Applies to: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2
You can control a remote PC by using a Microsoft Remote Desktop client. The client can run on almost any device, including on your mobile smartphone. The client gives you the same powers you would have if you could reach the PC's keyboard. Through the client, you can:
Microsoft Remote Desktop is a small yet very useful utility that allows you to remotely connect to Windows workstations from your Mac. Remote connect to Windows computers All your remote connections will have to be managed via the Microsoft Remote Desktop main window: you can save different configurations and then connect to various machines. Remote Desktop Services troubleshooting documentation for Windows Server.; 2 minutes to read; D; In this article. The topics in this section provide solutions and scenario guides to help you troubleshoot and self-solve Remote Desktop Services-related issues. Use Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac to connect to a remote PC or virtual apps and desktops made available by your admin. With Microsoft Remote Desktop, you can be productive no matter where you are. GET STARTED Configure your PC for remote access using the information at https://aka.ms/rdsetup.
Before you start, see the supported configuration article. The article discusses the PC configurations that the Remote Desktop clients can connect to. Also see the client FAQ article.
The following client apps are available:
|Client||Get the app||Documentation||Latest version|
|Windows Desktop||Windows Desktop client||Get started, What's new||1.2.1844|
|Microsoft Store||Windows 10 client in the Microsoft Store||Get started, What's new||1.2.1810|
|Android||Android client in Google Play||Get started, What's new||10.0.10|
|iOS||iOS client in the App Store||Get started, What's new||10.2.5|
|macOS||macOS client in the App Store||Get started, What's new||10.6.1|
To configure your remote PC before accessing it remotely, see Allow access to your PC.
You can integrate features of Remote Desktop clients across platforms by enabling a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) scheme. Learn about the supported URI attributes that you can use with the iOS, Mac, and Android clients.