Using Remote Desktop (Chrome OS)


This article contains instructions on how to connect to a UTD computer that has been setup for Remote Desktop access, from a Chrome OS device.

Connect to Your Office Computer

Off Campus Requirements 

If you are off campus, you will need to connect to the VPN before connecting remotely to your computer.

  • Sign up for Duo, if you have not already.
  • Connect to the VPN.

On Campus Requirements 

If you are on campus and have a wired connection or connected to CometNet, you will not need to connect to the VPN.

Chrome OS

  • Go to Play Store and install the Microsoft Remote Desktop Client.

Microsoft Remote Desktop Client App under Google Play Store.

  • Open the new app and click on the Plus sign icon (+) in the upper right hand corner, then select Desktop
  • Enter IP Address of the machine you would like to connect to.
  • Open newly created connect and enter credentials using domain (i.e.: campus\abc123456).


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