Your Phone App Now Available for Windows 10 Version 1803 (updated)

Posted on August 14, 2018 by Mehedi Hassan in Windows, Windows 10 with 24 Comments

Update: It looks like Your Phone being made available for all Windows 10 Version 1803 wasn’t intentional. A Microsoft employee confirmed on Twitter that the rollout was not intentional, and it has since been reverted. “Your Phone is currently intended for Windows Insiders,” another employee said on Twitter.

It has not even been a month since Microsoft started testing the new Your Phone app with Windows Insiders in Redstone 5, but the company today brought the app to a wider range of Windows 10 users. Windows 10 users running the latest version of the OS, aka version 1803, can now download the app from the Microsoft Store.

Your Phone, for those unfamiliar, is a new cross-platform experience for  Windows 10 that’s meant to make it easier for users to work between their computer and mobile devices. By letting users sync their notifications, messages, and files from their phone with their PC, Microsoft hopes to eliminate the inconvenience that is transferring content from your phone to the PC in 2018.

While Your Phone is in its very early stages at this moment, Microsoft is still developing the app to introduce additional functionality. The app is really only useful for Android users, as it lets them sync photos from their Android device with their PC, but that’s about it. If you are an iPhone owner, you can’t really do anything with the app because of the closed nature of Apple’s operating system. And as for Android, the app is expected to get support for syncing messages and notifications in the future. It has a long way to go, for sure.

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