How to connect iPhone to Windows 11 using Phone Link


We all know about Apple’s ecosystem and how each device is intertwined. Even when it comes to connecting iPhones to Windows, users had to find different tweaks. Bringing the good news, Microsoft has recently made a breakthrough with its phone link program by finally supporting iPhones. What a relief! Now windows 11 users will now be able to connect their iPhones with their computers hassle free. But it will require some steps, so here I am showing you how to connect iPhone to Windows 11 using Phone Link. Let’s get started.

See Also: How to download and use Phone Link on IOS on Windows 11

Make sure that iPhone is running iOS 14 or later.

  1. On your Windows 11 computer go to start.
  2. Search for the Phone Link and click on it.
  3. Tap on the iPhone option to start the pairing process.
  4. Make sure that Bluetooth is enabled on both devices.
  5. Now you need to install the companion app on your iPhone, for that you may scan the code shown on the screen.
  6. Go to your iPhone and launch the app.
  7. Now on your computer confirm the linking code for pairing.
  8. Confirm the permissions to allow the Phone Link to interact with your iPhone.

Once the software has been updated, you may connect your iPhone to a Windows 11 desktop or laptop to make and receive calls, send and receive iMessage messages, and check your alerts all without ever having to pick up your phone.

Currently Phone Link does not support iPadOS and macOS. Phone Link only supports iPhone.

Phone Link is an important addition to the Windows 11 family since it is the only thing that helps users connect their iPhone to the computer hassle free. It also comes with many new features such as:

  • Access and manage device contacts
  • Manage iPhone notifications from your Windows 11 PC
  • Make and receive phone calls
  • Send and receive messages (limited support for iMessage)
  • Access and manage device photographs
  • Access and manage device contacts

The new version of Phone Link will be available to users in the next few weeks, and all eligible users will be able to use it by May. This development is a great leap for iPhone users who have been waiting for the Phone Link program to be available on their devices.


With Phone Link now available on iPhones, Windows 11 users can seamlessly sync their iPhones with their computers and enjoy the convenience of displaying their mobile notifications and contact’s  personal information on their desktop. It’s an excellent tool for those who are always on the go and need to stay connected while working on their computers.

Until next time, with another topic. Till then, Toodles.

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