How to Install Dell Mobile Connect app on any device (Version – 3.0)

Do you want to install the dell mobile connect app on your device? If yes then this tutorial is especially for you because in this tutorial I will show you how to install dell mobile connect on any device.

Dell launched the dell mobile connect app in 2018. The dell mobile connects app only runs on a new Dell laptop that launched after 2018 (You can download this app on any Windows 10 device by following the steps given below).

Dell mobile connect app comes with many features the main feature of dell mobile connect is you can connect your Android or IOS device to your laptop via Bluetooth and you can send, receive messages, notifications, screen mirroring and calls on your laptop.

Features of Dell Mobile Connect

Here are the main features of the mobile connect app

  • Hands-free phone calls – You can take your phone calls using pc when you’re connected with dell mobile connect.
  • Text Messages – You can send & receive text messages from pc.
  • Notification – You can receive your mobile notification on your pc. (like – WhatsApp messages, Facebook notification, etc)
  • Screen mirroring – Screen mirroring is the best way to protect your smartphone display to pc using a mobile connect app.
  • Contacts – You can see your mobile contact on pc using a mobile connect app.

When you go to the windows store to download the Dell Mobile Connect app. If your laptop company is not dell, or you have a dell laptop but bought it before 2018, then if you search dell’s mobile connect app on the windows store this will look something like this (See image below). And show this alert “This app is not comfortable with this device”

So if you are facing this kind of problem, then don’t worry you can still download this app by following the steps given below.


Here is how to install a dell mobile connect on any windows 10 laptops.

Steps for download and install dell mobile connect:

Time needed:ย 1 minute.

Follow the steps given below to dell mobile connect to downloadย and run easily on your laptop.

  1. Turn on Developer Mode

    The first step I have for you is to turn on the developer mode of your pc by going to Setting > Update and Security > For Developers.

  2. Download Dell Mobile Connect Appx

    The second step I have for you is to download the dell mobile connect version 1.0 appx file from here (Old Version 1.0, Version 3.0 listed below)

  3. Install Dell Mobile Connect Appx

    The third step I have for you is to install the dell mobile connect app by double-clicking on the dell mobile connect appx file.

  4. Download Dell Mobile Connect Driver Zip

    The fourth step I have for you is you need to download the dell mobile connect driver to run the dell mobile connect app successfully.

  5. Extract Dell Mobile Connect Zip

    The fifth step I have for you is to extract the dell mobile connect zip on your laptop.

  6. Find ‘dellmobleconnectsetup’ and then install

    The sixth step I have for you open the extracted file and then find the ‘dellmobleconnectsetup’ file and then double-click on it to install.

Note – If you install dell mobile connect version 3 then you don’t need to follow steps 4, 5, and 6. Dell mobile connect automatically starts downloading the latest driver.

Now your mobile connects app is successfully downloaded & installed and ready to go ๐Ÿ™‚

Download Dell Mobile Connect Version 2.0 Appx

What’s new in dell mobile connect 2.0 version

  • Android users will now be able to wirelessly drag and drop photos, videos, music, and documents between their PC and smartphone
  • A totally redesigned user interface โ€ข Android group text message support removed due to Google/Android policy changes
  • Removing Android 5 support
  • Performance enhancements and bug fixes

Notice – Please do not close this Tab while downloading.

Download Dell Mobile Connect Version 3.0 Appx (Latest Version)

What’s new in dell mobile connect 3.0 version

  • File Transfer for photos and videos is now available for iPhone users.
  • Mirroring is now available for iPhone users.
  • MMS support for images or videos for Android users.
  • No need to keep the iPhone app in the foreground for sending SMS.

Notice – Please do not close this Tab while downloading.

How to use Dell Mobile Connect app:

  • First, you need to install the official dell mobile connect app on your android/ios device.
  • Now open the dell mobile connect app on the laptop (see screenshots below)
  • Enable your Bluetooth and connect it to your device.
  • Now select your phone types IOS/Android and press the next button ( see screenshots below).
Dell mobile connect
  • Open dell mobile connect app in android/ios smartphone.
  • Now click pair with a pc button on the smartphone.
  • After that, you can see code on your smartphone like-“GEFBWBC”
  • Fill code in your laptop mobile connect app and press the next button.
Dell mobile connect
  • Now Enjoy.

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Conclusion:

2021 New Update – Dell mobile connect started tracking device model and now blocks all hardware that is not DELL. This update is active after version 3.2.9771.0.

If you follow all the steps carefully then you definitely install the dell mobile connect app on your device without any trouble.

When the new dell mobile connect version launches please let me know in the comment box then I will give the direct link to download.

If you have any information or have a question, post a comment below in the comment box.

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Hello friends, I am Rahul, chief editor of HubsAdda. Talking about Tech. I enjoy learning new things related to technology. I love coding ๐Ÿ™‚

155 thoughts on “How to Install Dell Mobile Connect app on any device (Version – 3.0)”

  1. Thank you very much! I just transitioned from my Macbook to HP laptop but missed some aspects of having MacOS which includes texting. Everything managed to download fine and does it job thanks to your guide!

