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AnyDesk may only receive sessions when Accessibility and Screen Recording permission is granted by the macOS system. Add AnyDesk to trusted apps in order to work correctly. Permission reminder. AnyDesk requires security permissions from macOS for remote input, screen recording and disc access. Settings and Menu Tab. During session, open the Menu-Tab by swiping from left or right-hand side. 2 days ago  AnyDesk is available for almost all platforms, including Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, Linux, and more. Access Mobile from PC. Since Anydesk is available for almost all platforms, it allows you to access any device remotely. You can access Android from an iOS device, Windows from macOS, or Linux from Windows, and more via AnyDesk.

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Note: For access problems on macOS see: Security Permissions on macOS


Note: AnyDesk is available for macOS 10.11. or later.

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MacOS 11 Big Sur and newer and Apple Silicon devices are only supported on AnyDesk 6.1.0 for macOS or newer.

Older Versions of AnyDesk that supports macOS 10.10 can be found here

There are currently two installation modes for AnyDesk for macOS, A) a full installation and B) a portable installation:

A) The full installation installs both the AnyDesk client as well as the AnyDesk Services which is required to use features such as being able to connect to the macOS AnyDesk client while the user account has been switched or logged out of. To do full installation, simply click the orange 'Install Now' tile in the main AnyDesk window and accept the Terms and Conditions.

B) On the other hand, the portable installation only installs the AnyDesk client. To do so, simply drag & drop the AnyDesk application within the .DMG file to the Applications folder on the macOS device. To convert the portable installation to a full installation, simply click AnyDesk in the top global menu bar and select Install AnyDesk Service....

Session Request and Accept Window

Accept Window on macOS

The accept window is displayed for incoming clients during session request. Applied to the accept window are client details and available permissions.

Default incoming client permissions:

  • Allow to control my computer`s keyboard and mouse
  • Allow to access my computer`s clipboard
  • Allow to use file manager
  • Allow lock my computer`s keyboard and mouse
  • Allow to lock desktop on session end

Disabling all options in settings or during session creates a passive remote device.

Start file manager by Browse Files

File Manager

Click 'Browse files' to start the File Manager session.

Note: network drives and UNC paths are not yet supported.

User Interface on macOS

User Interface

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Set interface options:

  • Set language
  • Ask for comment after session
  • Show AnyDesk ID instead of Alias
  • Open address book on startup


MacOS does not support audio transmission.

macOS Shortcuts

In the macOS 'User Interface'-menu, it is possible to choose whether keyboard shortcuts are executed locally or on the remote system.

Additionally, it provides a 'Host Key' (Right Command) that, when held down, forces all shortcuts to execute locally.

See also: Keyboard Shortcuts

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Uninstall AnyDesk

To uninstall AnyDesk for macOS:

  • Move AnyDesk from the 'Applications' folder to Trash
  • Delete the ~/.anydesk/ and /etc/anydesk/ folders for standard AnyDesk clients
  • Delete the ~/.anydesk-ad_<prefix>/ and /etc/anydesk-ad_<prefix>/ folders for custom AnyDesk clients
Note: Please note that deleting the above folders will permanently delete the AnyDesk-ID and Alias registered to that AnyDesk client and cannot be restored unless a backup has been made. Please see AnyDesk_ID_and_Alias

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