How to fix Teamviewer error limited to 5 minutes on computers and phones

  

Teamviewer makes it easier and more convenient for users to work and study in groups. However, some users experience the Teamviewer 5 minute limit. This article will help you fix this error, let's see!

1. What is Teamviewer?

Two or more computers will be connected to each other easily through the Teamviewer application. Thanks to that, the whole group of friends can exchange, share documents or help each other fix errors on the computer easily.

Illustration of a user using Teamviewer

In addition to desktop and laptop computers, Teamviewer is also commonly used on smartphones with many versions for different operating systems such as Windows, MacOS, Android, iOS, ...

2. What is Teamviewer error 5 minutes limit?

When this error occurs, your computer and everyone else can only connect through Teamviewer for 5 minutes, then the connection will be disconnected and the message will appear as shown.

Time limit error message on Teamviewer

Time limit error message on Teamviewer

3. Why is Teamviewer limited to 5 minutes?

Teamviewer is only free for personal use, not commercial use. It is possible that during the installation process you have selected commercial mode, for business, so you will encounter a 5-minute time-limited error.

Users using Teamviewer get a 5-minute limit error

Users using Teamviewer get a 5-minute limit error

In this case, the Teamviewer server took your computer's Mac address and generated your Teamviewer IDSo even if you remove the software and reinstall it, it will be difficult to fix it.

4. Instructions on how to fix Teamviewer 5 minute limit

Option 1: Personal/ Non-commercial use

In this way, we will reinstall Teamviewer with individual mode so that we can use it for free, with no time limit.

Step 1 : After downloading and installing Teamviewer HERE > Double click on Teamviewer application .

Open the application installation file

Open the application installation file

Step 2 : Under How do you want to proceed? , select Run only ( one time use ).

Under How do you want to use Teamviewer , select Personal/ Non-commercial use > Click Accept – run .

Customize the appropriate settings

Customize the appropriate settings

Method 2 : Use the ID reset tool for Windows

For this method, we will use the TVtools AlterID application to reset the ID for your computer to "trick" the usage time and can use it without limitation.

Step 1 : Download TVtools AlterID HERE.

Step 2 : Right-click the Teamviewer application > Select Open file location .

Go to the folder containing the Teamviewer file

Go to the folder containing the Teamviewer file

Step 3 : Access the downloaded TVtools AlterID installation file > Select Copy .

Copy the TVTools AlterID file to the Teamviewer folder

Copy the TVTools AlterID file to the Teamviewer folder

Step 4 : Return to the file containing the Teamviewer application we accessed in step 2 > Right-click and select Paste .

Select Paste

Select Paste

Step 5 : Double-click the TVtools AlterID installation file .

Start installing TVtools AlterID

Start installing TVtools AlterID

Step 6 : Select Trial > Select Start .

Choose trial version

Choose trial version

Step 7 : Wait for the application to finish installing > Select End .

Select End to complete the installation

Select End to complete the installation

Method 3: Use the ID reset tool for Mac

Similar to Windows computers, Mac computers also use the same trick but with Python.

Step 1 : Download the Python file HERE > Select macOS 64-bit installer .

Select file for macOS

Select file for macOS

Step 2 : After the download is complete, open the uploaded file > Select continue .

Open the uploaded file and proceed with the installation

Open the uploaded file and proceed with the installation

Step 3 : Select Agree .

Choose to agree to the terms

Choose to agree to the terms

Step 4 : Select Continue .

Select the drive to save the application

Select the drive to save the application

Step 5 : Select Settings .

Confirm the installation type

Confirm the installation type

Step 6 : Enter the password of the computer > Select Install Software .

Enter the password for authentication

Enter the password for authentication

Step 7 : Access Terminal on your Macbook.

Go to Terminal app

Go to Terminal app

Step 8 : In the Terminal window enter “ sudo python2.7 ' > Drag and drop the downloaded script file into the Terminal window to get the code as shown > Press Enter .

Write the code to call the Python application

Write the code to call the Python application

Step 9 : Enter the password of your computer > Press Enter .

Authentication with computer password

Authentication with computer password

Step 10 : Wait for the computer to run, when it says ' ID changed sucessfully. ' means you have successfully done > Close and reopen the Teamviewer application to use.

Successful message

Successful message

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So the article has just shown you how to fix this limitation of TeamViewer. Wishing you success. If you have any problems, please leave a comment below so we can help you further!

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