What is DeX?

Samsung DeX is a platform built into the latest Galaxy phones and tablets, allowing you to power a desktop-like experience on an external display. Built for workforce productivity, DeX enables you to use mobile devices in place of traditional desktop PCs and laptops, simplifying workflows and reducing IT costs.

Four ways to DeX

Connect wirelessly Connect wirelessly

Connect wirelessly

Connect wirelessly to any Miracast-enabled TV or monitor.2

Connect with a cable Connect with a cable

Connect with a cable

Connect to your display via an HDMI adaptor or directly to a USB-C monitor.

Stand-alone mode on tablet Stand-alone mode on tablet

Stand-alone mode on tablet

On DeX-enabled tablets, connect a Book Cover keyboard to switch to DeX mode.

DeX on your PC DeX on your PC

DeX on your PC

Connect your DeX-enabled device to your PC or Mac. Requires software download.3,4

The DeX experience

DeX gives you a PC-like productivity experience including:

  • • Working across multiple apps simultaneously with resizable windows

  • • An intuitive task bar to quickly access apps, notifications and settings

  • • Keyboard shortcuts, drag and drop and right mouse button functionality

  • • Continue to use your mobile device independently while it powers DeX

DeX gives you a PC-like productivity experience DeX gives you a PC-like productivity experience

Leading productivity apps, optimized for DeX

Most apps run in DeX mode, and more than 70 of the leading apps your employees use are already optimized for Samsung DeX.

Office suites

Office suites

Virtual desktops

Virtual desktops

Video conferencing

Video conferencing

Business apps

Business apps

Highly secure, easily customized

Since DeX is entirely powered by your Galaxy mobile device, it’s also fully protected by Samsung’s defense-grade Knox security platform.

Using the Knox Platform for Enterprise, you can configure DeX to meet your security and workflow needs, including:

• Auto-launch DeX when adapter connected
• Configure home screen with customized wallpaper, app and website shortcuts
• Disable apps or features that are not required

DeX in your industry

DeX integration partners

Samsung works closely with an array of integration partners to deliver customized DeX solutions, including in-vehicle computing setups

DeX videos: How to use Samsung DeX

Buy compatible Galaxy devices

Explore phones and tablets that work with DeX and find out where to purchase your devices through your preferred carrier or directly on Samsung.com.

DeX is available on Galaxy S9, S10, S20, S21, S22, S23, S24, Note8, Note9, Note10, Note20, Z Fold3, Z Fold4, and Z Fold5 series phones, and Galaxy Tab S4, S5e, S6, S7, S8, S9 and Galaxy Tab Active3 and Tab Active Pro series tablets.

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1Using genuine Samsung HDMI adapter or cable for Samsung DeX is recommended. Accessories and monitor sold separately. Certain apps may not run or require license (for purchase) on Samsung DeX.
2Wireless DeX only available on select mobile devices. Requires display with Miracast support. Both devices must be on the same Wi-Fi network.
3DeX for PC is available on selected devices, and on Windows 7, 10 and versions of Mac OS higher than 10.13. Visit the FAQ page for a full list of device and software compatibility.
4The DeX for PC service for Mac/Windows 7 OS will be terminated as of January 2022. For any further questions or assistance, please contact us through Samsung Members.

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