Make and receive phone calls from your PC

Leave your Android device in your pocket the next time it rings - pick it up from your PC instead. Calling requires Bluetooth capability on both your PC and on your Android device, so make sure you have it turned on for both. 

To make a call on your PC:

  1. Open the Your Phone app and select Calls.

  2. In the Search your contacts box, search for a contact name or number. Alternately, you can directly enter a phone number on the dial pad.

  3. Select the dial icon The Dial button for placing calls in the Your Phone app. to start your call.

If you don't have Bluetooth available on your device (or if it's been turned off), you won't be able to make or receive calls on your PC.

If you encounter issues while using the calling feature,these troubleshooting tips may help. 

Android permissions are required for this feature

The first time you use calling, you'll be prompted to allow permissions on your Android device. Selecting Allow on these permissions will let the Your Phone app access and display  information from your Android device. 

How do I see my phone’s recent calls on my PC?

On your PC, open the Your Phone app and select Calls. Your recent calls will be displayed here.

How many recent calls can I see?

The Your Phone app displays calls you've made or received in the last 90 days.

Can I manage or delete my recent calls?

You can't manage or delete recent calls from your PC.

How do I mute a call?

You can mute a call by using the mute button on your Android device or PC.

When you place a call on your PC with Your Phone, a small separate window opens to display the call you're on:

The collapsed call window.

Click the downward pointing arrow to expand the window. Then the Mute button will become available:

The expanded call window.

When you start a call on your PC and transfer it to your Android device, you can only mute the call from your phone (not from your PC).

If a call is happening on your Android device, you can’t mute that call from your PC.

Making emergency calls with the Your Phone app

Emergency Services. While it may be possible to place calls to or receive calls from Emergency Services using Your Phone, note that Your Phone is not a replacement for your primary telephone service. Your Phone calls may not work or may get disrupted due to power issues, distance from your PC to your phone, or other technical issues. In addition, there are important differences between Your Phone and traditional wireless (mobile) or fixed-line telephone services. Your Phone is not required to offer access to Emergency Services under any applicable local or national rules, regulations, or law. Your Phone is not intended to support or carry emergency calls to any type of hospitals, law enforcement agencies, medical care units or any other kind of services that connect a user to emergency services personnel or public safety answering points (“Emergency Services”).

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