Set up Remote Desktop Connection on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

By installing the Microsoft Remote Desktop client you can access your remote workspace from an iOS device

Verify your iOS version

The Microsoft Remote Desktop client requires iOS 13.0 or newer

Tap Settings >General >About

Verify that the software version is 13.0 or higher

Install the Client

Open App Store and install Microsoft Remote Desktop

You can also enter an account description.

Launch the Client

Choose to add a Workspace

By default PCs are selected, choose Workspaces.

Once you have chosen Workspaces, click the PLUS icon to add a new workspace.

Define the Workspace

Enter the URL for the workspace:

As you type this the fields below will automatically fill out

Add your user account

Choose User Account >Add User Account and enter your username and password. Remember to prefix your username with 'remote\'

View Workspaces

After clicking Next your device will automatically load the Remote Workspace

Select your Mouse type

You have two choices in how your mouse will behave. By default if you move your finger on the screen the remote mouse pointer will move accordingly. If you prefer more of a touch interface then click the double arrow icon at the top of the screen and choose the touch icon.

Please note that there are many applications that work better with the mouse pointer settings versus the touch setting.