What's new in the Microsoft Store client

We regularly update the Microsoft Store client, adding new features and fixing issues. Here's where you'll find the latest updates.

Updates for version 10.2.1810

Date published: 03/29/2021

  • Fixed an issue that caused crashes during clipboard scenarios.
  • Fixed an issue that happened when using the client with HoloLens.
  • Fixed an issue where the lock screen wasn't appearing in the remote session.
  • Fixed issues that happened when the client tried to connect to devices with the “Always prompt for password upon connection” group policy set.
  • Added several stability improvements to the client.

Updates for version 10.2.1534

Date published: 08/26/2020

  • Rewrote the client to use the same underlying RDP core engine as the iOS, macOS, and Android clients.
  • Added support for the Azure Resource Manager-integrated version of Azure Virtual Desktop.
  • Added support for x64 and ARM64.
  • Updated the side panel design to full screen.
  • Added support for light and dark modes.
  • Added functionality to subscribe and connect to sovereign cloud deployments.
  • Added functionality to enable backup and restore of workspaces (bookmarks) in release to manufacturing (RTM).
  • Updated functionality to use existing Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) tokens during the subscription process to reduce the number of times users must sign in.
  • Updated subscription can now detect whether you're using Azure Virtual Desktop or Azure Virtual Desktop (classic).
  • Fixed issue with copying files to remote PCs.
  • Fixed commonly reported accessibility issues with buttons.
  • A limit of up to 20 credentials per app is allowed.

Updates for version 10.1.1215

Date published: 04/20/2020

  • Updated the user agent string for Azure Virtual Desktop.

Updates for version 10.1.1195

Date published: 03/06/2020

  • Audio from the session now continues to play even when the app is minimized or in the background.
  • Fixed an issue where the toggle keys (caps lock, num lock, and so on) went out of sync between the local and remote PCs.
  • Performance improvements on 64-bit devices.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred whenever the app was suspended.

Updates for version 10.1.1107

Date published: 09/04/2019

  • You can now copy files between local and remote PCs.
  • You can now use your email address to access remote resources (if enabled by your admin).
  • You can now change user account assignments for remote resource feeds.
  • The app now shows the proper icon for .rdp files assigned to this app in File Explorer instead of a blank default icon.

Updates for version 10.1.1098

Date published: 03/15/2019

  • You can now set a display name for user accounts so you can save the same username with different passwords.
  • It's now possible to select an existing user account when adding Remote Resources.
  • Fixed an issue where the client wasn't terminating correctly.
  • The client now properly handles being suspended when secondary windows are open.
  • Additional bug fixes.

Updates for version 10.1.1088

Date published: 11/06/2018

  • Connection display name is now more discoverable.
  • Fixed a crash when closing the client window while a connection is still active.
  • Fix a hang when reconnecting after the client is minimized.
  • Allow desktops to be dragged anywhere in a group.
  • Ensure launching a connection from the jump list results in a separate window when needed.
  • Additional bug fixes.

Updates for version 10.1.1060

Date published: 09/14/2018

  • Addressed an issue where double-clicking a desktop connection caused two sessions to be launched.
  • Fixed a crash when switching between virtual desktops locally.
  • Moving a session to a different monitor now also updates the session scale factor.
  • Handle additional system keys like AltGr.
  • Additional bug fixes.

Updates for version 10.1.1046

Date published: 06/20/2018

  • Bug fixes.

Updates for version 10.1.1042

Date published: 04/02/2018

  • Updates to address CredSSP encryption oracle remediation described in CVE-2018-0886.
  • Additional bug fixes.