Samsungs Galaxy S20 series flagships and Z Flip got a new cross-platform copy/paste functionality with the new Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19582.1001. This is the latest move in the strategic partnership between Samsung and Microsoft and allows owners of the latest Samsung devices to seamlessly copy and paste text or images between their smartphone and PC.
New cross-device copy and paste on PC
In order to get the new feature up and running, you will need to set up their Microsoft Your Phone app on their mobile device and link their PC, which needs to be running Windows 10 April 2018 update or higher. Microsofts official blog post details that the new feature is only available in select markets for now without naming them. After the setup process is complete, you will be able to access your phones clipboard on PC and vice versa.
In addition, Microsoft is bringing support for sending Rich Communication Service (RCS) text messages from connected PCs. Another new feature is the ability to turn the phones screen off while it’s connected to a PC in order to conserve battery life. Both of these features will be available on Samsung devices compatible with Link to Windows.