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Citrix Receiver Apps Guide

Logging On and Accessing Applications

Log into the Desktop@UCL Anywhere service by entering your UCL UserID and password. Once you have logged in you will see the following screen, known as the Citrix Receiver. From here you can access your Apps and add and remove these from your Citrix Receiver

The screen below shows the Citrix Receiver when you log in for the first time. By clicking the + button, a start menu will appear allowing you to select the Apps you require.

Storefront Start Menu Button


From here you can access your Apps and by clicking the + button, the start menu will appear allowing you to select the Apps you require. Apps are listed under the A-Z menu with the exception of Microsoft Office Apps which are under Microsoft Office 2013 and internet browsers which can be found under Browsers.

Storefront All Apps


Adding Apps

1. Add Apps to the Citrix Receiver by clicking on the App in the start menu

2. This will now appear on your Citrix Receiver

3. Launch the App by clicking on the icon on the Citrix Receiver

Storefront Added Apps

Removing Applications

1. Hover your cursor over the top left of the Apps’ icon
2. A white cross will now appear
3. Click the cross button to remove the app.

Storefront Removing Apps

Accessing Files

To access your files click the + button and then go to File Explorer > File Explorer - APP

Locating File Explorer


You will then be able to access your Windows filestore (N:) and any shared drives. You will also be able to access your local hard drive which can be found under the Other section. 

If you are a postgraduate or a member of staff you may also see other drives. For more information on these, please see the Filestore link

Loaded File Explorer

When accessing your local hard drive, you will see the following security message. Select ‘Permit all access’. This option allows you to access files stored on the local computer from the Desktop@UCL Anywhere service.

File Explorer Permissions

Searching for Applications

You can search for Apps by using the search functionality located in the top right hand corner of the screen. From here you can click on the application you are searching for and this will be added to your Citrix Receiver.

Searching For Apps

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