10 ways to combine Android and Windows 10 (part 2)

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The trend is often to face Android and Windows 10, but the two operating systems can be combined to gain comfort and productivity.

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After a first part listing the different combinations between Android and Windows 10, here is the second part of the solutions mixing the two OS.

6-Microsoft Launcher: Access your Timeline Windows 10 from your Android device

In Windows 10, function Timelinelets follow the different actions you have performed on your PC, for examplewhat documents have been opened and which sites were visited. By clicking on the “Task View” button in the taskbar, on canconsult this detailed historyorganized by date. You can use the Timeline for refind a document or image on which you have workIt’s or a web page you visited and access it again. In installing the Microsoft application Launcher on your mobile Android, you can Also access your Timeline Windows 10. Log into the application with your Microsoft user account and set Microsoft Launcher like Screen default home on your smartphone. Then from theIT’Shome screen, swipe left to return to first screen. In the toolbar located in low of the screen, while typing on the icon « Timeline », you will see the list of web pages you have recently visited on your Windows 10 devices. Type an element to open one of these pages web in the web browser of your mobile. If you have Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) installed on your phone, you can also use Timeline to open recently used documents in these applications. And if you open a document in an Office application on the mobile, the document appears in the Timeline from a Windows 10 PC logged into the same user account.

In using the Microsoft app Launcher, you can access your browsing history on your Windows 10 PC from your mobile Android. (Credit: IDG)

7-Office Lens: Synchronize « scans » made with your Android device on your Windows 10 PC

L’app Microsoft’s Office Lens isn’t specifically tied to Windows 10, but She is integrated with OneDrive. It allows you to capture documents, especially business cards and receipts, with the camera of your mobile Android. (Microsoft call this catch ascan de documents, because‘the there istext, but in reality,you do not takequ’a simple Photo). You can also use the app to capture images of drawings, handwritten documents Where from text on a blackboard, whiteboards or signs.

When you take a picture with Office Lens (left), l’app automatically aligns, cleans up and crops the image before saving it to OneDrive (right). (Credit: IDG)

Office Lens automatically aligns, cleans up, and crops the captured image, and can convert it to editable text and graphics in OneNote, PowerPoint, or Word format, or the keep to PDF Format. The image of the captured document is automatically uploaded to your OneDrive folder (which you can, of course, access later on your Windows 10 PC). To notethat The OneDrive app for Android also comes with a tool that lets you capture documents, but it’s not possible to change your phone’s camera resolution to capture a higher or lower quality image.

8-Microsoft Launcher or OneNote: Access, create, modify and manage your Sticky Notes from your Android device

In Windows 10, you can quickly create notes and « todo lists » using l’app Sticky Ratings. He does not exist d’appSticky Official notes for mobiles. However, you can access your Sticky Notes, and also create, modify or delete them, thanks to at Microsoft Launcher or the OneNote app. To use Microsoft Launcher, start with theinstall and set it as Screen default homepage of your mobile. Swipe left to the first home screen and type on the icon Glancevisible at the bottom left of the screen. In the main screen, scroll through the information cards untilgive it to him Sticky Notes. Dans OneNote, tap theicon Sticky Notes present at the bottom right of the main screento view a list of your notes. Notes you create, edit, or delete using one or the other of apps Android are synchronized with the application Sticky Notes from your Windows 10 PC.

You can use Microsoft LauncherWhere l’app OneNote for Android to access toSticky Notes that you have created on your PC Windows 10. (Credit: IDG)

9-Microsoft Edge : Synchronize your browsing history between your android device and Windows 10

In you connectant with your Microsoft user account from the Android version of Microsoft’s web browser Edge, this one sync your bookmarks, history and other data Edgewith your Windows 10 PC. But why bother withEdgeif you use Chromium on your PC? In the first place, he can turn out useful to have a Navigator rescue on your mobileIn case of problemwithChrome for Android. And you have already established a passerelleCome in Windows 10 with your mobile Android, Edgeseems like a perfect fit backup choice. Ensuite, when you visit a web page on your Android phone with the browser Edge, you can transfer this page directly to your Windows 10 PC and resume reading it in Edge on your PC. To do this, in Edge for Android, type on the icon that can be found to environment and in bottom of app to show a list of your Windows 10 PCs. TypePC name where you want the web page to be forwarded. Then, on this PC, the browser Edge will automatically launch and load the web page you have transferred.

With the Android version of the browser Edge from Microsoft, you can transfer a web page directly to your Windows 10 PC and continue browsing.ationin Edge for Windows 10. (Credit: IDG)

8-Microsoft Solitaire Collection : Play at this classic Windows card game on your Windows 10 PC and Android device by mode synchronisIt’s

Windows 10 understand always thevery classic Game Solitaire from Microsoft. L’appWindows includes five card games: Klondike, Spider, FreeCell, TriPeaks and Pyramid. You can connect the app at Xbox Live, the Microsoft’s online gaming service,to earn points, compete against other players and share video clips of your game sessions.The version Android from Microsoft Solitaire Collection launched by Microsoft has all these features. You can even start a game on this app, stop it and resume it later on your Windows 10 PC becauseXbox Liverecorde and synchronise in the cloud all your game data and progress.

Gthanks to Xbox Live synchronization, you can start a game of solitaire on your mobile Android and finish it later on your Windows PC 10. (Credit: IDG)

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