Use your Samsung TV as a Monitor

Last Update date : Jun 17. 2024

As time goes by, the functions that can be performed on your TV are becoming increasingly advanced. The TV itself supports many features, and if your personal computer can be used with your TV, the possibilities of what you can do will be more extensive.

In addition to PC remote access and PC mirroring, you can access Microsoft 365 directly and access documents on your TV. Check out the features available with the Workspace function on your TV from 2022 onwards.

TV with Workspace

 Please Note:

  • The information on this page is for Australian products only. Models, sequences or settings will vary depending on location and/or where the product had been purchased. To be redirected to your local support page please click here.
  • TV and PC must be connected to a network.
  • Depending on the network environment including the firewall configuration, router type, and wireless signal strength, connection problems may occur such as low speed, disconnection or limited connection.
  • Manual Connection to is only supported for Windows 10 Professional or higher and Mac OS X10.5 or later.
  • Easy Connection to Screen app is available on Windows 10 or higher.

5 main uses with the Workspace function

Easy Connection allows you to remotely control your PC through an app. Screen Sharing allows you to mirror a PC that is connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Samsung DeX allows you to use your mobile device as a PC on the TV. And Microsoft 365 can be accessed directly using the TV web browser.

Note: The images below are taken from a 2023 model TV. Steps and layouts may vary depending on the model of your TV.. To access Workspace related features by model year, head to:

  • 2024 TVs: Daily+ > Workspace
  • 2022 - 2023 TVs: Menu > Connected Devices > Workspace
  • 2021 TVs: Source > PC on TV
  • 2018 - 2020 TVs: Source > Remote Access
1 Connect the PC to the TV with a HDMI cable. One end is going to have to be HDMI, to plug into the HDMI port on the TV. The other end will need to be specific to your computer
2 Head to Connected Devices (or Sources on previous models) then choose your HDMI connection

Please Note: The step below is taken from a 2023 model TV. Steps and layouts may vary depending on the model of your TV.

Source on TV

Note: If your TV doesn't recognise the HDMI input from your computer, try another HDMI port on your TV or another HDMI cable.

You can also use HDMI Troubleshooting to check the connection between your HDMI cable and the external device via Settings > Support > Device Care > Self Diagnosis > HDMI Troubleshooting

The Easy Connection to Screen app allows you to control your PC from your Smart TV. First, install the app on your PC, and then log in with your Samsung account. Make sure your keyboard and mouse are connected to the TV and follow the detailed guide on how to access your PC from the TV.

1 Navigate to Connected Devices and then Workspace
Select Workspace
2 Select Windows PC in the PC on TV menu panel. The Windows PC guide will then appear
Select Windows PC
3 Head to to download the Easy Connection to Screen app
Download app
4 Log in to the same account as the Samsung account logged in to the TV.
Sign into Samsung Account
5 Select the connected PC’s icon when shown on the TV
using the Easy Connection to Screen app


  • If you can't find your PC on the PC on TV Home screen, make sure the PC is turned on and connected to the network. The PC's sleep mode should be turned off. 
  • Easy Connection to Screen app is available on Windows 10

Samsung TV comes equipped with Wi-Fi Direct, which facilitates seamless screen sharing between TVs and PCs. To share your PC's screen on your TV, or vice versa, use the on-screen instructions to adjust your settings and connect a computer to your TV using Wi-Fi.

To activate Screen Share:

1 On your Windows PC, select Management Center or Device in the bottom right area of your taskbar and then choose Connect
taskbar on the pc
2 Choose your TV to complete the connection
selecting tv on pc


  • Screen Sharing is only supported by Window 10 Professional or higher version. 
  • There is no resolution limit, since the PC screen is captured in real time, and re-encoded the TV supports.

You can use your mobile as a PC with Samsung DeX on your big screen. Galaxy devices provide Wireless DeX which connects your mobile to a Smart TV through Wi-Fi. And you can pull up Samsung Dex anytime you want.

1 Select Samsung DeX from the Workspace menu and see the onscreen guide.
Selec DeX

2. As directed by the on-screen guide, swipe down from the top of your phone screen to access the notifications bar, then tap the DeX button.

3. Choose a TV to connect to.

4. Tap the Start now button.

5 After you complete all of steps above, your TV screen will switch over to your Samsung DeX screen.
DeX screen on TV and mobile device

The connection with your phone is saved on your TV and you can begin using Samsung DeX immediately. 

the connection on your TV screen


  • Make sure that your Galaxy device supports connecting wirelessly with Samsung DeX via Wi-Fi. 
  • The connection with your phone is saved on your TV.

You can access Microsoft 365 through the Workspace function to edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents. There is no OS limit as this function is based on cloud services when used on a web browser on a TV.

1 Navigate to Connected Devices and then Workspace
Select Workspace
2 Select Microsoft 365
Select Microsoft 365
3 Enter your Microsoft ID and password
Sign into Microsoft

For further assistance, please contact our Chat Support or technical experts on 1300 362 603. To find your Samsung product's User Manual, head to Manuals & Downloads.

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