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You can tap into the power of Your Phone app with Link to Windows integration on select Surface Duo and Samsung devices to instantly access your Android phone’s mobile apps directly from your Windows 10 PC. With Your Phone apps, you can instantly access the Android apps installed on your mobile device right on your PC. Using a Wi-Fi connection, Apps allows you to browse, play, order, chat, and more – all while using your PC’s larger screen and keyboard. You can add your Android apps as favorites on your PC, pin them to your Start menu and taskbar, and open them in separate windows to use side-by-side with apps on your PC – helping you stay productive. Apps replaced the phone screen option in the left pane of the Your Phone app, but Phone screen is still available. Phone screen will mirror your Android phone screen the same way it did before, but it will be on a separate window from the Your Phone app. Apps provides an easier way to interact with all of the apps installed on your Android device by launching them directly. You can turn on or off to automatically optimize an Android app or phone screen window sizing when opened from the Your Phone app on your Windows 10 PC. This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off optimize Android app window sizing in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC. EXAMPLE: "Optimize app window sizing on my PC" turned on and off Here's How: 1 Open the Your Phone app in Windows 10. 2 Click/tap on the Settings (gear) icon a the bottom of the left pane. (see screenshot below) 3 Click/tap on Features in the middle Settings pane. 4 Under Apps in the right Features pane, turn on (default) or off Optimize app window sizing on my PC for what you want. 5 You can now close the Your Phone app if you like. That's it, Shawn How to Link Android Phone to Windows 10 PC How to Open Phone Screen in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Turn On or Off Display Apps from Android Phone in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Enable or Disable Your Phone Accessibility service with Windows 10 PC Turn On or Off Android Phone Screen while Connected to Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Turn On or Off Ask Before Closing Multiple Windows in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC
You can tap into the power of Your Phone app with Link to Windows integration on select Surface Duo and Samsung devices to instantly access your Android phone’s mobile apps directly from your Windows 10 PC. With Your Phone apps, you can instantly access the Android apps installed on your mobile device right on your PC. Using a Wi-Fi connection, Apps allows you to browse, play, order, chat, and more – all while using your PC’s larger screen and keyboard. You can add your Android apps as favorites on your PC, pin them to your Start menu and taskbar, and open them in separate windows to use side-by-side with apps on your PC – helping you stay productive. Apps from your Android phone are not installed on your PC. Apps you open on your PC from the Your Phone app will be running from your Android device. Your Android device needs to be on and connected to the same Wi-Fi network in order for this to work. The Your Phone app is connecting and mirroring apps to your PC from your Android phone. You need to connect (link) your Android phone to your PC via the Your Phone app in order to use this experience. See also: Use apps from your Android device on your PC | Microsoft Support This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Android phone apps as favorites in the Your Phone app on a Windows 10 PC. Option One: Add Android Apps to Favorites in Your Phone app Option Two: Remove Android Apps from Favorites in Your Phone app option1Add Android Apps to Favorites in Your Phone app 1 Open the Your Phone app on your Windows 10 PC. 2 Click/tap on Apps in the left pane of the Your Phone app. (see screenshot below) 3 Under All apps in the right pane of the Your Phone app, right click or press and hold on an Android app (ex: "Gallery") you want to add to your favorites, and click/tap on Add to favorites. option2Remove Android Apps from Favorites in Your Phone app 1 Open the Your Phone app on your Windows 10 PC. 2 Click/tap on Apps in the left pane of the Your Phone app. (see screenshots below) 3 Under Favorites or All apps in the right pane of the Your Phone app, right click or press and hold on an Android app (ex: "Gallery") you want to remove from your favorites, and click/tap on Remove from favorites. That's it, Shawn Brink How to Link Android Phone to Windows 10 PC How to Pin Android Apps from Your Phone to Start Menu on Windows 10 PC How to Pin Android Apps from Your Phone to Taskbar on Windows 10 PC How to Open Phone Screen in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Turn On or Off Display Apps from Android Phone in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Enable or Disable Your Phone Accessibility service with Windows 10 PC Turn On or Off Android Phone Screen while Connected to Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Turn On or Off Ask Before Closing Multiple Windows in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC
