Your Phone app now allows pinning notifications

The Your Phone app in Windows 10 is able to receive notifications from the linked smartphone. The app shows them in a special area as a list of tiles. A new feature, currently available to select Insiders, allows pinning the list entries to the top, so important notifications won't go down, and you won't forget about them.


Windows 10 comes with a special app, Your Phone, that allows pairing your Android or iOS smartphone with your desktop computer and browse your phone data on the PC.

Recent versions of Your Phone app show a notification toast for a message received on your paired Android phone.

Your Phone was first introduced during Build 2018. The app is intended to allow users to sync their smartphones running Android or iOS with Windows 10. The app allows syncing Messages, Photos, and Notifications with a device running Windows 10, e.g. to view and edit photos stored on your smartphone directly on the computer.

Your Phone 1Your Phone 2

Since its first introduction, the app has received tons of new features and improvements. The app supports Dual SIM devices.  In addition to the battery level indicator, and inline replies, the app is able to render the background image of your smartphone.

Some of the features of the Your Phone app are hidden for the user, but you can unblock them.

Force enable Your Phone app's secret hidden features in Windows 10

Pin Notifications in Your Phone App

The user is now able to pin a notification to the top of the notification list. To pin it, you need to click on the menu button with three horizontal dots, and select Pin Notification. This will re-arrange the list, and move it above the other entries. There's no limit on pinning notifications, you can pin as many items as you need.

Your Phone App Pin Notifications 1Your Phone App Pin Notifications 2

The same way, you can unpin any of the pinned notifications. The entry will be named "Unpin Notification".

Your Phone App Unpin Notifications

Source: ALumia

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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