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Teamviewers invoice users after certain number of connections?


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#1 RolandJS

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Posted 27 August 2016 - 11:36 AM

Teamviewers invoice users after certain number of connections?

This is about Teamviewer -- questions about it charging users?  I've been using Teamviewer on my three home computers and I've never run into a "pay us now" notice or invoice.  Does the "pay us now" kick in if a certain number of connections are made -- per day? per week?  per month?


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Posted 27 August 2016 - 11:40 AM

To my knowledge, Teamviewer won't send invoices to free users. However, what they'll do is that if you use the free version and abuse it (like, you use it way, WAY too often), they'll start nagging you about a message saying that they suspect you're using the product for commercial purposes and encourage you to buy it. This will last a certain time after which they'll basically "blacklist" you saying that you're without any doubts using the free version for commercial purposes, and limit your connections to 5 minutes per remote computer. After which you have to wait X time to reconnect to that computer again.

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Posted 27 August 2016 - 11:47 AM

To my knowledge, Teamviewer won't send invoices to free users. However, what they'll do is that if you use the free version and abuse it (like, you use it way, WAY too often), they'll start nagging you about a message saying that they suspect you're using the product for commercial purposes and encourage you to buy it. This will last a certain time after which they'll basically "blacklist" you saying that you're without any doubts using the free version for commercial purposes, and limit your connections to 5 minutes per remote computer. After which you have to wait X time to reconnect to that computer again.

That's the only reason i could think of is EXTREMELY high/often use. 

 

I've used TeamViewer for the passed 4-5 years(until recently) and I've never got a notice to pay or anything. 

 

When you install are you selecting "Free/Non-Commercial Use" because the non-commercial one is what i have chosen each time i've installed


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Posted 27 August 2016 - 01:50 PM

Same here about non-commercial usage; however, I think there are a number of small business owners, operating out of a house or out a garage or in a cluster mall that believe they are first ones to invent "slickness" and "use it oft/use it long," and of course, such get caught by Teamviewer, and get an invite to pay.


Edited by RolandJS, 28 August 2016 - 06:28 AM.

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