Microsoft’s official Microsoft Remote Desktop app updated on iOS devices this week. This is the first app update in over a year with the previous update happening way back in June 2018.
This latest update brings Microsoft Remote Desktop up to Version 10.0.0 and adds a loads of new functionality and a promise for more regular support from Microsoft going forward.
Here’s the official release notes:
It’s been well over a year since we last updated the Remote Desktop Client for iOS. However, we are back in the game with an exciting update, with many more to follow at a regular cadence from here on out. Here’s what new in this release:
- Support for the Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service.
- Brand new Connection Center UI.
- Brand new in-session UI for switching between connected PCs and apps.
- New layout for the auxiliary on-screen keyboard.
- Improved external keyboard support.
- Support for SwiftPoint Bluetooth mice.
- Support for microphone redirection.
- Support for local storage redirection.
- Support for camera redirection (Windows 10 1809 or later required).
- Support for new iPhone and iPad devices.
- Dark and light theme support.
- Control whether your phone can lock when connected to a remote PC or app.
- Collapse the in-session connection bar with a long-press on the Remote Desktop logo.
The Microsoft Remote Desktop app is a free tool to allows users to control a remote PC or virtual apps and desktops from their iPhone or iPad.