Lock and unlock Samsung DeX

Note20 connected to a TV with Samsung Dex

When you're using Samsung DeX, you can lock and unlock it just like you can with your phone. If you have Facial recognition set up to get into your phone, for instance, you will need to use it to get into DeX as well. 

Lock and unlock Samsung DeX

Locking and unlocking Samsung DeX is the same as locking or unlocking the connected phone. After launching DeX using your phone, just use the phone's Power key or Side key to lock DeX.

  1. To lock Samsung DeX, press the Power key or Side key on your connected phone.

  2. To unlock Samsung DeX, press the Power key or Side key on your connected phone.

  3. Click anywhere on the monitor's screen to unlock and use Samsung DeX. If needed, enter your security credentials using your mouse or enter your biometric data on the phone.

Lock screen with pattern grid for Samsung Dex

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