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Microsoft’s ‘Your Phone’ App Revamp Adds Hyperlink Support Within Messages

Microsoft Your Phone app has recently got a revamp, adding a new feature, bug fixes and performance improvements. A handy feature has also been offered to the users in the recent update, as the software giant added hyperlink within messages support to the app.

Those who are still wondering, you might not be aware of the Your Phone app. The app basically allows the users to get access to their messages that are available on their phone memory.

Major Highlights of Your Phone app

The app enables users to access their texts,  photos, and more on their Windows 10 powered PC in a few clicks. It’s a handy tool to view and edit photos and send and receive SMS messages while exploring your phone right on your computer. You can instantly access the photo that you have just clicked on your Android phone. The app claims that you will no longer have to email your photos to access them on your PC.

your Phone app | Source : Microsoft

Some of the users even used the “app mirroring feature” from Your Phone app in order to exchange Snapchat messages with someone who was using a Surface device. The update is currently being gradually released to the insiders, and it looks like it will be soon rolled out to the millions of Android users as well. Microsoft also plans to grab the attention of the users by releasing a lot more exciting features later this year.

How to Download “Your Phone app”?

You need to visit Microsoft Store to download the “Your Phone app”. After that, you will have to link your Android smartphone to your Windows 10 operating system. The Your Phone app is currently available to the PC and Surface Hub users and supports Android 7.0 or later.

The first version of the app was rolled out back in August 2018 for those systems that were powered by build 1803 Spring Creators Update. Later on, the access was limited specifically to the Windows 10 Insider Preview users. While the app was officially launched last year in October at a Surface hardware event in New York City.


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