Skip to content is used to link an Android device and a Windows PC. This Microsoft feature can only be between Android and Windows devices. Using the feature, one can link their smartphone and PC and operate their phone functions on the computer itself.

How To Set Up the Phone Link App on Your Windows PC?

  1. Connect your phone and PC both to a common WiFi.
  2. Type “Phone Link” in the Windows search bar.
  3. Click on “Link Your Phone”.
  4. Tap on “Add a Phone”
  5. Click on Get Started.
  6. Sign in with your Microsoft account login details and click Continue.

How To Link Your Android device ?

  • Search for Link to Windows in the Google Play Store, then download the application.
  • Scan a QR code that is displayed to you on your computer. To access the QR code, open your PC’s browser and go to
  • Use the in-app camera on your Android device to scan the QR code displayed on your computer.
  • You might be prompted for several permissions after scanning the QR code.

Connect Windows PC to Phone using Phone link App

  1. Open the app on your device and click ‘Get started’ on the screen.
  2. Click on ‘Sign-in’ with your Microsoft account. This account should be the same as logging on to the phone.
  3. On your phone, go to into your browser. This link will either direct you to the Google Play Store’s page for the app or it will launch the Your Phone Companion app preinstalled on your phone.
  4. Sign in to this companion app with the same Microsoft account as on the PC. A screen to scan a QR code will open on the phone.
  5. Now return to your PC and select one of the following options:
    • ‘I have the Your Phone Companion app installed on my phone”– this will display a QR code that you must scan through the phone.
    • ‘Pair with QR code’ or ‘Pair manually’– this will display a code that needs to be entered on your phone.
  6. Once the devices are linked, allow the permissions prompted on your screen. This will allow you to take advantage of all the features of Your Phone.

How to set up calls on Your Phone app?

Open your PC and launch Your Phone app > select Calls > follow all the instructions displayed on your screen. Allow any permission asked on your Android device through a pop-up. This will set up your PC to receive and answer calls without the phone.