Your Phone Update Enables Drag-and-drop Support for Samsung Devices

Posted on April 13, 2020 by Mehedi Hassan in Mobile, Android, Windows, Windows 10 with 8 Comments

Microsoft is testing another new feature for the Your Phone app in Windows 10. Like many of the recently added features, the latest new feature is exclusive to Samsung devices.

The new update enables support for drag-and-drop, so you can drag-and-drop files from your PC to your phone to transfer a file. The feature lets users transfer files from their phone to their PC via drag-and-drop as well.

To be able to drag-and-drop files from your phone to your PC, you will have to open the My Files or Gallery app on your phone once you have opened the Phone Screen feature on the Your Phone app. Just press and hold, and drag the files to a folder on your PC to transfer them to your computer. The same thing works for when you want to transfer files from your PC to your phone, except you can simply select files from your PC and drag them onto the Your Phone app to start the transfer.

The feature lets users share up to 100 files at a time of any type, and the maximum file size limit for a single file is 512MB. You will need a Samsung device running Link to Windows version 1.5 or higher for the feature to work. And on your PC, you will need the Your Phone app version 1.2003.2, which is currently in testing with Windows Insiders.

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Comments (8)

8 responses to “Your Phone Update Enables Drag-and-drop Support for Samsung Devices”

  1. red77star

    Your Phone is first app I suggest people to remove especially if you have iPhone. I guess cool for people who use this.

    • Daekar

      In reply to red77star:

      I use it every day with my Samsung phone. The screen mirroring is great for apps that don't have a decent web client. I can't imagine not using it if it's an option. Of course, it stinks on iPhone because Apple... but if you've got an iPhone you should expect to be a second-class citizen unless you also use a Mac.

  2. jaredthegeek

    Why not just all android phones? I am tired of these games.

  3. jc

    Pointless unless you have a Samsung phone...

  4. RonV42

    My workplace bans most Windows 10 features. We aren't even allowed to have apps that are exclusively the windows store versions, why? Because they are still managing our infrastructure like we are on Windows XP. It's great working from home and I have my personal devices with more capabilities sitting next to the workplace laptop that is neutered.