Microsoft is rolling out a new update to its Your Phone app on Windows 10 with some much-needed improvements. The update is being pushed out to Windows Insiders and it should be released to everyone later this month.
First and foremost, today’s update for Your Phone app introduces UI improvements. You will notice that the app will now display the unread SMS messages with a notification badge and bold font. This update will be rolled out gradually to all Insiders.
“Today we started a 50% flight of a new and easier First Run Experience, as well as hyperlink support within Messages. Many more features you’ve asking for will be flighting in the coming weeks,” Microsoft explains.
“New (50%) flight this week to #WindowsInsiders: bolded font treatment and badging for unread SMS messages in #YourPhoneApp,” the company explains.
Microsoft introduced the Your Phone application with the latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update. The Your Phone app allows users to sync their Windows 10 PCs with their Android devices, giving them full access to their content like photos and messages.
To be able to have full access to your photos and messages, the Your Phone app needs to be installed on both the Windows 10 PC and Android device. The Your Phone App currently is the highest trending application on the Google Play Store with more than 5 million downloads.