S8 - How do I use the Samsung DeX feature?

Last Update Date : Jan 26. 2018

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S8 - How do I use the Samsung DeX feature?

S8 - How do I use the Samsung DeX feature?

* To activate DeX Station, a charger is required

 

Basic requirements to use DeX Station  

1 Connect the charger to the DeX Station’s charger port (USB Type-C). Use only the Samsung-approved charger supplied with your smartphone.
2 Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the DeX Station’s HDMI port, and plug the other end of the HDMI cable into a TV or monitor’s HDMI port.
3 Using a wired network connect the wired LAN to DeX Station’s LAN port
S8 - How do I use the Samsung DeX feature?
4 If you do prefer to use a Wi-Fi network or your smartphone’s wireless data

● Press  on the front of the DeX Station cover to use the cover as a smartphone support. You can now see the smartphone connector. 

S8 - How do I use the Samsung DeX feature?
5 Connect your smartphone to the smartphone connector on the DeX Station
S8 - How do I use the Samsung DeX feature?
S8 - How do I use the Samsung DeX feature?

● if you have a certain type of case, such as a flip cover or a hard case cover to your smartphone you may not be able to use the DeX Station

6 Connecting a keyboard and mouse:

● Wireless(BT) mouse/Keyboard : Connect to the smartphone 

● Wired mouse/Keyboard : Connect peripherals to the Samsung DeX station USB ports 

7 The Samsung DeX app will now launch on your smartphone. On your smartphone’s screen, select the preferred screen mode to use:

● START SAMSUNG DeX (Samsung DeX mode): 

Display your smartphone screen on the connected TV or monitor.

 

● SWITCH TO SCREEN MIRRORING (screen mirroring mode): 

Display the same screen as your smartphone on the TV or monitor. 

8 Tap START SAMSUNG DeX. Your smartphone’s screen will turn off and a virtual smartphone screen will appear on the connected TV or monitor.
S8 - How do I use the Samsung DeX feature?
9 Tap the All apps button to view your smartphone’s apps.

● Some apps may not appear on the Samsung DeX screen.  

10 Select the apps you want to use. (To use MS Office, users must have a subscription in advance)

To end the connection, disconnect your smartphone from the DeX Station

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