Apple (iPad/iPhone): Using VDI for Apple iOS?

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1.  Please Note: only proceed if you have already installed the VMware Horizon View Client following the steps in the article: "How do I install an iOS VDI Client?" 

2.  From your home screen, tap on the icon for the VMware Horizon View Client.

VMware app logo

3.  On the next screen, make sure you are on the Servers tab and, then, tap the icon.

VMware servers tab with highlighted

4.  Enter your New Paltz username and password; then, tap Login.

VMware log in screen with example information

5.  You can now proceed into the virtual environment by selecting a desktop.

VMware desktop options

6.  When the desktop loads, you can navigate the system as you would any lab computer.

VMware WIN7 desktop screen

7.  Important: When you are working in the virtual environment ALL work MUST be saved to a USB drive or to cloud storage; any work not saved to an external source will be lost when you shut down.

8.  Important: When your virtual session is complete, you MUST go to the 'Start' menu and select 'Shut Down' to end your session.

Start menu with shut down button highlighted
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