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How to Install TeamViewer on MAC Step-by-Step with Security Permissions

TeamViewer is a powerful tool that lets you remotely access and control a computer from anywhere. Here’s how you can install and set up TeamViewer on your Mac:

Step 1: Download TeamViewer

  1. Open your web browser and visit the TeamViewer website at
  2. Click on the “Download for free” button for personal use or “See pricing” for business use.
  3. The download should start automatically. If not, click on ‘direct download’.

Step 2: Install TeamViewer

  1. Locate the downloaded file (usually in your Downloads folder). It should be named “TeamViewer.dmg”.
  2. Double-click on this file to open it.
  3. A new window will open with the TeamViewer icon and a shortcut to the Applications folder. Drag the TeamViewer icon into the Applications folder.

Step 3: Open TeamViewer

  1. Open your Applications folder and find TeamViewer.
  2. Double-click on the TeamViewer icon to open it.

You should now have TeamViewer installed on your Mac. However, to fully use it, you may need to adjust your Mac’s security settings.

Setting Up Mac Security Permissions for TeamViewer

To allow TeamViewer to access your computer remotely, you need to give it certain permissions. Here’s how:

Step 1: Open System Preferences

  1. Click on the Apple icon in the top left corner of your screen.
  2. From the drop-down menu, select “System Preferences”.

Step 2: Navigate to Security & Privacy

  1. In the System Preferences window, click on “Security & Privacy”.
  2. Make sure you’re in the “Privacy” tab.

Step 3: Allow TeamViewer Accessibility Access

  1. In the left pane, scroll down and click on “Accessibility”.
  2. If the padlock in the lower left corner is locked, click it and enter your password to make changes.
  3. Find TeamViewer in the list and check the box next to it to grant it access.

Step 4: Allow TeamViewer Full Disk Access

  1. In the left pane, scroll down and click on “Full Disk Access”.
  2. If the padlock is locked, click it and enter your password.
  3. Find TeamViewer in the list and check the box next to it.

Step 5: Allow TeamViewer Screen Recording Access

  1. In the left pane, click on “Screen Recording”.
  2. Find TeamViewer and check the box next to it. A pop-up window will appear, telling you that you need to quit TeamViewer. Click “Quit Now”.

After granting these permissions, close System Preferences. Now, TeamViewer should have the access it needs to operate fully on your Mac.

Remember, it’s important to only grant these permissions to trusted applications. As TeamViewer allows remote access to your computer, make sure you only use it with people you trust.

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