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New TeamViewer setting makes those help sessions with your family more secure

New TeamViewer setting makes those help sessions with your family more secure

TeamViewer is among the most established remote support services that may have been a boon to your family during the pandemic — it helps remote into their computers to fix all of their tech problems. But remote computer or phone takeovers always come with inherent risks when bad actors are involved. To further secure the process, TeamViewer has introduced a 2-factor authentication option to allow or deny connections.

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TeamViewer now supports full remote control of Pixel, Xiaomi, and Oppo devices

TeamViewer now supports full remote control of Pixel, Xiaomi, and Oppo devices

Troubleshooting complicated phone issues with family members who live long distances away can be tough, especially since every Android skin is different. The TeamViewer QuickSupport app makes it easy to allow remote access to a device for trusted technicians and/or knowledgeable relatives, but it didn't support full integration with Pixel and Nexus devices — until now.

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Indian banking app Paytm no longer works with remote access apps like TeamViewer or AnyDesk installed

Indian banking app Paytm no longer works with remote access apps like TeamViewer or AnyDesk installed

Spam and fraud protection are great features to have in apps, especially if they handle your finances. It’s one thing to take precautions, but it’s another to downright block other apps that could enable such nefarious purposes. For Paytm—a well-established, mobile-first payment service in India—remote control and screen sharing apps like TeamViewer and AnyDesk are now considered security risks.

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The best remote desktop tools for Android

The best remote desktop tools for Android

Have you ever needed to grab a file from your computer, but you're away from home? Maybe you want to play simple PC games on your phone, or use Windows-only software on your Chromebook. Whatever you want to do, remote desktop applications allow you to connect to your computer from a phone, a tablet, or another computer.

Here, we'll go over the best options for remotely connecting to a computer from an Android device, or a Chromebook with support for Android applications.

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TeamViewer now supports Android TV for remote viewing, file transfer, and more

TeamViewer now supports Android TV for remote viewing, file transfer, and more

TeamViewer has been on Android for years, but the feature set varies from one device to the next. Some device makers have add-ons that allow full remote control, but you're usually stuck with a more limited experience. The app can still be useful, though. TeamViewer just added support for Android TV, and even without full remote control, TeamViewer adds some handy features to your TV box.

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TeamViewer QuickSupport can now remotely control Blackberry devices

TeamViewer QuickSupport can now remotely control Blackberry devices

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TeamViewer 13 adds support for connecting to iOS devices and an improved UI

TeamViewer 13 adds support for connecting to iOS devices and an improved UI

TeamViewer, the popular remote desktop solution, has recently pushed a set of updates to its service. The new v13, which appears to be in a semi-beta state depending on your platform, arrives almost a year to the date after v12 and adds enhanced multi-platform support for streaming from iOS devices, as well as a change in UI to provide a more consistent interface across platforms, and GPU hardware acceleration. 

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TeamViewer QuickSupport adds support for some Motorola devices

TeamViewer QuickSupport adds support for some Motorola devices

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TeamViewer 12 adds mobile-to-mobile remote control, faster performance

TeamViewer 12 adds mobile-to-mobile remote control, faster performance

Although not as fast as RDP or Chrome Remote Desktop (at least in my experience), TeamViewer is one of the easiest ways to remotely control a computer. Today TeamViewer launched the TeamViewer 12 beta, finally offering remote-to-remote control on select Android devices.

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