The user needs to have the Your Phone app installed on the computer and the Your Phone Companion app on Android device or iOS device to sync data between Windows 10 PC and the smartphone. However, until now, it was not possible for someone to sync over the data using mobile data. But now, Microsoft has added this capability. It is only applicable to Android phones because iOS has minimal privileges. In this article, we will be checking out how to toggle Sync over mobile data for Your Phone Companion for Android.
Sync over mobile data – Your Phone Companion for Android
First, make sure that have the Your Phone app for Windows 10 (preinstalled) and the Your Phone Companion Android app on your respective devices. Second, use the same Microsoft account to sign in to both the applications.
When you are all set up, the Windows 10 app will send a notification to your paired phone to ask if the app is allowed to sync data.
Select Allow from the notifications itself.
On the Android application, select the gear icon on the top right corner.
Select Sync over mobile data.
It will redirect you to a new page where you will have only one option to toggle. The name of that option will be Sync over mobile data. Toggle it on.
You are done!
The data will now start to sync between the phone and the PC over mobile data too.
I hope you found this guide useful, and it helped in enhancing your productivity.
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