TeamViewer® Launches New App for Windows Phone 8

New app allows users to easily access computers remotely using a Windows Phone

Business Wire

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

TeamViewer®, one of the world’s most popular providers of remote control and online meetings software, today announced the release of the new TeamViewer for Windows Phone 8 mobile app. This announcement brings consumers the first TeamViewer remote control app for Windows Phones.

With the new TeamViewer app for Windows Phone 8 users can easily and securely access their Windows, Mac and Linux computers using their Windows Phone 8 from anywhere they may be. TeamViewer for Windows Phone 8 can be used for outgoing remote sessions and has been designed specifically to match the user interface of the Windows Phone 8 operating system.

As with all TeamViewer software, the new app provides users with a fast cross-platform solution that both business users and consumers will find friendly and efficient. In addition to quick remote access, TeamViewer for Windows Phone 8 provides users with a variety of features, including:

  • Supporting multiple gestures for intuitive and precise remote control, e.g. pinch to zoom, two finger scroll, and drag and drop.
  • The ability to call up Windows 8 commands during remote sessions with Windows 8 computers, e.g. open charms sidebar, accessing the Ctrl+Alt+Del hotkey, etc.
  • Integrated computers & contacts list: see the online status of your contacts and connect to them via quick access
  • Simple reboot: Reboot remote computers or servers from anywhere
  • Multi monitor: Switch between multiple screens easily when the remote side uses more than one monitor
  • Secure connection: 256 Bit AES Session Encoding and 1024 Bit RSA Key Exchange for highest security standards
  • Free for personal use

“We are very excited to announce our first remote control app for Windows Phones,” said Kornelius Brunner, Head of Product Management at TeamViewer. “The app has been long-awaited by our users and we’ve received a lot of requests. The development of this app continues our progression towards TeamViewer’s main goal, which is to provide our customers with high-quality remote access and online meeting products.”

Availability

TeamViewer for Windows Phone 8 is available for download in the Windows Phone app store: http://www.teamviewer.com/link/?url=418759.

Pricing

For private users in a non-commercial environment, TeamViewer for Windows Phone 8 is free of charge. For business users in a professional environment, the app is part of the TeamViewer licensing (www.teamviewer.com/licensing). It is part of the Premium and Corporate license and users can establish a licensed session at no extra cost if they have an existing TeamViewer 8 Premium or Corporate license.

System requirements

TeamViewer for Windows Phone 8 can be used on mobile devices running the Windows Phone 8 operating system.

About TeamViewer

Founded in 2005, TeamViewer is fully focused on the development and distribution of high-end solutions for online communication and collaboration. Available in over 30 languages, TeamViewer is one of the world’s most popular providers of remote control and online meetings software. Additional information is available at: www.teamviewer.com.

This press release and product images can be found at: http://www.teamviewer.com/press/20130611.aspx.

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Contact:
TeamViewer GmbH
Magdalena Brzakala, 49-(0)7161-60692-410
Fax: +49-(0)7161-60692-79
press@teamviewer.com
http://www.teamviewer.com
Kuhnbergstr. 16
73037 Goeppingen
Germany
or
Press:
Grayling
Tom Carpenter, 415-442-4018
Tom.Carpenter@grayling.com

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