AppsToGo: Log In and Access Apps
This article describes how to log in to AppsToGo and access Apps after you have completed Step 1: Install Citrix Receiver and Step 2: Link Your Google Drive in the AppsToGo Self-Help Guide.
Logging In and Accessing Apps
- In a web browser such as Firefox or Safari, go to https://apps.umn.edu. (Chrome users please refer to AppsToGo: Using Chrome Web Browsers).
- Log in with your internet ID and password. You will be brought to your Favorites page where all the apps you have access to are listed.
- If you are asked to trust any certificates, accept and trust them.
- If you cannot log in, please wait 24 hours or until you receive an email stating you have access.
- To access to a desktop, click on the Desktops icon.
- To access an app. click on the icon for the app and it will launch the Citrix Receiver and open the App. (If you are using Chrome and a file with the suffix “.ica” is downloaded, please see the instructions at AppsToGo: Using Chrome Web Browser.)
- When you are finished, quit the App as you would a normal Windows application.
- To log out of AppsToGo, click on your name at the top of the window, and choose Log Off.
- It is important to always quit the Apps and Log Off when you are finished working. If you do not Log Off, your session remains active for 30 minutes before it times out. Please Log Off every time to allow other students to use AppsToGo.
- The next time you log on to AppsToGo, you will be brought back to your Favorites.
- Save all work to your connected drive of choice by following the instructions in AppsToGo: Saving Your Work. Be sure that you have completed the one-time registration of your Google Drive with Kumo. Do NOT save files to your desktop unless instructed. They will not be there the next time you log in.
- If you launch an App using the Citrix Receiver application that you downloaded and installed, you may need to input the following information:
- Server address: https://apps.umn.edu OR ad.umn.edu
- Log in as: AD\first_part_of_email_address Example: AD\name001
- When you launch an application for the first time, Citrix Receiver may prompt access to your local hard drives. If you want this option to save your work directly to the computer you are accessing apps.umn.edu from, you will need to Permit access.
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