What are the functions of the S Pen when I connect my Note9 to a screen?

The Note9 S Pen can be used as a remote control due to its Bluetooth connection.


Connect your mobile device to an external screen, such as a monitor or TV, to use these functions. Learn how to connect your Note9 to a screen using DeX.

Remote access via Bluetooth

Improve the quality of your presentations by controlling the screen with the S Pen button. Thanks to the S Pen’s Bluetooth function, you can use it to switch between slides or play and pause videos and music with a simple click.

Press the S Pen button to play and pause

Furthermore, you have the option to personalise the functions of the S Pen button through settings. Select which actions you want to perform, such as opening apps and folders by holding down the S Pen button.


Find out how to customise the remote control settings of the S Pen button.

Please note: The range of the remote control function on the S Pen is up to 10 metres. Range may vary depending on circumstances and apps.

Use as a drawing pad/notepad

1 Connect the Galaxy Note9 to a screen using the DeX Cable, adapter or DeX Pad.

Select Switch to Screen Mirror.

3 Open a drawing app, such a PENUP, and start drawing or writing on the screen of your Galaxy Note9. Your notes and images are mirrored on the connected screen.
Mirroring Painting on the screen

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