Samsung Flow

Magical experience of seamlessly connecting your devices.

Galaxy S8 Midnight Black connected to Galaxy Book using Samsung Flow app. Flow history of transferred files is shown on the screen of Galaxy S8 Midnight Black.

Secure Login with Galaxy Device

Samsung Flow allows you to securely log into your computer thanks to Windows Hello.

Sign-in to Galaxy Book Black through Samsung Pass authentication on Galaxy S8 Midnight Black or identity verification on a Galaxy Watch.

Smart View on PC

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

The violin picture on Galaxy S8 Midnight Black is being shared on Galaxy Book using Samsung Flow's Smart View function. The Galaxy Book screen shows a sketch of a violin drawn with S Pen. To the left of the violin sketch, a real picture of a violin shared from the phone is shown in a floating window.

Handover

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

Galaxy S8 Midnight Black is connected to Galaxy Book Black, and the 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.

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

Message notifications are synced and shown on both Galaxy S8 Midnight Black and Galaxy Book Black, connected using Samsung Flow.

Auto Hotspot Link

Easily enable your Mobile Hotspot.

Mobile Hotspot connection alert pop-up message is shown on the Galaxy Book Black, which is connected to Galaxy S8 Midnight Black 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 Galaxy S8 Midnight Black and Galaxy Book Black to each other through the Samsung Flow App.
      Step 02

      Choose your phone and click pair button on list

      Screenshot of searching and selecting smartphones to pair with Galaxy Book Black.
      Step 03

      Confirm passcode on both devices and complete Bluetooth pairing

      Screenshot of confirming passcode pop-up to pair with Galaxy Book Black 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 S8 on Galaxy Book Black.

      Pairing Android tablet and phone does not need this step.

      Step 06

      Complete

      Screenshot of completing setup to pair Galaxy S8 Midnight Black with Galaxy Book Black.
    • 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 Black and Galaxy Book Black to each other through the Samsung Flow App.
      Step 02

      Choose your watch and click pair button on list

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

      Confirm passcode on both devices and complete Bluetooth pairing

      Passcode confirmation watch face and pop-up screenshot for connecting Galaxy Watch Black and Galaxy Book Black 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 Galaxy Book Black.

      Pairing Android tablet and phone does not need this step.

      Step 06

      Complete

      Screenshot of completing setup to pair Galaxy Watch Black with Galaxy Book Black.

      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 Galaxy S8 Midnight Black 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 Galaxy S8 Midnight Black 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 Tablet/PC

      Front view of Galaxy Book Black with Windows lock screen.

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

      Step 03

      Complete

      Front view of Galaxy Book Black 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 Galaxy S8 Midnight Black 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 Galaxy Book Black with Windows lock screen.
      Step 03

      Scan your biometrics on the Phone

      A woman using iris recognition on Galaxy S8 Midnight Black by Samsung Pass.
      Step 04

      Complete

      Front view of Galaxy Book Black 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 Galaxy S8 Midnight Black 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 unlock on your Watch

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

      Complete

      Front view of Galaxy Book Black 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 Galaxy S8 Midnight Black 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 Galaxy Book Black with Windows lock screen.
      Step 03

      Scan your biometrics on Tablet/PC

      Front view of Galaxy Book Black with Windows lock screen. At the tablet's top right corner, the biometrics scan point is shown in a red circle.

      Android tablets do not support unlock authentication.

      Step 04

      Complete

      Front view of Galaxy Book Black 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 Galaxy S8 Midnight Black shows the Home screen, and Galaxy Book Black is running with the Samsung Flow app. The smart view icon is displayed in a red circle at the upper right corner of the Apps screen.

    Android tablets do not support the Smart View feature.

    Step 02

    Complete

    Galaxy S8's Home screen is shown on Galaxy Book Black through the Smart View function. Galaxy S8 Midnight Black'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 Galaxy S8 Midnight Black shows the Home screen, and Galaxy Book Black shows the same Home screen through Smart View mode. At the top left corner of the Smart View screen, the control icon is shown in the red circle.
    • 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 Galaxy S8 Midnight Black.

      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 Galaxy Book Black using the Samsung Flow app.
      Step 03

      Complete

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

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

      Front view of Galaxy Book Black shows the Samsung Flow app screen. The clipboard icon is shown in a red circle at the top right of the app screen.
      Tip :

      Copy & Paste

      Text is copied from Galaxy S8 Midnight Black and pasted into a Word document on Galaxy Book Black.
    • Step 01

      Drag and Drop

      Step 01

      Drag and Drop

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

      Connect

      The file is being transferred from Galaxy Book Black 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

      The image of a baby holding a balloon, transferred from Galaxy Book, is shown on the Galaxy S8 Midnight Black. Flow history is shown on the Galaxy Book.
      Tip :

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

      Front view of Galaxy Book Black shows the Samsung Flow app screen. The clipboard icon is shown in a red circle at the top right of the app screen.
      Tip :

      Copy & Paste

      Text is copied from Galaxy S8 Midnight Black and pasted into a Word document on Galaxy Book Black.
  • 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 Galaxy Book Black while the Samsung Flow app is running.

    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 Galaxy Book Black shows the Samsung Flow app screen. The Hotspot icon is shown in a red circle 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 direct (Galaxy Book, Galaxy TabPro 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 Smart Watch, 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 3.0. Please update Samsung Flow to the latest version.