The Windows 10 May 2020 Update will bring music back from your phone to your computer via Bluetooth back to Windows users.
In other words, you will be able to connect a mobile device to the computer via Bluetooth, and then stream music from that mobile device to the computer to play music from the computer’s own speakers.
This feature called “Bluetooth A2DP Sink” (“sink”, not “sync” as many people mistakenly thought) appeared on Windows 7, but was “forgotten” by Microsoft when developing Windows 8, and continued. is absent on Windows 10.
In fact, Windows 10 has Bluetooth A2DP, but only allows users to use the “source” role (source) – that is, you can only send audio from a Windows 10 computer to a mobile device – rather than “sink”, which allows Windows 10 computers to receive audio from a mobile device via Bluetooth.
If you’ve ever loved this feature on Windows 7, the good news is that Microsoft is reportedly planning to bring the “sink” feature back with the upcoming May 2020 update.
Bluetooth A2DP Sink on Windows 7
Specifically, this information was revealed in a support document written by Microsoft itself, and was discovered by the Windows Latest site. Accordingly, Microsoft said: “Starting with Windows 10, version 2004 (May 2020), remote audio sources will be able to stream audio to Windows devices, useful in cases like machine setup. It acts as a Bluetooth speaker and allows users to listen to audio from their phone. ”
As such, you will be able to listen to music from your phone on the computer speaker, or from the headphone connected to the computer, and Microsoft made it clear that the “Bluetooth A2DP Sink” function will be managed by each application instead of the standard. via system settings.
The Windows 10 May 2020 update is expected to be available by the end of May, most likely on May 28 or a few days before, and it comes with quite a few changes, including major changes. With Cortana, the Cloud Download feature allows resetting the operating system to its default state through an easier process, and more.