This post will walk you through activating a One UI feature that lets you connect your new Galaxy Z Flip phone to a Windows computer. Here’s a quick guide to enable Link to Windows on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 smartphone.
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Time Needed : 5 minutes
With Link To Windows, you can gain instant access to your smartphone system straight on your Windows computer. This feature typically comes in handy if you're constantly switching between your phone and computer while at work or when doing certain tasks at home.
Just like other Samsung Galaxy phones, the Galaxy Z Flip4 device also comes with a Link to Windows feature that you can use to mirror your phone's screen on your Windows computer. If you haven't already, activate Link To Windows on your Flip 4 device with these outlined steps.
- Open the Settings app to get started.
To do this, find the Settings icon represented by a gear-shaped icon on the Home screen or Apps screen then tap on it to launch the app.
- In the main settings menu, scroll to find then tap Advanced features.
Another menu launches with all advanced system features and services.
- Find Link to Windows from the given items then tap on it to proceed.
The Link to Windows setup wizard will load up next, providing the next steps that you should follow to complete the process.
- The first setup instruction is asking you to go to your computer and open a browser.
In the browser’s address bar, navigate to www.aka.ms/linkphone then follow the onscreen prompts to sign in with your Microsoft account.
- Once you've got the QR code ready on your PC, tap Continue on your phone.
Another series of prompts will load up with the next step to follow. Just follow the rest of the onscreen instructions to link your Galaxy Z Flip 4 and your Windows PC.
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be all set to use the Phone Link app on your computer to answer calls, reply or view messages, sync media files like photos and videos and mirror your phone’s screen using the Phone Link (formerly Your Phone Companion) application.
Benefits of Link to Windows
One of the main benefits from using Link to Windows is that you won’t have to go through the usual routine to access files from your phone to your Windows computer via email or USB file transfer. You can also use it to send a text or make a call straight from your computer.
Other things you can do with Link to Windows and Your Phone Companion set up on your Samsung Galaxy phone and PC are as follows:
- Manage phone notifications straight from your computer
- Access photos and documents from your phone on your computer
- View and use mobile apps on your computer
All these can be accomplished with a hassle-free experience.
Having Trouble Linking your Samsung Phone and PC?
To ensure a seamless linking process, make sure that your computer system is updated and the correct Microsoft account is added. If necessary, remove, re-add then sign in to your Microsoft account on your Windows computer to ensure that the account credentials in use are correct.
Also ensure that the Your Phone Companion app is set up on your PC.
And that’s how to activate Link To Windows on the new Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 smartphone.
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