It is not always easy to juggle your Windows 10 PC and Android smartphone. You will most likely miss important notifications, messages, and calls on your mobile while working on your PC.
By mirroring your Android smartphone on your Windows 10 PC, you will be able to better manage your mobile activity such as taking calls, reading messages, checking emails, etc. There are paid apps that will do this for you like Unified Remote Full which is one of the few apps worth paying for.
There are several free methods available, not all methods are convenient and efficient though. In this article, you will learn the two easiest ways to mirror your Android Home screen on your Windows 10 PC.
- 1 HOW TO GET ANDROID NOTIFICATIONS ON WINDOWS 10 – THE EASY WAY
- 2 2. RECEIVE ANDROID NOTIFICATIONS ON YOUR WINDOWS 10 PC USING PUSHBULLET
HOW TO GET ANDROID NOTIFICATIONS ON WINDOWS 10 – THE EASY WAY
1. USING MICROSOFT ACCOUNT AND CORTANA
You will require your Microsoft Account to synchronize your Windows 10 PC and Android Cortana app to get the notifications. Follow the steps mentioned below:
Download and install Cortana from Google Play Store on your Android device.
Launch the Cortana app on your mobile and set up the app.
Sign in to the app using your Microsoft Account credentials. Use the same credentials you used to sign-in on the Cortana Android app to log in to your Windows 10 PC.
Click on the hamburger icon to open the menu and then, go to Settings.
Look for the Sync Notifications option and click the option. Here, you will see all the sync settings.
STEP 6: Enable all the notifications you want to pop up on your Windows 10 PC.
STEP 7: Activate Cortana on your PC and you will find your Android smartphone on the notifications panel. You can now get your Android smartphone notifications on your Windows 10 PC.
2. RECEIVE ANDROID NOTIFICATIONS ON YOUR WINDOWS 10 PC USING PUSHBULLET
Pushbullet is an application that allows you to mirror your smartphone notifications on your Windows 10 PC. Although the app does not mirror all the notifications, you make or receive calls right from your PC screen. Just follow to steps mentioned below:
Download and install the Pushbullet app from Google Play Store on your Android device
Head to the Chrome Web Store and download the Pushbullet extension for the Chrome browser.
Open the Pushbullet app on your Android device and sign in with your Google Account credentials.
Use the same Google Account credentials that you logged in on your Pushbullet Android app to sign up with the Pushbullet Chrome extension. Grant all the necessary permissions the app needs to operate smoothly.
You can use the extension’s Home page to manage all your call logs and messages. You can now view your call history as well as your inbox messages on your Windows 10 PC.
You will now get a notification on your Windows 10 PC whenever someone calls you on your Android smartphone.
Even though there are plenty of other options available to get Android notifications on your PC, mirroring your Android smartphone on your PC is the best and easiest way to manage your Android notifications. It is convenient and saves a lot of time that you may spend while jugging both the devices.