What Is Windows App
Microsoft always wants you to use Windows, whether you are on iPad, iPhone, or Mac. Now, a tool called Windows App appears. It allows you to access the Windows PC in the cloud from some non-Windows devices including Macs, iPads, iPhones, and even a web browser. Currently, this utility doesn’t support Android.
The tool is a single hub where you can connect a variety of Microsoft cloud services, including Microsoft Dev Box, Windows 365, Azure Virtual Desktop, Remote Desktop Services, and remote PCs.
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This tool offers a customizable Home Screen to cater to your unique workflow needs and you can easily & securely access Windows across services and remote PCs, as well as pin apps you often use. If you use multiple accounts, you can switch between them with ease.
Besides, it offers many features to enhance the remote experience, for example, device redirection for webcams, printers, audio and storage devices, dynamic display resolutions and scaling, custom display resolutions, multiple monitor support, and Teams optimizations.
At present, the app is offered to businesses and enterprise users in the preview form and you cannot access its services with a personal Microsoft account.
How to Get Windows App
Now after knowing some features of this tool, you can access it to remotely connect to your Windows PC in the cloud. So, how to do this thing? Based on different platforms, the ways can vary. Now, let’s see some details.
Windows App Download for Windows 11/10
To connect to your cloud PC, make sure the computer runs Windows 11 or 10. And then follow the steps to download Windows App and install it.
Step 1: Open the Microsoft Store on your PC.
Step 2: Input Windows App to the search box and press Enter.
Step 3: Tap on the Get button and then the system starts downloading and installing this utility on your PC.
Step 4: After getting it, you can open it. Then, sign in with a work or school account to access many devices and apps.
Windows App Download for macOS/iPadOS/iOS
If you want to use Windows App on a Mac, iPhone, or iPad, make sure your device runs macOS 12.0 or later & iOS or iPadOS 16.0 or later. Then, follow the steps:
Step 1: Go to install TestFlight first on your device via the Apple App Store.
Step 2: Install the tool by going to Windows App in TestFlight.
Step 3: After installing it, open it and sign in to this tool with your account.
Access Windows App via a Web Browser
To use it via a web browser, go to visit this page – https://windows.cloud.microsoft and log into it with an account.
After getting this tool and signing in, you can use this powerful tool to connect to Azure Virtual Desktop, Windows 365, Microsoft Dev Box, etc. So, how to do this thing on multiple platforms to connect to each one? Go to find details from Microsoft’s official help document – Get started with Windows App to connect to devices and apps.