LogMeIn Rescue Step-by

LogMeIn Rescue Step-by
LogMeIn Rescue
Step-by-Step
Connection Guide
Contents
About this Guide.............................................................................................................3
Starting a PIN Code Session: Windows + Internet Explorer.......................................4
Starting a PIN Code Session: Windows + Firefox .......................................................6
Starting an Email Session on a Windows PC...............................................................9
Starting a PIN Code Session: Mac OS X 10.7 or earlier and Safari..........................11
Starting a PIN Code Session: Mac OS X 10.8 or above and Safari..........................13
Starting an Email Session on a Mac...........................................................................15
Starting a PIN Code Session on an Android Device..................................................17
Starting a PIN Code Session on an iOS Device.........................................................22
Starting a Session on an iOS Device Using Smart Banner.......................................28
Starting a PIN Code Session on a BlackBerry...........................................................33
Starting a PIN Code Session on a Windows Mobile Device.....................................37
Starting a Text/SMS Session on a BlackBerry...........................................................39
Setting BlackBerry Application Permissions: An Example.....................................................................42
Starting a Text/SMS Session on a Windows Mobile Device.....................................44
Starting a Text/SMS Session on an Android Device..................................................46
Starting an Email Session on an Android Device......................................................49
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About this Guide
This guide helps customers through the process of starting a remote support session on common
devices, both desktop and mobile. "You" in this document refers to the customer receiving remote
support.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can also use this guide to learn
more about the customer experience.
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Starting a PIN Code Session: Windows + Internet
Explorer
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between the customer and the technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Follow these instructions to download and start the LogMeIn Rescue Applet.
Important: The applet is a small program that must be running on your computer for the
technician to be able to help you. The applet is automatically removed from your PC or Mac at
session end.
Note: Actual screens and procedures may vary slightly depending on your operating system
and LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
1. Go to www.LogMeIn123.com.
The Support Connection page is displayed.
2. The technician tells you a 6-digit code.
3. Type the code in the box labeled Enter your 6-digit code.
4. Click Start Download.
You are asked to download the Support-LogMeInRescue.exe applet.
5. Click Run to download the applet.
The applet download should take about 15 to 30 seconds.
6. Click Run to execute the applet.
7. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
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8. You may be asked to give the technician permission to perform certain actions. Click Yes to grant
permissions, or No to deny.
What can you do during a Rescue session?
Exact capabilities may vary according to LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
•Chat with the technician(s)
•View a detailed session log
•Allow or deny the technician the right to perform certain actions
•Send individual files to a technician
•Change the display font size
•Revoke permissions, such as remote control or file management, from the technician by clicking
the large X in the upper-left corner
•End a session by clicking the small X in the upper-right corner
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Starting a PIN Code Session: Windows + Firefox
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between the customer and the technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Follow these instructions to download and start the LogMeIn Rescue Applet.
Important: The applet is a small program that must be running on your computer for the
technician to be able to help you. The applet is automatically removed from your PC or Mac at
session end.
Note: Actual screens and procedures may vary slightly depending on your operating system
and LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
1. Go to www.LogMeIn123.com.
The Support Connection page is displayed.
2. The technician tells you a 6-digit code.
3. Type the code in the box labeled Enter your 6-digit code.
4. Click Start Download.
You are asked to download the Support-LogMeInRescue.exe applet.
5. Click Save File to download the applet.
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6. In the Downloads box, double-click Support-LogMeInRescue.exe.
7. Click OK if prompted to Open Executable File.
You are asked Do you want to run this file?
8. Click Run to execute the applet.
9. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
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10. You may be asked to give the technician permission to perform certain actions. Click Yes to grant
permissions, or No to deny.
What can you do during a Rescue session?
Exact capabilities may vary according to LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
•Chat with the technician(s)
•View a detailed session log
•Allow or deny the technician the right to perform certain actions
•Send individual files to a technician
•Change the display font size
•Revoke permissions, such as remote control or file management, from the technician by clicking
the large X in the upper-left corner
•End a session by clicking the small X in the upper-right corner
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Starting an Email Session on a Windows PC
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between the customer and the technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Important: The applet is a small program that must be running on your computer for the
technician to be able to help you. The applet is automatically removed from your PC at session
end.
Note: Actual screens and procedures may vary slightly depending on your operating system
and LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
1. You receive an email from the technician.
2. Click the link that you have received in the email.
The Applet Download page opens.
Download of the Support-LogMeInRescue.exe applet begins.
