University of Bath

Connecting to AdminApps

Professional services staff can use AdminApps to access and print files from University-provided software on their own devices.

Software available on AdminApps

AdminApps is a convenient way to access University software on your smartphone or tablet. Note that many software packages are not designed for touchscreens.

Through AdminApps, you can access a number of software packages used by professional services staff including:

  • Agresso
  • Chrome
  • Microsoft Office 2013 (Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, Word)
  • Room Service
  • SAMIS
  • Windows Explorer

Connecting to AdminApps on a Windows computer

You must use the Internet Explorer (IE) browser to run AdminApps because it runs on Microsoft technology.

To connect to AdminApps, you need:

  • your University username, like abc123
  • your University password

You can find your username on your library card.

  1. Open Internet Explorer (minimum IE 6.0).
  2. Open AdminApps.
  3. Enter your University username in the format 'campus\abc123'.
  4. Enter your University password.
  5. Confirm whether you are using a University-managed computer or your own.
  6. Select 'Sign in'.
  7. Select the app you need.
  8. Select 'Connect'.
  9. You may be asked to enter your username (campus\abc123) and password again.

Connecting to UniApps on a Mac, iPhone, iPad or Android device

To connect to AdminApps, you need:

  • your University username, like abc123
  • your University password

The steps you need to take can depend on your device and operating system, but the general process is the same:

1. Download the free Microsoft remote desktop app from the App Store or Play Store:

2. Connect to the VPN

If you are not connected to a University network, for example working from home, you will need to connect to the VPN to access AdminApps.

3. Set up the connection to AdminApps

Mac

  1. In the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, select 'Remote Resources'.
  2. Enter 'https://adminapps.bath.ac.uk' into the 'URL' box.
  3. Enter your University username in the format 'campus\abc123' into the 'Username' box.
  4. Enter your University password.
  5. Select 'Refresh'.
  6. Once loaded, select the app you want to use.
  7. Select 'Continue' to verify the certificate.

iPhone, iPad and Android device

The wording on Android devices may differ slightly.

  1. In the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, select '+'.
  2. Select 'Add Remote Resource Feed'.
  3. Enter 'https://adminapps.bath.ac.uk' into the 'Feed URL' box.
  4. Enter your University username in the format 'campus\abc123' into the 'Username' box.
  5. Enter your University password.
  6. Select 'Save'.
  7. If you are on an Android device, select 'Apps'.
  8. Once loaded, tap the app you need.
  9. Select 'Continue' to verify the certificate.