Do you want to see messages and receive calls from your Android smartphone on your PC? If your answer is yes, you are reading the correct post. Windows 11 allows a phone to connect with a computer to receive calls, view photos, read messages, etc. Currently, you can link Surface Duo and selected Samsung devices to Windows 11 PC.
Both devices should have Bluetooth/Wi-Fi and mobile data turned on and in range to link an Android mobile and Windows PC. Further, your PC needs the “Your Phone” app that Windows 11 already includes by default.
Update: Windows 11 “Your Phone” app is now known as “Phone Link.”
How to Link Android Phone to Windows 11?
Follow these steps to Link Android Phones to Windows 11:-
Step 1. First, open the Settings app by pressing the Windows + I keys.
Step 2. Then select Bluetooth & devices from the left sidebar.
Step 3. On the right side pane, click Your Phone.
Step 4. Click the Open Your Phone button.
Step 5. When you’re done, the “Your Phone” app opens. Click the Get Started button.
Step 6. Next, click on the “Sign in” button and sign in to your Microsoft account. If you have already signed into your computer with a Microsoft account, the “Your Phone” app will not prompt you to sign in. You can continue with the next steps.
Step 7. Next, you need to pair your phone with your PC. To do that, check the box, “I have the Your Phone Companion – Link to Windows app ready,” and click the button Pair with QR code.
Now that you are going to pair your phone with a computer. You’ll need the Your Phone Companion app on your phone. For that, open the “www.aka.ms/yourpc“ link on your phone and install the app.
Step 8. When the “Your Phone Companion” app is installed, open it. Tap “Link your phone and PC” and then “Continue.” Now, face the phone camera towards the QR code of the PC to scan.
Step 9. When pairing is completed, your PC and phone should be linked. Click the Continue button.
Now that the process is completed, you should manage text messages, photos, calls, etc., from your Android phone.
In conclusion, Windows 11 has made it possible for Android phone users to link their phones with their PCs and enjoy the convenience of accessing their phone’s features from their computers. With the “Your Phone” app, users can receive calls, view photos, read messages, and more directly from their PCs. The process of linking an Android phone to a Windows 11 PC is straightforward and involves just a few simple steps. By following the steps outlined in this post, users can easily link their phones to their PC and enjoy the seamless experience of managing their Android phones from their computers.