How to Connect DeX Wirelessly to Laptop & PC

Do you want to connect and use Samsung DeX wirelessly on your PC or laptop? Samsung introduces Samsung DeX wireless on Samsung Galaxy S and Note series based on Android 10 (One UI 2.5). So. in this guide, we’ll show you how to connect DeX wirelessly to laptop in Windows 10.

Meanwhile, previouly you were able to use DeX via USB C cable and Dock station on Windows PC. However, with the introduction of Samsungf DeX wireless, you can now use it wirlessly on your Windows PC. In the meantime, before we get started about Samsung DeX wireless Windows 10. Let’s have some information about Wireless DeX.

Samsung DeX Wireless

I was ecstatic when Samsung revealed that DeX will go wireless with One UI 2.5, which debuted with the Note20. I’d seldom used the app up to that point due to the necessity to link my phone to my PC. Unfortunately, wireless DeX only worked with compatible TVs and monitors, leaving the majority of PCs out in the cold. That has now changed with the release of One UI 3.1.

The first step in establishing wireless access is to upgrade your PC’s DeX software to the most recent version. Then, in your phone’s fast settings, tap the DeX shortcut and select DeX on PC. Then, from the list, select the required device and connect. At this point, you’ll see a connection prompt on the PC itself – it’s worth noting that this won’t function if you have Link to Windows attached, so turn that off before starting DeX.

Once everything is linked, you’ll receive the same DeX experience you’re used to, however wireless mode will be restricted to 1080p. When I tested it on my TV, everything was jerky and stuttery; on the PC, however, this was not the case. Although the input delay is negligible, I would not play a game in this manner; cabled is still the way to go. However, if you need to access your files or launch a presentation stored on your phone, this should be sufficient.

Unfortunately, S Pen support isn’t working as expected. When linked to a PC like way, your phone can still be used regularly, which is excellent on the one hand since I can perform my job in DeX while browsing social media on my phone. However, if you open Samsung Notes and go into drawing mode on your PC, it will use your mouse – you won’t be able to grab your phone and start sketching with your S-Pen. This appears to be a squandered opportunity, especially now that the S Pen has into the mainstream of the S series.

DeX Wireless Supported Galaxy Devices

You’ll need a Samsung Galaxy phone (mostly S & Note series) running One UI 2.5 or 3.1 to use wireless DeX on a PC. It’s odd that Samsung’s tablets aren’t included in this function, but maybe that will change in the future. The following devices are compatible:

  • Galaxy S9 series
  • Galaxy S10 series
  • Galaxy S20 series, including FE
  • Galaxy S21 series
  • Galaxy Note10 series
  • Galaxy Note20 series
  • Galaxy Z Flip and Z Flip 5G
  • Galaxy Fold
  • Galaxy Fold 2

How to Connect DeX Wirelessly to Laptop & PC

So, if you’ve got a Samsung Galaxy S9 or S21 and wants to use your phone wirelessly on your PC. Here are the steps to connect DeX wirelessly to laptop and PC in Windows 10.

Step 1. On your laptop, press Windows key+I to open Settings. Click System > Projecting to This PC and make sure Available everywhere is selected.

How to Connect DeX Wirelessly to Laptop & PC in Windows 10 2021

Step 2. Now, on your Samsung Galaxy phone, swipe down twice from the top of the screen to bring up the quick settings panel and then tap DeX.

Step 3. Select on your laptop name or PC name and tap Start now.

How to Connect DeX Wirelessly to Laptop & PC in Windows 10 2021
Connect DeX Wirelessly to Laptop

Step 4. Tap OK on your laptop then it will start connecting.

How to Connect DeX Wirelessly to Laptop & PC in Windows 10 2021

Step 5. Finally, you’ve successfully connected DeX wirelessly on your PC.

Connect DeX Wirelessly to Laptop

Step 6. To use your phone as a touchpad, select Use your phone as touchpad and control your PC using your phone.

Step 7. To disconnect the process, simply turn off the DeX option from your Galaxy phone.

This is how you can connect DeX wirelessly to laptop and PC in Windows 10. Remember that this feature is not available for all Samsung Galaxy devices.

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