Your Phone app for Windows now runs apps off your Samsung phone

Ro, 18 August 2020

With the latest update of Your Phone app, Microsoft and Samsung bring the overall Windows + Android experience closer to Apple's ecosystem. The new update lets you mirror emulate apps on your PC without having to touch your phone. Currently, the feature is available only to select Samsung devices.

Your Phone app gets deeper integration with Samsung phones, can emulate apps

In the Your Phone app menu, you will find an Apps tab on the left. Clicking on it will reveal the full list of installed apps on your Samsung Galaxy phone. You can open each and every one in a separate window and even let them sit on the taskbar.

As of now, only owners of the Galaxy S9, S10 and S20-series can take advantage of this nifty feature but Microsoft promises a wider support for more Android devices is coming. We don't know if that means more Samsung devices or other non-Samsung phones will eventually get support as well.



Reader comments

  • franglais31
  • 30 Sep 2020
  • JyJ

I just tried playing Shadow PC streaming using Your Phone on my Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G and it worked amazingly well.

funny how you describe to be loyal to the brand for so long and hate so much of it in the same time. If I don't like something I change it don't cry

  • Anonymous
  • 19 Aug 2020
  • Su8

.. not only software wise. HW-wise too. Today you pay more for less phone. At the prices they're charging they should give phones gold-plated headphone jacks instead of no headphone jack for instance. Gold-plated high quality headphones ins...

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