If you’re an iPhone user with a contemporary Dell computer, you can now mirror your phone’s screen to your PC and control it using Dell’s Mobile Connect app Variation 3 of the iOS app lets you control your phone utilizing your PC’s keyboard and mouse, and you can likewise drag and drop image and video files to transfer them between the 2 devices.
The functions, which were first announced at CES previously this year, brings the app’s iPhone functionality more into line with what it currently offers on Android, where it has supported these features for a couple of years now Dell’s site notes that file transfers on iOS are limited to pictures and videos, for example, while Android supports music and documents.
Along with the brand-new iOS performance, Dell says Android users will now be able to use their computer systems to send MMS files from their smartphones.
Dell isn’t the only business that’s working on letting you manage your phone utilizing your Windows PC. Last year Microsoft updated its Android app with the capability to route calls from your phone to your PC, and is also testing similar screen matching performance to what Dell offers. Huawei also has its own variation of the innovation that will likewise work with its tablets, but it’s entirely limited to Huawei hardware.
In order to utilize Dell’s new app, you’ll need to own a Dell laptop from 2018 or later on, and your iPhone needs to be running iOS 11 or above. Supported Dell laptop computer varieties include its XPS, Inspiron, Vostro, Alienware, and the G Series.