Microsoft is placing a large amount of effort into making Windows 10 play nice with Android devices, especially now that the company has its very own smartphone running Google’s operating system.
The death of Windows 10 Mobile has convinced Microsoft it’s time for you to look elsewhere for adding a mobile side to Windows, and Android seems to be an all natural choice moving forward.
The app that’s powering the whole thing is known as Your Phone, and in a video published recently, Microsoft highlights in addition app but additionally its awesome design skills. The captivating video is made by Microsoft Design and shows how the app brings an Android device in sync with Windows 10 for a new-generation experience right on the desktop.
The Your Phone app for Windows 10
Microsoft has improved the Your Phone app for Windows 10 with plenty of additional features lately, including even support for running Android apps on the desktop.
This really is only possible with the Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra and for select apps, including Instagram. Apps run in their own dedicated windows around the desktop and can be also pinned towards the taskbar like a native Windows program.
“Mobile apps can now be accessed fitted 10 laptop, so even though you might be seated, it’s like you’re on the run,” Microsoft explains within the description of the video.
“Some mobile apps may restrict happy to be shared on other screens or may require an impression screen to be able to communicate with them. Apps feature requires Android phone and PC to be attached to the same Wi-Fi network. Your Phone multiple apps experience requires supported Samsung Galaxy devices running Android 11 and Windows 10 May 2020 Update or later. Supported devices for Apps feature.”
The Your Phone app now comes pre-loaded with Windows 10.