Galaxy Note 8 : How to use Samsung DeX?

Last Update Date : Jan 09. 2018


Galaxy Note 8 : How to use Samsung DeX?

How do I activate Samsung Dex?

1 Connect the DeX Station to an external display with a HDMI cable.
Galaxy Note 8 : How to use Samsung DeX?
2 Press on the front of the DeX Station cover to use the cover as a smartphone support. You can now see the smartphone connector.
Galaxy Note 8 : How to use Samsung DeX?
3 Connect your smartphone’s multipurpose jack to the smartphone connector on the DeX Station.
Galaxy Note 8 : How to use Samsung DeX?
4 The Samsung DeX app will launch on your smartphone. On your smartphone’s screen, select the screen mode you want to use. You can choose from Samsung DeX mode or screen mirroring mode.
Galaxy Note 8 : How to use Samsung DeX?

• START SAMSUNG DeX  (Samsung DeX mode): Display your smartphone screen with a computer interface 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. 


On the mode selection screen, tap START SAMSUNG DeX. Your smartphone’s screen will turn off and a virtual smartphone screen will appear on the connected TV or monitor.

Galaxy Note 8 : How to use Samsung DeX?
Galaxy Note 8 : How to use Samsung DeX?
5 Tap the All apps button to view your smartphone’s apps.

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

6 Select the apps you want to use.

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Galaxy Note 8 : How to use Samsung DeX?

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


• To use Samsung DeX feature, DeX Station(sold separately), Charger(TA), HDMI cable and Monitor, Mouse(Wired or BT) are  must-have peripherals. With the DeX Station, you can connect smartphone to a TV or monitor to use its features on a wider screen.

• You can also connect with nearby devices, such as a keyboard or mouse. To activate DeX Station, charger is required.

• For more information about using the DeX Station, refer to the DeX Station’s user manual.

• All accessories, including the DeX Station, are sold separately.

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