Samsung Flow

Magical experience of seamlessly connected devices

Samsung Flow delivers a seamless, secure, and connected experience between your smartphone and tablet or PC.
Authenticate your tablet or PC with your smartphone, share content between devices, sync notifications, and view smartphone content on a larger screen.

The Galaxy S10 Prism White is connected to the Galaxy Book using the Samsung Flow app. The history of transferred files on Flow is shown on the screen of the Galaxy S10 Prism White and Galaxy Book Black.

Secure access with Galaxy Device

Samsung Flow allows you to securely access your computer.

Sign-in to the tablet via Samsung Pass authentication on a smartphone.

Smart View

Share the phone screen on Tablet/PC by Samsung Flow ‘Smart View’.

A violin picture on the Galaxy S10 Prism White is being shared with the Galaxy Book using Samsung Flow's Smart View function. The Galaxy Book screen shows a sketch of a violin drawn with the S Pen. To the left of the violin sketch, a real picture of a violin is being shared from the phone and is shown in a floating window.

Handover

Allows content and activity to be transferred to a different device.

The Galaxy S10 Prism White is connected to the Galaxy Book Black, and image content is being transferred using Samsung Flow.

Notification Sync

You can check your notifications from smartphone on Tablet/PC and reply to messages directly.

Message notifications are synced and shown on both the connected smartphone and tablet using Samsung Flow.

* Direct reply may not be available in some Instant Message apps.

Auto Hotspot Link

Easily enable your Mobile hotspot.

A pop-up message showing the Mobile hotspot connection is shown on the Galaxy Book Black, which is connected to the Galaxy S10 Prism White using Samsung Flow.

How to use

    • Step 01

      Start Samsung Flow App on your Phone and Tablet/PC

      Step 01

      Start Samsung Flow App on your Phone and Tablet/PC

      Screenshot of setup to connect smartphone and tablet to each other through the Samsung Flow App.
      Step 02

      Choose your phone on list

      Screenshot of searching and selecting smartphones to pair with tablet.
      Step 03

      Confirm passcode on both devices

      Screenshot of confirming passcode pop-up to pair with tablet using Bluetooth.
      Step 04

      Complete

      Screenshot of completing setup to pair smartphone with tablet.
    • Step 01

      Start Samsung Flow App on your Watch and Tablet/PC

      Step 01

      Start Samsung Flow App on your Watch and Tablet/PC

      Screenshot of setup to connect Galaxy Watch and tablet to each other through the Samsung Flow App.
      Step 02

      Choose your watch on list

      Screenshot of searching and selecting Galaxy Watch to pair with tablet.
      Step 03

      Confirm passcode on both devices and complete Bluetooth pairing

      Passcode confirmation watch face and pop-up screenshot for connecting Galaxy Watch and tablet to each other using Bluetooth.
      Step 04

      Option for set Windows unlock (*No thanks > Complete)

      Screenshot of setup to unlock Windows computer with Samsung Flow.

      Pairing Android tablet and phone does not need this step.

      Step 05

      Windows PC PIN in (*Optional)

      Screenshot of entering Windows PIN number to register Galaxy Watch on tablet.

      Pairing Android tablet and phone does not need this step.

      Step 06

      Complete

      Screenshot of completing setup to pair Galaxy Watch with tablet.

      Please agree to ‘Use your smartphone info connected to your Tablet/PC’.
      You can use Samsung Flow features (Mobile hotspot, Notification sync, Handover, etc) of your smartphone connected to Tablet/PC by unlocking the screens through the Watch.
      * Android tablets do not support unlock authentication.

    • Overview

      Go to settings of your phone and switch on Authentication options

      Overview

      Go to settings of your phone and switch on Authentication options

      Front view of smartphone showing settings for authentication options, Unlocked phone, Samsung Pass, Watch, and Tablet biometrics in the menu.
    • Step 01

      Go to [More] - [MANAGE DEVICES] - Select [Device] - switch on [Unlocked phone (Simple unlock)]

      Step 01

      Go to [More] - [MANAGE DEVICES] - Select [Device] - switch on [Unlocked phone (Simple unlock)]

      Front view of smartphone showing settings for authentication options, Unlocked phone, Samsung Pass, Watch, and Tablet biometrics in the menu. Unlocked phone (Simple unlock) option is switched on, and other options are off.
      Step 02

      Get close to your tablet/PC

      Front view of tablet to use Samsung Flow, verify you to using authentication methods.

      If Tablet/PC is sleep mode, wake up Tablet/PC first by any key input.

      Step 03

      Complete

      Front view of tablet with unlocked Windows screen and Samsung Flow app is running.
    • Step 01

      Go to [More] - [MANAGE DEVICES] - Select [Device] - switch on [Samsung Pass]

      Step 01

      Go to [More] - [MANAGE DEVICES] - Select [Device] - switch on [Samsung Pass]

      Front view of smartphone showing settings for authentication options, Unlocked phone, Samsung Pass, Watch, and Tablet biometrics in the menu. Samsung Pass option is switched on, and other options are off.
      Step 02

      Wake up your Tablet/PC by any key input

      Front view of tablet to use Samsung Flow, verify you to using authentication methods.
      Step 03

      Scan your biometrics on the Phone

      A woman using iris recognition on smartphone by Samsung Pass.
      Step 04

      Complete

      Front view of tablet with unlocked Windows screen and Samsung Flow app is running.
    • Step 01

      Go to [More] – [MANAGE DEVICES] – Select [Device] – switch on [Watch]

