Microsoft released a new version of Windows 11 to the Dev channel insiders, and on this occasion announced a rather interesting novelty for smartphone owners Samsung Galaxy: The synergy between these two types of devices is increasingly close, because it is possible Quickly activate Wi-Fi hotspot Smartphone directly from PC. It’s a feature very similar to what’s in macOS and iOS, let’s say.
As it happens on the Mac, it is possible to connect the computer to the Internet by directly selecting the smartphone in the list of wireless networks, as you can see from the image shared directly by Microsoft. The job comes via Phone Link app update; Attention, it is not directly related to the new build of the operating system, but it is still distributed only in the Insider circle and only on a small number of Samsung devices with One UI 4.1.1 or higher. As we expand, Microsoft lists the following minimum requirements:
- Single User Interface 4.1.1 or above
- Provides Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections on PC
- Cellular plan with hotspot function support
- Windows 11 22H2 version 22621 or higher
- Phone Link app version 1.22082.111.0 or higher
- Link to Windows app version on Samsung smartphones 1.22082.142.0 or higher
For the rest, the release (#25231) itself does not include very great news. The availability of some features extends to more insiders, such as the improved taskbar for tablets, and there are several bug fixes. The full changelog can be found by following the SOURCE link below.