Yes, you can connect without a password as long as there's another user physically using the computer and they authorized the screen sharing request (see below).
Jump Desktop however does not allow unattended access to a computer without a password set. For unattended access you must log into the computer using a user account that has a password set. This is a security measure to protect your computer from unauthorized access.
Tip for Windows users: If you don't want Windows to prompt you for a password after every reboot, you can set it to automatically log you in on startup. Learn how to do this here: Turn on automatic logons in Windows 10 (Windows 7 here).
Password-less Screen Sharing
If you want to connect to someone else's computer without a password, please ask them to install Jump Desktop Connect on their computer and send you the Screen Sharing link. You'll be able to connect to their computer one they authorized the screen sharing request.
Alternatively if you're already an authorized remote access user on their computer, you can use the Ask to share screen button when you try to connect to the computer.
Well this pretty much means the app is worthless to me. I'll be requesting a refund.
Updated: We've released the screen sharing feature.
Sorry to hear that the current version of Jump doesn't work for your use case. We're working on a new release (ETA very soon), where Jump can connect to desktops without using passwords; it will allow you to ask the currently logged in user if it's okay to connect and start a screen sharing session. Do you think this would work better for you?
I'm feeling similarly. I don't even mind using a password. But, there is no faq/ how to, to help set up what is needed for someone using this software who isn't fully knowledgeable with vnc or rdp. If those protocols even would do what I am hoping.
You generally don't need to setup RDP or VNC - just use Fluid Remote Desktop - it's the easiest, fastest way to get started. RDP and VNC usually require extra networking knowledge to setup. Just try this: On your machine visit: https://jumpdesktop.com and click the 'Automatic Setup' link and follow the instructions. Thats basically it - you should be up and running in no time.
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