Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview

Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview
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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1

App requires

  • internet connection
  • microphone
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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With the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, you can connect to a remote PC and experience the power of Windows with RemoteFX in a Remote Desktop client designed to help you get your work done wherever you are.

- Rich multi-touch experience with Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and RemoteFX supporting Windows gestures
- Secure connection to your data and applications with breakthrough Network Level Authentication (NLA) technology
- Simple management of all remote connections from the connection center
- High quality video and sound streaming with improved compression and bandwidth usage

Release 8.1.5 includes the following updates:
• Mouse Pointer is now the default input mode for all connections
• The SHIFT key is now available on the extended keyboard
• A resume button has been added to the app bar to return to the last active session
• Bug fixes and other improvements

Release 8.1.4 includes the following updates:
• Fn keys are now available on the extended keyboard
• Updated the disconnection behavior in preparation for multi-session support
• Added a link to the feature request site from the About page
• Added a new command to Cortana ("Remote desktop add [a] [new] desktop")
• Bug fixes and other improvements

Release 8.1.3 includes the following updates:
• Cortana integration ("Remote desktop connect to <Display Name>")
• Phone will remain unlocked while in a remote desktop session
• Bug fixes and other improvements

Release 8.1.2 includes the following updates:
• Improved ability to connect to your home PC by name
• Resized the remote keyboard based on the device size
• Bug fixes and other improvements
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  • by klaas 10/29/2014
    This is a great remoting client. The UI has the features I want without getting in the way.
  • by Hari Bharath 10/27/2014
    How can iOS and Android versions support remote gateway and Windows phone version doesn't?? Other apps are lagging behind anyhow on WP. At least apps made by Microsoft should give priority to WP.
  • by Stephen 10/26/2014
    Computer settings were properly setup for this connection, but app could not find PC on multiple atte.pts
  • by Aaron 10/26/2014
    Good start, and well done on the Cortana integration, but it definitely needs Remote Gateway and RemoteApp before it becomes truly useful. Disappointing since Windows version already has this. This is a prime example of an app that should be universal!
  • by Gui 10/26/2014
    Waited way to long got this!! Thank you!
  • by Sarah 10/26/2014
    taking more than an eternity to set up, enabled all settings on pc and 0x204 error. MSFT can NEVER be simple and easy :-(
  • by YeongSik 10/24/2014
  • by Garen 10/24/2014
    Unable to add second credential with same user name. We have two different servers with Administrator name but different passwords. What to do?
  • by Matthew 10/23/2014
    Makes my job as IT at a school much easier and convenient.
  • by Nariman 10/22/2014
    Awesome. Just works!