Access Virtual Desktops from Android Devices

Access via Android devices using the VMware Horizon Client (PCoIP access). 


To install and configure the Horizon Client:

  1. Download the VMware Horizon Client app from the Google Play Store, the Amazon App store for Android, or other Web site where the Horizon Client app is available.
  2. If necessary, copy the app (.apk file) to your device.
  3. Install the app according to your device's customary procedure for installing apps.
    For example, on some devices, you must tap the file to install it.
  4. To determine that the installation succeeded, verify that the Horizon Client app icon appears on one of the desktops of your Home screen.
  5.  Tap the Horizon Client app icon on the Home screen.
  6. Tap the + (Add Server) button, enter the name of the Connection Server or a security server, and tap Connect. Note: The Connection server address is the web address/URL of the Desktop Portal. (Provided by your IT Administrator or Service Provider)
  7. When prompted, supply Active Directory credentials.
    a. Enter the user name and password.
    b. Select the domain.
    c .Tap Done.
  8. In the list of desktops that appears, tap a desktop to connect to it.
    After you log in to a desktop for the first time, a shortcut for the desktop is saved to the Horizon Client Home screen. The next time you want to connect to the desktop, you can simply tap the shortcut.


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