Soon, use Android apps on Windows 10 PC

Windows 10

Microsoft is running a limited beta of a new screen reflecting feature that allows Android applications to run directly on Windows 10 PCs.

The all-new ‘phone screen’ feature will be available for Windows Insiders this week. On the official Microsoft forum, it is reported that the latest test builds of ‘Windows 10’ and the ‘Your Phone app’ is required.

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This feature works by mirroring a phone screen directly onto Windows 10 and let users pick from different Android app to run on the PC.

Presently, the feature is only available on select Android phones running Android 7.0 or greater, which includes the Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S9, and Samsung Galaxy S9+.

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For the feature to work, the PC also must support Bluetooth with Low Energy Peripheral mode. More devices will be added to support the feature.