3. Execute the applet.
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Tip: If you use a Mozilla Firefox browser, open the Downloads Library (Ctrl + J), then
double-click Support-LogMeInRescue.exe.
4. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
5. You may be asked to give the technician permission to perform certain actions. Click Yes to grant
permissions, or No to deny.
What can you do during a Rescue session?
Exact capabilities may vary according to LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
•Chat with the technician(s)
•View a detailed session log
•Allow or deny the technician the right to perform certain actions
•Send individual files to a technician
•Change the display font size
•Revoke permissions, such as remote control or file management, from the technician by clicking
the large X in the upper-left corner
•End a session by clicking the small X in the upper-right corner
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Starting a PIN Code Session: Mac OS X 10.7 or earlier
and Safari
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between you and your technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Note: The instructions below only apply to users running Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) or earlier.
Follow these instructions to download and start the LogMeIn Rescue Applet.
Important: The applet is a small program that must be running on your computer for the
technician to be able to help you. The applet is automatically removed from your Mac at session
end.
Note: Actual screens and procedures may vary slightly depending on your operating system
and LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
1. Go to www.LogMeIn123.com.
The Support Connection page is displayed.
2. The technician tells you a 6-digit code.
3. Type the code in the box labelled Enter your 6-digit code.
4. Click Start Download.
The applet installer is downloaded.
5. Open the Installer and click Continue to download the applet.
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6. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
7. You may be asked to give the technician permission to perform certain actions. Click Yes to grant
permissions, or No to deny.
What can you do during a Rescue session?
Exact capabilities may vary according to LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
•Chat with the technician(s)
•View a detailed session log
•Allow or deny the technician the right to perform certain actions
•Send individual files to a technician
•Change the display font size
•Revoke permissions, such as remote control or file management, from the technician by clicking
the large X at the bottom of the window
•End a session by clicking the small X in the upper-left corner
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Starting a PIN Code Session: Mac OS X 10.8 or above
and Safari
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between you and your technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Note: The instructions below only apply to users running Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion).
Follow these instructions to download and start the LogMeIn Rescue Applet.
Important: The applet is a small program that must be running on your computer for the
technician to be able to help you. The applet is automatically removed from your Mac at session
end.
Note: Actual screens and procedures may vary slightly depending on your operating system
and LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
1. Go to www.LogMeIn123.com.
The Support Connection page is displayed.
2. The technician tells you a 6-digit code.
3. Type the code in the box labelled Enter your 6-digit code.
4. Click Start Download.
The applet installer is downloaded.
5. Click Downloads on your Dock and run the Rescue applet.
6. Click Open to confirm that you want to run the applet.
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7. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
8. You may be asked to give the technician permission to perform certain actions. Click Yes to grant
permissions, or No to deny.
What can you do during a Rescue session?
Exact capabilities may vary according to LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
•Chat with the technician(s)
•View a detailed session log
•Allow or deny the technician the right to perform certain actions
•Send individual files to a technician
•Change the display font size
•Revoke permissions, such as remote control or file management, from the technician by clicking
the large X at the bottom of the window
•End a session by clicking the small X in the upper-left corner
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Starting an Email Session on a Mac
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between you and your technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Follow these instructions to download and start the LogMeIn Rescue Applet.
Important: The applet is a small program that must be running on your computer for the
technician to be able to help you. The applet is automatically removed from your Mac at session
end.
Note: Actual screens and procedures may vary slightly depending on your operating system
and LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
1. You receive an email from the technician.
2. Click the link that you have received in the email.
The Applet Download page opens.
The applet installer is downloaded.
3. Click Downloads on your Dock and run the Rescue applet.
4. Click Open to confirm that you want to run the applet.
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5. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
What can you do during a Rescue session?
Exact capabilities may vary according to LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
•Chat with the technician(s)
•View a detailed session log
•Allow or deny the technician the right to perform certain actions
•Send individual files to a technician
•Change the display font size
•Revoke permissions, such as remote control or file management, from the technician by clicking
the large X at the bottom of the window
•End a session by clicking the small X in the upper-left corner
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Starting a PIN Code Session on an Android Device
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between the customer and the technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Prerequisite: You must have LogMeIn Rescue + Mobile for Android from Google Play to use
this tool.
Note: Actual screens and procedures may vary slightly depending on your device model and
LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
1. Download the Rescue + Mobile for Android app.
Tip: If the app is already installed on your device, tap LogMeIn Rescue on your Home page
or app tray.
