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The Quickest and Latest Way to Transfer Photos from Mobile to PC/Laptop

What methods do you use to transfer media (photos and videos) from your smartphone to your desktop or laptop? If you are using those old days traditional methods by transferring data using the data cable or by using third-party apps then you must try Photos Companion.

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Photos Companion is an experimental app for Android and iOS that works with Microsoft Photos on your Windows 10 PC to directly transfer photos and videos from phone to PC over Wi-Fi. Just make sure your phone and PC are on the same Wi-Fi network, then scan a code and start the transfer.

According to Microsoft, Photos Companion is aimed mainly at students, who often complain about having to jump through the hoops to be able to transfer images for their projects from their phones to their PCs.

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Photos Companion

Photos Companion, a Microsoft Garage project, works with Microsoft Photos in Windows 10 to transfer photos and videos from a phone to a PC over Wi-Fi. Just make sure the phone and PC are on the same Wi-Fi network, then scan a code and start the transfer.

  • Start a video project in the Photos app on the PC, and add pictures and videos from your phone directly into a project. Make a masterpiece on your own or pick a theme and let the app work its magic.
  • Transfer pictures and video from your camera roll into the Photos app so you can enhance and edit, customize with ink, and share with friends.

How to Use Photos Companion?

The app uses QR codes to connect to the ‘Photos’ app on Windows 10 to carry out the transfers over Wi-Fi. Here’s how you go about the whole process: Open your app and choose Import From mobile over Wi-Fi. Now point the app’s built-in QR-code scanner at the QR code displayed on the PC to validate the transfer, and you’re done.

You can download Photos Companion on your Android device by clicking here.

Important Download Links

Photos Companion, a Microsoft Garage project (for Android Devices):

Photos Companion By Microsoft (for iOS Devices):

Naeem Javid

Naeem Javid Muhammad Hassani is working as Deputy Conservator of Forests in Balochistan Forest & Wildlife Department (BFWD). He is the CEO of Tech Urdu ( Forestrypedia (, All Pak Notifications (, Essayspedia, etc & their YouTube Channels). He is an Environmentalist, Blogger, YouTuber, Developer & Vlogger.

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