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Browser Access Guide

The Desktop@UCL Anywhere service can be accessed from any supported web browser providing a quick and convenient method for accessing your files and applications remotely or when on the move.

Getting Started

First you will have to install the Citrix Receiver, this can be done using the following methods:

The Desktop@UCL Anywhere service can be accessed via your browser using:

https://my.desktop.ucl.ac.uk

On Campus Access

If you are accessing the service on campus you will see the following login screen:

On Campus access
Off Campus Access

If you are logging onto the service off campus you will see the following login screen:

Off campus access

Login using your UCL User ID and password. Once logged in the below will be displayed.

Off Campus access, add apps

Once logged in you will see a similar interface as the Citrix Receiver as shown above. Using your browser operates in a similar manor to the Citrix Receiver in that you can add and remove applications from your desktop, as well as run individual Apps or the Desktop@UCL Anywhere service.

Compatible Web Browsers

To access the service fusing your browser, ensure you are using one of the supported web–browsers.

Operating System Supported Web Browsers
Windows 8 · Internet Explorer 10
 Windows 7   Internet Explorer 9 (32 bit)
  · Internet Explorer 8 (32 bit)
  · Google Chrome 27
  · Google Chrome 26
  · Mozilla Firefox 21
Mac OS X 10.0 Mountain Lion · Safari 6
  · Google Chrome 27
  · Mozilla Firefox 21
Mac OS X 10.7 Lion · Safari 5.1
  · Google Chrome 5.1
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard · Safari 5.0
  · Google Chrome 27
  · Mozilla Firefox 21