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Microsoft has rolled out an early preview of the phone screen feature in the Your Phone app.

Once an update has been removed, Windows 10 will prevent it from installing automatically for the next 30 days, giving Microsoft and its partners time to investigate and hopefully fix any issues.

Microsoft are now working on a fix for the issue, so we suggest holding out on updating your system until we get the "all clear". You'll need to run the latest Windows 10 beta version on your laptop or desktop, and you'll of course have to install the Your Phone app.

Once everything's enabled and hooked up, you'll be able to mirror your Android device on the Windows 10 PC and use apps from the phone directly on the PC.

To make sure that customers don't end up jumping ship out of frustration, Microsoft has quietly published a support document detailing that the company can automatically remove the faulty Windows Updates.

According to The Verge, Microsoft's update for the Your Phone Windows 10 app includes support for mirroring Android phones on a PC. So, instead of picking up for phone and interrupting your workflow to check Snapchat or WhatsApp, you can now do it all through an app directly on your device.

With NetMarketshare reporting that 38% (Statcounter reports 33%) of the Windows OS market is still running Windows 7 for the month of February, it's not hard to see why Microsoft is starting to deploy this tactic. How to check if your PC supports this.

Android phone must be on, within Bluetooth range of the PC, and connected to the same network as the PC.

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