Parallels RAS Enhances Mobile Device Capabilities on Samsung DeX

The Parallels® Client for Android provides support for Samsung DeX. In this post, we explain how the Parallels Client helps organizations get the most out of their Android devices.

Accessing Windows virtual apps and desktop via Parallels Client in DeX mode

Image: Accessing Windows virtual apps and desktop via Parallels Client in DeX mode

Parallels RAS supports Samsung DeX

Samsung DeX provides mobile users with a desktop experience when their device is connected to a monitor, TV, PC, or Mac. The latest Parallels Client for Android is a real gamechanger from a business standpoint, transforming Samsung DeX capable devices into full-fledged workstations – enabling users to work on Windows applications and desktops from their mobile devices or DeX mode.

With Samsung DeX and Parallels RAS, organizations can easily create secure and flexible digital workspaces accessible from their fingertips. Finally, utilizing Samsung DeX with Parallels RAS means any data generated or used with Windows applications and desktops isn’t stored on mobile devices. Instead, data is stored in a secure, central location in the cloud or on-premise datacenter.

Parallels Client and Samsung DeX enriches the User Experience

Parallels Client for Android with Samsung DeX supports multi-tasking while boosting users’ productivity. The following Parallels Client features are enabled on Samsung DeX:

Parallels Client Features on Samsung DeX

  • Application Toolbar
  • App Launcher
  • App Switcher
  • App Settings
  • Additional Keys & Quick Keypad
  • In session experience management
  • Local Resources redirection including local drive and clipboard
  • App lock with PIN code or Fingerprint
  • Window resizing
  • Universal Printing
  • Remote Session Information
  • Bi-directional Audio (Mic redirection)
  • Color depth, Resolution and Display Acceleration configuration
  • External Mouse and keyboard support and configuration
  • Window active/inactive mark
  • Create published resources shortcuts on DeX desktop

End-users whose organizations already use Parallels RAS can download the updated Parallels Client and enjoy the benefits of Samsung DeX.

Parallels Client running in Samsung DeX

Parallels Client menu bar in Samsung DeX UI.

Screenshot: Parallels Client menu bar in Samsung DeX UI.

Creating a shortcut for a published resource in Samsung DeX UI.

Screenshot: Creating a shortcut for a published resource in Samsung DeX UI.

Screenshot: Utilizing a virtual desktop via Parallels Client in Samsung DeX UI.

Screenshot: Utilizing a virtual desktop via Parallels Client in Samsung DeX UI.

Utilizing the App Switcher feature for multi-tasking via Parallels Client in Samsung DeX UI

Screenshot: Utilizing the App Switcher feature for multi-tasking via Parallels Client in Samsung DeX UI.