      Step 01

      Go to [More] – [MANAGE DEVICES] – Select [Device] – switch on [Watch]

      Front view of smartphone showing settings for authentication options, Unlocked phone, Samsung Pass, Watch, and Tablet biometrics in the menu. Watch option is switched on and other options are off.
      Step 02

      Confirm on your Watch

      Galaxy Watch with watch face screen of confirming whether to unlock using Samsung Flow. Front view of tablet with Windows lock screen is shown next to the Galaxy watch.
      Step 03

      Complete

      Front view of tablet with unlocked Windows screen and Samsung Flow app is running.
    • Step 01

      Go to [More] - [MANAGE DEVICES] - Select [Device] - switch on [Tablet Biometrics]

      Step 01

      Go to [More] - [MANAGE DEVICES] - Select [Device] - switch on [Tablet Biometrics]

      Front view of smartphone showing settings for authentication options, Unlocked phone, Samsung Pass, Watch, and Tablet biometrics in the menu. Tablet biometrics option is switched on, and other options are off.

      Only Samsung Tablet/PC support tablet biometrics authentication.

      Step 02

      Wake up your Tablet/PC by any key input

      Front view of tablet to use Samsung Flow, verify you to using authentication methods.
      Step 03

      Scan your biometrics on Tablet/PC

      Front view of tablet to use Samsung Flow, verify you to using authentication methods. At the tablet's top right corner, the biometrics scan point is shown.

      Android tablets do not support unlock authentication.

      Step 04

      Complete

      Front view of tablet with unlocked Windows screen and Samsung Flow app is running.
  • Step 01

    Click ‘Smart View’ icon on Samsung Flow

    Step 01

    Click ‘Smart View’ icon on Samsung Flow

    Front view of smartphone shows the Home screen, and tablet is running with the Samsung Flow app. The smart view icon is displayed at the upper right corner of the Apps screen.
    Step 02

    Complete

    Smartphone's Home screen is shown on tablet through the Smart View function. Smartphone's screen is dimmed when Smart View function is running.
    Tip :

    Using the icon in the top left corner of the Smart View screen,
    you can easily change the resolution, turn your smartphone screen on/off, add favorites, etc.

    Front view of smartphone shows the Home screen, and tablet shows the same Home screen through Smart View mode. At the top left corner of the Smart View screen, the control icon is shown.
    • Step 01

      Tab ‘Share’ button and Select Samsung Flow

      Step 01

      Tab ‘Share’ button and Select Samsung Flow

      Samsung Flow selection screen from the Gallery's Share menu on smartphone.

      Some applications does not support share feature.
      You may do handover before the phone verification.

      Step 02

      Tab Handover Pop-up

      The file is being transferred to tablet using the Samsung Flow app.
      Step 03

      Complete

      Transfer the image of a baby holding a balloon to tablet is completed. Flow history is shown on the tablet next to the transferred baby image.
      Tip :

      Share the clipboard on your phone and Tablet/PC by Samsung Flow

      Front view of tablet shows the Samsung Flow app screen. The clipboard icon is shown at the top right of the app screen.
      Tip :

      Copy and Paste

      Text is copied from smartphone and pasted into a Word document on tablet.
    • Step 01

      Drag and Drop

      Step 01

      Drag and Drop

      A file is dragged from tablet's desktop and dropped into the Samsung Flow app.
      Step 02

      Connect

      The file is being transferred from tablet using the Samsung Flow app.

      If Hotspot is linked, Samsung Flow instantly turns off Hotspot first,
      transfers the contents, and turns on Hotspot automatically.

      Step 03

      Complete

      Transfer the image of a baby holding a balloon from tablet, is shown on the smartphone. Flow history is shown on the tablet.
      Tip :

      Share the clipboard on your phone and Tablet/PC by Samsung Flow

      Front view of tablet shows the Samsung Flow app screen. The clipboard icon is shown at the top right of the app screen.
      Tip :

      Copy and Paste

      Text is copied from smartphone and pasted into a Word document on tablet.
  • Step 01

    Click ‘use’ button on Hotspot Pop-up

    Step 01

    Click ‘use’ button on Hotspot Pop-up

    Hotspot connection alert pop-up message is shown on the tablet while the Samsung Flow app are running and clicking the use button to connect to the hotspot.

    If your Tablet/PC has Data connectivity, the Pop-up will not be shown.

    Step 02

    Click Hotspot button to turn on/off Hotspot link

    Front view of tablet shows the Samsung Flow app screen. The Hotspot icon is shown at the top right of the app screen.

* Samsung Flow System Requirements
- Tablet/PC: Windows 10 OS Creators update, Bluetooth (Bluetooth LE optional), Wi-Fi (Galaxy Book2, Galaxy Book, Galaxy Tab Pro S, PC)
or Samsung Android Tablet (Galaxy Tab S4, Galaxy Tab A 10.5, Galaxy Tab S3, Tab S2, Tab A2, Tab Active 2)
- Samsung Smartphone: Android Marshmallow OS (6.0) and higher

* It may not be supported by some models, depending on the smartphone specifications.
- Samsung Smart Watch: Tizen 3.0 OS or Newer (Samsung Galaxy Watch, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Samsung Gear S3, Samsung Gear Sports)

* Samsung Flow will operate only on official software released by Samsung Electronics.
* Actual user interface subject to change without prior notice.
* Register and manage up to two Tablets/PCs on Samsung Flow. Please update Samsung Flow to the latest version.
* Device and screen images simulated for illustrative purposes.