Jumping back and forth between your phone and your PC to check notifications can be annoying. Some messaging apps have web clients, so you don’t have to open your device to carry on a conversation. But there’s an easier way to reply to messages, check notifications, and open your Android device’s screen without having to take your eyes off your PC. Thanks to a recent update, Microsoft’s Your Phone app now lets users view their Android notifications and reply to messages directly from a Windows 10 PC. The update initially launched for Windows Insiders, but is now rolling out to all users. And it couldn’t be any easier to set up.
If you’re working at your computer and your phone goes off, you can grab it, unlock it, and check the notification, likely throwing off your workflow. Or, you could just sync your notifications to your computer, so they show up right there — which really makes a lot more sense. If you want to get notification on your PC, then I have written a complete step by step guide so you can set up your android phone with your PC.
As mentioned, it is very easy to sync your notification. Just go through the given guide and you will be all set. You wont have to check your phone every second if there is any notification.
Get Notifications from your Android Phone on PC
Follow the step by step guide below:
Step 1 – On your PC, install Your Phone from the Microsoft Store by clicking “Get” to start the download.
Step 2 – After Your Phone is installed, click “Launch” from the store page, or from the Windows start menu.
Step 3 – Click “Get started.” Sign in with (or create) your Microsoft account, then click “Continue.”
Step 4 – Click “Link phone.” This sends an app link to your Android via text.
Step 5 – On your android phone, open the text and tap the Google Play Store link for the Your Phone Companion app. Tap “Install.”
Step 6 – Open the Your Phone Companion app on your Android device.
Step 7 – Sign in with your Microsoft account in the phone app.
Step 8 – Follow the on-screen instructions to finish the pairing.
Once your devices are synced up, you can see texts, photos, notifications, and preview your phone’s screen by clicking the side menu tabs in the PC app. Push notifications from your phone will also show up as a desktop notification on your PC.
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