Set up Desktop Icon for Design Manager Cloud and Other Cloud Apps on Windows 10 PC

Modified on: 2018-03-15 12:39:39 -0400

First step will be downloading and installing the Citrix Receiver from:

Clicking Next through all default options.

When complete, you should automatically be prompted to complete the Receiver configuration:

Enter in the value for and choose Add:

Next you will receive a prompt for Domain\Username and password.

You must enter in your username in the following format:\YourUsername

Enter in your password and hit the box to Remember my Password.

The next window will be a Green Citrix Receiver screen.

Hit the + on the left-hand pane

Choose your company file, and it will bring it to the center of the Green window.

Next, close the green window, and look for the minimized Citrix icon, typically on the lower-right corner of the screen near the system clock.  It resembles a grey and white target icon.

Right-Click the Citrix icon, and choose Advanced Preferences.

Choose Shortcuts and Reconnect.

Make sure the checkbox is marked for Show Applications on Desktop, and then hit OK

You will now see your favorite Citrix apps on the Desktop, as well as the Start Menu based on the selections above.

Users who prefer to have the icon docked on the taskbar can drag the icon and pin it to the taskbar.

You can now use the Desktop icon to automate logging in and launching Design Manager.  It automatically logs you in as the user entered in the above configuration.  Give the icon a double-click, and then give it at least 10-15 seconds to load before clicking again.  The receiver is mapping your local resources, printers, folders in the background before you will see the DM splash screen.  It should then take you directly into Design Manager.

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