Google Android Users May Soon To be Able To Control Music on Their Phones From Their PCs
Microsoft Company is testing a new feature its allows Google Android users to control the music on the smartphone via Windows 10 PCs. The Users can access and control the music on their Android smartphones directly via the Your Phone app. These feature is currently limited the Your Phone app running on the latest Windows Insider build, & Microsoft Company has said that it is (gradually rolling out) to Your Phone version 1.20041.82 and above. The Phone is an app developed by Microsoft for Windows 10, for connecting to the Google Android devices. With the app users can receive phone calls, access photos, and more on their computers.
Google Android Microsoft Blog Update
Microsoft Company in a blog post said that users can play, pause, & switch music that is being played from a selection of the audio apps on their smartphones. In Phone desktop app can control music on apps including Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Music, Google Play Music, YouTube Music, Xiaomi Music, and Google Podcast. The audio currently playing from my phone will be turned on by default in the Your Phone app settings if Your Phone Notifications permissions are granted," the blog post stated.
Microsoft Feature Update System Requirement
The terms of system requirements, Microsoft Company added that the feature will be available to users who have a PC running Windows 10 - October 2018 update or later.The Android phone needs to run Android 7 Nougat & above. Microsoft Company in the blog post also said that there are some the known issues that were found while testing there music control feature on the Your Phone app. There Some audio apps support “Previous Track” and others may support (Rewind Track.). The YouTube video and Audible are currently not supported.
Microsoft Added New Feature
Microsoft Company added a new feature to the Your Phone desktop app they allowed Samsung users to drag and drop files between the phones & Windows 10 PC over Wi-Fi. But these feature was again, available to users on Windows Insider builds only.