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A whole bunch of Samsung phones can now stream multiple apps to Windows PCs

A whole bunch of Samsung phones can now stream multiple apps to Windows PCs

Windows Insiders who own a 2020 Samsung flagship phone are due for a big improvement in their continuity experience as their PCs will be able to stream not just one, but multiple Android apps at a time through Your Phone.

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Windows begins wide rollout of new app features for Your Phone

Windows begins wide rollout of new app features for Your Phone

Microsoft announced a handful of improvements for its Your Phone Android-to-Windows integration and app-streaming back at Samsung's unpacked event on August 5th. The changes revealed brought tools like an app launcher on your desktop and the ability to pin apps to your taskbar and Start menu. Well, now that you can actually get a Note20 or Note20 Ultra, Microsoft has started rolling the feature out to the general public and is no longer an "Insider" exclusive.

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Microsoft Surface Duo can stream apps to Windows PCs, just like the Galaxy Note20

Microsoft Surface Duo can stream apps to Windows PCs, just like the Galaxy Note20

Microsoft's 'Your Phone' app allows you to connect any Android phone to a Windows 10 PC, but some features require deeper system integration. If you have a Galaxy Note20, you can use your mobile apps from your Windows PC, and the same functionality will be available on the Surface Duo at launch.

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Microsoft announces new Your Phone Android app streaming with Samsung devices

Microsoft announces new Your Phone Android app streaming with Samsung devices

Microsoft's Your Phone application enables Android users to take advantage of features like phone calling and controlling music playback right from a PC. In today's Galaxy Unpacked event, Microsoft and Samsung announced a few Samsung-specific improvements to the Your Phone app and teased that the capability to run multiple apps at once will be coming later this year.

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The ultimate guide to using Windows Your Phone with Android

The ultimate guide to using Windows Your Phone with Android

No matter how much we slam Apple for its closed ecosystem, many of us often find ourselves raving about how well coordinated the iPhone and Mac are. Then we turn to Android, which just can't do all those tricks, leaving us feeling a little peeved— at least until Microsoft came into the picture. Microsoft has all but adopted Google’s mobile OS after its own phone business crumbled, and it has increasing sought to bridge the deep divide between Windows 10 and Android with the Your Phone app.

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Your Phone app lets you control your handset's music and podcasts from your PC

Your Phone app lets you control your handset's music and podcasts from your PC

If you have a phone paired to your Windows 10 machine with the Your Phone app, you'll be able to take advantage of a small improvement that may be useful to those of you who prefer listening to content on your Android device while you're working on the desktop.

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Microsoft Your Phone's drag-and-drop file sharing is now rolling out widely

Microsoft Your Phone's drag-and-drop file sharing is now rolling out widely

The Your Phone app from Microsoft is a powerful productivity tool that bridges the gap between Windows and Android for cross-platform interaction. While the basic suite is open to most Android handsets, Microsoft tends to favor Samsung phones with newer features, and such was the case with RCS messaging and screen mirroring. Your Phone is now adding drag and drop for files, which, you guessed it, will again be available exclusively on a handful of Galaxy models.

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Microsoft Your Phone now supports cross-platform copy and paste and RCS on the latest Samsung phones

Microsoft Your Phone now supports cross-platform copy and paste and RCS on the latest Samsung phones

Microsoft and Samsung partnered up to bring us an enhanced version of the Your Phone service that connects Android phones with Windows machines. The Korean company promised to add even more exclusive improvements to the syncing utility for the Galaxy S20 and the Z Flip, like cross-platform copy and pasting and RCS support. As part of the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build announcement, the partners took the chance to make good of that word.

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Galaxy Z Flip and S20 to get cross-platform copy and paste via Microsoft's Your Phone

Galaxy Z Flip and S20 to get cross-platform copy and paste via Microsoft's Your Phone

Microsoft’s love for Android has only grown over the last few months as the Your Phone app has gotten better and more functional with a bevy of cross-platform capabilities. The Windows maker’s deep partnership with Samsung meant that many of these features came first, and in some cases exclusively, to the latter’s high-end handsets, much like the support for RCS messages announced yesterday. Now, Your Phone will soon add a cross-device copy and paste option, which will only work if you own one of the 2020 Samsung flagships.

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Microsoft's Your Phone gains voice call support in latest Insider build (Update: Public availability)

Microsoft's Your Phone gains voice call support in latest Insider build (Update: Public availability)

It's been about a week since the last release and another new build of Windows 10 Insider has surfaced, bringing along more goodies for Android and Windows PC users. The newest build — version 18999 — updates the Your Phone desktop app with a new "Calls" feature that allows Android users to make and receive phone calls right from the PC.

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