Remotely control your Windows PC, Mac or Linux Machine with TeamViewer for Windows Phone 8


Recently Splashtop 2, an app to remotely control your PC was released on Windows Phone 8. Just following that, TeamViewer has also been launched their smartphone app for Windows Phone 8 platform. It is, that you can now control your Windows, Mac or Linux powered computers from your Windows Phone 8. TeamViewer has already their apps for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. Windows Phone 8 addition is well to appreciate.

If you are not an IT individual and are not familiar with the app in discussion, then the simple purpose of TeamViewer for you is to remotely access a known computer for general use. TeamViewer for Windows Phone will provide a screen and input interface of the remote computer onto your Windows Phone 8 smartphone. TeamViewer for Windows Phone 8 uses 256 Bit AES Session Encoding and 1024 Bit RSA Key Exchange to secure incoming and outgoing data between your smartphone and the remote computer to protect it from unauthorised access.

You will be able to perform most of the tasks on the remote computer, you’d do directly on it, via your Windows Phone 8 smartphone. You can reboot the remote computer, can switch between multiple screens.

The TeamViewer app for Windows Phone 8 is compatible with all type of resolutions, Windows Phone 8 is currently coming up in. HD720p (720×1280), WVGA (480×800), WXGA (768×1280).

Key Features

  • Control any Windows, Mac and Linux computer that’s running TeamViewer Version 8, or any Android device running QuickSupport Version 8
  • The computer & contacts list is available and shows all computers, contacts, and shared groups
  • The remote computer can be controlled via mouse-mode utilizing the following gestures:
    • Tap to click
    • Tap and hold to right-click
    • Pinch to zoom
    • Two-finger drag to scroll
    • Drag for mouse movement
    • Double tap and drag for drag & drop
  • Highest security standard – 256 Bit AES Session Encoding and 1024 Bit RSA Key Exchange
  • Multi-monitor support, switch between multiple remote screens
  • All TV languages are supported apart from Arabic and Hebrew

You can download TeamViewer for Windows Phone 8 from the Windows Phone Store or scan the QR code below with your Windows Phone 8 smartphone to instantly reach the app page on your Windows Phone and proceed to install.

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