You can quickly navigate to a remote application from a Unity Touch sidebar. From this sidebar, you can launch applications, switch between running applications, and minimize, maximize, restore, or close remote applications. You can also switch to a remote desktop.

Figure 1. Unity Touch Sidebar for a Remote Application
A screenshot of the Unity Touch sidebar for a remote application.

From the Unity Touch sidebar, you can perform many actions on a remote application.

Table 1. Unity Touch Sidebar Actions for a Remote Application

Action

Procedure

Show or hide the onscreen keyboard

Tap Keyboard (Horizon Client 3.4) or tap the Keyboard icon (Horizon Client 3.5 and later).

Modify Horizon Client settings

Tap Settings (Horizon Client 3.4) or tap the Settings icon (Horizon Client 3.5 and later).

Disconnect from the application

Tap Disconnect (Horizon Client 3.4) or tap the Disconnect icon (Horizon Client 3.5 and later).

Show the sidebar

Drag the sidebar to the right or tap the sidebar tab. When the sidebar is open, you cannot perform actions on the application screen.

Hide the sidebar

Drag the sidebar to the left or tap in the application area. When the sidebar is open, you cannot perform actions on the application screen.

Switch between running applications

Tap the application under Current Connection.

Open an application

Tap the name of the application under Applications in the sidebar. The application starts and the sidebar closes.

Close a running application

  1. Tap and hold the application name under Current Connection until the context menu appears.

  2. Tap Close.

Minimize a running application

  1. Tap and hold the application name under Current Connection until the context menu appears.

  2. Tap Minimize.

Maximize a running application

  1. Tap and hold the application name under Current Connection until the context menu appears.

  2. Tap Maximize.

Restore a running application

  1. Tap and hold the application name under Current Connection until the context menu appears.

  2. Tap Restore.

Switch to a remote desktop

Tap the desktop name under Desktops.