The Android device on which you install Horizon Client, and the peripherals it uses, must meet certain system requirements.

Android operating systems
  • Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Android 7.0 and 7.1 (Nougat)
  • Android 8.0 and 8.1 (Oreo)
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Android 10.0 (Q)
  • Android 11.0 (R)
CPU architecture
  • ARM
  • ARM64
  • x86
  • x86_64
Note: Non-NEON devices are not supported.
External keyboards
(Optional) Bluetooth and docked keyboard devices. For information about the external devices that your specific device supports, see the documentation from the device manufacturer.
Smart cards
See Smart Card Authentication Requirements.
Connection Server and Horizon Agent
Latest maintenance release of Horizon 7 version 7.5 and later releases.
If client devices connect from outside the corporate firewall, use a Unified Access Gateway appliance so that client devices do not require a VPN connection. If your company has an internal wireless network to provide routable access to remote desktops that devices can use, you do not need to set up Unified Access Gateway or a VPN connection.
Display protocols
  • PCoIP
  • VMware Blast
Network protocols
  • IPv4
  • IPv6

For more information about using Horizon in an IPv6 environment, see the Horizon Installation document.