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Samsung’s several Galaxy devices support the Windows Phone Link App [List]



Samsung has a very rich Galaxy ecosystem and a variety of products that can establish a proper connection between them, which means users who own Galaxy products can conveniently interact with other devices. On the other hand, the Korean giant is also supporting cross-platform connections, like Windows.

Several Galaxy devices support the link to Windows feature. With this functionality, Samsung Galaxy users can easily do a variety of tasks on their phone directly from their PC, such as making or receiving calls, receiving and managing notifications, accessing apps, sending and receiving text messages, easily accessing recent photos, and dragging files between your PC and phone.

It is important to note that the multiple apps experience requires a Windows 10 PC running at least the 2020 update or above; the PC also has at least 8GB of RAM, and the Galaxy device should also be running Android 11 or later. However, if we talk about other features, they will be available in many Galaxy devices; check if your device also supports them from the below list.

Samsung Galaxy device that support Windows Phone Link App

Galaxy Z series 

  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4
  • Samsung Galaxy Fold
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4

Galaxy S series 

  • Samsung Galaxy S23, S23+, S23 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+
  • Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 5G, S21+ 5G, S21 Ultra 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy S22,S22+,S22 Ultra

Galaxy Note series 

  • Samsung Galaxy Note9
  • Samsung Galaxy Note10, Note10+
  • Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite
  • Samsung Galaxy Note20, Note20 Ultra 5G

Galaxy A series 

  • Samsung Galaxy A8s
  • Samsung Galaxy A24
  • Samsung Galaxy A30s
  • Samsung Galaxy A31
  • Samsung Galaxy A32
  • Samsung Galaxy A32 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A33 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A34 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A40
  • Samsung Galaxy A41
  • Samsung Galaxy A42 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A50
  • Samsung Galaxy A50s
  • Samsung Galaxy A51
  • Samsung Galaxy A51 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A52
  • Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A54 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A60
  • Samsung Galaxy A70
  • Samsung Galaxy A70s
  • Samsung Galaxy A71
  • Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A72
  • Samsung Galaxy A73 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A80
  • Samsung Galaxy A90s
  • Samsung Galaxy A90 5G

Galaxy M series

  • Samsung Galaxy M33 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy M34 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy M52 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy M53 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy M54 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy M62

Galaxy XCover series 

  • Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5
  • Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro

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Google Messages Now Lets You Make 3-Second Selfie GIFs




In recent weeks, Google has made a lot of improvements to its dedicated messaging application. Recently, the most useful addition has been the custom camera, which provides a simple camera interface for users to quickly click or shoot videos for instant messaging. Now, it has introduced a new capability that allows users to quickly create selfie GIFs.

As of writing, this feature isn’t seen anywhere in the Google message, but the company has already shared a dedicated article with information on how to create a selfie GIF in the application.

According to the official information, to create the selfie GIF, you have to follow these steps: Open a conversation on Google Messenger, now taught, and hold the camera icon. It will start a countdown to give you time to prepare, and the recording starts and ends automatically. Finally, it will be automatically saved on the camera roll, and you can send it to anyone.

Google has also officially said, “You can also record a selfie GIF by tapping a prompt in the conversation.” It is like one of the suggested action prompts, which already includes recent photos, sharing locations, and starting a video call.

As far as the availability of the new feature is concerned, it currently has not appeared anywhere near its stable channel or the beta channel. But as Google officially suggested steps for the feature, it is expected that the company may soon provide the feature for every user.

How to Create a selfie GIF on Google Messages

  1. Open Google Messages
  2. Open or start a conversation.
  3. In the message bar, touch and hold the Camera
    • If available, you can also record a selfie GIF by tapping a prompt in the conversation.
  4. A countdown appears to give you time to prepare. The recording starts and ends automatically.
    • You can also manually start recording by pressing a red button.
    • You don’t have an option to send the selfie GIF while recording.
  5. When the recording ends, tap Send 


  • You can record a selfie GIF for 3 seconds.
  • You can access selfie GIF that are saved on your device’s camera roll.
  • You can’t edit recordings. To redo a recording, tap Restart.

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Google Maps & Android Auto Now Sync 3D Buildings




Google Maps play a key role in navigation, whether it is for smartphones, tablets, or Android Auto. It is a commonly used application on all Android devices for navigation. It provides several features that make the user more comfortable to take advantage of many new features that help them find easy routes. Google has started rolling out a new update that will enhance the 3D building functionality to make the experience easier.

3D buildings are available on Android Auto-like smartphones.

The 3D building feature provides a cool visualization of the building, giving you the experience of seeing the building’s design without going anywhere. This feature appeared on Google Maps for some time. Subsequently, this mode emerged as the new standard for both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and it is also compatible with Android devices and iPhones.

Now, with the latest update of Google Maps, version V125, a beta version, the 3D building feature is synchronized across all the user’s devices. When you open Google Maps, go to settings and activate or deactivate the show building in 3D toggle. It will keep remembering, and when you reconnect to Android Auto, you will find the synchronized option between two services. 

How to take advantage of the new Google Map features

According to the information, the new feature has been spotted on the beta version, so the update will only be available for the users who have enrolled in the beta program of Google Maps. In case you haven’t enrolled yet, you can still do that by just going to the official Play Store page of Google Map, tapping on the join button, and once it finishes restoration, it will show a new update, so hit on it.


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Samsung To Simplifie Customization on Galaxy Smartphones




Samsung offers a Good Lock facility, especially for Galaxy users who desire more interface customization. Now its ‘Theme Park’ module will soon receive a new update. 

Samsung, to enhance users’ customization experience, offers Good Lock and rolls out updates regularly to keep it up-to-date. The Korean giant has created, expanded, and updated over the years collections of tools that allow most ‘geeks’ to have a convenient experience. Now reports are revealing that the Theme Park module will soon receive an update or new features that will improve theme creation. 

Samsung enhanced the Theme Park module last time with the arrival of One UI 6.0, which introduced a completely new architecture. Now again, Samsung is gearing up to offer a new update to Theme Park; this is being speculated upon by an announcement on Samsung’s community forum. The center point of the update will be making theme creation seamless and flawless instead of adding complex new features. This means Good Lock users will soon be able to bring their theme ideas to their devices more quickly. 

The update is expected to arrive by the end of April, along with various improvements for enhancing the customization experience. The design and theme application processes will be faster after this update; the existing themes can also be modified and overwritten; and the current icon pack design will automatically be applied to newly installed applications. 

The aim behind the forthcoming Theme Park update is just to make theme creation more user-friendly, effortless, and fast by eliminating unnecessary steps. This will enhance usability. 

Although the update not only brings new features and improvements but also brings some functional limitations; for instance, you will lose the power to use images to customize themes for Keycap Style in your Samsung keyboard, and the support for the folder shape on the Home screen will no longer be available, the ‘Change color palette’ and ‘App-specific theme settings’ items will appear as not presently supported. 

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