Dell officially released a new announcement, the announcement said in the United States, Canada and Japan, Dell Mobile Connect and Alienware Mobile Connect two applications will no longer be available for download on November 30, 2022, January 31, 2023 deactivation. In other countries, the apps will no longer be available for download on July 31, 2022, and will be discontinued on November 30, 2022.
Dell Mobile Connect and Alienware Mobile Connect are two programs that connect computers and phones primarily through Bluetooth and WiFi, so iPhone phone users can also use this feature, which allows Dell users to use their computers to remotely interact with their phones, and the computer side can also This feature allows Dell users to use their computers to remotely interact with their phones, and the computer side to respond to text messages, make and receive calls, etc.
Dell didn’t give a reason behind discontinuing support for the two apps, but according to Windows Central, Intel acquired Screenovate, the company behind Mobile Connect, in 2021, and also showed off new PC and Android, iPhone and smartwatch connectivity at CES 2022. This feature will be available on Intel EVO devices at the end of the year, which means Mobile Connect won’t really go away.
It is worth mentioning that Microsoft also has a similar application called Phone Link (formerly known as Your Phone), Phone Link can also complete the operation of Mobile Connect, but the biggest difference between the two applications is that Phone Link does not support iPhone phones, while Mobile Connect supports.