Do you want to connect you Android device to Windows 10 PC? It’s super simple to connect and transfer the data between products, especially due to Microsoft’s Phone Companion app available since this past May. If you are curious why syncing and connecting is necessary, iOS & Android owners have to have a Windows Live account and set up the syncing process.
Despite the fact that iOS /Android phone users only are given support from five out of the seven that windows phone users can get support with, this set up is not too shabby for anyone.
Here is the official how to guide in order to assist you in connecting your Android phone to your Windows 10 PC.
First off do not forget:
–To make sure you check that your Android phone’s battery has max charge before you begin the syncing procedure.
-That you are registered with a verified Windows Live account.
– To have your Android phone or tablet nearby to set up and install the Windows 10 Phone Companion application.
It’s Time to Sync!
- Link the Android phone to your PC with a USB cable. Windows 10 automatically picks up and recognizes the product and will begin to install the required USB drivers.
2. Install and open the Phone Companion app and choose the smartphone platform (In this case Android).
3. Choose OneDrive.
4. Type in your Windows Live account’s sign in information. Wait patiently for the prompt to show up and press sign in.
5. After you are signed inside, there will be a download link that will be sent to your email address. Press and follow this link to install the connecting application for Android. Another way to do it is download the application directly on the Google Play Store.
6. Upload the application onto the smartphone. Reopen it and input your Windows Live ID details.
7. Log into Windows Live and read the steps plus allow requisite permits to run the application.
8. Since the Phone Companion app is all ready to go, check out the PC and see that the confirmation box recognizes that you have logged in the OneDrive app that is on your Android phone.
9. Finally, check that the Camera Upload setting is on your handset. If not, do so by checking the box. Click next and then press Done to finish the process.
Presto! You now can connect your Android phone to a Windows 10 PC. If you would like to know more fun Android updates and tips click here.