Microsoft's Your Phone app connects Android or iOS devices to Windows 10 devices.

A Closer Look At Windows 10: Your Phone App – Tech Tip for February 9, 2021


As we continue to look at new features in Windows 10, this week we’re sharing information about the Windows 10 Your Phone app. The Microsoft Your Phone app connects Android or iOS devices to Windows 10 devices. It enables a Windows PC to access the 2,000 most recent photos on a connected phone, send SMS messages, and make phone calls. Your Phone app replaces the legacy Phone Companion app and is available for any supported Android phone.

To see the Your Phone app in action, check out the video below:

To get started using the Your Phone app, follow these steps:

To begin, you’ll need to download the Your Phone Companion app on your Android smartphone. Keep in mind; some Samsung smartphones may already have the Your Phone Companion preinstalled. If so, to open the Your Phone Companion app, head to Settings > Advanced settings > Link to Windows and then follow our guide from step 3.

  1. Download the Your Phone Companion app on your Android smartphone.
  2. Open the Your Phone Companion app on your Android smartphone.
  3. Tap Link your phone and PC to begin the setup process.
  4. Tap Sign in with Microsoft.
  5. Enter your Microsoft account email and password, then tap Next.
  6. Tap Continue.
  7. You will now be prompted to allow multiple different permissions. Tap Allow for each popup that appears.
  8. Tap Continue.
  9. On your PC, open the Your Phone app.

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