Your Phone now supports in-line responses for Windows Insiders

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What you need to know

  • Your Phone now supports in-line notifications for Windows Insiders.
  • The feature allows users to respond to phone notifications without opening the app's window.
  • It's rolling out to at least some users on the Fast Ring.

In-line response support for Your Phone started rolling out to Windows Insiders recently. The feature allows users to respond to notifications directly from the notification rather than having to pop open the app's window. The feature is rolling out to at least some users in the fast ring.

In-line notifications are a particularly useful addition to Your Phone because the app is designed to make replying to notifications from your phone quick and easy. Now, not only does a user not have to pull their phone out to reply to a notification, they don't have to open the Your Phone app. This allows people to send a quick reply and continue working or enjoying whatever they're doing on their PC.

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Visnhu Nath, Director of Program Management at Microsoft, showed off the feature which included an image of it working with WhatsApp. The tweet doesn't specify which insider rings will see the update, but users stated that they've received in while on the Fast Ring.

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4 Comments
  • This app has come so far. I just wish BT LE was not a requirement for Screen Share. I can't find a BT dongle that supports it.
  • I hope they fix so you don't have to start the app once every time you start your PC. It's a little bit annoying.
  • Simple: add the app in the startup list in settings
  • Yeah but then i still need to close it everytime i start my computer.