To continue, go to Step 2 on page 18.
a) In Google Play, search for LogMeIn Rescue + Mobile for Android.
b) Tap Install.
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The App permissions screen is displayed.
c) Tap Accept.
Installation of the app starts.
d) When the app has been installed, tap OPEN.
LogMeIn Rescue + Mobile for Android opens.
2. You may see a notification screen.
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Tap Continue.
Note: For certain devices it is also necessary to download an add-on application from
Google Play. If you see the following notification, tap Continue and then Install.
Tip: To avoid having to repeat this step in the future, select hide this message in future.
3. The technician gives you a 6-digit PIN code.
4. Type the code in the box labeled Enter six-digit PIN code and tap OK.
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5. Accept the End-User License Agreement by tapping Accept.
Note: This notification does not appear for consecutive runs.
6. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
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7. You may be asked to give the technician permission to perform certain actions. Click Yes to grant
permissions, or No to deny.
What can you do during a Rescue session?
Exact capabilities may vary according to LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
•Chat with the technician(s)
•Allow or deny the technician the right to perform certain actions
•Send individual files to a technician
•End a session by tapping Exit, or selecting Menu > Disconnect
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Starting a PIN Code Session on an iOS Device
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between the customer and the technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Prerequisite: You must have LogMeIn Rescue + Mobile for iOS from the App Store to use this
tool.
Note: Actual screens and procedures may vary slightly depending on your device model and
LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
1. Download the LogMeIn Rescue + Mobile for iOS mobile app.
Tip: If the app is already installed on your device, tap LogMeIn Rescue on your Home page
or app tray.
To continue, go to Step 2 on page 24.
a) Go to App Store, and search for the LogMeIn Rescue + Mobile for iOS app .
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b) Tap the download button.
Download begins.
c) When the download finishes, tap OPEN.
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2. You may see a notification screen.
Tap Continue.
Tip: To avoid having to repeat this step in the future, slide hide this message in future to
OFF.
3. The technician gives you a 6-digit PIN code.
4. Type the code in the box labeled Enter six-digit PIN code and tap OK.
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5. Accept the End-User License Agreement by tapping Accept.
Note: This notification does not appear for consecutive runs.
6. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
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7. You may be asked to give the technician permission to perform certain actions.
Click Accept to grant permission, or Deny to deny.
What can you do during a Rescue session?
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Exact capabilities may vary according to LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
•Chat with the technician(s)
•Allow or deny the technician the right to perform certain actions
•End a session by tapping Exit in the top right corner of the screen, and then selecting Disconnect.
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Starting a Session on an iOS Device Using Smart Banner
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between the customer and the technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Prerequisite: You must have LogMeIn Rescue + Mobile for iOS from the App Store to use this
tool.
Prerequisite: The Smart Banner feature is available only for iOS 6 and above.
When you open the link the technician sent you in an Email or SMS, a so called “Smart Banner”
appears. If you already have the Rescue App, you can start a session from this banner entering directly
into a chat with a support technician. For customers who do not yet have the Rescue App, the banner
offers the option to install it, and then easily start the session.
Should the Smart Banner feature not work for a device (for example, due to an unsupported iOS
version), the iOS landing page ensures that communication between the customer and the technician
is still possible. In this case you can do either of the following:
•Click App Store to go to the App Store and download the Rescue + Mobile iOS app.
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•Click Chat to initiate a Safari-based chat-only session with the technician.
Tip: If you experience problems with receiving the SMS or Email from the technician, you can
go to www.oty.com. This will allow you to download the Rescue + Mobile for iOS app. Once
you have downloaded the app, please see Starting a PIN Code Session on an iOS Device on
page 22 for further instructions.
Follow these instructions to start a Rescue + Mobile session using the Smart Banner.
1. You receive an SMS or an email from the technician.
2. Tap the link you have received in the SMS or email.
The iOS landing page with the Smart Banner is displayed.
3. If the iOS app is already installed on your device, tap Open, and follow instructions from Step 7
on page 30.
4. On the Smart Banner, tap View.
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The LogMeIn Rescue + Mobile for iOS opens in the App Store.
5. In the App Store, tap the download button.
When download finishes, the Smart Banner is displayed again.
6. Tap Open.
7. You may see a notification screen.
Tap Continue.
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Tip: To avoid having to repeat this step in the future, slide Hide this message in future to
OFF.
8. If prompted, accept the End-User License Agreement by tapping Accept.
Note: This notification does not appear for consecutive runs.
9. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
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10. You may be asked to give the technician permission to perform certain actions.
