How to configure your MAC to allow remote access using VNC

If you have a Mac and want to be able to access the desktop remotely one method is to enable VNC access. Below are instructions for enabling VNC on your Mac (Snow Leopard).

Troubleshooting

Q. When connecting to my MAC from the RealVNC viewer it connects and then immediately disconnects but there is no error?

A. In your viewers options make sure your 'color level' is set to 'Full'.