Remote Desktop on Windows Phone 8.1

Last year Microsoft released Remote Desktop app for iOS and Android but missed out Windows Phone however today Microsoft have finally added support for its phone OS. The Remote Desktop app is for Windows Phone 8.1 and is labelled as a preview. With the app you can remote a PC using RDP and control it using multi-touch and Windows gestures are supported.

The app is free from the Windows Phone Store (requires Windows Phone 8.1).

With the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, you can connect to a remote PC and experience the power of Windows with RemoteFX in a Remote Desktop client designed to help you get your work done wherever you are.


– Rich multi-touch experience with remote desktop protocol (RDP) and RemoteFX supporting Windows gestures

– Secure connection to your data and applications with breakthrough Network Level Authentication (NLA) technology

– Simple management of all remote connections from the connection center

– High quality video and sound streaming with improved compression and bandwidth usage

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