Now you can make phone calls from your PC with Your Phone app

Microsoft has announced a new preview build for Insiders (20H1) that adds call support to the Your Phone app on Windows 10. Users can now take incoming calls on their PCs using the app. It also adds an ability to receive real-time phone notifications on Windows 10.

The update will enable Windows 10 users to add and receive phone calls on their PCs. The feature is similar to integration between MacOS and iPhone users. Microsoft is supporting Android smartphone stunning Android Nougat or higher. The feature comes with the Preview Build 18999 for Insider users, if you are using the stable version, you will have to wait before you can try this fear.

There is a technical requirement to use this feature. You need an Android smartphone running Android 7.0 (Nougat) or higher. You need the Your Phone app installed on your smartphone. The Windows 10 PC needs to have Bluetooth support and 19H1 build or newer.

Once all the requirements are met, users can use the calling feature on the phone. You can even make calls using the in-app dialler and access the contact list. The PC will feature all the options that are usually available on the smartphone. You can decline the call and even send a custom text message. Clicking on a recent call will auto populate the number within dialler screen.

In an official statement, Microsoft writes,
“In certain instances, Calls feature may require you to pair your mobile phone and PC again. If you have previously paired your devices, unpair your devices and go through the Calls set up flow again.” The feature will be rolled out to Insiders using 19H1 builds within next few days.