You can tap into the power of Your Phone app with Link to Windows integration on select Surface Duo and Samsung devices to instantly access your Android phone’s mobile apps directly from your Windows 10 PC. With Your Phone apps, you can instantly access the Android apps installed on your mobile device right on your PC. Using a Wi-Fi connection, Apps allows you to browse, play, order, chat, and more – all while using your PC’s larger screen and keyboard. You can add your Android apps as favorites on your PC, pin them to your Start menu and taskbar, and open them in separate windows to use side-by-side with apps on your PC – helping you stay productive. Apps from your Android phone are not installed on your PC. Apps you pin and/or open on your PC will be running from your Android device. Your Android device needs to be on and connected to the same Wi-Fi network in order for this to work. The Your Phone app is connecting and mirroring apps to your PC from your Android phone. You need to connect (link) your Android phone to your PC via the Your Phone app in order to use this experience. See also: Use apps from your Android device on your PC | Microsoft Support This tutorial will show you how to pin Android phone apps to the taskbar on your Windows 10 PC using the Your Phone app. Option One: "Pin to taskbar" and "Unpin from taskbar" Android apps from Your Phone app Option Two: "Unpin from taskbar" Android apps from Taskbar option1"Pin to taskbar" and "Unpin from taskbar" Android apps from Your Phone app 1 Open the Your Phone app on your Windows 10 PC. 2 Do step 3 (pin to Start) or step 4 (unpin from Start) below for what you would like to do. To "Pin to taskbar" Android phone apps on Windows 10 PC A) Click/tap on Apps in the left pane of the Your Phone app. (see screenshot below) B) Right click or press and hold on an Android app (ex: "Gallery") you want to pin, click/tap on Pin to taskbar, and go to step 5. To "Unpin from taskbar" Android phone apps on Windows 10 PC A) Click/tap on Apps in the left pane of the Your Phone app. (see screenshot below) B) Right click or press and hold on an Android app (ex: "Gallery") you want to unpin, click/tap on Unpin from taskbar, and go to step 5. step55 When finished pinning and unpinning Android apps, you can close the Your Phone app if you like. option2"Unpin from taskbar" Android apps from Taskbar 1 Go to the taskbar on your Windows 10 PC. 2 Right click or press and hold on the icon of a pinned Android app (ex: "Gallery") you want to unpin, click/tap on Unpin from taskbar. (see screenshot below) That's it, Shawn Brink How to "Pin to taskbar" and "Unpin from taskbar" Apps in Windows 10 How to Pin Android Apps from Your Phone to Start Menu on Windows 10 PC How to Link Android Phone to Windows 10 PC How to Open Phone Screen in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Turn On or Off Display Apps from Android Phone in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Enable or Disable Your Phone Accessibility service with Windows 10 PC Turn On or Off Android Phone Screen while Connected to Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Turn On or Off Ask Before Closing Multiple Windows in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Add or Remove Android Apps as Favorites in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC
You can tap into the power of Your Phone app with Link to Windows integration on select Surface Duo and Samsung devices to instantly access your Android phone’s mobile apps directly from your Windows 10 PC. With Your Phone apps, you can instantly access the Android apps installed on your mobile device right on your PC. Using a Wi-Fi connection, Apps allows you to browse, play, order, chat, and more – all while using your PC’s larger screen and keyboard. You can add your Android apps as favorites on your PC, pin them to your Start menu and taskbar, and open them in separate windows to use side-by-side with apps on your PC – helping you stay productive. Apps from your Android phone are not installed on your PC. Apps you pin and/or open on your PC will be running from your Android device. Your Android device needs to be on and connected to the same Wi-Fi network in order for this to work. The Your Phone app is connecting and mirroring apps to your PC from your Android phone. You need to connect (link) your Android phone to your PC via the Your Phone app in order to use this experience. See also: Use apps from your Android device on your PC | Microsoft Support This tutorial will show you how to pin Android phone apps to the Start menu on your Windows 10 PC using the Your Phone app. Option One: "Pin to Start" and "Unpin from Start" Android apps from Your Phone app Option Two: "Unpin from Start" Android apps from Start menu option1"Pin to Start" and "Unpin from Start" Android apps from Your Phone app 1 Open the Your Phone app on your Windows 10 PC. 2 Do step 3 (pin to Start) or step 4 (unpin from Start) below for what you would like to do. To "Pin to Start" Android phone apps on Windows 10 PC A) Click/tap on Apps in the left pane of the Your Phone app. (see screenshot below) B) Right click or press and hold on an Android app (ex: "Gallery") you want to pin, and click/tap on Pin to Start. C) Click/tap on Yes to confirm, and go to step 5. (see screenshot below) To "Unpin from Start" Android phone apps on Windows 10 PC A) Click/tap on Apps in the left pane of the Your Phone app. (see screenshot below) B) Right click or press and hold on an Android app (ex: "Gallery") you want to unpin, click/tap on Unpin from Start, and go to step 5. step55 When finished pinning and unpinning Android apps, you can close the Your Phone app if you like. option2"Unpin from Start" Android apps from Start menu 1 Open the Start menu fab fa-windows on your Windows 10 PC. 2 Right click or press and hold on a pinned Android app (ex: "Gallery") you want to unpin, and click/tap on Unpin from Start. (see screenshot below) That's it, Shawn Brink How to "Pin to Start" and "Unpin from Start" items in Windows 10 How to Pin Android Apps from Your Phone to Taskbar on Windows 10 PC How to Link Android Phone to Windows 10 PC How to Open Phone Screen in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Turn On or Off Display Apps from Android Phone in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Enable or Disable Your Phone Accessibility service with Windows 10 PC Turn On or Off Android Phone Screen while Connected to Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Turn On or Off Ask Before Closing Multiple Windows in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Add or Remove Android Apps as Favorites in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC
