Remote Desktop - iOS
For quick and easy remote access to your UWSP office computer from your mobile device!
Microsoft's Remote Desktop App for mobile devices is the remote app supported by UWSP Information Technology.
From the App Store, install the Remote Desktop App on your iOS device.
Open the RD Client icon.
To set up your remote desktop connection, tap the plus sign at the upper-right.
On the next screen, tap Desktop, then tap PC Name.
Add your computer name then tap Done.
- Tap the User Account field, then tap Add User Account.
Add your User Name in the format uwspdom\<your UWSP login>. Enter your Password then tap Save.
Tap Additional Options.
Tap Gateway then Add Gateway. You can also tap Friendly Name and add a custom name for your new connection.
In the Server Name field, enter remotedesktop.uwsp.edu then tap Save.
Tap Save again. You should now see your new remote connection.
Tap the connection to remotely connect to your UWSP computer desktop. You can also edit or delete the connection you created by tapping the connection ellipses.
Tap Accept. You can also enable "Don't ask me again..." to bypass this screen each time you connect.
You are now accessing your UWSP computer desktop. At the top of the session screen, tap the three bars to access the remote desktop app sidebar tools.
To close your remote session, tap End Session at the right.
Here's some help from Microsoft on navigating the remote desktop app:
Is your UWSP computer asleep or powered off? Visit the Wake My Computer website to power on your computer.
Questions? Contact the Service Desk!