Technology has helped us in overcoming several challenges but one of the hardest parts remains to be sending the photographs from the Phone to PC. You need to connect the data cable to the laptop or the PC, install the driver and then initiate the transfer or the second option is to send the photos with Bluetooth which is certainly very slow. There has to be a better way to do this and Microsoft decided to solve this problem.
After a long research and development, they came up with an application to send the photos from the phone to the PC or laptop with help of Wi-Fi. It has really made it easy to send the photos from Phone to PC and let us now have a look at the features of this application.
Features of Photo Companion
• The application would basically let you send the photos from the mobile phone to your computer on the Wi-Fi network and the speed of sharing is really fast.
• The application uses a secure connection to share the photos and that is certainly one of the best advantages of the application.
• Apart from the features mentioned above, the application also lets you select the photos you want to transfer so you do not have to send all the photos to your PC.
How Does the App Works?
So basically, the application can be installed on your Android Phone and you would also need to install the application on the Windows 10 Laptop or Computer. Once that is done, you can simply initialize the application on both the device.
Before you initialize the application, ensure that both the devices are on same Wi-Fi network. Now, a QR code will be displayed on the PC and you can simply scan the code using the application on the phone. The two devices are now connected.
Now, the application will prompt you to select the photos that you want to share. You can either select all the photos or you can select some of the photos that you want to transfer. Click on Done button and the photos will be transferred to your PC.
More about Application
The application is a project from Microsoft and it has been tested extensively for the bugs. In addition to this, you do not have to worry about any potential security lapse while using the application as well. The overall rating of the application is about 4 stars and as much as 70% of the users have given a 5 star or a 4-star rating to the application.
As per the information available, the application has been installed by 10 thousand to 50 thousand people and the application is gaining popularity at a very fast pace. The only requirement of the application is that it requires a phone running on Android 4.1 and a PC running on Windows 10.
You can also install the application on your phone by clicking on the download link below and that would certainly make the photo transfer very easy for you.