How to Link your Android Phone with Windows 11 PC

Have you been looking for ways using which you can link your Android device with your Windows 11? Have you been wondering how you can view your phone messages and photos right from your PC? Have you always wanted to pick up your calls and view your notifications from your Windows instead of from your phone? Well, all these are possible with Windows 11. Read on, to learn how you can successfully link your Android phone with your Windows 11 by following some very simple steps.


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Step 1: Launch the Settings app by pressing the Win & I keys together.

In the left pane of the Settings window, click on the Bluetooth & devices tab and in the right window pane, click on Open Your Phone button under the Your Phone section.

 

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Step 2: As next, click on the Get started button.

 

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Step 3: In the page that comes next, check the checkbox corresponding to the option I have the Your Phone Companion –  Link to Windows app ready. Then click on the button Pair with QR code.

 

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Step 4: Now, wait while your Windows generate a QR code for you.

 

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Step 5: On the next page, you will get a QR code. Keep this page as such and move on to finishing the rest of the linking set up in your phone.

 

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Step 6: Open your Android phone and open any web browser. In the URL bar, type in the following URL and hit Enter key.

www.aka.ms/yourpc

 

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Step 7: You will be taken to Play Store to download the application Your Phone Companion – Link to Windows. Click on the Install button.

 

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Step 8: Once the app is installed, launch it and then click on the button Link your phone and PC.

 

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Step 9: On the next page, click on the Continue button.

 

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Step 10: Click on Allow button when the following permission is asked for.

 

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After that, scan the QR code, that you generated in Step 5 in your Windows, with your Android phone.

Step 11: Once the QR code is scanned, you will get the following page where you have to click on the button Continue.

 

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Step 12: Now, click on the Allow button for all the permissions that you are asked to give, for the application to work.

 

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Step 13: Click on the Continue button once again.

 

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Step 14: On the next page, you will be asked whether you want to let the app run in the background or not. Click on Allow button if you are OK with the Phone Companion app running in the background or click on Deny button if you do not want the Phone companion app to run in the background.

 

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Step 15: That’s it. On the next page, hit the Done button.

 

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Step 16: Now let’s get back to your Windows. You will get the You’re all set! message here. Hit the Continue button at this step.

 

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Step 17: That’s it. Your Android phone is now configured in your Windows. You can pin the Phone Companion application icon on the taskbar for easy access.

 

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Hope you found the article useful.

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