Perhaps many Samsung phone buyers are unaware that their devices can be used as a home computer or laptop, thanks to an app recently launched and developed by a Korean company.
According to the site “GismodoThe Dexus app allows anyone with a Samsung phone or tablet to browse the contents of computer screens with a computer mouse and computer keyboard.
Thanks to the “DeX” platform that Samsung launched in 2017 before upgrading and upgrading in 2019, the user can easily access phone applications through his computer screen, so he can do a lot of work with less effort. For example, download files without having to transfer files to a computer. . Clear, bigger and more.
To use the “Dix” platform, either Windows or Mac, you need to download a special application from the links provided on the “Samsung” website, depending on the operating system on which the computer is running.
When the phone is connected, via cable or wireless, the computer recognizes the Samsung phone and its contents are displayed on the big screen.
After that, the user can quickly transfer files from phone to computer, or vice versa, interact with the phone like a computer using a “mouse” and keyboard.
The latest versions of Samsung Galaxy tablets can be linked to the phone via the “Dix” platform, by clicking the Dex icon in the Quick Settings panel to switch to a desktop-like screen.
You can also use the wireless connection mode on the TV screen using the broadcast protocol “Miracast”, and then the TV screen will display the address of the wireless connection if there is a TV screen or broadcast device that supports that protocol.
After the Samsung phone or tablet is connected to the computer or TV screen, the order to allow the “DEX” mode to start must be approved, allowing the user to control the cursor that appears when an alert appears on the screen on the screen of the phone or tablet screen.
After that, the user can go to the settings panel on the desktop “Dix” platform on the “computer screen” and then find several options for changing the wallpaper, font size and other features.
The user can click on the small application network icon at the bottom left of the screen, display the list of applications, run the applications he wants, move them to the taskbar or resize them.
One drawback of using the platform is that not all Android apps work properly, but most of them are compatible when opened on the big screen.
Samsung warns that the user’s phone will overheat when the “Dix” platform is activated due to the rapid consumption of the phone’s battery. Therefore, this platform is useful for performing some difficult tasks on the phone. Writes a long text message.