Microsoft rolled out dual SIM support for Your Phone app. This feature is currently restricted to Windows Insiders.
As a quick reminder, Your Phone app is a popular tool that allows Android users to sync their photos, notifications and text messages on their Windows 10 systems.
Many of us are using dual SIMs on our smartphones. However, up until recently, Windows 10 users were only allowed to send and receive messages from one SIM card.
This situation was pretty annoying for many users because eventually, they had to pick up their phones in order to send messages from their second SIM. Well, Microsoft decided to fix this problem for all users.
The Big M is currently testing dual SIM support for Your Phone app. This means that you can now use to your Windows 10 PC to send and receive messages from both SIMs.
Senior Program Manager Lead of Microsoft, Analy Otero Diaz announced the news from her official Twitter handle.
#WindowsInsiders we have started rollout of a new feature for #YourPhone – Dual SIM support for messaging! So if you have a phone with multiple SIM cards now you can send and receive messages from both of them from your PC.
— Analy Otero Diaz (@AnalyMsft) July 26, 2019
Your Phone app reported bugs
Many Android users welcomed dual SIM support on Your Phone app. However, many of them are experiencing some minor problems.
Twitter user @cloverlief who attempted to disconnect from the app could not reconnect.
On #YourPhone if you disconnected it once (not realizing it is permanant) how do you get it working again. I cannot seem to get them to talk anymore.
Unfortunately, there is no workaround available at the moment and you can not connect your Android phone again once you have disconnected it.
Many users log out of the app when we are leaving home or using a computer in the workplace.
The list of issues does not end here as another user reported that he was unable to connect Xiaomi mi A2 to his PC.
Hi Analy I’ve checked it yesterday the Xiaomi mi A2 will not successfully connect pc and phone as reported on feedback despite new apps on both sides.
All troubleshooting done also in MS account.
We really hope that Microsoft looks into these issues and releases a patch soon. Millions of Android users are currently using Your Phone app on a regular basis.
However, the app currently supports only a handful of Android devices. People asked Microsoft about its plans to add support for additional devices.
Analy confirmed that Microsoft will continue to expand the list of devices but there is no ETA available at the moment.
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