Press release 04/21/2016
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TeamViewer Announces New Version of Android Remote Control App, Includes Support for Wake-on-LAN

Enhanced Usability And Extended File-Sharing Capabilities For An Even Better User Experience


Tampa, Fla., April 21, 2016TeamViewer®, the global pioneer of remote control and online collaboration software, today announced the release of the latest version of its Android Remote Control App. The updated app comes with a variety of new features, including support for Wake-on-LAN, one of the most requested features by the TeamViewer Android user base.

Today’s working environment means organizations are moving away from a desktop-only, end-user computing environment and towards a device-agnostic, user-centered environment. To meet the evolving needs of the modern workforce, TeamViewer’s Remote Control App provides users with the necessary flexibility to quickly and securely connect to a remote computer from a mobile device, no matter of their location.

TeamViewer’s updated Android Remote Control App includes new features such as:

  • Wake-on-LAN: Control an offline computer remotely by waking it up before establishing a connection
  • Remote control in full screen: Enhances the remote control experience by removing the system or navigation bar from view
  • Accelerated mouse pointer: Makes it even faster to navigate the mouse over the screen
  • Support of SD cards: Extends file-sharing capabilities
  • Easy access: Connections without a password

“With TeamViewer, today’s mobile workforce can be even more productive and extend collaboration well beyond the walls of a traditional office,” said Andreas Haizmann, Product Manager Mobile, TeamViewer. “We are committed to providing all of our customers – no matter of the platform or operating system they use – with the best TeamViewer has to offer. With this update, Android users are able to take advantage of more functionalities to help drive better business outcomes.”

The New TeamViewer Android Remote Control App can be downloaded from the TeamViewer website:

Or from the Google Play store:


About TeamViewer

Founded in 2005, TeamViewer is fully focused on the development and distribution of high-end solutions for online communication, collaboration and remote monitoring of IT systems. Available in over 30 languages and with more than 200 million users worldwide, TeamViewer is one of the world’s most popular providers of remote control and online meeting software. airbackup, a powerful cloud-based backup solution, and ITbrain, a valuable remote monitoring and IT asset tracking solution, complement TeamViewer’s product portfolio.

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