Microsoft Azure Mobile App Is Available Now

Microsoft Azure has introduced the Azure mobile app to keep track of your resources and stay connected anytime, anywhere.

Now, using Azure app, you can monitor the health and status of your Azure resources and also quickly diagnose and fix the issues.

You can download the Azure mobile app on iPhone and Android device and check the below link for more information about the mobile app.


Microsoft Azure App helps you to keep track of your resources in the following ways.

  • You will stay informed with notifications and alerts about important health issues.
  • You will stay connected to the cloud resources and can check the critical metrics anywhere.
  • You will stay in control of your resources and can take the actions like starting and stopping virtual machine and web apps.
  • You can also run the commands using cloud shell to manage your Azure resources.

Now, let’s see a quick demo of how to use Azure app.

Step 1

First, download the Azure app from App Store or Google Play Store.

Step 2

Open the Azure app and enter the login id and password.


Step 3

Once you successfully log in to Azure app, you will see the following options at the bottom of the screen – Favourites, Resources, Notifications, Cloud Shell.

The favorites tab provides quick access to Azure Resources.

Resources tab will show all the resources across subscription.

Notification tab will show you the history of events as well with the latest updates. A user can even enable the push notification to receive the alerts and user can take the action to fix that issue.

Cloud Shell tab provides the users a facility of running the bash and PowerShell commands.

Below is the screenshot of Resource tab, where you will see all the resources on the screen.


Step 4

With Azure app, you can simply take control of your resources like starting and stopping the virtual machine.

Below is the screen of the Virtual Machine showing current status as stopped. To start the VM, you don’t need to use the computer. You can just click on Start option from your iPhone or Android device.


Step 5

You can also check the information about your account by clicking on the top left option as shown in the below screenshot. It will tell the information like your subscription, directories, enable the push notification to receive the alerts and many more.


Step 6

Azure app also provides the facility of running the bash and PowerShell commands using Cloud shell as shown in the below screenshot.


So, this was a  walkthrough of the Microsoft Azure mobile app. In the future, we will see more power and features of the Azure app.