After leaving the mobile communications market, Microsoft has redirected efforts to better integrate its services with Android. Thanks to a partnership with Samsung, Windows integration is even better if you own a Galaxy phone.
Selected Samsung devices can now be mirrored to a Windows 10 PC and interacted with a mouse and keyboard. This means that instead of looking at your phone to check notifications, you can manage everything from your computer, along with all of your other windows. It keeps an eye on everything and makes typing longer messages easier thanks to the keyboard of the computer.
- Windows PC with Windows 1
- Galaxy Note 10, Note 10+, Fold, S10, S10 +, S10e, A30s, A50s or A90 with One UI 1.0 ( Android 9) or newer
As a result of this partnership between Microsoft and Samsung, an app called "Your Phone" was created "is now pre-installed on all Galaxy phones on which One UI 1.0 (Android 9) or higher. There are three ways to open the app, depending on the operating system version installed on your phone.
First, you can simply open the app from your app drawer however, is on One UI 2 (Android 10) or higher, the Your Phone app is not in the app drawer, you can open it via Quick Settings or Settings instead.
To do it in Quick Settings (QA) find wipe twice v from the top of the screen, and then tap the three vertical dots in the upper right corner. Select "Button Order" and drag the "Link to Windows" tile at the top of the page (you'll probably need to swipe left to scroll to the bottom of the menu) for a long time on the bottom of your current row of QA tiles. After adding, select the tile to open your phone app and start the process of connecting your phone to your computer.
To access the app in your phone's "Settings" main menu, select "Advanced Features". A toggle button appears next to "Connect to Windows". Select this to open the "Your Phone" application and start the process of connecting your phone to your computer.
Select with the phone app open at the bottom of the "Sign in to Microsoft" page and follow the on-screen instructions to sign in to the same Microsoft account that you use on your Windows PC. After entering your username and password, select "Next" and "Allow" for the requested permissions. These permissions include "Contacts", "Phone Calls", "Storage" and "SMS".