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When needing to access MBU files from a remote device, such a personal computer or cell phone, you will have to use a remote desktop client. Select your platform below to expand the instructions for utilizing remote access.


If you already know how to set up this connection here is the link you will need to provide for the feed: https://apps.mobap.edu/RDWeb/Feed/webfeed.aspx


 MacOS


Mac OS Mavericks or higher is required for Remote Desktop Web Access for Mac. If you are unsure which OS your Mac has, select the apple at the top left, then select About This Mac. It must be version 10.9.X or higher. If your Mac OS doesn't meet the requirements, you’ll find upgrade instructions by going here: https://www.apple.com/support/osx/upgrade/

Open the App Store and in the top right corner type Microsoft Remote Desktop, then press Enter. Download and install the Remote App by selecting Install. You will be prompted for your Apple Store password in order to verify the installation.

If you are using an MBU managed Mac, use the Manged Software Center instead of the App Store to download Microsoft Remote Desktop. It is located on the homepage, or in the Business category.

Open the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, then select Remote Resources. Next enter https://apps.mobap.edu/RDWeb/Feed/webfeed.aspx in the URL field, your email address in the User name field, and your password in the Password field, then select Refresh.


This is your Remote Desktop. Double click the icon you wish to launch.


Make sure all boxes are checked and select the blue up/down arrows (next to Select a folder to access remotely).

Once this window appears you will select Choose. It will take you back to the previous screen where you will select Connect.


 iOS


Open the App Store and search for Microsoft Remote Desktop in the top right. 


Install Microsoft Remote Desktop by selecting Install/Download button beside the App.

Once the App is done downloading, open it by selecting the icon on your Home Screen.

Select Add Remote Resource under the Remote Resources section. In the URL field, enter https://apps.mobap.edu/rdweb/feed/webfeed.aspx. In the User name field, enter your MBU email address FirstName.LastName@mobap.edu. In the Password field, enter your password. Then select Save.

Select the Remote App you wish to use.


 Android


Open Google Play and search for Microsoft Remote Desktop


Install Microsoft Remote Desktop by selecting Install button. Once the App is done downloading, open it by selecting the icon on your Home Screen or by clicking the Open button on its Google Play page.

Click the + button in the top right corner. Select Remote Resource Feed.

In the Feed URL field, type https://apps.mobap.edu/rdweb/feed/webfeed.aspx and the click the field under User Name to add a user account. This will open a new box to enter your MBU credentials. In the User Name field, enter your MBU email address FirstName.LastName@mobap.edu. In the Password field, enter your password. Then select Save.

Select the Remote App you wish to use.


 Windows 10


Method 1: Open the Control Panel from your Start menu. You may need to select "View by: Large icons" to see the "RemoteApp and Desktop Connections" setting. Alternatively, you can search for "RemoteApp and Desktop Connections" in the start menu and it will appear. Once you find it, select "RemoteApp and Desktop Connections."

This window will show current remote app connections on your PC. On the left side of this menu, select "Set up a new connection with RemoteApp and Desktop Connections" to add a new connection.

If there is already a connection established and it is not working, you can remove or update the connection with the steps below under Update Connection.

In the Connection URL box, enter https://apps.mobap.edu/RDWeb/Feed/webfeed.aspx. Then click Next to continue. You will be presented with a warning, click Next again.

In the User Name field, enter your MBU email address FirstName.LastName@mobap.edu. In the Password field, enter your password. Then select OK.

You will now be returned to this window, confirming you have added remote apps.

Remove Connection

  • If you decide you want to remove the remote apps, you can do so here by selecting Remove.

Update Connection

  • If your connection is established but is not connecting (will have a red "X" instead of the green check mark), it may need to be updated which can be done by selecting View Details > Update Now. This will prompt re-entering your credentials (email and password). After re-entering,

You will now be able to access the applications on your Windows 10 PC by going through the Start Menu. They will be listed as Work Resources.

You can now access the web apps on your PC by going through the start menu. They are located in a folder called "RemoteApp and Desktop Connections". These apps can also be accessed through the Windows Search bar.






THIS METHOD IS NOT CURRENTLY RECOMMENDED


Method 2: Open the Microsoft Store from your Start menu or by searching for it in your Windows search bar


Search for Microsoft Remote Desktop in the Search menu in the top right of the Microsoft Store.

Select the icon for Microsoft Remote Desktop. If you have never install the client before, click the blue Get button. If you've installed the client before but do not currently have it installed, you will instead see a blue Install button to select. When you select the button to install the client, you may get a popup asking for your Microsoft account. You can choose to sign in with your personal Microsoft account if you so choose, but it is technically not required. Your MBU credentials will not work in this step, so you can feel free to simply close the popup.

Once the client has downloaded, open Remote Desktop from your Start menu or by selecting the blue Launch button in the Microsoft Store. When Remote Desktop opens, click the "+ Add" button in the top right. Select "Remote resources."

In the Feed URL field, type https://apps.mobap.edu/rdweb/feed/webfeed.aspx and press Enter.

This will open a new box to enter your MBU credentials. In the Username field, enter your MBU email address FirstName.LastName@mobap.edu. In the Password field, enter your password. Then select Connect.

Select the Remote App you wish to use.


 Windows 7

Because the Windows 7 operating system does not have the Microsoft Store and cannot install Microsoft Store applications, remote resources must be added through the Control Panel.

Open the Control Panel from your Start menu. You may need to select "View by: Large icons" to see the "RemoteApp and Desktop Connections" setting. Alternatively, you can search for "RemoteApp and Desktop Connections" in the start menu and it will appear. Once you find it, select "RemoteApp and Desktop Connections."


This window will show current remote app connections on your PC. On the left side of this menu, select "Set up a new connection with RemoteApp and Desktop Connections" to add a new connection.

In the Connection URL box, enter https://apps.mobap.edu/RDWeb/Feed/webfeed.aspx. Then click Next to continue. You will be presented with a warning, click Next again.

In the User Name field, enter your MBU email address FirstName.LastName@mobap.edu. In the Password field, enter your password. Then select OK.

You will now be returned to this window, confirming you have added remote apps. They will be listed as "Work Resources." If you decide you want to remove the remote apps, you can do so here. You will now be able to access the applications on your Windows 7 PC by going through the start menu.

You can now access the web apps on your PC by going through the start menu. They are located in a folder called "RemoteApp and Desktop Connections". These apps can also be accessed through the Windows Search bar.