HOW TO

How to create a bookmarked connection shortcut on a Mac

Issue

Objective

Create shortcut

Environment

  • GoToMyPC
  • Mac Client

Procedure

  1. Open Safari
  2. Log in a t www.gotomypc.com from the Mac you want to create the shortcut on
  3. Select Options next to the Host nickname
  4. Click Shortcut
  5. Select and copy (from your keyboard, Command + C) the newly created link
  6. Open the Bookmarks menu
  7. Select Add Bookmark
  8. Click Add
  9. Select Show All Bookmarks
  10. Right click (or Ctrl+click) on the new bookmark and select Edit Address
  11. Paste (from your keyboard, Command + V) your Host's URL
  12. Drag the bookmark to the desktop
  13. Double-click the newly created shortcut
  14. Click Open at the browser security prompt

Answer

Cause

Resolution

Additional Information

NOTE: The first time you access your newly created bookmark you are prompted to enter your account password. This is the same password you used to log in to the www.gotomypc.com site. Subsequent visits will only require your access code.