Setup Unattended Access with Teamviewer

Setup Unattended Access with Teamviewer: I like to have full control of all of my computers, even when I am not at the computer, this is where Teamviewer comes in, if you like to remote into all your computers at any time you want, maybe to transfer files or  run some daily maintenance tasks on that machine or give support to a friend or family member vie remote support. Where I find Unattended Access handy, is when I want to remote close or restart my server, this makes my life easy because the server has no monitor plugged in, so we have no desktop display to shutdown the computer.

 How to Setup Unattended Access with Teamviewer:

Teamviewer is free software for non-commercial use, which can be used to access remote computers.

1. Download what version of Teamviewer you need. Teamviewer is available for Windows, Mac, Linux and mobile devices.


2. Once download click TeamViewer_Setup_en.exe on the machine you want to connect to.


3. Click Yes to Teamviewer User Account Control


4. Click Run to start install process


  • Select Basic installation > Personal / Non-commercial use > Show advanced settings.
  • Then click Accept -next


5. Select the installation directory you want to install Teamviewer in.

  • Check-mark any other extras you want to install.
  • You can leave as default and click finish if you want.


  • Teamviewer will start to install.

installing teamviewer

6. Open Teamviewer then click on Connection > Setup Unattended Access.


7. Setup-unattended-access windows will open. Click on the Next button on the next screen.


8. Define Personal password windows will open with options to set the computer name and password for remote access.


9. Add this computer to Computers & Contacts will open. Click I don’t want to create a TeamViewer account now.

  • You can set this up later.


10. Completing the wizard lists your Teamviewer ID.

  • you are now ready to use remote access. (Unattended Access)


11.  Now to connect to unattended access machine you just setup, run Teamviewer on any other machine and enter your ID in the Partner ID field, and then click on the “Connect to Partner” button.


12. When your prompted for a password. Enter the password you used for setup during the above process and click Log On button.

  • Advanced option allows you to select the type of access you want.


That’s it. You just setup a Unattended Access with Teamviewer. If you found this guide helpful, please share with your friends and family.

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