LogMeIn Offers A Free Remote Access App For iOS

LogMeIn Offers A Free Remote Access App For iOS
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When it comes to remote access, we enjoy LogMeIn, but its $31 price can be a bit off-putting. However, with a recently released new version of the app, you can get basic remote access for free.

The new version of the app allows you to access files on your home computer, control and run programs on your Mac or PC, and edit files. If you need more features, there’s in-app purchases to get access to video, remote printing, photo management, and a few other options (though at $39.99, these are actually slightly more expensive than before).

You will, of course, also need to snag the free program on your computer at home, but as a completely free way to control minor things on your PC or Mac, its works well. If you already plopped down the $31 in the past for the extra features, you get grandfathered into everything included in the in-app purchase. It’s a free download for iPad and iPhone in the iTunes App Store.

LogMeIn [iTunes App Store]


  • There is also Join.me (that’s the URL) which seems to be part of the logmein company which is also taking the product (free and $enhanced) to a conferencing level – with smartphone support.

  • What I’m most interested in is a iOS version of their professional software. At the moment we pay about $1200 per technician per year for their logmein rescue console, but it only works on the desktop.

    Having access to that sort of thing on the run would be so useful I’m considering swapping us to teamviewer just for the extra platforms it offers.

  • Stove, yes LMIR is quite steep at 1K+/year. You should try ScreenConnect. I switched over from Teamviewer a couple months ago and I really like it. I still use TV on occasion until I get some kinks with antivirus worked out, but I would recommend trying it to see if it fits the bill rather than paying for cloud services.

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