Mac Getting Started Guide

Thu, Jun 23, 2016 by April Prestegord

Getting Started with Insynq on a Mac

The following installation guide will walk you through the process for configuring the software needed to access your virtual desktop from any machine running the Macintosh Operating System.

Step One: Click here to download the vWorkspace Client for Mac.

Step Two: Locate the file that you downloaded in the downloads folder next to your trash can on you application bar.  It should look like a blue folder.  When you click on download folder, it will expand, showing the vWorkspaceConnectorforMac_7.7 file.

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Double clicking on the folder named “vWorkspaceConnectorforMac_7.7” opens Finder, displaying the vWorkspace Connnector 7.7.dmg.

Double clicking on the vWorkspace Connector 7.7.dmg will  mount the installation package.  Find and click on the icon on your desktop shown above, which will open the following window. 

 

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CTRL-Click or Right Click on the “vWorkspace Connector” and select Open.  A warning popup will appear.  Click “Open”

Step Three: Click the “Install” button to continue.

 

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The Installer will be installed on your computer, and a success dialogue will appear.

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Step Four: Click “Close.”

Success! The program will now be installed and prompt you when completed. Click the “Close” button to continue.

Step Five: Open the Spotlight by clicking on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of your desktop.  Enter ‘vWorkspace” in the text box.  In the left pane, under “Top Hits” the application will show.  You may want to drag this icon to your dock, desktop, or applications folder for easy access in the future.

Step Six: Open the vWorkspace application that you just installed.  A splash screen opens.  Click on the blue boxes in the upper left corner of the splash screen.

Be sure to click on the actual words “Click here to Auto Configure”,  otherwise the correct window will not open.

 

 

Step Seven: This will open the “Auto Configuration Window”. Change the drop down next to URL: to say “https” and enter “login.insynq.com” in the box just to the right.  When finished, click “Connect”.

 

Step Eight: You will be prompted to enter your User Name and Password again.  Leave the field labeled “Domain” blank.  When finished, click “Connect”.

 

Step Nine: This will open the application window again, this time populated with the icon to connect to your cloud desktop.  Click on “My Cloud Desktop” and your desktop will begin to load.

 

Setting Up Your App Portal

The Display Settings Tab

Step One: Ensure the settings on this tab look right for your particular device and screen.

Step Two: Click Color Depth and change to “High Color (16 Bit)”

 

The Location Settings Tab

Step One: Put a check box next to “Disk drives,” “Printers,” & “Clipboard.”

Final Step:

Click “Done.”

The icon for your desktop should now appear in the app portal window.