Windows 10 allows you to attach your Android or iPhone to your PC and use the feature on your PC. You can disable the function with a group policy configuration or a quick registry hack if you want to enable phones to be connected. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to disable the Windows 10 phone linking feature.

Disable Windows 10 phone linking feature

To disable Windows 10 phone linking feature, follow this procedure step by step:

Through Registry Editor

Click the Search button. Type Regedit in the search bar and choose the Registry Editor option as the following image is showing.

, How to disable the Windows 10 Phone Linking feature

As soon as you will choose the Registry Editor option, the following screen will appear:

, How to disable the Windows 10 Phone Linking feature

Navigate through the following path:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows

Right click on the Windows option and choose New -> Key option as the following image is showing.

, How to disable the Windows 10 Phone Linking feature

Rename the key as System1 as the following image is showing.

, How to disable the Windows 10 Phone Linking feature

Right click on the System1 and choose New -> DWORD (32-bit) Value as highlighted in the below image.

, How to disable the Windows 10 Phone Linking feature

As you will choose the DWORD (32-bit) Value and rename it as EnableMmx.

, How to disable the Windows 10 Phone Linking feature

Double click on the EnableMmx and the following dialogue box will appear.

, How to disable the Windows 10 Phone Linking feature

Enter the value 0 in Value data and click the OK button as highlighted in the above image.

Restart your computer to apply the feature.

Through Local Group Policy Editor

To disable the Windows 10 phone linking feature through local group policy editor, follow this procedure step by step:

Click the Search button. Type Run in the search bar and choose the Run option as the following image is showing.

, How to disable the Windows 10 Phone Linking feature

As soon as you will choose the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear:

, How to disable the Windows 10 Phone Linking feature

Type gpedit.msc in the Open textbox and click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. As you will click the OK button, the following screen will appear.

, How to disable the Windows 10 Phone Linking feature

Navigate through the following path. Computer Configuration -> Administrative Template -> System -> Group Policy

, How to disable the Windows 10 Phone Linking feature

On the right pane of the screen, double click the option named Phone-PC linking on this device as highlighted in the above image. Once you will double click the option, the following screen will appear.

, How to disable the Windows 10 Phone Linking feature

Select the Disabled radio button. Then click Apply and OK button as highlighted in the above image. Close the Local Group Policy Editor and restart the Windows 10.

Conclusion

By following this procedure you will be able to disable the Windows 10 Phone Linking feature.

How to disable the Windows 10 Phone Linking feature

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