AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips

Let’s quickly look at the AVD Workspace URL and Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App. You can log in to the AVD workspace using a Microsoft Remote Desktop client. Different client versions, including your mobile smartphone, can run on almost any device.

I also shared some quick tips about the Remote Desktop “Preview” app from the Microsoft Store at the bottom of this post. You can also Learn How to Access AVD Resources from iOS Devices.

Index
Download Microsoft Remote Desktop AVD
Add Workspace for Azur Virtual Desktop
Add Workspace URL for Azure Virtual Desktop
Launch AVD session Host from Microsoft Store Remote Desktop Client
Results
Additional-Settings-for-Remote-Desktop-Client
Remote Desktop Preview
AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Table.1

Download Microsoft Remote Desktop AVD

Download Microsoft Remote Desktop AVD from the Microsoft Store.

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AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Fig.1

Add Workspace for Azure Virtual Desktop

How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App?

Patch My PC

Click on the + ADD button to add a new workspace to Remote Desktop App

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AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Fig.2

Add Workspace URL for Azure Virtual Desktop

I tried entering the email ID but couldn’t find any subscriptions associated with it. (More configuration is required for auto-discovery of workspace via email.)

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AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Fig.3
  • Enter the following workspace URL for ARM-based host pools
    • ARM -> https://rdweb.wvd.microsoft.com/api/arm/feeddiscovery
  • Click on Subscribe button
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AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Fig.4

Enter the user name and password

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AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Fig.5
  • I normally don’t allow my organization to manage my device
  • Selected No, sign in to this app only
  • Do NOT click on the OK button
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AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Fig.6

Launch AVD session Host from Microsoft Store Remote Desktop Client

Click on the Remote Desktop icon

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AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips - Fig.7
AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Fig.7

Login to Remote Desktop – Session Host. Click on the Connect button.

AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips 1

Enter the user name and password.

AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips 2
  • If you get the following error, try reconnecting:
Disconnect code: UnknownError, legacy code: 0x300006D, legacy extended code: 0x0, activityId: {ce29c30c-0686-40b4-869e-5f8573dd0000}

Results

Connected successfully to Remote Desktop using AVD.

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AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Fig.8

Additional Settings for Remote Desktop Client

  • Click on Settings
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AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Fig.9
  • Click on the + button from User Account section
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AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Fig.10
  • Enter the account details
  • Enter the Username
  • Enter Password
  • Click on the Save button
AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips 3

Remote Desktop Preview

There is another Remote Desktop preview application available in the Microsoft store. Let’s have a quick review of the review app.

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AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Fig.11
  • Click + Add button to add remote AVD resources/host pools
  • Click Find Feeds
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AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Fig.12
  • Select Work or School account option
  • Click on Continue
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AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Fig.13
  • AVD Error CAA2002 – This could be because of Conditional Access policies. I will cover this in a different post in the future.
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AVD Workspace URL | How to Use Microsoft Store Remote Desktop App | Azure Virtual Desktop Tips – Fig.14

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Anoop C Nair is Microsoft MVP! He is a Device Management Admin with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is a Blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His primary focus is Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. He writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc.

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