Remote Desktop 8

4.0
115K reviews
10M+
Downloads
Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Use the Microsoft Remote Desktop app 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.


Getting Started
+ Learn how to use Microsoft Remote Desktop at https://aka.ms/rdanddocs.
+ Learn about our other Remote Desktop clients at https://aka.ms/rdclients.
+ Submit feedback at https://aka.ms/rdandfbk.


Features
+ Access remote PCs running Windows Professional or Enterprise and Windows Server
+ Access remote resources published by your IT admin
+ Connect remotely through a Remote Desktop Gateway
+ Rich multi-touch experience supporting Windows gestures
+ Secure connection to your data and applications
+ Simple management of your connections from the Connection Center
+ High-quality video and audio streaming


Permissions
This app requires certain permissions to use features in the app. These are enumerated below.


Optional access
[Storage]: access authority is required to access local drives and documents from the Remote Desktop session when the Redirect local storage feature is enabled.
Updated on
26 Apr 2021

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region and age The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, App activity and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted

Ratings and reviews

4.0
99.6K reviews
Tirian Wilson
1 October 2020
Changing my previous review to a single star. The official Microsoft RDP app used to be the best of the free RDP clients for Android, but there is a critical bug that has remained unfixed for over a year. When using a physical keyboard - USB / Bluetooth / etc - the right shift key sticks. Unless you retrain yourself to only use the left shift key, doing any work is difficult and entering passwords is impossible. If you need a RDP client, then don't use the official Microsoft one, it will just frustrate you and lock your account out.
5 people found this review helpful
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A Google user
15 January 2020
Works great, free, secure and built-in to Windows 10. Just turned on the remote desktop setting in Windows and was able to use this for everything I needed. Minus one star for being a little quirk regarding using scrollbars on the far left while trying to use the in-app keyboard. The screen seems to cut off the margins when the keyboard is open.
74 people found this review helpful
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A Google user
12 June 2019
Works great! But because I use multiple devices for the same connections and accounts... It would be AWESOME to see some sort of export option of all connections and accounts.. so that I don't have to manually enter them on each device. Update: Getting sick of seeing updates that completely ignore the number ONE requested feature: Backup/Restore/CloudSync Options
10 people found this review helpful
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What's new

- Fixed issue where images appear as characters
- Added pop-up to inform users that this application is no longer supported by Microsoft