Home windows Insiders who personal a 2020 Samsung flagship cellphone are due for a giant enchancment of their continuity expertise as their PCs will be capable of stream not only one, however a number of Android apps at a time via Your Phone.

Microsoft previewed a number of app streaming in August however had solely teased it to Galaxy Word20 homeowners for the preliminary drop in November. Effectively, it is November, the rollout is on, and it seems that we have got a wider machine base than we have been first instructed, although a few of them will should be on the One UI 3.0/Android 11 beta.

  • Galaxy Word20
  • Galaxy Word20 extremely
  • Galaxy Z Fold2
  • Galaxy Z Flip
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5G
  • Galaxy S20 (One UI beta)
  • Galaxy S20+ (One UI beta)
  • Galaxy S20 Extremely (One UI beta)

If you need in on multi-app streaming, make sure that your PC is on a Home windows construct from Might or later and is in any of the Dev, Beta, or Launch Preview channels. Replace the Your Phone app from the Microsoft Store to model 1.20102.132.Zero or later. Then replace the Your Phone Companion app in your cellphone to 1.20102.133.Zero or later — we have it on our sister web site, APK Mirror.

Your Phone Companion - Link to Windows
Your Phone Companion - Link to Windows

Lastly, test the Galaxy Retailer for model 2.1.05.2 beta of the Hyperlink to Home windows Service app. When you’re not within the beta for that service, here’s the link to join, or you’ll be able to grab the new 2.1.05.3 build at APK Mirror as an alternative.

Your Phone app streaming does have main limitations comparable to not with the ability to carry sound to the PC, apps not recognizing mouse inputs from the PC, and — in all probability probably the most bothersome — having the cellphone keep on and unlocked for all the time.

Here is a full checklist of limitations and bugs:

Limitations:

  • Some apps would possibly block the flexibility to forged to a different display, so you may even see it as a black display.
  • Some video games and apps won’t reply to interactions from a mouse or keyboard related to your PC. You may want to make use of a touch-enabled PC to work together with them.
  •  Once you open an Android app through Your Phone, you view and work together with the app in your PC, however any audio coming from the app will play out of your Android machine. The sound isn’t transmitted to your PC.
  •  Your smartphone should be on and unlocked to make use of the Apps function. You may unlock the machine from PC after launching an app if wanted.
  • Phone and PC should be on the identical Wi-Fi community.
  • Apps which are put in underneath work profile or secondary profiles won’t be proven within the Your Phone App checklist. When you want to work together with these apps, you’ll be able to open them through the Phone display performance.

Identified Points:

  • When utilizing the Android Gmail app on PC to answer to an current thread, the reply won’t include any fields together with recipient’s e-mail, topic or earlier thread if included. This difficulty is fastened for customers operating Android 11.
  •   When you replace to 20H1 after receiving the app replace, launching an app pinned from Begin/taskbar might not work. A clear set up of 20H1 or newer won’t have this difficulty.
  • Narrator won’t work correctly for particular apps like Bixby, Digital camera, AR Zone.
  •   Among the messages should still present in English solely
  •  When you don’t have the newest replace to the Hyperlink to Home windows service. Clicking on a notification through toast or within the notifications feed received’t launch the app if no different apps are operating through the Your Phone app. You may work round this by opening the app from the app checklist first or having every other app open earlier than clicking on the notification. This difficulty is fastened within the newest Hyperlink To Home windows service (2.1.05.1 or newer) out there through the Galaxy Store Beta program.