Phone Link app earlier called the Your Phone app is one of the most useful applications developed by Microsoft since the release of Windows 11/10. It is one of the easiest ways of keeping our devices connected with each other. Not only connected but control our phone calls, notifications and, many other things too.
Now, this application has one of the lesser-known but the coolest feature that allows you to extract the text from images without having any OCR software installed. You can simply choose an image from the list of images and take the text out from it.
Since its release, the application allows users to sync their smartphones running either on Android or iOS with Windows 10. The app allows syncing Messages, Photos, and Notifications with your Windows device. This means you can send messages, view, edit or delete images, etc.
In this article, we will learn how to copy text from images using the Phone Link app in Windows 11/10.
How to copy text from Image in Phone Link app
To perform this task, select the image from which you want to extract the text. Send the image as a message to any of your contact or ask them to send it to you. Now perform the following procedure:
- Open Phone Link application.
- Open the message with the image.
- Right-click on the image.
- Now select Copy Text from Picture.
- The text will get copied to your clipboard, paste it anywhere you want.
It is one of the most underrated, unknown, and fascinating features of the Phone Link app. Go on and try it out now.
Read: How to set up and use Calls in Phone Link app on Windows PC.