Automatically run Synergy on start-up
Help & Troubleshooting
Synergy can be configured to run and connect automatically on startup. A few conditions need to be met first:
- It would be recommended that both computers have a static IP address to ensure that settings do not need to be updated each time your computer starts or restarts.
- Computers stay on the same network. If you move either computer to a different location, you will need to reconfigure Synergy and auto connect will not work.
- VPN connections should not be active.
Once the above-mentioned conditions are met, please follow these steps to configure auto start for Synergy.
- Add Synergy to the startup programs: Windows, MacOS, and Linux
- Open Synergy on both computers.
- Open the Preferences menu.
- Change the options as highlighted below and click okay:
Elevate privileges option is specific for Windows installations, disregard for macOS and Linux.
Once you restart your computer, Synergy will startup automatically and connect.
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