You can tap into the power of Your Phone app with Link to Windows integration on select Surface Duo and Samsung devices to instantly access your Android phone’s mobile apps directly from your Windows 10 PC. With Your Phone apps, you can instantly access the Android apps installed on your mobile device right on your PC. Using a Wi-Fi connection, Apps allows you to browse, play, order, chat, and more – all while using your PC’s larger screen and keyboard. You can add your Android apps as favorites on your PC, pin them to your Start menu and taskbar, and open them in separate windows to use side-by-side with apps on your PC – helping you stay productive. Apps replaced the phone screen option in the left pane of the Your Phone app, but Phone screen is still available. Phone screen will mirror your Android phone screen the same way it did before, but it will be on a separate window from the Your Phone app. Apps provides an easier way to interact with all of the apps installed on your Android device by launching them directly. You can turn on or off to hide your mobile Android phone's screen while it is connected to your Windows 10 PC using the Your Phone app to open apps or phone screen on your phone. This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off hide Android phone screen while connected to Windows 10 PC with Your Phone app. EXAMPLE: Message on phone screen before hidden (turned off) while connected to PC Here's How: 1 Open the Your Phone app in Windows 10. 2 Click/tap on the Settings (gear) icon a the bottom of the left pane. (see screenshot below) 3 Click/tap on Features in the middle Settings pane. 4 Under Apps in the right Features pane, turn on (default) or off Hide my mobile device's screen while it's connected to my PC for what you want. 5 You can now close the Your Phone app if you like. That's it, Shawn How to Link Android Phone to Windows 10 PC How to Open Phone Screen in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Turn On or Off Display Apps from Android Phone in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Enable or Disable Your Phone Accessibility service with Windows 10 PC How to Turn On or Off Ask Before Closing Multiple Windows in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC Turn On or Off Optimize App Window Sizing in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Pin Android Apps from Your Phone to Start Menu on Windows 10 PC How to Pin Android Apps from Your Phone to Taskbar on Windows 10 PC How to Add or Remove Android Apps as Favorites in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC
You can tap into the power of Your Phone app with Link to Windows integration on select Surface Duo and Samsung devices to instantly access your Android phone’s mobile apps directly from your Windows 10 PC. Apps replaced the phone screen option in the left pane of the Your Phone app, but Phone screen is still available. Phone screen will mirror your Android phone screen the same way it did before, but it will be on a separate window from the Your Phone app. Apps provides an easier way to interact with all of the apps installed on your Android device by launching them directly. The Phone screen feature only works when your Android device and Windows 10 PC can communicate with each other. They will both need to be turned on, linked, and connected to the same network (for example, your home Wi-Fi). The Your Phone Companion accessibility service is for those using a screen reading or focus tracking tool on a Windows 10 PC. When the Your Phone Companion accessibility service is enabled, it lets you control all your Android phone's apps from your Windows 10 PC using Android keyboard navigation while receiving Narrator spoken feedback from your PC speakers or headphones. You can navigate through phone screen on your PC by using your keyboard and mouse. See also: Accessibility options for the Your Phone app Accessibility for phone screen in the Your Phone app This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the Your Phone Companion accessibility service on your Android phone with Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC. Here's How: 1 Open Settings on your Android phone. (see screenshot below) 2 Tap on Accessibility in Settings. (see screenshot below) 3 Tap on Installed services in Accessibility. (see screenshot below) 4 Tap on Your Phone Companion in Installed services. (see screenshot below) 5 Do step 6 (enable) or step 7 (disable) below for what you would like to do. To Enable Your Phone Companion Accessibility Service A) Turn on the switch for Your Phone Companion accessibility service, and tap on Allow to accept service permissions. (see screenshot below) To Disable Your Phone Companion Accessibility Service A) Turn off the switch for Your Phone Companion accessibility service, and tap on Turn off to confirm. (see screenshot below) That's it, Shawn Brink How to Link Android Phone to Windows 10 PC How to Open Phone Screen in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Turn On or Off Display Apps from Android Phone in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC Turn On or Off Android Phone Screen while Connected to Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC Turn On or Off Optimize App Window Sizing in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC How to Pin Android Apps from Your Phone to Start Menu on Windows 10 PC How to Pin Android Apps from Your Phone to Taskbar on Windows 10 PC How to Add or Remove Android Apps as Favorites in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC
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