Confusion about "Linked Apps" on Linked Phone settings page

I'm running Windows 10 v1709 build 16299.214. When I link my Android phone via Settings > Phone there is additional text above the Manage phone section. The text says:

Your Progress
(a line of grayed-out icons representing Edge, Cortana, Outlook, Skype, OneDrive, LinkedIn)
You don't have any linked apps. Add your phone to get started. Learn more.

Because this area is grayed out I can't click on Learn More. I have a number of those apps already installed in my Pixel 2 XL: Edge, Cortana, and OneDrive. I can share an item from Edge via "Continue on PC" and it works OK.

What's up with these icons? Should they be turning from gray to an "active" color? The text suggests as much (ie: Your Progress).

I have unlinked and relinked but the message persists. Google didn't return any useful search results re. this.

Thanks for any insight.
Eric BrodeurAsked:
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Jackie ManIT ManagerCommented:
Are you signinf in with the same Microsoft account on both your phone and PC?

For your PC, you need to logon with your Microsoft account, not local user account.

Then, have you waited for up to 24 hours for your phone to appear as linked in your PC Settings page? Cross-device experiences should still work during this time.

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Eric BrodeurAuthor Commented:
Hello Jackie and thanks for your reply.

I am signed into my Windows account on the PC and Android phone.

However, looking at the same settings page today those icons are gone. I presume it's the 24 hours you mentioned and it's fully linked now.

Thanks again.
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