide range of TeamViewer topics including TeamViewer in general, the TeamViewer Client, the Management Console, licensing, security, features, compatibility and supported OS, mobile, integrations, and deployment.


I) Setup and functioning of the TeamViewer client


1) Basics

In this section, you learn more about some TeamViewer basics. Starting with some info around the TeamViewer client, the TeamViewer account as well as some basic features.


a) The TeamViewer client

b) TeamViewer account and key features of the TeamViewer client


c) Update the TeamViewer client


d) Minor features of the TeamViewer client

2) All about TeamViewer settings

The TeamViewer settings are the heart and soul of TeamViewer. The settings allow every user to set up TeamViewer in the way, they want to have it.


a) TeamViewer passwords and access management

Read those articles carefully as they concern some important security and access topics. Here you can decide, who can access your devices and who not.


b) Connecting via UAC


c) Network settings


d) Advanced features


II) Features of the Management Console

The TeamViewer Management Console is a web-based management platform for intuitively managing your TeamViewer contacts and logging TeamViewer connections.

In addition, the TeamViewer Management Console provides extensive functions for managing several TeamViewer accounts and managing them through an administrative account (company profile).

1)  Basics and administration of the Management Console


2)  User (and channel) management and company profile

3)  Device Management

4)  Connection management

5)  About the TeamViewer account

III) License activation and functioning


1) License activation

a) Business license activation (old process)

b) License activation (Remote Access, Business, Premium, Corporate and Tensor)

2) General information about TeamViewer licenses

3) General information about the TeamViewer subscriptions

IV) All about security

1)  TeamViewer account security

a) Two-Factor-Authentication

b) General information

2)  About the TeamViewer software

V) Remote control session features

1)  Basics

2)  Advanced features

VI) Compatibility (versions and OS), download and (un)installation of TeamViewer

1)  Compatibility

2)  Downloads

3)  (Un)installation of TeamViewer

VII) All about TeamViewer mobile

1) General information

2)  Android


3) iOS


VIII) TeamViewer modules

1)  General


2) The Host


3)  The QuickSupport


IX) All about TeamViewer deployment

1) How to deploy TeamViewer

a) The new method (v13.2 and newer)


b) The old method (13.1 and older)


c) Mobile


2) How to download the .msi package

X) Integrations


XI) Troubleshooting

XII) Servicecamp


XIII)  All about private usage


XIV) Other TeamViewer products

1) Remote Management


2)TeamViewer Pilot


XV) How to use the TeamViewer Community


XVI) Other


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