In fact, this behavior is not the first time. In the test of Your Phone Companion in April this year, there are a lot of user feedback, and with this synchronous supporting application officially online, more and more people are giving feedback on this issue.
There are two main reasons for the impact on users. One, even the userMobile phoneThe corresponding processing tool is not installed on the user.MicrosoftWhen sharing files in the format of pptx, .xlxs, and .docx, Microsoft will automatically recommend installing PowerPoint, Excel, and Word documents. And this installation option will be placed in the first place, thus promoting the mobile sideOfficeUse of the application.
Second, Microsoft's Your Phone Companion installs OneDrive when sharing images. If you are used to using Google Drive, or other cloud storage services such as Dropbox, you may not want to use OneDrive during use. Relatively speaking, the frequency of users opening Office applications such as Excel and Word on the mobile phone is not too high, but sharing pictures is something we often do. This is an annoying option for those who don't want to store it in OneDrive.
As you can see, Microsoft hopes that this way allows users to install Microsoft's "family bucket." For example, when using Word, it is recommended to install PowerPoint, and then let you install OneDrive when sharing pictures. However, the good news is that Microsoft's advertising behavior has been curbed in Android Q, as shown in the following figure: