Microsoft Remote Desktop

Microsoft Remote Desktop
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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 your work resources from almost anywhere. Experience a rich Windows experience with RemoteFX in a Remote Desktop client designed to help you get your work done wherever you are.

Getting Started:
Connect to Windows Professional, Enterprise and Windows Server editions from your Windows Phone 8.1 device. To view the full list of supported Windows versions and helpful tips on connecting to a Windows PC, read the FAQ at

• Access to remote resources through your Remote Desktop Gateway
• Rich multi-touch experience with Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and RemoteFX supporting Windows gestures
• Secure connection to your data and applications
• Simple management of all remote connections from the connection center
• Seamless audio and video streaming
• Support for Azure RemoteApp

Release 8.1.8 includes the following updates:
• App is now out of preview
• Added support for connecting through a Remote Desktop Gateway
• Added support for accessing Remote Resources
• Bug fixes and other improvements

Release 8.1.7 includes the following updates:
• Added the ability to pin apps to the start screen
• Added automatic refresh for Azure RemoteApp
• Bug fixes and other improvements

Release 8.1.6 includes the following updates:
• Added support for Azure RemoteApp (
• Bug fixes and other improvements

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
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  • by Narciso 3/26/2015
    Works fine... Thanks!
  • by Mark 3/26/2015
    Awesome!! This works like a charm. 4 stars because I haven't use it long enough to give it five, but from what I tested using this on my windows phone & Android it is going in that direction!!!!
  • by Mark 3/24/2015
    Does what it says, and well.
  • by Paha 3/23/2015
    Can't connect via gateway using certificate giving me by administrator.
  • by Gus 3/20/2015
    Love it and you can pick an alternative port to use to by postfixing ":####"
  • by Richard 3/20/2015
    Works sometimes
  • by Justin 3/20/2015
    Incorrect instructions under the help tab- have always used Microsoft products, this is one worth passing up on
  • by robdz8 3/18/2015
    Não funcionou no lumia 720
  • by Darius 3/18/2015
    Ok, so now we have rds gateway and remote app support... But it doesn't work worth a ****. Error on almost every connection.
  • by 宗民 3/17/2015
    Can not work in HTC 8x!