If you have a Samsung Galaxy S or Note phone along with a spare monitor, keyboard, and mouse, then you’ve got yourself a pretty powerful pocket computer. Samsung’s DeX app allows you to plug your Galaxy phone into a monitor and project a desktop-based UI version of your phone onto the screen. It even works (through an app) with Windows PCs and Mac computers. Samsung isn’t the only Android OEM who has built a desktop mode into its devices, but it just might be the most well-known and best execute implementation thus far. We’ll show you how to get it set up so that you can take your productivity anywhere.
How to use Samsung DeX on your Galaxy S or Note phone
- If you’re going to be using Samsung DeX on your Galaxy phone with just an external monitor, just plug in a USB-A to USB-C cable from your monitor to your device and skip to step
If you’re going to be using Samsung DeX on your…