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  1. Charlie Brown10's Avatar
    If I buy the lumia 950 and connect to a spare monitor I have using continuum will I be able to text from my monitor using a keyboard and mouse showing the texting app up on my large screen? Anyone currently doing this? Secondly could I also hook up to a Monitor that is also being used as a pc? So that I would have an extra window on my Screen to Text from while using my Pc for work? Thanks just cant find any info on this and will only purchase a Windows phone if texting works great as my Nexus 5x works great using an app for this currently.
    09-09-2016 10:08 PM
  2. Alexander Long's Avatar
    the first part +Bobvfr answered perfectly, yes you can text on continuum screen.
    wp_ss_20160911_0002.png
    second question , I don't really get it. so you want to text from pc ? or still text from continuum of the phone?
    but basically you can text from PC or continuum thru Cortana/ notification center at the right.
    for PC , you need to enable Cortana and notification sync, then you can receive and reply text as shown in screenshot below.
    sketch1.png
    and similar screen in continuum mode on phone as well. as below
    wp_ss_20160911_0001.png

    besides, after anniversary updates (or maybe Redstone 2, not sure, since I am on insider build right now), you can see someone calling on continuum mode or on your PC screen.
    wp_ss_20160911_0003.png
  3. Bobvfr's Avatar
    Just plugged my 950XL into my dock, brought up messaging and typed away on my keyboard and sent a text, so the first part works.

    I have no idea on how you would connect to a second monitor, when you set up Continuum you get a choice of wired or wireless, there is only one HDMI out on the dock, and I doubt there is any software within Continuum to support multiple monitors. In effect with Continuum you are already connected to two the one on the dock and the screen on the phone.
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    09-10-2016 09:00 AM
  4. Alexander Long's Avatar
    the first part +Bobvfr answered perfectly, yes you can text on continuum screen.
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    second question , I don't really get it. so you want to text from pc ? or still text from continuum of the phone?
    but basically you can text from PC or continuum thru Cortana/ notification center at the right.
    for PC , you need to enable Cortana and notification sync, then you can receive and reply text as shown in screenshot below.
    Click image for larger version. 

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    and similar screen in continuum mode on phone as well. as below
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    besides, after anniversary updates (or maybe Redstone 2, not sure, since I am on insider build right now), you can see someone calling on continuum mode or on your PC screen.
    Click image for larger version. 

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    Last edited by Alexander Long; 09-11-2016 at 03:12 PM.
    Chintan Gohel likes this.
    09-11-2016 02:50 PM

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