How to Unlock Windows 10 PC from Samsung smartphone

How to Unlock Windows 10 PC from Samsung smartphone

It is now possible to unlock Windows 10 PC from Samsung smartphone. This is done via the app Samsung Flow. So imagine the function.

Use your Samsung smartphone and Windows 10 PC? It is now possible to unlock Windows 10 PC from Samsung smartphone via a fingerprint. This works through the app Samsung Flow. Officially, this feature is already available since February. However, it could only be used with a Samsung computer. Now any PC can be unlocked with the latest version of Windows 10.

What you need is a Samsung smartphone which Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) or later runs. A lot of modern devices are supported. Among others, the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy Note 5. Using a tablet is also possible. Here you have a Samsung tablet with Android 7.0 (nougat) or higher is needed, like the Galaxy Tab S3.

unlock Windows 10 PC from Samsung smartphone

Additionally, you must have a Windows 10 PC where the Creators update runs. This is the latest major update to the operating system, which probably automatically installed on your PC. Next, you need both your Samsung device and your Windows PC download Samsung Flow app. For your smartphone or tablet may simply via the Play Store by clicking on this link. On Windows, you open the Windows Store app or click on this link to download Samsung Flow for Windows.

Open the app on both devices and make sure Bluetooth is turned on. Now select your PC, the smartphone which you wish to register. Next, you need to attach a code on both devices. Then click on the register button. There is already a fingerprint registered in the device, then you do not have to do this again. Then tap the OK button.

Flow is not only useful for unlocking your PC. Through the app shows you the Windows 10 PC also easily connect to the hotspot of your smartphone, you send files between devices and synchronise notifications.

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