In the present day, we’re excited to share the newest improvements in our partnership with Samsung, bringing collectively Samsung’s new gadgets for productiveness with the very best apps and providers throughout Microsoft 365, Home windows 10 and Xbox that can assist you throughout work and play.

We all know expertise is extra vital at this time than ever earlier than. Whereas life has modified for everybody, some vital issues stay the identical. Individuals want to attach. They should work. They should play and luxuriate in life. Collectively, Microsoft and Samsung are addressing these wants, creating experiences and gadgets which might be simpler to make use of than ever earlier than whereas offering higher flexibility and entry to the instruments you want from anywhere at any time.

Since we announced our long-term partnership final 12 months, we’ve got been working carefully to co-engineer experiences that allow you to transfer seamlessly between your gadgets and your life. In the present day, we share new integrations that may make this even simpler.

Seamless connection between PC and Telephone

All of us depend on a wide range of gadgets on a regular basis throughout our work and private lives, which frequently results in disconnected experiences. A telephone buzzing when you are in your work circulate in your PC is the very last thing you want, particularly with the fixed stream of interruptions we face whereas attempting to work in new circumstances. Microsoft’s Your Phone app and Hyperlink to Home windows integration on choose Samsung gadgets, lets you keep within the circulate by permitting you to take calls, verify notifications, see photographs and messages, all out of your Home windows 10 PC. Now, in your Samsung Galaxy Observe20, you may entry and work together together with your favourite cellular apps straight in your Home windows 10 PC by means of the Your Telephone app [1].

GIF shows Samsung phone connecting to PC apps

While you launch an app, it opens in a separate window, permitting you to multi-task and saving you the time and trouble of sign-in or arrange. It’s also possible to pin your telephone’s Android apps to your Home windows 10 taskbar or Begin menu for fast and quick access, making issues like testing your social feed or ordering your lunch whilst you wrap up a convention name even simpler, with out ever selecting up your telephone.

GIF shows Your Phone app, showing mobile apps on PC screen

Samsung Galaxy Observe20 customers can now entry a single cellular app on their PC [2], with the ability and comfort of operating a number of apps facet by facet obtainable later this 12 months. Whether or not you’re engaged on a doc, maintaining in your social media feed or just staying linked with household and associates, the whole lot is accessible in a single place, so your circulate isn’t damaged.

Productiveness wherever you’re

We’re additionally making it seamless to transition between your Galaxy Observe20 and Microsoft 365 apps with instantaneous entry to your most vital notes throughout your gadgets. Coming quickly, notes from Samsung Notes can routinely sync together with your OneNote feed in Outlook on the net or OneNote as a picture. You may rapidly jot down your notes from a gathering or grocery listing together with your S Pen on Galaxy Observe20 and have instantaneous entry to the content material in your productiveness apps like Outlook and OneNote.

GIF shows M365 Samsung Notes, sharing a sketch of a bridge from a phone to an email on the PC laptop

Additionally, you will be capable of sync Samsung Reminders out of your Galaxy Observe20 to your Home windows 10 PC throughout Microsoft To Do, Outlook and Microsoft Groups experiences, so you may view and edit from wherever, preserving your reminders aligned throughout your telephone, PC and apps.

GIF shows Samsung Reminders opening up on the phone from Tasks on the PC laptop

For the previous 12 months, Outlook has served because the app for private productiveness on new Samsung telephones. We’re excited to announce at this time that we’re extending this integration to incorporate Samsung Galaxy watches, together with the brand new Galaxy Watch3. Because the native electronic mail app in your most vital gadgets throughout the Samsung ecosystem, Outlook will allow you to keep organized and productive. Customized optimization for S Pen may also be obtainable on Galaxy Observe20, making it simple to write down or ink on images out of your gallery. And Outlook brings Play My Emails to Android devices [3], offering a voice forward, hands-free way to listen and respond to what’s new in your inbox so you can get time back in your day.

With OneDrive on Samsung Galaxy phones, you have your important files, documents and photos at your fingertips across devices. You can set your phone’s camera roll to automatically sync to OneDrive with Gallery, so your photos and videos are protected and always accessible. And with OneDrive Personal Vault you can store and protect important files with peace of mind behind an extra layer of identity verification. You can keep digital copies of your passport, ID cards, insurance, taxes and other sensitive files in OneDrive and access them securely on your device wherever you are [4].

Xbox Game Pass in your hands

Today, we also announced Xbox is partnering with Samsung to make gaming more accessible to players around the world, via the cloud. With cloud gaming (beta) as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Microsoft’s gaming subscription service, members can play Xbox games on their Xbox console, PC and Android devices using an Xbox controller. Mobile players can play over 100 high-quality Xbox games directly on their Galaxy phone or tablet.

Game screenshot shown on PC display and phone, along with a white Xbox controller, with game covers in the background

Starting Sept. 15, you’ll be capable of expertise the very best of Xbox Recreation Cross by downloading the app from the Samsung Galaxy Retailer, supplying you with the liberty to entry enlargement packs, downloadable content material and extra. Whether or not it’s racing by means of the attractive English countryside in Forza Horizon four on a brand new Galaxy Observe20 throughout a lunch break, or preventing alongside your pet llama in Minecraft Dungeons on a Tab S7 at residence as soon as the workday ends, Galaxy gadgets present one of the simplest ways to choose up and play video games straight from the cloud.

Clients who pre-order the brand new Galaxy Observe20 have the choice to pick out the Gaming Bundle at buy, which incorporates three months of Xbox Recreation Cross Final. Moreover, Samsung is together with the all-new Energy A MOGA XP5-X Plus Bluetooth Controller with an attachable telephone clip with the Gaming Bundle to make sure these Galaxy Observe20 prospects get pleasure from a terrific cloud gaming expertise. Pre-orders start at this time and cloud gaming as a part of Xbox Recreation Cross Final goes dwell in 22 markets in North America, Europe and South Korea starting Sept. 15.

With Xbox Recreation Cross in your Samsung Galaxy, your Xbox video games are at all times in your pocket.

We’re excited to proceed working along with Samsung to create new experiences that allow your gadgets to work collectively seamlessly throughout work and play that can assist you keep in your circulate – no matter which may be.


[1] Customers should hyperlink their Galaxy machine to their Home windows PC by means of ‘Link to Windows’ on telephone and Your Telephone app on PC, observe the set-up prompts, together with being signed into identical Microsoft account. Hyperlink to Home windows is preloaded on choose Galaxy gadgets. Your Telephone requires newest Home windows 10 Replace on the PC. Galaxy machine should be on and linked to the identical Wi-Fi community because the PC.

Some cellular apps could prohibit content material to be shared on different screens or could require a contact display screen to have the ability to work together with them.

Means to run a number of apps concurrently will begin rolling out in November 2020.

[2] Starting 8/21 with retail availability of Samsung Galaxy Observe20.

[3] U.S solely.

[4] OneDrive Fundamental 5 GB free accounts and 100 GB plans can retailer a most of three recordsdata in Private Vault. A Microsoft 365 Private or Household subscription is required to retailer greater than three recordsdata in Private Vault.

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