You can control your Android phone from a Windows 10 PC using the Windows 10 Connect app. All you need is the Windows 10 Connect app on the Windows 10 PC and the Microsoft app on the Android phone. First, you need to connect the phone to the PC using a USB cable. After doing so, launch the Connect app on the PC and allow for permissions.
Using Microsoft’s Your Phone Companion to Control an Android Phone
It’s a bit of a hassle to always be switching devices to control your phone. Thankfully, Microsoft has a solution. Your Phone Companion is a handy app that lets you control your Android phone from your Windows PC. It’s easy to set up and will allow you to text, take calls, install and launch apps, and get notifications on your computer.
Install Your Phone Companion App
If you have an iPhone, you are probably aware that they have a new feature that allows you to pair your phone with your computer. This feature is called the phone companion app. All you have to do is download the app from the App Store and then follow the instructions. The app will ask you to go to the Safari page, it will then ask you to set up sync with iCloud and you are done.
Setup Connection Between Phone and PC
You can use a USB cable to connect your phone to your computer to transfer data, but Bluetooth is a more convenient option. All you need to do is make sure your phone is in the “Paired Devices” list in the Bluetooth settings. Once it’s there, you can go to the “Bluetooth devices” section and click the “Sync” icon. You will see a pop-up screen, click on “OK.” It will ask you to confirm the process, tap on “OK” again. And Voila! You’ve successfully connected your phone and computer!
Access Phone Notifications from PC
If you have an Android phone and you’re running Windows 10 on your PC then it is possible to access your phone notifications from your PC. This is a great feature for those who may not have a phone in their hands but still need to know when they have a notification. It’s easy to set up and it’s a feature that more users should be taking advantage of.
Make and Receive Calls with Your Phone App
There are many ways to control your Android phone from a Windows 10 PC. One of the most popular ways is through the use of the Phone App for Android. This app connects your Android phone to your Windows 10 PC and allows you to control your phone from the computer. You can make calls, send texts, take screenshots and even transfer files between the two devices.
Run Phone Apps from PC
If you want to control your Android phone from your Windows 10 PC, you can use an app called “Android Remote Control” to do so. You can use your Windows 10 PC as a remote control for your Android phone, which is useful for controlling apps on your phone that you can’t access on your PC (e.g. YouTube), killing a process on your phone, and more.
Manage Photos from PC
The most popular way to control an Android phone from a Windows 10 PC is to use the AirDroid app. The app is available for free download in the Google Play Store. The app is an easy way to control your Android phone from a Windows 10 PC.
Text Messaging from PC
Can’t find your phone? No problem! With the new app Text Messaging from PC, you can text your Android phone from your Windows 10 PC. This is perfect for those times when you left your phone in the office or at home. Text Messaging from PC is available for download in the Windows Store.
Using Scrcpy to Control an Android Phone from PC
Scrcpy is a remote desktop application that allows you to control your Android phone from your PC. It is a free, open-source program that is available for Windows, Mac and Linux. Scrcpy is a great way to control your phone from your PC if you are using it as a media touch-up device. Scrcpy is available for download here.