Using Samsung DeX for PC

Last Update date : Oct 20. 2020

Multitask between devices like a boss. Connect your Galaxy to your monitor or TV to bring it to life on the big screen. And now, with just a USB cable, unlock your phone's possibilities on PC and Mac through Samsung DeX. Follow the below guide to learn how to download and use DeX for PC.

* Only available on Galaxy S10e, S10/10+, S10 5G, Note10/Note10+, Note10+ 5G, S20, S20+, S20 Ultra and requires PC app download.

** DeX for PC operates on Windows 7, 10 and versions of Mac OS higher than 10.13. (More compatibility details on the FAQ page. )

*** Requires compatible monitor PC or Mac computer, keyboard, mouse and USB-C to HDMI cable, sold separately. Requires download of app [and internet connection].


Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung Subsidiary.

1 On your PC head into Samsung DeX and download the program for your PC or Mac OS.
Download Dex for PC
2 Click Run or choose to save the SamsungDeXSetup.exe installer file
Select Run or choose to save the setup installer
3 Once the download is complete you will be prompt to agree to the DeX for PC Software License Agreement, tick the box then click on NEXT.
Agree to the DeX for PC software license agreement
4 Choose where you want the program to be installed then select INSTALL
Choose where you want the program to be installed then select install
5 Read through the Windows Security Alert and click Allow access
Allow Samsung DeX access
6 Allow the installation to reach 100%
installing DeX for PC download status bar
7 Once the download is complete, Samsung DeX should automatically launch.

To access DeX on your PC simply connect your phone to your computer using a USB cable.
Connect PC and phone via USB cable

Ensure you are using genuine Samsung approved cables when connecting your Galaxy Note10/10+ to your PC, if you are facing connection or recognition issues issues between your Galaxy Note10 and PC, check out our page PC doesn't recognise Samsung phone or tablet for step-by-step instructions.

8 You will then be able to use Samsung DeX on your PC.
Using DeX  for PC

Samsung DeX Panel icon Samsung DeX Panel allows you to Exit DeX and Lock DeX.

Apps icon Apps allows you to launch apps within your Galaxy Note10/10+ .

Recents icon Recents will pull up all your most recently used apps within DeX. You are also able to close down all or specific applications.

Home icon By clicking the Home button you will head back to the Samsung DeX homepage.

Back icon The Back button will undo your most recent action or revert to a previous page.

Settings icon DeX Settings allows you to update the application or customise your notification and auto start settings.

Minimise page icon Allows you to Minimise your Samsung DeX page.

Maximise page iconAllows you to Maximise your Samsung DeX page.

close page icon Allows you to Close your Samsung DeX page.

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