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RemoteApps: remote working (Windows)

This manual describes how you can use RemoteApps as an employee of the Utrecht University.

RemoteApps is used to start applications from any computer, wherever you are. It does not matter whether you are using a personal or UU device, at home or on the road.

Required for the use of RemoteApps are:

  • A stable internet connection
  • Windows 7 or higher
  • Two-factor authentication

Students may use MyWorkplace instead. 

  • Are you using a computer from or at the University? You may then skip step 1 to 11 and start the manual at step 12.

  • Step 1

    Make sure you have an active internet connection. At the University you can connect to the wireless network eduroam.

  • N.B.: the following steps and screenshots may differ slightly depending on you operating system and browser.

  • Step 2

    Go to https://remoteapps.uu.nl

    Sign in with you Utrecht University mail address and password.

     

  • Step 3

    Enter the verification code.

    If you do not see this screen you may still need to set up your two-factor authentication.

  • Step 4

    Click “Detect Receiver”.

  • Step 5

    Check I agree with the Citrix license agreement and click Download.

  • Step 6

    Save the file and run the installer.

  • Step 7

    Click Start.

  • Step 8

    Check I accept the license agreement and select Install.

  • Step 9

    Wait for the installation to finish and click Finish to finalize the installation.

  • Step 10

    If you see the screen above:

    • Click “Citrix Receiver Launcher”
    • Check “Remember my choice for receiver links”
    • Click “Open link”.

  • Step 11

    (Re)start the browser and go to https://remoteapps.uu.nl

    When asked:

    • Sign in with your University mail address and password
    • Complete the two-factor authentication request

  • Step 12

    You are now singed in to RemoteApps.

    RemoteApps starts with the Favorites page by default. You can add your preferred apps here. Click APPS to see all available applications.

     

  • Step 13

    All available applications can be launched from this overview by simply clicking the icon.

  • You can add an application to your favorites by clicking Details and then Add to favorites

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  • Step 14

    When opening an application Citrix Receiver may prompt you for access to your computer. If so, check “Do not ask me again for this site” and click Permit use or Permit all access.

Last modified: 24/10/2019

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