FAQ - Portable Monitor



► Do I need to get the HDMI cable and USB Type-C cable by myself?

No. As long as you bought XScreen, 1 mini HDMI cable, 1 Type-C to Type-C cable and 1 USB to Type-C cable will be packed with XScreen. 



► Do I need to get an extra set of speakers for XScreen when I am playing games with it?

No, you don't. XScreen has built-in speakers. 


►Can I use XScreen as a second monitor for my computer set up?

Yes. By connecting XScreen 4K model to your computer by HDMI cable, a dual monitor setup can be done. You can choose to set a duplicated monitor or extending monitor by changing the display setting on your own computer.


► Can screen mirroring be done on XScreen?

Yes, you can. With just a Type-C and HDMI universal cable, you can mirror your device screen to XScreen. There is a video for you to know how to connect your device to XScreen. Please check out here for detailed procedures.


If your device is not with Type-C and HDMI universal port, you can use the adapter to transform the plug into the HDMI plug. 

(Adapter transforming into Type-C plug is not recommended because some Type-C adaptor only function in charging but not function in data output)

This is used for the duplicate screen. If you want to conduct an extended display, you can refer to the next FAQ.


► Can dual monitors be done on XScreen and my notebook?

Yes, XScreen contains extended desktop mode (screen 1 and 2) when connecting with your notebook.  You can set up dual monitors on your notebook if you want to apply dual monitors function. 

If you are a Windows user, you can right-click your desktop and go to display setting to set up dual monitors function. 

If you are a Macbook user, you can go to System Preferences in the Apple menu, then press Displays. After that, click the Arrangement tab. Remember do not click Mirror Displays if you do not want to demonstrate a duplicate screen.


► How can I know whether my device is compatible with XScreen?

You can check it Here, to see whether your device supports video output over Type-C cable. 

If your device is not listed on that list, please feel free to contact us or bring your device to our office for testing.


► Does XScreen support Apple devices in terms of video output?

Yes. You can connect any of your Apple devices with an HDMI cable. If your Apple device has a mini HDMI port, you can connect XScreen 4K by the HDMI cable directly; but if your Apple device does not have a mini HDMI port, please do also connect it with an adapter. 

And if you want to connect XScreen 4K with Type C cable, please do check the availability carefully as there are only a few Apple devices support Type C video output, which includes the followings:


Apple iMac (Mid 2017) and newer

Apple iMac Pro

Apple Mac Mini (Late 2018) and newer

Laptop :

Apple MacBook Pro (Late 2016) and newer

Apple MacBook Air (Late 2018) and newer


iPad Pro (3rd generation) 

iPad Pro (4th generation)

 (reference: Everybody WiKi “List of devices with video output over USB-C”, 2020)


► Can I activate the touch screen function with my Apple devices?

If you connect XScreen and your MacBook with Type C cable, it is possible to support the touch screen function. However, if you want to connect XScreen 4K with an iPhone, it is unable to activate the touch screen function even if you used an adapter to connect both devices.


► How to connect my iPhone and my XScreen?

Firstly, please get your own lightning adaptor and plug it into your iphone. Then, plug in a HDMI cable and a USB to lightning cable (charging cable for iphone) into the adapter. After that, connect these 2 cables to your XScreen and an external charger (e.g. power bank) respectively. After all the cables are well connected, turn on your XScreen and everything is ready for further use.



► Can I use lightning to Type C cable to connect iphone and XScreen?

No. This type of cable is only for charging and does not support video output.


 Do Samsung A series and C series smartphone support 

No. The port of these series smartphones only support charging without video output functions.

If your Samsung A series or C series support Smart View function, they can use screen mirroring with XScreen Air for wireless connection.


► Can I adjust the volume from my own device?

Yes, you can.


► Can I select the menu settings by touch screen?

The menu settings can only be selected by the buttons on XScreen.



► Can I connect two external monitor at the same time?

Yes, you can connect two XScreen or one XScreen and one other brand's external monitor to your own device like laptop. However, whether you can extend or duplicate your display depends on the number the ports.

If your device has two ports and you connect 2 external monitors in different ports by different cables, display extension is available in 3 monitors.

If your devices has only one port (e.g. either HDMI or USB or Type C) and you use splitter to connect more than one device, only duplicate display is available. It means that you can set display extension, but then the video output of the two external monitor will be the same.

Also, please be aware that if you connect two XScreen to your own device at the same time, touch screen function will not be available because the pointer will jam.


► How can I move the tabs from my original monitor to XScreen?

