How to use the Your Phone app in Windows 10

Your phone is the new Microsoft app that makes it easy to synchronize content between mobile phones and PCs. While still in the testing phase, the tool initially supports Android and transfers only the user's photos. The app should soon gain support for iPhone (iOS) and sync notifications and SMS messages.

In the following tutorial, learn how to install and configure the Your Phone app to sync photos from your Android phone to your PC. The tool is only compatible with devices running version 7.0 Nougat or higher from the Google system. On your computer, you must have Windows 10 April 2018 Update or later.

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Step 1. Go to the download page of the Your Phone app ( In the Microsoft application store, select the "Acquire" option and wait for the installation;

Install the Your Phone app on your PC

Step 2. After installing, open the Your Phone app on your PC and select "Introduction";

Configuring Application

Step 3. Then press "Link Phone";

Configuring Application

Step 4. Now, enter your phone number with DDD and confirm on "Send";

Connect your phone to your PC

Step 5. On your mobile, tap on the link received by SMS. Google Play will open. In it, tap "Install" and wait until the Microsoft app is downloaded;

Install the Microsoft app on Android

Step 6. After installing, open the Microsoft app and tap "Get started." On the next screen, tap "I'm already an Insider" if you participate in the Microsoft Windows Insider program. If not, become one and then return to this step to proceed;

Configuring Application

Step 7. Tap "Sign in" and log in to your Microsoft account - the same one that is used on your Windows 10 PC. Then tap "Continue";

Sign in to your account

Step 8. Finally, tap "Allow" and allow the app to access your photos;

Allow app access to photos

Step 9. After setting up, open the Your Phone app on your PC to access the photos on your phone.

Photos from your phone are displayed on your PC

Ready! Enjoy the tips to sync photos from your Android phone to your PC using the new Microsoft Phone app.

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