how to share notifications across devices

With windows anniversary build, the sharing of notifications across devices is perfected. Now you can message anywhere, receive phone app notifications in your PC etc. In this how to we will discuss on how to enable the notifications across devices.

Windows Phone

  • Launch Cortana.
  • Tap on the hamburger menu.
  • Navigate to settings.
  • Turn on “Send notifications between devices”.

    Sync Settings

    Sync Settings

  • Tap on “Edit sync settings” and turn on the notifications you want to see on other devices like PC, HoloLens etc.
    • Every app which can send in notifications are supported.
      Notifications Sync Settings

      Notifications Sync Settings

      Notifications Sync Settings

      Notifications Sync Settings

 

PC

  • Launch Cortana
  • Tap on settings.
  • Turn on “Send notifications between devices”.
  • Tap on “Edit sync settings” and turn on all the options.
  • You will need to turn on “Upload notifications from this PC to the cloud” so that duplicate notifications are not sent to other devices.
  • Now you will start receiving notifications from your phone to your PC.

    Phone Notifications On PC

    Phone Notifications On PC

 

Note: This feature needs the phone and PC to be connected to internet.