How to Disconnect Your Phone from the Phone Link Application on Windows 11

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The article provides instructions on how to unlink and remove a phone from the Phone Link app in Windows 11. One can achieve this either from the app on the mobile device or directly in Windows. Unlinking and relinking a phone could solve some issues if the app is not functioning correctly. However, to use…

This article explains how to unlink and remove your phone from the Phone Link app in Windows 11.

Windows allows users to use the Phone Link app to link their phones and seamlessly communicate and transfer data.

The Phone Link app lets you instantly access your Android or iPhone apps from your PC. Then, using a Wi-Fi connection or Bluetooth connection, browse, play, order, chat, and more — all while using your PC’s larger screen and keyboard.

You can remove or unlink your phone from the Phone Link app if you no longer want your phone connected. If your phone is linked and not working correctly, unlinking and reconnecting it may resolve some issues.

Below are steps to unlink your phone from the Phone Link app in Windows 11.

Unlink your phone from the Phone Link app

As mentioned above, if your phone isn’t working correctly when connected via the Phone Link app, you can unlink and reconnect it to resolve some issues.

You’ll need to complete all steps for your Android device and PC to unlink your device successfully.

Here’s how to do it.

Unlink your phone from the Phone Link app on your mobile device

Pull down the curtain to show settings on your mobile device (Phone). Then press and hold down the Windows Phone Link icon to take you to its settings page.

Click the Settings (gear) button, then select the Remove button to disconnect and unlink your phone from the Phone Linke app.

Next, click the Remove link to confirm to remove your device from the Phone Link app.

Remove your device from the Phone Link app on Windows

Another way to unlink or remove your device from the Phone Link app is to do it from the apps in Windows.

First, open the Phone Link app.

Then choose to add your phone. If phones are connected to the Phone Link app, click the Settings button (gear) at the top right corner and select My Devices.

iPhone connection to Windows 11 using the Phone Link app

Next, select the device you want to unlink and click the (More option) 3-dots button on the My Devices page.

Then select the Remove button to unlink the device. Finally, click the Yes, remove button to confirm to unlink your device.

Your device is now unlinked. You can continue to use any other linked devices with the Phone Link app. If you’d like to use an unlinked device with a Phone Link again, you must relink such devices. 

That should do it.

Reference:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/unlink-a-device-in-the-phone-link-app-9382f770-b203-7e0e-c81e-18d4053cf4e5

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to unlink your phone from the Phone Link app in Windows 11. If you find any errors above or have something to add, please use the comments form below.

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