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How to Use “Continue on PC” Windows 10 Feature With an iPhone or Android Phone

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How to Use “Continue on PC” Windows 10 Feature With an iPhone or Android Phone

How to Use “Continue on PC” Windows 10 Feature With an iPhone or Android Phone



The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, have bunch of awesome features, one feature is the ability to link your iPhone or Android (such as the much-anticipated Pixel 2) with your PC, allowing you to quickly "Continue on PC" with whatever you were viewing in the browser on your phone.

Here's how to get everything set up, as well as how to use the feature on Android and iPhone.


Link your Phone and PC

1. Press Windows + I keys to open Settings app.

2.  Click Phone tab on the homepage of the Settings app.



3. Click the button namely Add a phone on the following page.



4. A separate window pops up on the PC screen, provide your phone number in the box and click Send.



5. Check your mobile and click the link that you receive in the SMS to proceed further. It takes you to the Microsoft Apps, so execute a click on Install.



As long as you open the Microsoft Apps package once on your phone, the Continue on PC option will be available when you share a web page.

6. Now, head back to the Phone settings page and you can notice that your phone is connected to the PC.






How to use Continue on PC in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Now that you have the Microsoft Apps package installed on your phone, you can use the Continue on PC app.



Using Continue on PC with Android

1. Launch a web browser on your phone. In this case, we're using Google Chrome.

2. Navigate to a web page you'd like to continue viewing on your PC.

3. Tap the More button in the top-right corner of the screen.



4. Tap Share.

5. Tap Continue on PC.

6. Tap Continue now. You can also tap Continue later, in which case a reminder will appear in your PC's Action Center.



7. Tap Sign in with Microsoft.

8. Type your email address attached to your Microsoft account.

9. Tap Next.



10. Type your password.

11. Tap Sign in.



You might see Continue on PC searching for devices for a moment, but you'll soon see the webpage open on your PC.



Using Continue on PC with iPhone

1. Launch a web browser on your phone. In this case, we're using Safari.

2. Navigate to a web page you'd like to continue viewing on your PC.

3. Tap the Share button.

4. Tap More.



5. Tap the switch next to Continue on PC.

6. Tap Done.

7. Tap Continue on PC.



8. Tap Continue now. You can also tap Continue later, in which case a reminder will appear in your PC's Action Center.

9. Tap Sign in with Microsoft.

10. Type the email address associated with your Microsoft account.



11. Tap Next.

12. Type your password.

13. Tap Sign in.



That's it! The webpage will now open on your PC.


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