If you are connected to a remote desktop, you can switch to another desktop. You can also connect to remote applications while you are connected to a remote desktop.

Procedure

Select a remote desktop or application from the same server or a different server.

Option

Action

Choose a different desktop or application on the same server

Perform one of the following actions:

  • To keep the current desktop and also connect to another remote desktop, select Window > VMware Horizon View Client (Horizon Client 3.0) or Window > VMware Horizon Client (Horizon Client 3.1 and later) from the menu bar and double-click the shortcut for the other desktop. That desktop opens in a new window so that you have multiple desktops open. You can switch between desktops from the Window menu on the menu bar.

  • To close the current desktop and connect to another desktop, select Connection > Disconnect from the menu bar and double-click the shortcut for the other desktop.

  • To open another application, double-click the shortcut for the other application. That application opens in a new window. You can have multiple applications open and you can switch between them by clicking in an application window.

Choose a different desktop or application on a different server

If you are entitled to multiple desktops or applications, so that the desktop and application selection window is open, click the Disconnect from Server button in the left side of the toolbar in the desktop and application selection window and disconnect from the server. If you are entitled to only one desktop or application, and the desktop and application selection window is not open, you can select File > Disconnect from Server from the menu bar and then connect to a different server.