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Connect to MyApps on macOS

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You can connect to the MyApps service from a web browser on any platform via https://myapps.brown.edu but the Microsoft Remote Desktop (MRD) app can provide a better user experience. Installing MRD will be more convenient for frequent usage of MyApps.

To install and configure the MRD client for your Mac, please follow these steps:

  1. Download and install MRD via the Mac App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/microsoft-remote-desktop/id1295203466?mt=12
  2. Launch MRD, click on the "+" icon, choose "Add Workspace" 
  3. For the Workspace URL enter: https://rdweb.wvd.microsoft.com, then click "Add"
  4. Enter your Brown Username in Microsoft format: username@ad.brown.edu (ex. jcarberr@ad.brown.edu)
  5. You will be redirected to authenticate with your Brown username and password
  6. Once you have successfully authenticated you will see any MyApps Desktops you entitled to under the workspaces tab
  7. Double-click on a MyApps Desktop icon to launch a session and connect


For more information about MyApps please reference the IT Article: Get Started with MyApps at Brown 

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