Settings

You can customize the Citrix Workspace Browser by using a range of settings that are available to you. The following options appear when you click the ellipsis icon on the top right of the webpage:

Workspace Browser menu options

Click Settings to view the options along with default values or if you like to customize your browsing experience. The following settings options are available in the Citrix Workspace

  • Auto-fill
    • Passwords
    • Addresses and more
  • Privacy and security
    • Clear browsing data
    • Privacy guide
    • Cookies and other site data
    • Security
    • Site settings
  • Appearance
    • Show bookmarks bar
    • Font size
    • Page zoom
    • Pressing Tab on a web page highlights links, as well as form fields
    • Show warning before quitting with ⌘Q
  • Default browser

  • Advanced
    • Languages
      • Language
      • Spell check
    • Downloads
      • Location
      • Ask where to save each file before downloading
    • Accessibility
      • Live caption
      • Caption preferences
      • Show a quick highlight on the focused object
      • Navigate pages with a text cursor
    • System
      • Use hardware acceleration when available
      • Open your computer’s proxy settings
    • Logs
      • Browser logs
      • Network logs
      • Reset to default log settings
    • Reset settings
      • Restore settings to their original defaults

The following options are available when you right-click on a webpage.

  • Back
  • Forward
  • Reload
  • Print…
  • Share

If you have modified any of the settings and would like to restore them to their default values, go to Settings and click Reset Settings. Once you reset the settings, the following changes are applied to the Workspace Browser:

  • All the pinned tabs get unpinned.
  • All cookies are removed and the site data is restored to its default.
  • All site settings are restored to their default values.

Note:

  • The functionality to add extensions has been blocked.

  • Citrix Workspace Browser doesn’t allow the user to create profiles.

Access to the following URLs are blocked:

  • citrixworkspace://help
  • citrixworkspace://settings/help
  • citrixworkspace://settings/passwords/check
  • citrixworkspace://settings/payments
  • citrixworkspace://settings/fonts
  • citrixworkspace://settings/privacySandbox

Log collection

You can collect details about browser activity and network configuration by navigating to Settings > Advanced > Logs. By default, the log collection level is set to Error, which is the recommended value.

Logs

On Windows:

  1. Right-click the Citrix Workspace app icon in the notification area and select Advanced Preferences.
  2. Select Log collection. The Log collection dialog appears.
  3. Select one of the following log levels:
    • Low
    • Medium
    • Verbose
  4. Click Start collecting logs to reproduce the issue and collect the latest logs. The log collection process starts.
  5. Click Save log to save the collected logs.

The following Workspace Browser logs appear in the Citrix Workspace Browser folder:

  • CitrixWorkspaceBrowser_debug.log - Available based on the Browser logs level that you have selected in the Citrix Workspace Browser settings.
  • CitrixWorkspaceBrowser-netlog.json - Available if you have enabled Network logs in the Citrix Workspace Browser settings.

On macOS:

  1. Open Citrix Workspace app and go to Preferences > Advanced > Logging.
  2. Select one of the following session log levels:
    • Disabled (Default)
    • Connection diagnostics
    • Full
  3. Select one of the following store log levels:
    • Disabled (Default)
    • Normal
    • Verbose
  4. Click Email Log Files to email the logs as a compressed file.

Set Citrix Workspace Browser as the default browser

Once you have made the Citrix Workspace Browser your default browser, all links and Web and SaaS apps open in the Citrix Workspace Browser by default. This section lists the steps required to make Citrix Workspace Browser your default browser on various operating systems.

Make default

On Windows 10

To make Citrix Workspace Browser your default browser on Windows 10, do the following:

  1. Open the Citrix Workspace Browser and click the ellipsis icon and open the Settings menu.
  2. Click the Default Browser option on the left pane and then click Make default.
  3. In the Default apps window, click the + icon under Web browser and select Citrix Workspace Browser from the available options.

On Windows 11

To make Citrix Workspace Browser your default browser on Windows 11, do the following:

  1. Open the Citrix Workspace Browser and click the ellipsis icon and open the Settings menu.
  2. Click the Default Browser option on the left pane and then click Make default.
  3. In the Default apps window, type Citrix Workspace Browser in the search bar and click Citrix Workspace Browser.
  4. In the Set default file type or links page, scroll down and click the HTTPS menu.
  5. Select Citrix Workspace Browser from the available options and click OK.

On macOS

To make Citrix Workspace Browser your default browser on macOS, do the following:

  1. Open the Citrix Workspace Browser and click the ellipsis icon and open the Settings menu.
  2. Click the Default Browser option on the left pane.
  3. In the Default browser page, click Make default. When prompted, click Use Citrix Workspace Browser to confirm your choice and apply the changes.
Settings