New Office App for Windows 10

Microsoft is bringing an app, simply called Office. It’s now available to Windows Insiders (Fast) and will roll out to all Windows 10 users soon. The app itself is free and it can be used with any Office 365 subscription, Office 2019, Office 2016, or Office Online—the free web-based version of Office for consumers.

A key features:

  • Quickly switch between apps. See all your Office apps in one place and switch between them with a single click.
  • Get back into your work. Jump to your most recently used documents, pinned documents, and documents shared with you—whether they’re on your local machine or stored in OneDrive or SharePoint.
  • Find what you need. With Microsoft Search integrated prominently, you can quickly find the apps, documents, people, and sites you need to get your work done.
  • Tailor it to your organization. Organizations can apply company branding and integrate other line of business applications through single sign-on to customize the experience for their users.

What will it replace?

The Office app will replace the My Office app.

How to get it?

If you already have the My Office app, you will get the new Office app through an automatic update in the coming months. Otherwise, you can download it from the Microsoft Store.


Windows 10:Your phone app

Linking your phone to PC helps you to start a task on one of your devices and continue it on another.Your Phone app ( 1.0.12674.0) is preinstalled in Windows 10 version 1809 or,October 2018 Update and it’s available to download in Windows 10 April 2018 Update (Version 1803).

What do you do with Your phone app?
  • See recent photos from your Android phone on your PC.
  • View and send text messages from your PC to other Android phones
  • Your PC must be running Windows 10 version 1803 and later. If you running version 1803 then you have to download Your phone app from Microsoft Store. If you are running Windows 10 version 1809 then there is no need to download the app as it comes preinstalled.
  • To view Windows version running, press W+R keys together and in the Run menu type Winver and press the Enter key.
  • Your Android phone must be running Nougat (Android 7.0) or later.To view Android version of your phone open Settings > About Phone > Software information > Android version.
  • The WIFI connection must be enabled, both for PC as well as for Android phone.
How to install:
On Desktop PC 

1. Click on Your phone app on your PC.
2. Sign in with your Microsoft User account.
3. Click Link phone.
4.Put your mobile number in the given box with correct country code.
5. A text message will be sent to your mobile phone.






On Mobile Phone :

1. Open Message on your phone.
2. You will find the message ‘Install this app and sign in to link phone and pc’ followed by a link.
3. Click on the given link.
4. The link will take you to Google play store where Your Phone Companion app from Microsoft is waiting for installation.
5. Click on Install tab.
6. The app will get start installing.
7.Click Open tab to open the app.
8. You will get a pop up message Microsoft Apps is now called Your Phone Companion.
9. It will be followed by another pop up message Your Phone and PC are linked.
10. Allow Your Phone Companion to access photos, media and files on your device.

Viewing photos:

  • Take a snap on your phone.
  • Now open camera of your Android mobile and take a picture.
  • Open Your phone app on your PC.
  • Click Photos on the left side of the Your Phone app.
  • You will be able to view all the recent pictures of Android phone on your PC.
  • To minimize network bandwidth and maximize performance, your 25 most recent photos and screenshots from your phone are shown on PC.
Viewing and texting messages:
  • On your PC, select Messages on the left side of the Your Phone app.
  • You will see all the messages of your phone on PC.
  • If you like to compose a message click New message.
  • Select the person’s phone number and enter the message and finally click send.
  • SMS,MMS are supported. But you cannot attach any media eg. photos or videos. The Your Phone app does not support messages sent via RCS (Rich Communication Services). To minimize network bandwidth and maximize performance, the text messages that you’ve received or sent within the last 30 days are shown.
See Also:
Linking your phone and PC help  

What’s new in Windows 10, version 1809 for IT Pros  

The above article of mine was first published in Microsoft TechNet WiKi

Face Swap


Search and transport yourself into fun, inspirational scenes. Just take a selfie, choose a scene from your camera roll or the web, and swipe through your results. Its easy with the power of search and the intelligent face tech.

  • See yourself with a new hairstyle
  • Try on different fashions
  • Pop yourself into trending scenes
  • Swap multiple faces on a group photo
  • Put your friend’s face onto some funny pictures
  • You can swap any face into any picture.
  • Choose a picture:

    • Pick an image with faces from your camera roll
    • Search for an image from internet right inside the app
    • Choose a scene from one of our fun categories

    Choose a face to swap:

    • Take a great selfie with our special face swap camera with real time hints and instructions
    • Pick an image from your camera roll
    • Search for a face on the web

    Using a sophisticated face swap engine:

    • Match skin tone (or any tone try a stone statue!)
    • Automatically find faces in images and place your swap
    • Match lighting conditions
    • Match head turns and tilts
    • Process and place multiple faces in a single scene

    Once you start searching and face swapping, you won’t want to stop.


Fetch! An Awesome app for all dog lovers

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Microsoft has released a new app,  Fetch!

It’s a Microsoft Garage project, recognizes dogs and classifies them by their breed. There’s also an extensive collection of breeds that contains information such as disposition, size, coat and what types of families are best suited for each.

The app is available on iOS through the App Store as well as online through for people on Android or Windows.

Box app For Windows 10

apps_49517_13510798886672887_ae135504-43ac-4469-83b7-a7b5cf2e163e With Box app you can create, store, and access files from any device using the Box for Windows 10 universal app. Share files or folders instantly with anyone, from anywhere.

Features: Share large files with just a link – no need for attachments · View many different file types, including PDF, Word and Excel – no file downloading required · Create and edit Microsoft Office files directly in Box, or from Office · Add comments to documents and keep projects moving forward, wherever you are.

Box app

contacts+message backup in Windows Phone 8.1

Note: To use this app, please go to Settings on your Windows Phone.  This app will NOT appear in your list of installed apps.

Contacts + Message Backup app is a Settings app that enables you to make backup of all your contacts (in VCF format) and messages (SMS & MMS including attachments) to SD card (in XML format) for later restore to same or another Windows Phone.

Backup is stored in ‘backup+restore’ folder on the SD card.

Known Issue: Restoring a backup of messages from a dual SIM Windows Phone restores all messages to message store for the first SIM/slot.


Windows Phone Store

Download Video Preview App

Microsoft has released video preview app.

All your Movies and TV shows, all in one place, on all your devices The Video Preview app brings you the latest entertainment content in one simple, fast and elegant app on Windows. Rent and buy new blockbuster movies and favorite classics, or catch up on last nights episodes of the hottest TV shows. The Video Preview app also brings you instant-on HD to get you watching right away. Plus, play, explore and manage videos from your personal collection; even starting a movie on one device and finishing it on another.


  • Quickly find, play, and manage your video library
  • Watch videos in all the latest file formats
  • Access the videos you’ve rented or purchased from the store*
  • Play your rentals and purchased videos on your Xbox 360, Xbox One, Windows, Windows Phone devices, and from the web*
  • * Available in regions with Video Store. To see which features are available in your region, go to the feature list at
  • Get this App