How do I install Citrix Receiver?

If you want to connect to the cloud workstation, using the receiver, you’ll have to install the receiver first.
This is the small piece of software you’ll need to open the .ica files that initiates the connection towards your virtual machine. Without this software, the .ica files can’t be used.
Note that as an alternative you can connect to your machine using the browser if you don’t want to install the receiver, or if this is a hassle for your customers that use our platform.
Learn here how to switch connection preference from receiver to browser and vice versa.

Here’s how to install the receiver for Windows:

  1. To install the receiver, first go to http://receiver.citrix.com
    The website will automatically detect the newest version for your operating system.
  2. Then click on the Download button:
  3. Once the files is downloaded, double click it to open. This will launch the installer.
  4. To install the software, click “Start”.

    Accecpt the license agreement & click “Install”.

    Do not click “Add Account”, please click “Finish”.
  5. you have successfully installed the receiver.

 

Here’s how to install the receiver for Mac:

  1. To install the receiver, first go to http://receiver.citrix.com
    The website will automatically detect the newest version for your operating system.
  2. Then click on the Download button:
  3. You’ll be redirected to another page where you’ll get more details of the software you’ll be downloading. Just click the download button again:This will initiate the download.
  4. Once the files is downloaded, double click it to open.This will launch the installer.
  5. To install the software, click next, fill in the administrator password if asked to, until the installer asks you to ‘add account’:Don’t use your MyGDaaS log in credentials as an account here!
  6. Just finish the installation process, and you have successfully installed the receiver.

 

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