Your Phone

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Your Phone
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Developer(s)Microsoft
Operating systemWindows 10
ReplacesPhone Companion
WebsiteYour Phone

Your Phone is an app developed by Microsoft for Windows 10 to connect Android and iOS devices. It was first shown by Microsoft during Build 2018. It allows to see recent photos taken on a Android Phone directly on a Windows 10 PC/Tablet. It can also be used for sending SMS Messages right from a PC.[1] It comes preinstalled with Windows 10 October 2018 Update and replaces the old Phone Companion. Your Phone app can be used to mirror the screen of an Android Phone, however currently only few phones are supported and the feature is in beta.[2] At Samsung’s Galaxy Note10 launch event, Microsoft teased a new Your Phone app feature that might soon allow you to make and receive phone calls.

History[edit]

On May 26, 2015, Microsoft announced the Phone Companion, which is designed to help users connect their PC to whatever smartphone they use — Windows Phone, Android, or iOS. They also confirmed that its Cortana digital assistant app will arrive for Android and iOS, having previously only been available for Windows devices.[3]

On May 7, 2018, Microsoft announced Your Phone app at Build 2018 Event which allows to see recent photos and send SMS Messages.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Windows 10's new Your Phone app lets you access phone texts & photos | On MSFT". On MSFT. 2018-10-03. Retrieved 2018-10-19.
  2. ^ "Microsoft begins testing phone screen mirroring with the Your Phone app". Windows Central. 2019-03-12. Retrieved 2019-07-26.
  3. ^ "Microsoft announces Phone Companion app for Windows 10 and teases Cortana for Android and iOS". VentureBeat. 2015-05-26. Retrieved 2018-10-24.
  4. ^ "New 'Your Phone' feature in Windows 10 further links your smartphone and PC". Windows Central. Retrieved 2018-10-24.

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