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Adjust Samsung DeX Settings

Adjust Screen, Wallpaper, Mouse, and Keyboard settings to your liking, all through the Samsung DeX menu.

Samsung DeX Settings Icon

Available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Changing Display Settings

The Samsung DeX display is locked at 1080p. Using an external display with a higher resolution will result in stretching or borders.

Screen Timeout Setting

To conserve energy, you can set the display to automatically turn off after a specified amount of time.

  1. From the DeX desktop, double click Settings.

  2. Click Samsung DeX.

    Samsung DeX Settings Menu
  3. Click Screen timeout for Samsung DeX.

    Samsung DeX Screen timeout
  4. Select the desired option.

    Samsung DeX Screen timeout Options

Wallpaper

No customization is complete without fresh wallpaper! Follow the steps below to make it happen.

  1. From the DeX desktop, double click Settings.

  2. Click Samsung DeX.

    Samsung DeX Settings Menu
  3. Click Wallpapers for Samsung DeX.

    Samsung DeX Wallpapers
  4. Click the image you want to use.

    Samsung DeX Default Wallpapers
  5. Select whether you want the wallpaper applied to the Home screen, Lock screen, or both.

    Samsung DeX Set as wallpaper options
  6. A preview of your new wallpaper will de displayed. To confirm the change, click SET AS WALLPAPER.

    Samsung DeX SET AS WALLPAPER

Changing Mouse and Keyboard Settings

Adjust the Pointer Speed setting to change how responsive the pointer is in relation to your mouse.

Pointer Speed

  1. From the DeX desktop, double click Settings.

  2. Click Samsung DeX.

    Samsung DeX Settings Menu
  3. Click Pointer speed.

    Samsung DeX Pointer speed
  4. To change the Pointer speed, adjust the slider under Pointer speed.

    Samsung DeX Pointer speed adjust

Virtual Keyboard in Samsung DeX

Did you forget or misplace your keyboard? No problem! Samsung Dex has you covered with an on-screen keyboard.

  1. From the DeX desktop, double click Settings.

  2. Click Samsung DeX.

    Samsung DeX Settings Menu
  3. To display the virtual keyboard, click Show virtual keyboard in Samsung DeX.

    Samsung DeX Show virtual keyboard

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