When you enable the local zoom feature, you can pinch your fingers together or apart on your touchscreen to zoom in and out in the remote desktop or application.

About this task

For Windows 8 and Windows 10 virtual machine desktops, and for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016 RDS desktops and applications, you cannot pinch your fingers together and apart to zoom in and out unless you enable the local zoom feature.

Procedure

  1. Connect to a remote desktop or application.
  2. Tap the Option button in the desktop or application window and tap Settings.
  3. Expand the Advanced section and tap to toggle the Local Zoom option to On.

    If the option is set to Off, you cannot use the local zoom feature in the remote desktop or application. The option is set to On by default.