How to: Set up a remote desktop profile in Microsoft Remote Desktop on iPhone or iPad


Instructions

1) Open the RD Client app.

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2) In the upper right-hand corner, tap the plus sign (+).

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3) Tap Add PC.

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4) Tap PC Name.

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5) Type the exact name of the remote computer to which you will be connecting (e.g., mypcname.ttu.edu). Then, tap the back button in the top left-hand corner.

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6) Tap User Account.

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7) Tap Add User Account.

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8) Type your TechMail address as the username and your eRaider password as the password. Then, tap Save.

NOTE: If you don't have a TechMail account, you can type your username in the format your_eRaider_username@ttu.edu (e.g., jdoe@ttu.edu).

TIP: You will need to update your saved password in this app each time you change your eRaider password at https://eraider.ttu.edu.

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9) In the top left-hand corner, tap the back button.

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10) Tap Friendly Name.

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11) Type a name to refer to this connection. Then, tap the back button.

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12) Tap No Gateway Configured.

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13) Tap Add Gateway.

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14) Tap Gateway Name.

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15) Type rdp.ttu.edu. Then, tap the back button.

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16) Tap User Account.

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17) Choose which account you wish to use for connecting to the RDP Gateway. Then, tap the back button.

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18) Tap Save.

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19) Tap the back button.

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20) Tap Save.

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OUTCOME

The connection profile has been configured on your device. You may use it to connect to the remote Windows computer.

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