Wednesday, November 10, 2010

How to use LogMeIn - connecting to remote computers

Found an old tutorial and though it's probably somewhat outdated, maybe you can get a general idea or something...

Last updated: April 5, 2009
You will learn how to:
  • Create a LogMeIn account
  • Log in to LogMeIn
  • Access computers with LogMeIn

Follow this this link; Sign up, then go to step 4.
If the link doesn’t work, then follow the following steps.

  1. On a web browser, type and hit enter.

  2. Click on Create an account (Fig 1).
 Fig. 1

  1. Click on Sign up under LogMeIn free. (Fig 2)

 Fig 2

  1. Fill in your email twice, enter a password twice, choose Canada, and click Create Account. (Your email and that password will be used to login later – so don’t forget what you entered in this section!)
  1. Check your email and follow the instructions in the email to activate your account.

  2. You will receive an email with a verification link, click it. (fig 3)

Fig 3

  1. Once it is activated, let me know which email you used to register/login and which computers you need access to.

  2. Once I include your email in the permissions you will receive an email with the invitation to access the remote computers. (fig 4)
  Fig 4
  1. Click the link to accept the invitation. Enter you first and last name. (fig 5)

Fig 5
  1. Click Next. Now on the “my computers” page click the down arrow under Profile, and select Secondary user for (fig 6)

   Fig 6

  1. Now you will see all the computers that you can log into. Click the computer name if it is online. You will be prompted for a username and password which will be provided by the administrator.

  2. Once logged into the computer, you can remote control it by clicking the “Remote control” button on the left panel.

  3. Click “ok” and “continue” when and if asked while connecting to the computer.

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