Connecting to an emulator

Modified on Fri, 03 Jun 2022 at 02:21 PM

You can also use the Device Portal with your emulator. To connect to the Device Portal, use the toolbar

Select this icon:  Open Device Portal: Open the Windows Device Portal for the HoloLens OS in the emulator.

Creating a Username and Password

Set up access to Windows Device Portal

The first time you connect to the Device Portal on your HoloLens, you'll need to create a username and password.

  1. In a web browser on your PC, enter the IP address of the HoloLens. The Setup access page opens.

  2. Select or tap Request pin and look at the HoloLens display to get the generated PIN.

  3. Enter the PIN in the PIN displayed on your device textbox.

  4. Enter the user name you'll use to connect to the Device Portal. It doesn't need to be a Microsoft Account (MSA) name or a domain name.

  5. Enter a password and confirm it. The password must be at least seven characters in length. It doesn't need to be an MSA or domain password.

  6. Click Pair to connect to Windows Device Portal on the HoloLens.

If you wish to change this username or password at any time, you can repeat this process by visiting the device security page by navigating to:

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