Please firstly check your display setting on your own device and make sure it is set as "extending monitor". After that, you can hold on the bar of your tab and move it to the XScreen.


► Can I charge my XScreen and connect display at the same time with just one cable in one port?

If you connected XScreen to your device through Type C cable in the video input port, only video display is available and no charging function. 

If you want to charge your device, please also plug in one more Type C cable in the charging port for charging.


► Why the monitor cannot show anything or 'No Signal' when I connect it to my device?

You are recommended to follow the steps to solve the problem: 

  1. You need to make sure your devices is compatible with our portable monitor
  2. If you are using the XScreen 4K model or built-in battery version of XScreen 1080p model, please make sure that it is not running out of battery.
  3. For the version without built-in battery of XScreen 1080p, you need to make sure the connection of the power supply is correct. You should connect the power supply with a Type-C cable or Micro-USB Cable.
  4. Check whether you have connected to the right connection port. There are 2 Type-C connection ports with different purposes. 
  5. Make sure every cable is connected well and you are recommended to use the cables provided in the package.
  6. If you are using Apple Products such as iPhone, MacBook Air which do not have Type-C connection port, you should make sure that you have got an HDMI adapter for displaying signal. For iPhone series which has a Type-C connection port, you still need to get an HDMI converter for display signal.

Devices that supported by XScreen: 

- PS4, XBox One, Switch and other gaming consoles

- Smartphones, Windows PC, laptops: Huawei, Oppo, Samsung, Apple MacBook, ChromeBook, etc.

- Huawei Mate10, P20, Mate20 X, Oppo R17 Pro, Samsung S8, S8+, S9, S9+, S10e, S10, S10+, Note 8, Note 9

- Laptops: MacBook 12", MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Xiaomi Air 12.5/13.3", PRo 15.6" etc.


 ► I have connected XScreen with my device through a Type-C connection cable, why is there still showing 'No Signal'?

You should make sure the Type-C connection port of your laptop supports video output. Some of the Type-C connection ports only support data transfer or power supply. In this case, you should use an HDMI cable for video output.

You can check whether your devices support Type-C video output from <HERE>.

Also, please make sure you are connecting the right Type-C connection port as there are 2 Type-C connection ports for both models of XScreen.

*ALL iPhone need to get an HDMI converter for display signal even there is an Type-C connection port on your iPhone. 



► Can I rotate the screen orientation of XScreen?

Yes. You can rotate it 180° by changing the orientation setting in your laptop.

If you are using XScreen Air, it support portrait orientation.

You may check out our blog for orientation settings of XScreen.


► I am getting static on my XScreen, how can I solve it?

First, please check the connection of your devices and XScreen. Make sure you are using the right cable for connection and it is perfectly connected.

If there is no problem with the cable connection, you need to check the power supply for XScreen. When the power supply is not stable, you will get static on your screen. This will easily happen when you are using one Type-C cable for both power supply and data signal. Some of the devices like mobile phones and tablets are not able to generate a stable power supply for XScreen. Therefore, you need to get an extra power supply for it.


 ► Can I use a wireless keyboard and mouse when I am using XScreen?

Yes, there is a micro USB OTG port on XScreen, you can connect the cable of keyboard and mouse or the USB of wireless keyboard and mouse to XScreen by this port. You can use it without any driver. Wireless keyboard and mouse combo can also be connected in the same way.


 ► Does XScreen support screen extension function?

Yes, you can use the screen extension function by changing the display setting in your devices. Mostly, it supports most of the laptops or computer models. 

You may check out our blog for more detailed settings. 


 ► Does it support Nintendo Switch?

Yes. If you connect Switch to XScreen through the docking by HDMI cable, all models of Switch are supported, except Switch Lite. (It is not supported as this version of Switch removed any kinds of video output function)

However, if you want to connect it by Type C cable, only certain versions of switch are under Type C connection. 

If you have any questions about, you can come over and try to connect your device in our office.


 Which models of Switch support Type-C data output?

Since only some of the models cancel the Type-C data output, we don't have the details about it. You may check with Nintendo or come to our office for checking before your purchase. 


► I have successfully connected XScreen to Nintendo Switch , but why I still cannot play with the console?

Please detach your Joy-Con in order to control the device.


► Can I use XScreen on the airplane?

Yes, you can. You can bring along XScreen when you are travelling.


► When I touch the screen, it has no response. How can I make the touch screen function work?

* XScreen cannot support touch screen function with ALL Apple Products.

There are two ways to activate the touch screen function of XScreen:


The touch screen function can be activated by Type-C connection(not the power supply port). If you connected your device with Type C cable for data signal, no touch screen function can be used.

