Microsoft's Your Phone app adds support for pen input

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your phone pen support

A Microsoft developer has just announced a new feature for the Your Phone app on Windows 10 – the ability to transmit pen input from your PC to your phone using the app.

Revealed by Analy Otero Diaz, Senior Program Manager Lead at Microsoft, the feature would let you write on your Surface and see the scribbles transferred to your phone as if you are writing on the phone itself.

your phone pen support

Analy notes the feature will also support the transfer of pressure sensitivity information to your device.

The addition of pen support means the Your Phone app now supports keyboard, mouse, pen and touch.

The Your Phone app is available for all iOS and Android handsets but is most prominently featured on high-end Android handsets such as the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 via the Link to Windows feature. The feature would be particularly useful for the pen-enabled handset.

Microsoft most recently added an improved phone gallery feature to the app, support for using the touch screen on your PC to interact with your phone, dual-SIM support, better notification support, and features such as transmitting your battery status and wallpaper to your PC.

Your Phone pen support is currently only available to Windows Insiders, meaning it may be some time before it comes to general users.

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