Android notification in windows: If you happen to use a PC for very long hours and constant necessary or unnecessary notifications might bother you a lot many times. Many times the mobile is not always in your reach while working on the system and this requires extra effort and time which almost goes in vain. And we all know that most of the notifications are useless and mostly consume our time. What if you get all your notifications at your system itself isn’t that cool. Well in this article you will learn how to get android notification in windows 10/11.
Android notification in windows
For this tutorial, we will be using the official windows app which already comes installed with windows 10/11. Look for this app and if can’t find then install it and make it ready. This app is really powerful, it not only manages your notification but you can also read/reply to messages, call/pick calls, and even can manage your gallery. And everything at the comfort of a hot seat within your system.
Here is how to get started(Assuming windows and the windows phone app is updated).
In this process, you have to go multiple times back and forth between Windows PC and Android mobile.
- Open the Microsoft Store and search for Phone Link.
- If the app isn’t already installed, install it.
- If the app is installed, click Open.
- You’ll be brought to the Your Phone app. Click Get started.
- Next, you will again have to login into your Microsoft account.
All good? with Windows PC now it’s time to move on to the Android side.
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On Android go to Play Store and search “Link to windows” application or just click the hyperlink.
Open the Link to Windows app, and tap Link your phone and PC.
Now come back to Windows PC. Open any Browser and type “www.aka.ms/yourpc” and hit enter. On the next page, you will get a popup like that where you need to scan your QR code using android.
Again get back to your Android mobile.
- You should see a box asking whether the QR code on your PC is ready. Since it is, tap Continue on your phone. Give Link to Windows permission to take pictures and record videos.
- Scan the QR code and your Android should be linked with your Windows PC.
- Next on the Android allow all the permission required. You might also get a warning message that this can reduce your battery life.
- You will be asked to switch on Bluetooth to make and receive calls. But that is your choice you can disable Bluetooth but still, you can get the notification and other features except calls.
Get back to your PC again.
Now finally you have to get started with the app and follow the on-screen instructions. Once you are all set up, your android device name will be displayed in the top left corner.
Final Words: Android notification in windows
Although it becomes very convenient there is also some downside linked with this. It increases your android battery consumption and you need to be always connected to the internet for this system to work. Also, we have seen a significant delay in notification reaching your PC. But if are ready to ignore these and focus on the benefits then you are going to enjoy this process.