Microsoft's new Windows 10 tool lets users access their phone from their PC
Microsoft has created a new tool that enables Windows 10 users to instantly access content on their smartphone without picking it up.
Your Phone provides a mirror of a user’s smartphone on their Windows 10 PC, enabling them to access information on the phone such as text messages, photos and notifications.
The technology giant is due to start publicly testing the feature soon as part of its Windows Insider Programme, which gives eager members early access to trial features before they are released.
Microsoft says the pairing tool could enable users to quickly access content on their phone while working on their PC without picking up or even touching their smartphone.
The company says it wants to introduce “better blending” between the web and apps, making it easier for users to work across different platforms.
More details on how Your Phone works are expected to be discussed during the Windows keynote event at Microsoft’s Build conference on Tuesday evening.
The next version of Windows 10 is already being developed by Microsoft, and is expected to be made available as an update later this year.