Life Hacks

How to Work
From Home and
Win the Day

Tips for working remotely without missing a beat.

A lady in an apartment leaning over a desk and writing something on a piece of paper on a clipboard

Working from home can be a boon for productivity if it’s done right. Whether you’re joining the mobile workforce for the long haul or adjusting to a temporary work-from-home situation, here are some ways to get the most out of your workday.

A birds-eye view of a lady sitting at a desk and using Samsung’s DeX Station to make working remotely a breeze
1

Set the stage

Recreate your in-office set-up at home. Hook up your Galaxy S20 to a tool like Samsung DeX that let's you connect your phone to a monitor or TV with just a USB cable.

An over-the-shoulder shot of someone scheduling tasks on a Galaxy Note10 to master time management
2

Find your rhythm

Good time management is crucial. Try breaking your day into productivity cycles: 15 minutes of work, then 5 minutes of break. Repeat that 4 times, then take a 20-minute rest. You can also write reminders on your Galaxy Note10 using a note-taking app like Samsung Notes and power through your to-do list.

Woman connecting with her team via a video call to remotely work from home
3

Check in with your team

Send your boss a mid-day update on your progress. Even if you’re not at your desk, you can use your phone as a webcam to video chat with your teammates, so you didn’t miss any conversations that affect your projects

A side shot of a persons arm hovering over a desk as though they are about to write something, the monitor on the table shows the New York skyline
4

Boost your productivity

Make sure you’ve got the right equipment to excel. Get the power you need to work from anywhere with the Galaxy Book S and maximize precious desk space with the Space Monitor, which folds flat against the wall and even clamps onto the side of a desk.

A profile shot of a man wearing a white Galaxy Buds+ earbud in his right ear
5

Keep moving

Don’t feel tied to your desk. Move freely when you’re on a call with wireless Galaxy Buds+. Two mics pick up your voice over background noise, so you’ll be heard clear as a bell. Plus, no need to worry about the Wi-Fi dropping—the seriously fast 5G mobile hotspot on the Galaxy S20 lets you stay connected while on the go.

Overhead shot of a man at a desk gaming on a curved monitor
6

Make time to reset

Set some serious work-life boundaries to avoid burnout. Once your workday is over, settle in for an immersive gaming experience with a curved monitor. Built for both work and fun, you can switch off work mode without switching screens.

Make working from home
a success

Connect your Galaxy S20 or Note10 to a monitor for a productive desktop experience powered by your phone.

Back views of a Cloud Pink Galaxy S20, a Cloud Blue Galaxy 20+ and a Cosmic Grey Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G overlapping each other, the products are shown from side to side with the S20 on the bottom left Back views of a Cloud Pink Galaxy S20, a Cloud Blue Galaxy 20+ and a Cosmic Grey Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G overlapping each other, the products are shown from side to side with the S20 on the bottom left

Galaxy S20 | S20+ | S20 Ultra 5G

Front-facing shot of an upright Galaxy Note10 with an S Pen leaning on the side of it Front-facing shot of an upright Galaxy Note10 with an S Pen leaning on the side of it

Galaxy Note10 | Note10+

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Samsung DeX

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