Click Accept to grant permission, or Deny to deny.
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Starting a PIN Code Session on a BlackBerry
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between the customer and the technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Follow these instructions to download and start the LogMeIn Rescue Applet.
Important: The applet is a small program that must be running on your device for the technician
to be able to help you.
Note: Actual screens and procedures may vary slightly depending on your device model and
LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
1. Download the mobile applet.
Tip: If the app is already installed on your device, go to Step 2 on page 35.
a) Go to www.oty.com
b) Click Download.
The download process starts.
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c) The first time you run the applet, you see a notification about application permissions.
Click Yes to grant LogMeIn Rescue Trusted Application status.
For more information about changing the application permissions later on, see Setting BlackBerry
Application Permissions: An Example on page 42.
d) For a brief period, you may see a notification when the download process is finished. Click
OK, or wait for the Mobile Applet to continue.
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2. The technician gives you a 6-digit PIN code.
3. Type the code in the box labeled Enter six-digit PIN code and tap OK.
4. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
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5. You may be asked to give the technician permission to perform certain actions. Click Yes to grant
permissions, or No to deny.
What can you do during a Rescue session?
Exact capabilities may vary according to LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
•Chat with the technician(s)
•Allow or deny the technician the right to perform certain actions
•Send individual files to a technician
•End a session by pressing the Menu key and selecting Exit or Disconnect
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Starting a PIN Code Session on a Windows Mobile
Device
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between the customer and the technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Follow these instructions to download and start the LogMeIn Rescue Applet.
Important: The applet is a small program that must be running on your device for the technician
to be able to help you.
Note: Actual screens and procedures may vary slightly depending on your device model and
LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
1. Go to www.oty.com.
2. Start the Mobile Applet in one of the following ways:
a) For the first time you want to run the applet, download the file LMIRescue.CAB and open it
from Menu > Open.
b) If the applet is already installed on your device, start it as any other application.
3. The technician gives you a 6-digit PIN code.
4. Type the code in the box labeled Enter six-digit PIN code and tap OK.
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5. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
6. You may be asked to give the technician permission to perform certain actions. Click Yes to grant
permissions, or No to deny.
What can you do during a Rescue session?
Exact capabilities may vary according to LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
•Chat with the technician(s)
•Allow or deny the technician the right to perform certain actions
•Send individual files to a technician
•End a session by pressing the Menu key and selecting Exit or Disconnect
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Starting a Text/SMS Session on a BlackBerry
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between the customer and the technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Follow these instructions to download and start the LogMeIn Rescue Applet.
Important: The applet is a small program that must be running on your device for the technician
to be able to help you.
Note: Actual screens and procedures may vary slightly depending on your device model and
LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
1. Click the link that you received in a text/SMS.
The download process starts.
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2. For a brief period, you may see a notification when downloading the applet is finished. Click OK,
or wait for the Mobile Applet to continue.
3. Click Yes to grant LogMeIn Rescue Trusted Application status.
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For more information about changing the application permissions later on, see Setting BlackBerry
Application Permissions: An Example on page 42.
4. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
5. You may be asked to give the technician permission to perform certain actions. Click Yes to grant
permissions, or No to deny.
What can you do during a Rescue session?
Exact capabilities may vary according to LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
•Chat with the technician(s)
•Allow or deny the technician the right to perform certain actions
•Send individual files to a technician
•End a session by pressing the Menu key and selecting Exit or Disconnect
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Setting BlackBerry Application Permissions: An Example
You can grant or deny permissions to the technician who helps you.
This example shows you how to allow the technician to make screen captures of your mobile device.
1. Go to the Options > Applications or Options > Advanced Options > Applications BlackBerry
menu, depending on your device model.
2. Select LogMeIn Rescue.
3. Press the Menu key and select Edit Permissions.
4. Expand the Interactions section and select Screen Capturing.
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5. Press the trackball to set the permission to Allow.
6. Press the Menu key and select Save.
You can either start the Mobile Applet from the www.oty.com website or, if the applet is already
installed, start it as any other application.
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Starting a Text/SMS Session on a Windows Mobile
Device
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between the customer and the technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Follow these instructions to download and start the LogMeIn Rescue Applet.
Important: The applet is a small program that must be running on your device for the technician
to be able to help you.
Note: Actual screens and procedures may vary slightly depending on your device model and
LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
1. Click the link that you have received in a text/SMS.
In some cases you may see a notification before you open the text/SMS to start the Mobile Applet
automatically. Click Yes to start the applet without opening the text/SMS.
2. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
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3. You may be asked to give the technician permission to perform certain actions. Click Yes to grant
permissions, or No to deny.
What can you do during a Rescue session?
Exact capabilities may vary according to LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
•Chat with the technician(s)
•Allow or deny the technician the right to perform certain actions
•Send individual files to a technician
•End a session by pressing the Menu key and selecting Exit or Disconnect
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Starting a Text/SMS Session on an Android Device
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between the customer and the technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Prerequisite: You must have LogMeIn Rescue + Mobile for Android from Google Play to use
this tool.
Note: Actual screens and procedures may vary slightly depending on your device model and
LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
1. You receive a text/SMS message from the technician.
Note: In some cases, the text/SMS automatically launches the mobile app. If so, go to Step
4 on page 50.
2. Tap the link that you have received in the text/SMS.
Rescue + Mobile for Android opens in Google Play.
Note: If you do not have LogMeIn Rescue+Mobile for Android installed on your device, you
must first complete the installation steps in Google Play to be able to continue starting a
Rescue session. For step-by-step instructions on how to install the app, see Starting a PIN
Code Session on an Android Device on page 17.
3. In Google Play, tap OPEN
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Tip: Your mobile device may offer the option to open the Rescue + Mobile for Android app
directly from your device.
4. You may see a notification screen.
Tap Continue.
Tip: To avoid having to repeat this step in the future, select hide this message in future.
5. Enter the 6-digit PIN code you received in the text/SMS in the box labeled Enter six-digit PIN
code, and tap OK.
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6. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
7. You may be asked to give the technician permission to perform certain actions. Click Yes to grant
permissions, or No to deny.
What can you do during a Rescue session?
Exact capabilities may vary according to LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
•Chat with the technician(s)
•Allow or deny the technician the right to perform certain actions
•Send individual files to a technician
•End a session by tapping Exit, or selecting Menu > Disconnect
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Starting an Email Session on an Android Device
LogMeIn Rescue is a tool that technicians use to access remote computers and mobile devices.
While this guide speaks directly to the customer, Rescue technicians can use this section to understand
the end-user experience during a remote support session. "You" in this document refers to the
customer receiving remote support.
LogMeIn Rescue is safe and secure. All communication between the customer and the technician is
SSL-encrypted.
Prerequisite: You must have LogMeIn Rescue + Mobile for Android from Google Play to use
this tool.
Note: Actual screens and procedures may vary slightly depending on your device model and
LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
1. You receive an email message from the technician.
Tip: The subject of the email is Connection email link.
2. Tap the link that you have received in the email.
Rescue + Mobile for Android opens in Google Play.
Note: If you do not have LogMeIn Rescue+Mobile for Android installed on your device, you
must first complete the installation steps in Google Play to be able to continue starting a
Rescue session. For step-by-step instructions on how to install the app, see Starting a PIN
Code Session on an Android Device on page 17.
3. In Google Play, tap OPEN
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Tip: Your mobile device may offer the option to open the Rescue + Mobile for Android app
directly from your device.
4. You may see a notification screen.
Tap Continue.
Tip: To avoid having to repeat this step in the future, select hide this message in future.
5. Enter the 6-digit PIN code you received in the email in the box labeled Enter six-digit PIN code,
and tap OK.
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6. Once the applet is running, wait for the technician to activate your session.
7. You may be asked to give the technician permission to perform certain actions. Click Yes to grant
permissions, or No to deny.
What can you do during a Rescue session?
Exact capabilities may vary according to LogMeIn Rescue settings on the technician's side.
•Chat with the technician(s)
•Allow or deny the technician the right to perform certain actions
•Send individual files to a technician
•End a session by tapping Exit, or selecting Menu > Disconnect
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Index
Index
A
E
Android device 49
code session 17
Text/SMS session 46
Email session
Mac 15
B
BlackBerry
code session 33
setting application permissions 42
Text/SMS session 39
C
code session
Android device 17
BlackBerry 33
Email 9
iOS device 22
Mac OS X 10.8 and Safari 13
Mac OS X 10.8 or earlier and Safari 11
Windows 9
Windows and Firefox 6
Windows and Internet Explorer 4
Windows Mobile Device 37
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I
iOS device
code session 22
S
setting application permissions
BlackBerry 42
T
Text/SMS session
Android device 46
BlackBerry 39
Windows Mobile Device 44
W
Windows Mobile Device
code session 37
Text/SMS session 44
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