If you have been stressing about what YourPhone.exe is? And what is its process in Windows 10 that is ongoing in the background? At this point do not panic. because luckily, It’s neither a virus nor a glitch. In fact, YourPhone.exe is an application that is created by Microsoft. This application is available at the Microsoft store from where we can get it downloaded.
Your PC and smartphones can be linked through this app, and consequently assists you in managing your smartphone without any difficulty or problem, the main functionality of this app provides is to provide mobile notifications directly on your computer screen.
Sometimes the background applications blow away all your focus and concentration that you are trying to give while performing a certain task, YourPhone.exe is a similar application that can get you distracted while working on your PC, but luckily, you have the option to disable the application whenever you want. The main issue with this application is; it continues to run in the background and uses a considerable amount of memory resources. if you don’t need this application or you don’t use it anymore, then the most ideal solution is to disable it.
We have two solutions illustrated below, you can choose the ideal one to implement according to your situation, so let’s go through this step by step guide to figure out how you can disable yourPhone.exe on Windows 10.
Method #1: Disable YourPhone.exe through the Privacy Settings
1. First of all right click on the start menu icon (located on the Windows taskbar) and then click on the Settings “button”.
2. Then you will see a Privacy option, press right-click on it.
3- When privacy settings will appear on your computer screen, scroll down that window, and Under App permissions (extended tab), right-click on Background apps “option”.
4- After that, on the right side of the background apps “window” there will be a category, select (Choose which apps to run in the background), scroll down a bit to find your phone app.
for disabling your phone app, you need to slide the switch (toggle) to the left.
After completing the above-mentioned process, you will no longer be bothered by the YourPhone.exe process running in the background or in the task manager.
In case you want to enable the yourPhone.exe again, just follow the same process, and in the last step slide the switch to the right, It will be successfully turned on. yep, it’s quite easy and simple to turn it on or off.
Nonetheless, if you want this application (YourPhone.exe) to be deleted permanently, you just need to run a PowerShell command to do so.
Method #2: Uninstall YourPhone.exe Using Windows PowerShell
1- Right-click on the start menu “button” and choose Windows PowerShell (Admin) from the list.
2- PowerShell window will open, in elevated mode. Now you have to enter a command to remove the windows default app package, So simply copy and paste the following command.
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.YourPhone -AllUsers | Remove-AppxPackage
After entering the above command, press the “enter button” on your computer.
After the process gets finished, you will not see YourPhone.exe application process In the background, as the app should be completely wiped out from your operating system, but still, you can redownload it from the Microsoft store whenever required.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) :
How to delete my old phone from Your Phone?
Go to account.microsoft.com/devices/ to delete your phone from the app, You can view your devices from there and remove the phone.
Is yourphone.exe a virus?
Yourphone.exe is not a virus, but a legitimate Windows 10 process. It a default windows 10 app that provides communication options with your Android/IOS phone.
Is yourphone.exe safe?
YourPhone.exe is a stable process running in Windows 10’s background, it is a mandatory app for your phone to get notifications directly from your phone to windows 10 and this process can be viewed in Task Manager, Although it doesn’t need a lot of resources, you can still disable it.
Here is a quick video tutorial.