This article applies to all TeamViewer Meeting users and customers.

TeamViewer Meeting offers a range of settings that allow you to customize TeamViewer Meeting to your personal preferences or requirements. 

📌Note: Some of the settings described in this article are specific to Microsoft® Windows. They might not be available on other platforms.

Accessing the TeamViewer Meeting Options 

In the navigation bar, click on Settings and then on Options


On the Profile tab, you can change your general account settings:

Your Name

Name that allows participants to recognize you during a meeting as long as you are logged in. For example. this name is visible in chats. and in the Team Viewer Meeting panel.


Your email address

New Password

Password for your TeamViewer Meeting account 

Your subscription model

Shows your current subscription linked to your TeamViewer Meeting Account

Notify me of Incoming messages

If the checkbox is ticked you will be notified with a short message when you receive a chat message. The message appears as a pop-up in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Only partners on My list…

When activated, your online status is displayed only to those partners whom you have in your contact list. Similarly, these partners are the only ones that can send you a chat message

Use new user interface

When activated, it uses a new interface. If the option is deactivated, exit TeamViewer Meeting and reopen it so changes take effect


On the Meeting tab, you can change your general meeting settings from meetings from this computer:



Select which display quality level should be used during connection setup from the drop-down list. You can choose between

  • Automatic quality selection,
  • Optimize quality,
  • Optimize speed,
  • Custom settings.

If you select the Custom Settings option, you can adjust the individual display parameters via the Custom Settings button.

Default Monitor

You can pre-select which monitor you want to share in a meeting per default.

Meeting defaults

Participant Interaction

Select the extent to which other participants can use the meeting functions from the drop-down list: 

  • Full Interaction: All meeting participants can take part in the meeting and all of the functions are available. 
  • Minimal Interaction (Presentation Mode): Only you as the presenter have the ability to use the meeting functions. All other participants can only watch. However, you can enable meeting functions for participants during a meeting as well. If you select the
  • Custom Settings option, you can adjust the individual interaction parameters via the Details button.

Auto-Start Screen Sharing

When activated, your screen will be transmitted as soon as the first participant connects with your meeting.

Share Computer Sounds and Music

When activated, the sounds from the presenter's computer will be transmitted to the participants.

Auto-Record Meetings

When activated, all meetings are recorded automatically. On the Advanced tab, you can specify a directory where the records will be saved.

Record Participant's Video and VoIP

When activated, participants can decide whether to record their video and audio data when a meeting is recorded. When deactivated, only your own video and audio data will be recorded except for the screen.

Enable notification

Decide whether you want to see notifications

📌Note: Be sure to observe any statutory provisions on recording communication links!

Audio Conferencing

On the Audio Conferencing tab, you can change the settings for audio conferencing:

Voice Playback


From the drop-down list, select the playback device or speakers that should be used to playback the sound from a VoIP connection.


Controls the desired audio output volume. If you click on the Play button, you will hear a beep to check the volume level.


When activated, the speakers will be muted.

Voice Input


From the drop-down list, select the recording device or microphone that should be used for a VoIP connection.


Displays the speech input signal level as a graphic.


On the Video tab, you can change the settings for video source:

Camera settings and preview

Video Source

From the drop-down list, select the video source that should be used to transmit an image in a video conference.

The camera used must support a resolution of at least 320 x 240 pixels and provide a DirectShow driver. To ensure proper functionality, the use of a webcam is recommended.

Video Driver Settings

If you have selected a webcam, you can make the fine adjustments for the current model here.


You can choose between the following options: 

  • Automatic quality selection (automatically determines the best ratio between quality and speed),
  • Optimize quality,
  • Optimize speed

Custom Invitations

On the Custom Invitations tab, you can design your template for meeting invitations:


Text that is used as the subject line for your invitation email. Feel free to be creative.

Invitation Message

Template text for your invitation email. You can customize the text. To do this, you can use normal text and placeholders. The placeholders available are accessible via a button underneath the invitation message box.

E-Mail placeholder

Opens a list of available placeholders. The selected placeholder is inserted at the cursor position.

Test invitation

Opens a dialog box that displays the final form of the text with the placeholders filled in with the mock text.


Restores the default template text. Be careful as it will override your customizations.

Phone number

Select the country-specific dial-in number for your meetings.


On the Integrations tab, you can manage the use of Microsoft Office presence integration:

Manage integrations

Microsoft Office presence Integration

The corresponding buttons allow you to installre-install (only if the integration is already installed) or uninstall the functions for Office integration.


The drop-down list allows you to activate or deactivate the installed functions for Office integration. (Only available in case the integration is installed)

Manage Contacts

On the Manage Contacts tab, you can change settings for accessing Outlook data and manage the imported address book:

Outlook profile

Allow Access to Outlook

When activated, you can use TeamViewer Meeting to access contacts that are saved in Outlook.

Use Profile

If you want TeamViewer Meeting to access your local Outlook profile, select this option. Use the drop-down list to specify whether TeamViewer Meeting is allowed to access all of your Outlook accounts or just one of them.

Use Username and Password

If you want TeamViewer Meeting to use a username and password to access Outlook, select this option. TeamViewer Meeting can use this setting to access Outlook data from different devices.

Imported address book


Removes all of the contacts from the contact list that have been imported from Outlook.


On the Advanced tab, you can change additional settings for how TeamViewer Meeting behaves.

🚨Caution: Changes to the advanced settings could cause TeamViewer Meeting to stop working properly. Be sure to understand the impact of a change before you make it!

The following settings are available:

Start TeamViewer Meeting with Windows

When activated, TeamViewer Meeting will start automatically and will run immediately after the Windows startup and before you log in to Windows.

Proxy Settings

In most cases, the default web browser proxy settings will work. You can, however, configure your own settings, for example, in the event that your proxy settings are not stored in your browser. Clicking on the Configure button opens the Proxy Settings dialog box. The following settings are available there:

  • No Proxy: Use this setting if you are connected directly to the internet. 
  • Automatically Detect Settings (Recommended): Use this setting when TeamViewer Meeting should automatically search for an established proxy and then use it. 
  • Use Manual Proxy: Use this setting to manually enter the proxy server data.

Display Language

Select the language that TeamViewer Meeting should be displayed in.

The Automatic option causes TeamViewer Meeting to use the operating system language.

This modulation only works when the required language version is available from the TeamViewer Meeting. Otherwise, the English version will be used.

Keep in mind: Restarting the TeamViewer Meeting is required for this change to take effect.

Close to Tray Menu

When activated, TeamViewer Meeting will remain active in the background after the main window is closed. The TeamViewer Meeting Symbol will continue to appear in the notification area of the taskbar. You can reopen TeamViewer Meeting by clicking on this icon or close it by right-clicking on it.


When activated, TeamViewer Meeting will attempt to build up fast UDP connections. This function is recommended and should only be deactivated if there are regular connection interruptions.

Session Recording Directory

If you enabled the automatic recording of TeamViewer Meeting meetings on the Meeting options tab, specify the directory where you want to store those recordings here.