18 Bartol Street #1155
San Francisco, California 94133
United States

303-10 Opal Tower, Business
Bay Dubai, United Arab

C-1/134, Janak Puri
New Delhi
110058 India

Microsoft Announces Android App Mirroring on Windows 10

Microsoft is empowering a new era of personal productivity with new Surface devices. Microsoft is working to deliver its company mission of empowering every person and organization on the planet to achieve more therefore it has increased its focus on helping people across their work and personal lives. Microsoft is offering tools for whole life experiences and it has never been more important as many of us are living a digital lifestyle which presents more opportunities, yet demanding more of our time than ever before. Whether you are busy with your career and family and juggling between them or running a family as head of household or growing your career or education, your simple and greatest need is more time and the tools to do what matters most to you.

Microsoft is finally offering something for the Android app developers and Android app users. Keeping these requirements of people in mind, Microsoft announced a new feature for Windows 10 in Microsoft Surface event held on 2nd Oct, 2018 in New York City which will let Android phone users view and use any app on their device from a Windows desktop. This feature which Microsoft is referring to as app mirroring and shows up in Windows as an app called Your Phone, seems to be working best with Android as of now. Microsoft also announced the ability to transfer webpages from an iPhone to a Windows 10 desktop hence you can pick up where you left off on your mobile phone easily.

Your Phone app looks to be a significant step in helping bridge Windows 10 and the mobile ecosystem after the failure of Windows Phone. All of these news was announced in the Microsoft Surface event. Although people didn’t see an extensive demo onstage but people did get a look at the user exchanging Snapchat messages with a friend on a Surface device using the latest app-mirroring feature.

Microsoft says that this feature will now be available with the new Windows 10 October update and it will be very useful in the Android Development and people associated with it. It is starting with the mirroring of the Android Stock texting and photos apps and iPhone webpage transfer, with more fully features Android app support which is coming later this year. Although it is not clear right now whether iPhone user will get any additional features for the Your Phone App in coming future or not.


There is no doubt that Microsoft is the leader in doing innovative research and it has shown its capability by doing extensive research under the Surface strategy since many years which is bringing before us many forms of innovative surface devices. This latest feature that you can now use All Android apps on Windows 10 with Screen mirroring is going to be highly beneficial for all people associated with Android development and users in general.

About Author
Aman Malhotra
Aman Malhotra

Aman is a business consultant and strategic leader bridging the gap between technology and client satisfaction. With 15+ years of knowledge, innovation and hands-on experience in providing consultations to startups, agencies, SME's and large enterprises who need dedicated development and technology partners. He has also lead to the delivery of countless web development and mobile app development projects with 100% client satisfaction.

Make your ideas turn into reality
With our web & mobile app solutions

Looking for
Certified &

  • 300+ Experts
  • Flexible Engagement
  • NDA Protection
  • 100% Satisfaction
  • 24X7 Support
  • Moneyback Guarantee

Xicom Technologies Ltd.

Founded in the year 2002, Xicom is a CMMI Level-3 & ISO 9001:2008 certified offshore web development company with a strong team of 100+ highly skilled IT experts, catering result-oriented and cost-competitive solutions to SMEs across the US, UK, Japan, Australia and many parts of Europe.