Besides, you need to check the USB Type-C connection port of your own device whether it supports data output or not. If the Type-C connection port cannot support data output, you still need to use HDMI cable for data signals. 


If your laptops do not have Type-C data output port, you can still activate the touchscreen function of XScreen. First, you need to check whether your computer is using Window 10 operation system. If yes, then you can connect your laptops with XScreen via a USB to Type-C cable. Please note that this USB to Type-C cable is only for data signal



► Can the touch screen function be initiated on XScreen when connecting with Windows 10? 

Yes, it depends on the set up of your computer (HDMI or Type-C)

With using HDMI and USB-A to Type C cable, the touch screen function can be initiated on XScreen. 

If your computer is with Type-C cable, you can use Type-C cable directly to initiate touch screen function.



► Can I charge my phone when I am connecting my mobile with XScreen?

Yes, if you are using the built-in battery version. When you connect your mobile to XScreen by Type-C cable, data output and charging function will be launched simultaneously. XScreen will help your mobile to charge. The situation is like connecting your phone to a computer.

However, if you are using the without built-in battery version of XScreen 1080p version, your mobile will not be charged.



► If XScreen does not function and displays a black screen, what can I do?

First, check whether your device connects with XScreen correctly.

Second, check the battery level of XScreen.

If they are alright, you can check the video output resolution and refresh rate of your device. 

If the refresh rate of your device is not 60 Hertz (1080p)/ 30 Hertz (4K), and the resolution is not 1920x1080px, you can set your device with proper data so as to match XScreen.

If it still does not work, please feel free to contact us.


► Can the battery of XScreen Plus be replaced?

It cannot be replaced, but XScreen 4K can be powered directly by connecting the power supply and bypassing the battery.

There are 500 charging cycles of the battery, after which the performance of the battery will be reduced, but it will not stop operating immediately.





► What is the difference between this 4K model and the previous 1080p version?

Lexuma recently launched a new 4K model for XScreen series. There are some similarities between 2 models, for example, aspect ratio (16:9) viewing angle (178°) and screen dimension (15”6). However, there are something different between 2 models, which is shown below:

XScreen Plus

XScreen 1080p model

Screen Pixels

3840 x 2160 pixels (4K)

1920 x 1080 pixels (1080P)

1920 x 1080 pixels

Battery Capacity

8000 mAh

6000 mAh

Weight with cover


(with battery version) 1.1kg





366 x 234 x 9 mm

356 x 224 x 9mm



Yes, please charge up before using it.


► How to turn on the monitor?

There are 5 buttons on the right side of XScreen Plus model. After connecting the devices with all necessary cables, press the first button for about 5 seconds, the monitor will be turned on and all the pictures from your own device will be exported to XScreen Plus. 


►The operation time of XScreen Plus?

For XScreen Plus 1080P model, it can work for 4 to 5 hours.

For XScreen Plus 4K model, it can work for 3 to 4 hours.


►The re-charging time of XScreen Plus?

It can be fully recharged in around 4 to 5 hours. 


 ►What is the response rate of XScreen Plus 4K Model?

 The response rate is 30ms.


► What is the refresh rate of XScreen Plus 4K Model?

It is 30 Hertz.


► What is the sRGB of XScreen Plus 4K Model?

It is 62%.


► What is the weight of XScreen Plus 4K Model?

XScreen 4K model is 1.05kg when it is without cover; and the XScreen 4K is with cover, it is 1.45kg.


► Can I use XScreen and charging XScreen Plus simultaneously?

Yes, when you connect your device to XScreen, you can use the Type-C power charging port to charge XScreen.



FAQs OF XSCREEN MODEL (1080P with/without built-in battery)



No, you can't. You need an extra USB Type-C cable for power supply. 



There are two versions in XScreen 1080p,

For the one without a built-in battery, you don't. 

For the one with built-in battery, you do.



For the version without built-in battery, once you have plugged in a USB Type-C cable into the power supply port, the monitor will turn on automatically.

For the version with built-in battery, you just need to press the 'Menu' button for around 3 seconds, the monitor will be turned on.



For the version without built-in battery, you can simply get power supply from the device that you have connected with XScreen. Also, you can get power supply from the power bank. 


► What does 'Full HD' mean?

The so-called Full-HD panel is 1920 horizontal pixels and 1080 vertical pixels with 16: 9 golden ratio. Full-HD provides more delicate and richer image details. Saving the viewing distance to enjoy exquisite big picture in small space.


