What you need to know

  • A fresh Your Phone update is now available for Insiders on Windows 10.
  • The update adds the ability to send MMS messages with pictures and GIFs from your PC when connected to an Android phone.
  • The app also has a new icon, inspired by the Fluent Design refresh Microsoft recently gave its Office icons.

Microsoft has released another update for the Your Phone app on Windows 10 that introduces MMS message support, finally allowing users to send and receive images in text messages. The update also introduces a new icon that follows the same design as the new Office icons.

This update is currently rolling out to Insiders, and should show up for everyone else in the next few weeks. Today's updates are the latest in a flurry of recent new improvements, including the ability to sync with the Your Phone app via cellular data, a new notifications sync feature, Screen Mirroring, and more.

Windows Central understands that Microsoft is working on even more features for the Your Phone app that will begin showing up soon, including the ability to take phone calls via cellular directly from the Your Phone app. That's going to be a big deal for users who frequently have to take calls for work.

What are your thoughts on the Your Phone app? Let us know in the comments.

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