How To Create A TeamViewer Account

TeamViewer GmbH (or LLC in the US) is the German company that developed TeamViewer. It was founded in 2005.

TeamViewer GmbH (or LLC in the US) is the German company that developed TeamViewer. It was founded in 2005. TeamViewer is available in many regions across the globe, and this makes it a great resource. Of the many features of TeamViewer, the most appreciated one is the remote control. Some of the other features you can enjoy with a TeamViewer account are:

  • A quick connection that does not require you to enter your TeamViewer credentials (ID and password).
  • File transfers, presentations, and chats
  • Monitoring computers from a remote location using a feature called TeamViewer™ Monitoring
  • Augmented reality
  • Engaging on the TeamViewer community platform

Looking at the above, creating a TeamViewer account will give you the upper hand in controlling your computer. You can also execute other online engagements such as web and video conferencing. This article will guide you on how to create a TeamViewer account.

Stepping into TeamViewer

You can create your account on TeamViewer's website or within the TeamViewer application.

On the Website

  1. On your modern browser, visit the TeamViewer Management Console via this link. This will open you up to a registration form.
  2. Click on the "Register" option.
  3. Enter your email address, name, and password. You can subscribe to TeamViewer's free newsletter by checking the box.
  4. Check the "I have read and accepted the EULA." Also, pass the reCAPTCHA test by checking the box (it will show a green tick). 
  5. Then, click the 'Sign Up' button. You will be shown the "Grant Access" button where the TeamViewer Community requests you to allow it to do account management. Click on the "Allow" button.
  6. The "Complete Your Profile" page will open. Enter your desired username, accept the terms of service and then proceed. TeamViewer will inform you if you have joined their support community. You can use that account to operate on TeamViewer.

Remember to go to your mailbox and confirm your email address using the link that TeamViewer will send.

On the application

  1. Visit this link to download the full version setup for TeamViewer.
  2. Once the download is complete, install it. It should take you a little while.
  3. From the list of your apps, launch TeamViewer by clicking on its icon.
  4. Click on the 'Sign in' option in the app's window.
  5. You will see the login space on the screen's right side. Click on the "Sign Up" hyperlink. This will open a mini window labeled "Create a TeamViewer account."
  6. In the mini window, enter your name, email address, and password twice. Once that is done, click on the 'Next' button. Once the account creation is successful, TeamViewer will automatically log you in. They will also add the computer that you have used following these steps.
  7. Click on the 'Finish' button to go back to TeamViewer.

Welcome to TeamViewer!

Whatever step you use, you must download the software and install it on any computer you want to control. If you want to control your computer using a mobile phone, download the TeamViewer app from the relevant stores.

When you sign up, TeamViewer records you as a free user. You may choose to grow into a customer with any of the four premium packages.

TeamViewer has more to it than you can see. Using your account, visit the TeamViewer Support Community and learn how to work your way around the platform. You can then grow from being a TeamViewer newbie to an expert.

Now, go forth and enjoy the platform!