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Microsoft Your Phone Becomes “Phone Link” on Windows 11/10 and Android

Microsoft Your Phone is now Phone Link with a new UI, while Your Phone Companion is now Link to Windows.


In recent years, connecting your phone to a Windows PC has been easy and functional thanks to 's app. As the service continues to evolve, Microsoft says it is rebranding Your Phone to become .

“We see this experience as more than just bringing your phone into your PC but as a bridge between the two devices, so we are renaming the app to Phone Link.”

On Android, the accompanying app will chance from “Your Phone Companion” to “Link to Windows.”

Alongside the rebranding, Microsoft is also rolling out a new user experience for the service. Phone Link on and will have a design that more closely mirrors Windows 11's Flow UI and general aesthetic (think rounded corners, transparent components, etc.)

Further, Microsoft is promising more features for the app but does not specify what they are.

Your Phone arrived three years ago as a bridging application that lets users view and use their smartphone on their Windows desktop. Over the years, the app has received increasing functionality and these days most things you can do on your smartphone you can mirror on PC.

New Brand

Among the features backed into the service are the ability to access your smartphone's texts, photos, contacts, apps, and other items. While it is available for all Android devices, Your Phone has its full features on Microsoft's Surface Duo and Samsung devices. The latter support comes from a partnership between Samsung and Microsoft.

Microsoft says Phone Link is making it debut in China thanks to a partnership with HONOR, appearing on the company's .

Tip of the day: If you need to Create, Delete or Resize Partitions, Windows has everything you thanks to the built-in Disk Management-tool.

Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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