►Are there weight differences between the version of with or without built-in battery?

There are slight differences, the one without built-in battery is 1 kg while the one with built-in battery is 1.1 kg.


► How can I adjust the volume of the screen?

  1. Press the ‘+' button and you will see a volume bar at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Use the '+' or '-' button to adjust the volume. 
  3. When you have finished, long press the '-' button to exit.

Note: The volume cannot be adjusted when the sound is muted. You can check whether the sound is muted from the audio settings too. There should be a 'Mute' section from the audio setting. Enter the 'Mute' setting and if you see the 'ON' side is showing white, that means the sound of the screen is mute. Simply select the 'OFF' side and you can adjust the volume. 


► How can I adjust the brightness of the screen?

  1. Press the ‘M button for 2 times for entering the display setting.
  2. Press the '+' button to select the brightness section then press 'M' to enter the brightness section.
  3. Use '+' or '-' to adjust the brightness
  4. After you finished the adjustment, long press '-' to exit the menu.


► How can I exit the menu page?

You can press "-" button for a few more seconds, then you will return to one upper level. By pressing this button for more times, you can exit the menu page.


► Why the LED indicator turns red? 

The LED indicator turns red because there is only power supply for XScreen but not data signal. 

When both data signal and power supply are connected, the LED indicator will turn blue. 


► Can I use XScreen and charging XScreen simultaneously (Built-in battery version)?

Yes, when you connect your device to XScreen, you can use the Type-C power charging port to charge XScreen.


► Can the battery of the built-in battery version of XScreen be replaced?

It cannot be replaced, but XScreen can be powered directly by connecting the power supply and bypassing the battery.

There are 500 charging cycles of the battery, after which the performance of the battery will be reduced, but it will not stop operating immediately.


► What are the refresh rate and latency/response time of XScreen?

The refresh rate of XScreen is 60 Hertz.

The latency/response time of XScreen is 30ms.


 ► Can I remove the cover of XScreen?

Yes, you can. Simply remove the screws behind the cover, then you can remove the leather cover from XScreen.

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► What is the weight of XScreen?

XScreen (built-in battery version) with cover: 1.1kg

XScreen (without built-in battery version) with cover: 1kg

XScreen (built-in battery version) without cover:: 780g

XScreen (without built-in battery version) without cover: 680g 




 Does it support touch screen function?

No. If you want touch screen function, please refer to other model of XScreen series.


► Can I use Samsung Dex on this model?

Yes, but only Samsung Note 20 and Samsung Note 20 Ultra are supported under XScreen Wireless model. For other Samsung phone models, you still need a Type-C cable for launching the Dex mode.


 Can I connect Bluetooth earphones at the same time?

No, because the wireless model of XScreen is connected by Bluetooth, it is unable to connect Bluetooth earphones at the same time.


 Showing ‘No Signal’ on the screen.

Please follow the steps below for solving the problem:

For wireless connection:

1. Check the wireless dongle first. Blue light will be shown on the dongle when it is connected with XScreen Air. 

2. Press the '-' button for checking input setting. For wireless connection, you should choose the 'D3:CAST' mode. 

3. Please make sure no other data signal is connected with XScreen Air through wires. 

For wire connection:

1. Press the '-' button for checking input setting. You can choose Type-C or HDMI connection. If you are choosing the right connection mode, data signal should be detected. 

2. If you are using Type-C connection, make sure you are using the right Type-C connection port. There are two Type-C connection ports which carry different functions. The upper one is for data signal and the lower one is for power supply only.

*It is recommended to use the Type-C cable from the package for connection. If you want to use your own Type-C cable, make sure the cable can support data signal transfer.


 My iPhone cannot search the wireless data signal of XScreen Air.

Make sure XScreen Air has already connected with the same WiFi signal as your iPhone. You cannot search XScreen through Airplay or Screen Mirroring if your iPhone is using mobile data or not the same WiFi signal.


I can’t connect my Switch with XScreen Air through Type-C.

XScreen Air cannot support Type-C connection with Switch. You can only use HDMI for Switch connection.


► After I plug in a HDMI cable, no response is showing on the screen. 

Press '-' to switch the input setting to ‘D1:HDMI’. Then, you will see your computer desktop on XScreen. 

If you want to use wires for connection, it is recommend to plug in all the required wires before you turn on XScreen


 Will XScreen Air turn off automatically when there is no signal is detected?

Under wireless connection, XScreen Air will not turn off automatically. You need to long press the 'M' button to turn it off. 

Under wired connection, if there is no signal is detected, XScreen Air will turn off automatically.

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