Your Phone app receives phone service status indicators

Microsoft has updated the built-in Your Phone app by adding phone service status indicators. The app now renders WIFI, Bluetooth, Signal Strenght, Battery Life and Do Not Disturb icons.

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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.

The upcoming version of the Your Phone app, according to Florian B, is able to display status bar icons from the linked phone right in the app's UI. Unlike the new Picture-in-Picture chat option, this feature is already available to Insiders.

Your Phone Status Icons

The Your Phone app can be downloaded from the Store. Get the app here.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer from Russia 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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