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Android User Guide

Before You Begin

Try BeachApps before you need it to complete an assignment. If something isn't working right, contact the Campus Technology Helpdesk (562-985-4959, helpdesk@csulb.edu) for assistance.

Downloading the Citrix Receiver App for Android

  1. Access the Google Play App Store.

    Access the Google Play App Store

  2. Search for and install the free Citrix Receiver App.

    Search for and install the free Citrix Android App
     

Logging In to BeachApps on an Android Device

  1. When the download is complete, tap on the Citrix Receiver app.
  2. Tap on the Add Account button.

    Selecting the Add Account Option
     
  3. In the Address field, type in beachapps.csulb.edu and then tap on Next.

    Selecting the Add Account Option
     
  4. Input the following information:
    1. Username - your CSULB User ID#
    2. Password - your CSULB password
    3. Domain - campus-domain
    Input Login Information
  5. The main window displays showing the applications available to you based on your course participation.

    Available Applications
     
  6. Tap the program icon to launch. Once opened, it runs as if it were running on a Windows computer.
  7. To open the palette of controls and actions, tap on the white downward facing arrow at the top of the screen. From here you can select different on screen controls, go back to the Citrix Receiver Home page, or switch to a different open application.

    Citrix Controls and Actions

    Tapping on the white upward facing arrow will close the palette.

Ending Your Session

It is important that you Log Off and close the application and connections properly once finished using the software. Failure to do so ties up licenses for the next person who wishes to access the software.

To End/Log Off:

  1. Select the Red X in the upper right of the application to close the application

    Ending the Application Sessions by clicking the Red X
     
  2. Select the Log Off at the upper right of the Main window to log out of the BeachApps

    Logging Off the Application Selection