Microsoft to rebrand 'Your Phone' as 'Phone Link'

Microsoft to rebrand 'Your Phone' as 'Phone Link'

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Microsoft is rebranding its 'Your Phone' app for connecting Android and iOS phones to Windows PCs arsenic "Phone Link." Simultaneously, it is renaming the mobile companion app from "Your Phone Companion" to "Link to Windows."

Microsoft besides is updating the interface of Phone Link to look and consciousness much similar Windows 11. And officials are committing to adding more, unspecified cross-device experiences to Phone Link implicit time.

Microsoft launched Your Phone 3 years ago. The app allows radical to entree photos, texts and apps from their phones connected their PCs. Your Phone has worked astir afloat with Samsung devices. It besides supports Microsoft's ain Surface Duo dual-screen Android device. As of today, Microsoft besides is adding enactment for respective Honor phones to Phone Link.

Microsoft besides is updating the interface of Phone Link to look and consciousness much similar Windows 11 with rounded corners and shared icons.

As a Google Pixel user, I've fundamentally fixed up connected utilizing Your Phone, arsenic the acquisition isn't smooth, accordant oregon complete. I'm present utilizing Google Messages to get my telephone texts connected my Windows 11 PC. Google doesn't enactment arsenic galore of the sync/link experiences arsenic Microsoft does connected Samsung phones, but if you don't person a Samsung oregon Duo device, you whitethorn find the Your Phone/Phone Link acquisition wanting....

I americium precise blessed astir the caller Phone Link and Link to Windows branding, arsenic the existent names tin beryllium confusing. (What astir Your Phone? What astir my phone?)

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