Remote Desktop - Android Devices

You can access the remote desktop connection on mobile devices as well. Follow the instructions below for installing the app, connecting to the SHSU remote desktop, and logging out and disconnecting from remote desktop on Android devices.

  • Install the App

    Open the App Store and search for VMware Horizon Client and download the app. Once downloaded, the app will appear.

    1.Android App

  • Connecting the App

    Open the VMware Horizon app on your device.

    1.Android App

    Select your Allow in the Allow Horizon to make and manage phone calls. This is for encryption purposes with the app.

    2.Android Allow Calls

    Select Allow in the Allow Horizon to access photos, media and files on the device.

    3.Android Allow Access to Files

    On the Server Setup screen

    1. Type in the blank box
    2. Select Connect

    4.Android Connection Info

    You will be prompted with a Microsoft 365 log in. Enter the requested SHSU credentials and select Next.

    M365 Signin

    If asked to authenticate with Duo, select your option and authenticate.

    An Acceptable Use Agreement will display, select Accept.

    5.Android Acceptable Use

    In the next dialogue box,

    1. Type your SHSU username
    2. Type your SHSU password
    3. Select Login

    6.Android Enter Credentials

    Select SHSU Remote Desktop.

    7.Android Select SHSU Remote

    The Secure Network Notice will display. Select OK.

    8.Android Select Ok Secure Server

    Your SHSU desktop will display.

    9.Android Desktop

  • Disconnecting and Logging Out

    Once you are done using the Remote Desktop on your device, you will want to disconnect from the Remote Desktop and log out to conserve battery life and data.

    To disconnect, select the vertical ellipsis in the upper right corner.

    10.Android Select Menu

    Select Disconnect.

    11.Android Select Disconnect

    Select Yes on the Disconnect confirmation.

    12.Android Confirm Disconnect