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send-to-pcMicrosoft have developed a feature called ‘Continue on PC‘ which in principle is a great step which allows you to send content from your IOS or Android phone.  In many respects the idea is like the IOS Airdrop in capability.  This is to say you could start reading a web page on your mobile device and then send the page to your desktop.

A great idea, and when it works its a reasonable experience. There are some real issues though. The first grouch is that when sharing a web page, the content is presented on the desktop using Microsoft Edge, not your preferred browser.

More disappointing is that install the solution the device has to be able to receive a text message. As a result unless your tablet has mobile connection it can’t be configured to use the solution.