Teamviewer host on chrome os

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Henagon

Teamviewer host on chrome os

We have a custom msi file to deploy our custom host on our windows computers. However we also have a lot of chrome books that we want to deploy to. Is it possible to also have the custom host installed on the chrome books and how is this done?

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Re: Teamviewer host on chrome os

Hi @rfabriga,

Currently we don't have a TeamViewer Host app availalble for Chrome OS. Due to the way Chrome works, it's only possible to make outgoing connections from Chrome using TeamViewer.

So right now we have a Chrome app for remote control, which you can use to connect from the Chromebook to another computer. You can find this app via our website:

https://www.teamviewer.com/download/chrome-os/

Tip: because this app is a regular Chrome app, you can also install it into the Chrome browser on Windows or macOS, and use it to make outgoing connections from those platforms too! This provides a quick and simple way to use TeamViewer on a computer where you might not be able to install the regular TeamViewer program for some reason.

Regards,
Jeremy
TeamViewer Quality Assurance Engineer

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Re: Teamviewer host on chrome os

Hi @rfabriga,

Currently we don't have a TeamViewer Host app availalble for Chrome OS. Due to the way Chrome works, it's only possible to make outgoing connections from Chrome using TeamViewer.

So right now we have a Chrome app for remote control, which you can use to connect from the Chromebook to another computer. You can find this app via our website:

https://www.teamviewer.com/download/chrome-os/

Tip: because this app is a regular Chrome app, you can also install it into the Chrome browser on Windows or macOS, and use it to make outgoing connections from those platforms too! This provides a quick and simple way to use TeamViewer on a computer where you might not be able to install the regular TeamViewer program for some reason.

Regards,
Jeremy
TeamViewer Quality Assurance Engineer

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Photon

Re: Teamviewer host on chrome os

I think what you are saying is that currently Teamviewer does not support remote access or control of a Chromebook. (only outgoing connections are supported).

So the best option is alternative such as CRD.

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Electron

Re: Teamviewer host on chrome os

Hi! Any news for this functionality? We would love to use Teamviewer to administer Chromebooks!

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Henagon

Re: Teamviewer host on chrome os

How Can I Add my license to the Chrome OS Teamviewer App? Currently it closes the session because it says it´s on free use not commercial.

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Photon

Re: Teamviewer host on chrome os

I have downloaded the app on my chromebook but whenever i tried connecting to another chromebook/android/other computers it just says that the connection could not be established with this version of teamviewer but in chrome web store this is the latest version. (Version 13.0.281)

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Photon

Re: Teamviewer host on chrome os

The Link takes you to a 404-error page

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Henagon

Re: Teamviewer host on chrome os

Hi,

After 2 years of waiting, is there a Teamviewer host on Chrome OS yet?

Thanks.

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Re: Chrome OS Does Not show ID and PASSWORD

Hello @rfabriga @eitansg @gregatarena @AndyLeong and @javcove 

As we say...better late than never! 😇

We are happy to announce that you can now share the screen of your devices running ChromeOS. 🙌

If you want to connect via unattended access, please use the TeamViewer Host.
If you want to connect spontaneously, please use the TeamViewer QuickSupport.

You will find the download links here:

Alternatively, you can also download these versions directly on our website here: TeamViewer for Chrome OS

Please also find additional information here: Supported platforms - Chrome OS 

Feel free to share your feedback!

Have a good end of the week. and stay safe! 🍀

Best,

Jean

French Community Moderator
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