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Parallels Mobile in Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac

  • Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac Standard Edition


Parallels Mobile lets you:
  • Remotely access any virtual machine running in Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac
  • Use any Windows application in your virtual machine, from Internet Explorer to Outlook from an iPad, iPod Touch or iPhone.
  • Remotely start, stop and reset virtual machines
  • Stay connected via WiFi or 3G networks wherever you go
  • Access your Windows applications from anywhere over the Internet
  • Optimize for either speed or graphics performance.

Please perform the following instructions to set up access to your virtual machine(s) from your iPhone or iPad:

On the Mac side:
  1. Open up Parallels Desktop Preferences.
  2. Click Mobile.
  3. Enter your Parallels User Account credentials and make sure Direct Connection is check marked.

On iPad/iPhone side:

  1. Open iTunes and click on the App Store.
  2. Search for "Parallels Mobile".
  3. Download and install it.
  4. Login to your Parallels Account.

Now you will see your virtual machine(s).

Please follow Parallels Mobile hints to know more about iPhone/iPad gestures to control your virtual machine and refer to Parallels Mobile Quick Start for more information.

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