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  1. Add support for password in RDP URI

    An option to pass a plain text or hashed password to the RDP URI.
    e.g.:
    rdp://full%20address=s:hostname:3389\&username=s:user\&password=s:password

    12 votes
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    • Remember Mouse or Touch mode

      Currently every new session defaults to Mouse mode. It'd be great if the system remembered what mode you prefer and then used it when you connect.

      11 votes
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      • 10 votes
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        • Ability to hide or completely get rid of the floating menu.

          The floating menu (... | keyboard) is in the way no matter where I drag it. Left: It covers the Back-Button, Middle: it covers Tabs in my Browser, Right: It covers the close button.

          A way to hide it would be great.

          10 votes
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          • Tabbed and group managed connections

            Currently, to get this kind of functionality we have to purchase 3rd party software, like RoyalTS. Which has great features, but we mostly use it because it is one of the only applications that allow us to do the following 2 things: 1. Change connection by clicking an open connections tab. 2. Group similar or related connections for a more manageable experience. (especially helpful when you have dozens of servers that you manage, ability to organize a bit is nice)

            9 votes
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            • Remote as Tablet

              When remoting from my Windows 7 Desktop to my Windows 10 Surface Pro Tablet, it does not let me use it in Tablet Mode. True, I can't touch my desktop monitor, but I would still like to be able to view the Start Screen or use things the way they would be used in Tablet Mode (both for testing purposes and to learn where things are and how to do certain things). Being restricted to Desktop mode makes it very limiting as to what I can do, especially considering how many apps are optimized more for Tablet Mode and Touch…

              9 votes
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              • Allow changes in resolution and pixels during connection setup

                allow the ability tio set. the number of colors or resolution with pixel quality prior to lauching a remote connection session

                8 votes
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                • Stop apps forcing the RDP app to Minimize in multi-mon scenarios

                  I have a RDP session open on Monitor 2. If I open an app that starts on Monitor 2, then the RDP app is minimized. Is there a way to avoid this?

                  8 votes
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                  • New Windows 10 verison doesn't allow Smart Card as a sign in option. Need smart card to log in to work PC.

                    I used to log in through a gateway. When prompted for Username/Password, I was able to choose Virtual Smart Card as login option instead.

                    Now, there is no other login option besides username and password.

                    I can't log into my work PC without smartcard capability. This ruined the Modern App for me and I now have to go back to the Desktop app.

                    8 votes
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                    • keyboard

                      Using Remote Desktop App 10.1.874.0
                      I got always connected with english Keyboard layout. Would be great to have this always in german Keyboard layout. Couldn't find any Settings to Change this

                      8 votes
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                      • How can I use previous version?

                        Terrible update in a middle of work day. How can I use previous version?

                        8 votes
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                        • Return top "ribbon" with active RDP sessions.

                          In the previous version of RDP we could see a list of active sessions along the top of the app for quick switching among them. Now, it just brings up a disconnect or full screen side ribbon unless I click on the arror in the top left. Then it shows the full listing of RDP connections previously saved. That is too tedious and requires more work. Please return the top ribbon. This app is not multi-task friendly without it. I'd hate to return to legacy mstsc because of this change.

                          7 votes
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                          • Managed Remote Assistance and Control

                            Please add a way to offer remote assistance.

                            Would like to see these scenarios supported:
                            1. Session specific access code: Click "Get support", see a code, give it to the remote assistant via phone or otherwise
                            2. Use an Intune/sccm login: log on to the Remote Desktop app with an Intune login and be able to see and search for all connected and enabled pc's that can be offered remote assistance or even be remotely controlled. Ie. I could connect to my mothers computer without her having to do anything (I do this today using a 3rd party application).

                            Please…

                            7 votes
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                            • Brin the ability to map drive on local client machine in remote machine (like desktop RDP)

                              If I have data files on my local machine, I would like the remote machine to access the same files as if it were a mapped network drive. The existing desktop RDP allows this option, it would be nice for the UWP version to also do that.

                              6 votes
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                              • The delay to show the app chrome should be longer. It is too easy to close the remote session if I just want to close an app on the remote.

                                The delay to show the app chrome should be longer. It is too easy to close the remote session if I just want to close an app on the remote.

                                6 votes
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                                • Ribbon, Top and Bottom

                                  Microsoft - seriously guys this is not progress, restore the functionality please. Multiple connections, zoom etc.

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Chip in to buy a steak dinner for the guy who actually does something about the Resolution / Scaling / Zoom / High or Low DPI host issues!

                                    These high demand issues are clearly and egregiously ignored by the leaders of this development team. Mac and Android implementations of RDP handle resolution and zoom functionality so cleanly that it makes Microsofts implementation look like a high school lab project! Take some pride in your work and address issues that your customers actually want.

                                    Seriously... Reviewing Interactive Thumbnails with 8 votes, a certificates issue with 6 votes and planning support for URl calls with 6 votes. All while DPI/scaling/zoom issues currently with 331 collective votes all go completely ignored.

                                    I would go so far as to say the leadership…

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Support .rdp files

                                      The lack of support for .rdp files has to be fixed: it's tedious to keep using the desktop version for these or to have to rewrite the login data in the new app

                                      6 votes
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                                      • 874 destroyed Multisession, Number Pad and Dynamic Resolution

                                        Multisession switching has been removed.

                                        Number pad only functions as cursor keys when connected to remote VM session.

                                        Dynamic resizing simply doesn't exist anymore.

                                        As power users, these are basic functions we depend on daily. The "working to get it in the next version" argument is mute. These functions were in the last version and were purposely removed.

                                        Complete and utter debacle.

                                        5 votes
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                                        • Add a hierarchy in start menu when you use RemoteApp and desktop

                                          This one can follow the hierarchy we have in WebAccess.

                                          5 votes
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