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This guide will walk you through how to install TeamViewer on a computer running MacOS. 

Get TeamViewer from the website

To use the full potential of TeamViewer, we recommend downloading the TeamViewer full version from our website.

  1. Go https://www.teamviewer.com 1
  2. Click the Download button 2
  3. Follow the instructions to save the setup file

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Install TeamViewer on your device

After downloading TeamViewer, you can start the setup wizard.

    1. Run the setup file you have downloaded previously.
    2. Select Continue in the Install TeamViewer window.
    3. For the Software License Agreement, click Continue 1 - you will then need to Agree to the terms of the software license agreement to proceed 2
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    4. For installation type, TeamViewer will automatically install on the disk "Macintosh HD". Click Install to proceed.Screen Shot 2019-12-10 at 9.27.54 AM.png
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    5. Once completed, a new Initial Setup window will appear. The Install TeamViewer window will remain open, but in the background. In the Install TeamViewer window, click Close

Note: The Installation window may ask if you want to move the TeamViewer Installer to the Trash. This does not affect the installation of TeamViewer, but rather moves the TeamViewer.dmg file to the Trash automatically. 
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Configure Initial Setup

Once you have closed the Install TeamViewer window, you can begin setting up TeamViewer for your Unattended Access. Click Continue to begin.

Note: The Initial Setup assistant is optional. You can skip it at any point and setup Unattended Access in the TeamViewer preferences. 

On the next screen, create a Personal Password for unattended access. To skip, click Skip on the second screen.Screen Shot 2019-12-10 at 9.42.50 AM.pngTo set up later, click Skip at the bottom of the windowOnce saved, you are done with the Initial Setup! Click Finish to close the assistant. After the installation, the TeamViewer main window will open automatically. To access the device quickly, it is recommended to add it to your list of computers and contacts

For devices running MacOS Mojave or later

After installation, you will need to configure the device for remote access. More information can be found here: How to control a Mac running MacOS Mojave or higher 

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