How to Take A Remote Screenshots on Your Mac

There are a lot of reasons why you might want to be able to make a remote screenshot of your Mac. Maybe, you let your children use your computer while you are away at work and you want to know what websites they are surfing. Maybe, you have a small business and you want to make sure that your employees are not in violation of your Internet usage policies. Maybe, you have hired some freelance talents and you do not want to be billed by the hour or for the time that freelancer chooses to spend checking their email or watching TV on Hulu. Either way, you can get the information that you need with remote screenshots. If you are ready to set up remote screen shot software, then this is the tutorial for you. With the help of a piece of software, aptly named Screenshots Remote, you can take regular screenshots of your system when you are not there, and then see them in a handy list for later use.

1. Download and install the Screenshots Remote software. After the installation, it will prompt you to restart your Mac. Make sure you have saved all your files before you restart.

2. Once your system has re-started, you can go ahead and open your Screenshots Remote software.

3. Go to Preferences. Here you will be able to set your frequency and data storage options for your screenshots. After you have made your selections, do not close this window.


4. Click the Remote Access tab. This will allow you to set up authorization for remote access at a later time. Enter the name of the system, your user name and your remote access password. If you do not have remote access set up on your Mac, you will need to do this before you can set up this feature on the system. You can close this window.


5. Click on the Time Range and you will be able to set a schedule for when shots should be taken.


5. Press the Refresh button.

Now, you should be able to see the screeshots that you want in your system.

Katie Gatto

Katie Gatto is a technology writer with seven years of experience, and a native Mac user. She has previously written for Apple related site such as Appletell and Mac Apper.

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