Video: Android Log In

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Logging into the Microsoft Remote Desktop on Android.

You can access your Remote Desktop with your Android phone using the Microsoft Remote Desktop app in the Play Store.

You will need to: Install the Remote Desktop app

Use a URL to point to your remote desktop

Know your student ID and password to login

Installing the Remote Desktop app.

Step One: Launch the Play Store app on your phone.

Step Two: Search by typing Microsoft Remote Desktop.

Step Three: Select the Remote Desktop app with the orange box, white circle, and less than, greater than symbols.

Step Four: Click the green Install button to download and install the app.

Step Five: Once the app has finished installing, click the Open button to launch the app.

Pointing to your remote desktop.

At this point, we need to tell the app where to locate your Remote Desktop workspace.

You'll only have to perform these steps the first time.

Step One: Click the Workspaces button at the bottom right of your screen.

Step Two: Next, click the plus (+) at the top right of your screen, then choose Add Workspace from the list.

Step Three: In the Email or Workspace URL field type the following URL: https://rdweb.wvd.microsoft.com/api/arm/feeddiscovery

You'll see a message that states, "A workspace is associated with this URL."

Step Four: Click on the Next button at the top right of your screen.

Logging into your remote desktop.

You must know your student ID and password to log in and access your Remote Desktop and applications.

Step One: Enter your student ID into the Email, phone, or Skype field, then click on the Next button.

Step Two: On the Sign-in screen, enter your password, then click on the Sign In button.

Step Three: On the Verify your identity screen, choose to authenticate using the Microsoft Authenticator app or by receiving a text message or call on your phone.

Step Four: When verifying by text message, wait for the text message to appear on your phone, then enter the six-digit code from the message into the Code field in the Enter code dialogue, then click on the Verify button.

You'll see a message that your workspace is being set up and it will appear shortly after.

Please be patient.

If this is your first time entering the Azure desktop environment.

The desktop environment will load more quickly for subsequent logins.

You now have access to your Remote Desktop applications just as you would on a computer.