Search for:

  • Article for your preferred language does not exist. Below is international version of the article.
Available article translations:

Connection options in Parallels Access

  • Parallels Access


Parallels Access provides two main connection options when connecting to a remote computer:

  1. The default connection option.

    Parallels Access connects to a remote computer using a secure encrypted connection. To establish connection you need to login to your Parallels Account from both the Parallels Access app on an iPad and Parallels Access Agent on your computer.

  2. Additional connection option.

    If you would like to provide additional level of security when connecting to your computer, you may set up the Parallels Access Agent to require entering your computer user name and password.

    To enable this feature you need to:

    • Click on Parallels Access Agent tray icon

      • on a Mac:

      • on a PC:

    • Click on Preferences -> Advanced -> select "Ask for my Mac OS X user name and password as well" (for a Mac) or "Ask for my Windows user name and password as well" (for a PC) radio button.

Search words:

how to connect to computer

Parallels Access security

connection options


Was this article helpful?
Tell us how we may improve it.
Yes No
Desktop Virtualization
- Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac
- Parallels Transporter
- Parallels Desktop Switch to Mac Edition
- Parallels Desktop for Mac Enterprise Edition
- Parallels Management-Mac for Microsoft SCCM
Server Virtualization
- Parallels Cloud Server
- Parallels Containers for Windows 6.0
- Parallels Virtuozzo Containers
- Parallels Automation
- Parallels Automation for Cloud Infrastructure
- Parallels Business Automation Standard
- Parallels Virtual Automation
- Parallels Plesk Panel Suite
- Web Presence Builder
- Parallels Plesk Automation
- Parallels Small Business Panel
- Value-added Services for Hosters
- Parallels Partner Storefront
Services & Resources
- Cloud Acceleration Services
- Professional Services
- Support Services
- Training & Certification