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How do I connect to the Virtual Computer Lab using a mobile device?

Install the IOS/Android remote desktop client and connect to a Virtual Desktop

iOS

Install the iOS client

1. Install the Windows Desktop app from the app store (https://aka.ms/rdios)

IOS Client install

2.  Launch the Windows Desktop app and grant access.

Launch the Windows Desktop App

Click continue on the inital access screen

Click OK to grant access to  bluetooth

Click OK to grant access to Camera

 Click OK to grand access to microphone

4. Click the Plus symbol ("+") to subscribe to a new feed.

Click the plus symbol to subscribe to a new feed

5.  Click on "Add Workspace"

Click on Add Workspace

6. Enter https://rdweb.wvd.microsoft.com.

Enter https://rdweb.wvd.microsoft.com.

7.  Enter your UIC email address and click "Next"

Enter your UIC emaill address and click next

8.  Enter your password and then click "Sign in". 

NOTE:  Your email address should already be on the appropriate line.  If it's not, enter it there,

Enter you email address and ACCC common password.



9.  Select the icon for the desktop you'd like to connect to.

Select the icon for the desktop you'd like to connect to.

10.  Enter your NetID and ACCC common password.

Enter your netID and ACCC common password


Closing Connections

1. Click on the middle button at the top of the screen.


Click on the middle button at the top of the screen

2.  Click the "X" for the desktop you'd like to close or "Disconnect all PCs" in the bottom right.

Click the X to close a desktop

NOTE: You can also simply log off from the desktop you're connected to.

Log off of the connected desktop

NOTE: You can change the way the computer responds to input by clicking the middle button at the top then selecting the hand symbol or mouse symbol in the top left corner. Touch mode will use your touch as the mouse left-click and mouse mode will let you move the move around the screen with your finger.

Change behavior


Note: If you have the Microsoft Authenticator app installed, you will be redirected to that application for logging in with your Microsoft account.

Connect with the Android client

Applies to: Android 4.1 and later, Chromebooks with ChromeOS 53 and later.

Note: The ability to access Windows Virtual Desktop resources from the Android client is currently available in preview.

You can access Windows Virtual Desktop resources from your Android device with our downloadable client. You can also use the Android client on Chromebook devices that

Install the Android client


1. To get started, download and install the client on your Android device.

Install RD client

NOTE:  You're going to need the official Microsoft Remote Desktop client

2.  Launch the client.

3. In the Connection Center, tap +, and then tap Remote Resource Feed.

click the plus then remote resource feed

4. Enter https://rdweb.wvd.microsoft.com/api/arm/feeddiscovery in the feed URL.

NOTE:  The URL pictured below is slightly different.  Please use the URL above.

Enter https://rdweb.wvd.microsoft.com in the feed URL.


5. Enter your email address
Enter your email address
NOTE:  You will be redirected to the UIC login page.

6.  Enter your netID and ACCC common password at the UIC login page.
Enter your NetID and ACCC common password
7.  Select your virtual resource


List Of resources


8.  Click "Connect"

Click Connect

9. Click "Allow"

Click Allow

10.  Enter your netID and ACCC common password or the password that you would use to connect to this resource.

Enter your netID and ACCC common password


How to logoff

1.  Click on the icon highlighted in the picture.

Click the Icon

2.  Click on the "X" next to the name of the resource you would like to disconnect from

Click the X


NOTE: Alternatively, you can sign off through the OS to disconnect

Sign Out


NOTE:  Instead of using a cursor to interact with the OS, you can click the touch icon to "touch" things on the desktop you'd like to interact with. 

Touch Screen




Keywords:WVD, Desktop, Android, IOS, ipad, VDI, Azure, mobile, windows   Doc ID:99346
Owner:Scott R.Group:University of Illinois Chicago Technology Solutions
Created:2020-03-24 10:13 CDTUpdated:2020-08-13 15:30 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Chicago Technology Solutions
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