You Can Now Link Your Android Phone Contents to PC With Microsoft New AppAugust 21, 2018
Microsoft provided a way of linking your phone to your desktop, thanks to a couple of Windows 10 revisions released sometimes ago.
Microsoft’s latest feature is strengthen the ‘link to PC’ feature with a new app on the Microsoft Store. This app, ‘Your Phone’, mirrors content from your phone and interesting enough currently only supports Android devices. This feature was on review stage with Windows 10 insiders last month.
There are two main requirements needed for you to be able use this app.
You need to be running the latest Windows 10 update (April 2018 v 1803).
Your Android phone should have version 7.0 and earlier.
Currently this app supports the ability to drag and drop photos from phone to PC, which can be handy for those situations you would need to do that.
According to the Verge, Microsoft is also planning to add more features into this, which includes support for text message sync and your notifications from your Android phone to mirror to your PC. This could make it an even more complete experience as you can seamlessly share various types of content between your phone and PC, which is better than the current system of tethering via USB or via Bluetooth to transfer files.
Although Microsoft has promised to support iPhones with its new app and it is quite surprising for them to first launch the Android version of the app.
You can check out the app now from Microsoft Store and link your phone to see how it it works, that’s if you have met its major requirements.