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 to any Miracast-enabled TV or monitor.2
Connect with a cable
Connect to your display via an HDMI adaptor or directly to a USB-C monitor.
Stand-alone mode on tablet
On DeX-enabled tablets, connect a Book Cover keyboard to switch to DeX mode.
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
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.
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
Improve clinical workflows and the patient experience by using Samsung DeX in your hospital.
Seamlessly move between your customers’ needs and managerial tasks using DeX in your retail operations.
Use one device to keep your personnel connected, in the vehicle, in the field and back at the station.
Use DeX to power your entire work day, whether you’re in the field or back at the home office.
Work wherever the mission takes you, leveraging VDI on DeX to securely access agency networks.
Replace legacy technology with smart mobile devices and DeX terminals throughout your manufacturing operations.
DeX integration partners
Samsung works closely with an array of integration partners to deliver customized DeX solutions, including in-vehicle computing setups
Samsung DeX: What It Is and How to Get Started
Find out how to extend your Galaxy mobile device into a desktop computing experience with the Samsung DeX platform.
How to Launch Samsung DeX
Find out how to use DeX for the first time and get a powerful desktop computing experience right from your smartphone.
Samsung DeX Adapter Choices
Find out how to choose the DeX adapter that’s best for you, from the DeX cable to the Multiport adapter.
How to Adjust Your Display for Samsung DeX
Find out how to troubleshoot if DeX doesn’t fit properly on your display when you connect your mobile device.
Samsung DeX Touchpad Tips and Tricks
Find out how to use your Galaxy smartphone as a touchpad with the powerful, flexible desktop computing experience of DeX.
Switching Between Samsung DeX and Screen Mirror Mode
Find out how to switch to screen mirror mode from DeX to simply mirror your smartphone’s screen on a large display.
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.
Galaxy S23 series
Epic for business.
Galaxy Z Fold4
Unfold next-level productivity.
Galaxy S22 series
Break the rules of business.
Galaxy Tab S8 series
Your work, without boundaries.
Tab Active series
Work doesn't stop. Neither will you.
Galaxy Tab S7 series
The power of a PC with the mobility of a tablet.
DeX is available on Galaxy S9, S10, S20, S21, S22, S23, Note8, Note9, Note10, Note20, Z Fold3 and Z Fold4 series phones, and Galaxy Tab S4, S5e, S6, S7, S8 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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