Window 10 is loaded with a bunch of interesting features. It features, allow users to create an event without opening the Calendar app and reduce distractions by limiting notifications in the Focus mode among other things. It also has a feature that allows users to make and receive calls directly from their personal computers.
Microsoft had initially rolled out this feature to its Windows Insider users last year. Then in December, the company announced the general availability of this feature to its Window 10 users.
To use this feature, users will require two things —
- A personal computer running on Windows 10 (May 2019 Update) with support for Bluetooth connectivity
- An android smartphone running on Android 7.0 Nougat or a newer version of Google’s mobile OS (sorry iPhone users!).
You will also have to download and install Microsoft’s Your Phone app on your smartphone.
On your Window 10 PC:
— Open the Your Phone app and select Calls.
— Now, tap on the Get Started option.
Follow the instructions on your PC.
On your Android smartphone:
— A pop-up will appear on your phone asking permission for the.
— Select Allow.
Open the Your Phone app on your PC.
— Select Calls option.
— To start a new call: Enter a number from the dial pad. You can also search for a contact name in the search field above the dial pad.
— Select the dial icon and start talking!