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New Parallels Mobile

APPLIES TO:
  • Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac

APPLICATION DESCRIPTION

Special introductory price of $4.99 for a limited time! Standard price will be $19.99.
 
Access and use your Mac applications and Windows programs running in Parallels Desktop for Mac while you’re on the go. Parallels Mobile is all new! (Access to Mac applications requires Parallels Desktop 7.) 
 
Parallels Mobile allows you to remotely access all the applications on your Mac - both Mac applications and Windows programs - from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch (there is no Android version available yet).  
 
Parallels Mobile lets you: 
- Use any of your Windows applications, from Internet Explorer to Outlook 
- Remotely start, stop any of your applications.
- Stay connected via WiFi or 3G networks
- Control your Mac just like you control Windows (Parallels Desktop 7 only)
- Play back music and audio files remotely - see and hear Flash video on your iPad or iPhone (Parallels Desktop 7 only)
- Copy and paste text between your mobile device and Windows programs (Parallels Desktop 7 only)

CONFIGURATION INSTRUCTIONS

- Requires installed and running Parallels Desktop for Mac, version 6 or 7 (registered copy) and at least one virtual machine with Parallels Tools installed. 
- In Parallels Desktop, choose Parallels Desktop > Preferences, click Mobile, and log in to your Parallels account using the email you provided during registration. 
- Your Mac should be powered on. 
- Download Parallels Mobile and install it on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. 
- Open Parallels Mobile and log in to your Parallels account using the email and password you used to register your copy of Parallels Desktop. 
- Your Mac will appear in the list of available Macs. Click it to access your Windows or other OSs.   
 
IMPORTANT: Before using Parallels Mobile, make sure you have registered your copy of Parallels Desktop and logged in to your Parallels account using Preferences > Mobile. Remember that to be able to connect to your Mac using Parallels Mobile, your Mac should be powered on. 
 

LIMITATIONS

- This version is compatible with Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac (build 12094 or later) and Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac. 
- Windows 7 Aero is not supported. 
- The performance of video, 3D graphics applications, and games can be slow depending on your connection; in rare cases, no image will be displayed. 
- International keyboard layouts are supported for Windows operating systems only.

KNOWN ISSUES

There can be a problem unlocking Windows when international keyboard layout support is enabled in Parallels Mobile settings. For a workaround, please visit this KB article:

9202 - Unable to unlock Windows when international keyboard is enabled 

REQUIREMENTS

Compatible with iPhone 3G or later, iPod touch, and iPad.
Requires iOS 4.0 or later.
Requires Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac (build 12094 or later) or Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac.

Note: Not all features will work with Parallels Desktop 6. See above.



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