Your Smartphone app now makes your PC a touch screen, a giant digital art pad for your smartphone

Your Smartphone app now makes your PC a touch screen, a giant digital art pad for your smartphone

Microsoft has a nice new feature has to be transferred to your Smartphone app for Windows 10, making any jottings or drawings with a pen like the surface pen to the PC, the touch screen, directly on your smartphone screen.

This is an extension of the possibilities of the “mobile screen” function in your mobile app, which allows the mirroring of your smartphone display on your PC monitor, and you use it with the mouse and keyboard or even touch screen.

But now, as a Analy Otero Diaz, Microsoft senior program manager lead, announced on Twitter, support for a stylus on the touchscreen, complete with pressure sensitivity, at least on phone apps that work with this – is now live for Windows-testers.

Advanced support

support for this phone-screen-mirroring feature has been extended, through Microsoft’s various surface devices released in a Windows 10 preview build was back in July. Phone screen now works also with Microsoft’s Surface Laptop surface and surface-Laptop-2 together with the Surface Pro 4, 5, and 6, plus the area of the book-and surface-book 2.

So you can Doodle, or draw, the immediately on the touch-display, Windows 10 devices, you can enjoy a vast amount of real estate for your digital art pad, with the results replicated on your phone screen.

On the mobile side of the equation, several Samsung Galaxy devices are currently supported, including, for example, the Galaxy S8 and down, up and Galaxy Note 10 as well as the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T.

As already mentioned, this feature is currently only available for Windows testers, but I hope it will not take long and everyone will benefit.

On MS Power-User

Released on Tue, 10 December 2019 11:55:13 +0000

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