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Remote Desktop Preview now supports pinning and Azure RemoteApp

A new update (version 857 for the Remote Desktop Preview client for Windows 10 is making its way through the Store and will be available shortly. This is an exciting release for two reasons: This release provides the last set of features we want to validate before taking this client out of preview to be...

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Remote Desktop Preview now available on Windows 10 Mobile and Continuum

Today’s update (version 844) of the Remote Desktop Preview client for Windows 10 adds support for both Windows 10 Mobile devices and Continuum for phone for compatible devices like the Lumia 950 or 950 XL. The client is still in development as we continue adding more key features including support for Azure RemoteApp. It’s been...

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Introducing pen remoting for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016

My name is David Bélanger, and I work in the Remote Desktop team. As we get closer to the release of Windows 10 and the next technical preview of Windows Server 2016, I want to bring attention to the new pen remoting feature available in the Remote Desktop Connection client (mstsc.exe) when connecting from a...

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Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone 8.1.9 now available

My name is David Bélanger, and I work in the Remote Desktop team. Yesterday, we released an update for the Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone 8.1 (Version 8.1.9) containing two changes to improve the Remote Desktop Gateway scenario that was recently added. Thank you for your continued feedback on the feature requests site to...

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Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone now supports Gateway and Remote Resources

My name is David Bélanger, and I work in the Remote Desktop team. Today, I am excited to announce that the Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone 8.1 is coming out of preview. Version 8.1.8 contains two of the most requested enterprise features from our feature requests site. Support for connecting to remote systems that...

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Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview V8.1.7 update for Windows Phone 8.1 available today for download

My name is David Bélanger, and I work in the Remote Desktop team. Today marks the release of the last update to the Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview app for Windows Phone 8.1 for 2014. We are still hard at work on enabling support for Remote Desktop Gateway and Remote Resources (RemoteApp and Desktop Connections), but...

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Azure RemoteApp now available in Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview V8.1.6 update for Windows Phone 8.1

My name is David Bélanger, and I work in the Remote Desktop team. The latest update (v. 8.1.6) for the Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview app for Windows Phone 8.1 brings our first enterprise focused feature by adding support for Azure RemoteApp, a new Azure service available from Microsoft allowing IT admins to easily make their...

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Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview V8.1.5 update for Windows Phone 8.1 available today for download

My name is David Bélanger, and I’m a program manager on the Remote Desktop team working on Remote Desktop apps. The October update for the Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview app brings a few tweaks to the app and some bug fixes as we continue focusing most of our efforts towards adding support for Microsoft Azure...

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Gesture list for the Touch and Mouse Pointer input modes for the Remote Desktop apps

My name is David Bélanger, and I’m a program manager on the Remote Desktop team. This blog highlights the different gestures available on the Microsoft Remote Desktop apps. Unless specifically noted, these gestures apply to apps running on the following platforms: Windows Phone 8.1, iOS, and Android. Gestures available in Touch mode Touch mode is...

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Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview V8.1.4 update for Windows Phone 8.1 available today for download

My name is David Bélanger, and I’m a program manager on the Remote Desktop team working on Remote Desktop apps. September brings another update to the Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview app as we continue focusing most of our efforts towards adding support for Microsoft Azure RemoteApp, Remote Resources (RemoteApp and Desktop Connections) and Gateway, all...

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