How to Turn On or Off Cross-device Copy and Paste in Windows 10 Your Phone app


Linking your Android phone to your PC lets you switch seamlessly between your phone and PC.

Cross-device copy and paste is supported on Android devices that are running One UI version 2.1.

Cross-device copy and paste allows the Your Phone app to to access and transfer content you copy and paste using the same shortcuts you normally use on your Android phone and Windows 10 PC. Use Cross-device Copy and Paste to easily copy text, images, etc... from your compatible Galaxy phone to your connected PC.

It is only possible to copy text and images between your devices currently. Images above 1MB in size will be resized. You can copy content and paste it into a Secure Folder, but you can't copy and paste content from a Secure Folder onto your PC. Copying something from a Secure Folder will still replace any content you have on your PC clipboard.

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This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off Cross-device copy and paste for the Your Phone app in Windows 10.

EXAMPLE: Cross-device Copy and Paste





Here's How:

1 Open the Your Phone app on your Windows 10 PC.

2 Click/tap on the Settings (gear) icon at the bottom of the left pane. (see screenshot below)

3 Click/tap on Features in the middle Settings pane.

4 Turn On (default) or Off Allow this app to access and transfer content I copy and paste between my phone and PC. under Cross-device copy and paste in the right Features pane for what you want.

Turn On or Off Cross-device Copy and Paste in Windows 10 Your Phone-your_phone_cross-device_copy_and_paste.jpg


That's it,
Shawn