How to send a text message from Windows 10 PC

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Do you want to view the message you received on your Android phone on PC Windows 10? Do you want to send SMS and MMS from PC Windows 10?

If you’re a Windows user 10 PC, you will be happy to know that can receive and send messages (SMS and MMS) right from your Windows PC 10. The only point is this feature only supports Android phones today. So, iPhone users can’t send and receive messages from Windows 10 PC at this time.

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Brief description

Before knowing how to receive and send messages from your 10 Windows PC, you should know a few things. First, this feature is available for the PC running Windows version 10, 1803. Second, your Android device must be running version 7.0 (Nougat) or a later version and must be connected to Wi-Fi.

Here is how it works. Your phone application in the official Windows help you get 10 and reply to text messages. You just need to link your Android phone with 10 of your Windows PC (exercise) to access messages right on your Android phone from Windows PC 10 without having to connect your phone to the PC.

The your phone application displays the message that you received or sent within the last 30 days. It will show both the SMS (short message service) and MMS (multimedia messaging service). Other message types such as multimedia information service (RCS) is not supported.

In this tutorial, we will see how to set your phone application in Windows to send and receive text messages.

Send and receive text messages from Windows 10 PC

Step 1: On the Windows PC 10, please install the application to your phone from the Microsoft Store ( the store link ). If you are running Windows 10 1809 or newer, you do not need to install the application from the Store when apps are preinstalled.

Step 2: When you launch the phone application, you will be asked to sign in to your Microsoft account. Microsoft account of you.

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Step 3: Next, you will see the Link to your phone and PC Click on the button Link phone  .

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Step 4: When you are asked to enter your mobile phone number, please enter the mobile phone number you are using on your Android device, and then click Send button to receive a text message on your phone with a link to download the companion app on your phone.


In General, you will get the message after a few seconds. But if you don’t get the message even after a minute or two, please click the Resend link .

Step 5: On your phone, open the text message, touch the link, download the Companion Phone app, and then log on to the Microsoft account (the same account you used to log on Windows 10 PC) when asked to do so in order to link your Android phone and Windows 10 PC.

Step 6: Finally, open the phone application on your PC, and then click messages in the left to see the application n b a text message.

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To send a new message, click new message.

If your phone app does not show the message, make sure that it is allowed to run hide by navigating to Settings app > Privacy > Background apps.

As you can see in the image above, you can also access the photo your Android phone from Windows PC to 10 by phone. Click on the image on the left side of the application to see all the photos taken recently. Please note that it only show the most recent photos and not showing all.

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