At the Fall event, Microsoft not only announced new Surface computers, but also announced the availability of the October 10, 2010 Windows 10 update. What was the most important new feature in this release? The Your Phone app, which allows you to easily share photos between a smartphone and your PC.
Drag and drop photos from a phone through a window on the PC. Or, send web pages from a phone to your PC for immediate opening or saving to the Action Center for later use. You can also see your PC's Timeline on the phone, even though this feature is still labeled Beta – as is the coolest of them all, the Screen Mirroring feature, which allows you to view and interact with the screen of your smartphone on a PC ,
If you have an Android phone, you can now receive notifications from phone apps in the Your Phone app on your PC, Microsoft announced this week Apple guarded its ecosystem exactly. Android is much more customizable than iOS, and you can even go to another launcher home screen for your phone. With Your Phone, Microsoft uses this openness to create an impressive connection between the mobile and desktop worlds.
Continue reading to learn how to use the Your Phone app to transfer photos and send text messages to your PC. The Windows 10 update will be introduced gradually. Here's how to download it now.