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Microsoft begins rolling out iOS support on Phone Link


Microsoft announced expanding Phone Link support for iOS devices on Windows 11 a while ago, and now, the company is finally rolling out the Phone Link app with iOS support on Windows 11. Microsoft confirmed it via an official blog post and confirmed that the updated Phone Link app is now rolling out. Worldwide in 39 languages across 85 markets. 

Phone Link has always been able to connect with Android smartphones and allows users to view notifications, texts, receive calls, and more on their Windows 11 PC. 

However, the same was not available for iPhones and this is where iOS support for the Phone Link app comes into focus, as additional support now allows users to manage calls, texts, messages, notifications, etc. directly from their Windows 11 PC. 

Phone Link for iOS requires an iPhone running iOS 14 or higher, a Windows 11 device, a Bluetooth connection and the latest version of the Phone Link app. Once the update is available, download and install the update via the Microsoft Store. Then open the Phone Link app on your computer and download the Phone Link app on your iPhone via the App Store. 

Then, either follow the step-by-step guide given in the app to pair your phone, or start by scanning the QR code displayed on the screen via the Phone Link app on your phone to start the pairing process.