    I have a few questions though, is there any way for me to view or send images sent via text messages? Or take calls on the laptop, like receiving audio from call through the laptop?

    Thanks again!

    Reply
  2. I finally found a solution to the 3.2 problem!
    Open a terminal with administrator and entering the following two commands.

    REG ADD “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Store” /v OEMID /f /t REG_SZ /d DELL

    REG ADD “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Store” /v StoreContentModifier /f /t REG_SZ /d “DELL_XPS”

    This returned operations to normal without even requiring a reboot!

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  3. Hey Rahul,
    recently DELL updated the app and now blocks all hardware which is not DELL. The downgrade with your 3.0 version works, but as soon as you check for any other updates in the Microsoft store (with automatic updates disabled) DMC will update without asking for permission. And then its blocked again. But i need to do Updates for other Apps from the Microsoft Store. I couldn’t find any Info how to just block a specific app from updating in the Store. What do you suggest?

    Reply
    • Hello Danny,

      I suggest you turn off auto-update. Currently, this is only one way to block auto-update but this setting applies to every single windows store app.

      Here is how to turn off auto updates:

    • Open the Windows Store app.
    • Click on three dots and then go to Settings.
    • Under โ€œApp updatesโ€ disable the toggle under โ€œUpdate apps automatically.
    • Reply
    • its happening to Dell machines too. I have a 4 month old Dell Precision 5750 and the same thing is happening. I was able to backrev back to 3.0.9346.0 and it worked.

      I have a fresh install of Windows 10 installed (with all the Dell drivers)- wonder if that’s what’s doing it. the question is – what else are they checking for in the OS? just updated my BIOS so thats not it.

      Was on chat with Dell support yesterday and they were useless.

      Reply
  4. Have had this working many months. Today the app would not launch. App was set to auto update and was on version 3.2.9771.0. I downloaded version 3 above (ver 3.0.9346.0) and it started launching again.

    Reply
  5. Thank you Rahul Kumar Singh.

    I made it work with my iphone, except mouse control doesn’t work on my phone. Mirroring works, but everytime i try to move the mouse it jumps back to the lower right corner of the screen. I can scroll with the wheel and click on exactly the point the cursor points towards at the lower corner.

    Is there anything I am missing or I can do ? Maybe you already know this issue ๐Ÿ™‚

    Reply
  6. You can update the drivers download link from 1.x to latest 3.x version. The link is almost the same but the Driver ID is 0gdtn. (I can’t paste the full link as paste seems to be disabled here.)

    Reply
  7. I followed the guide and have the latest DMC and latest 3.0.9346 windows store app. Bluetooth is on on my PC and my iphone.

    When trying to pair with iphone i get the error ” Could not automatically detect your phone” If i choose “select device manually” it does not appear

    Reply
    • Hi Jesse,

      I think this is your device problem ๐Ÿ™

      I prefer you to first pair Bluetooth from setting and when it connects properly then open dell mobile connect and try connecting.

      If this didn’t work then connect the same wifi in iPhone and laptop and then try.

      I hope this works ๐Ÿ™‚

      Reply
      • I paired bluetooth via Windows settings. Originally I had my PC connected via LAN (its the same network). I changed the PC to use the same Wifi as the iPhone but it still fails to connect.

        I can ping the phone from the PC. I am using a generic bluetooth radio, do only certain bluetooth devices work?

        https://imgur.com/a/XsYKTic

        Reply
        • Maybe Generic Bluetooth Radio is disturbing.

          I think this is a common connectivity issue try asking on dell mobile connect community.

          Or I have one more suggestion remove your device from Bluetooth setting and then try to connect directly from DMC.

          Check this official guide for IOS phones

          Reply
      • Hi Rahul,

        I followed the guide and have the Dell mobile connect 3.0 drivers installed allong with version 3.0.9346.

        I have the app opened on my iphone, on same wifi network, bluetooth on. After entering the 7 digit code shown on my iphone, on the Dell Windows app , it errors with “COULD NOT AUTOMATICALLY DETECT YOUR PHONE” if i click select device manually, no phone is found.

        Can you assist?

        Reply
  8. Hello Rahul๏ผ

    Fowllowing your clear guidance I’ve finised all the mentioned steps, with out any trouble.

    When connection starts, I could see the phone notice, the messages and phone files…But issue happens when I try to use “Mirroring” function, reason is” Falied to load the drives”.

    Tips on PC software let me try to restart my PC, reboot Bluetooth or re-install the drives, which I’ve already tried for many times…
    I’ve even upgraded my PC system, the Appx application and the drives to the lastest version …but still no luck ..lOl…

    As “Mirroring” is so important for me, definitely I need your kindly help…

    BR,
    Tristan

    Reply
  9. but can’t work dmc.exe error๏ผŒand drive๏ผŒmy computer is new,I thine my computer don’need drive,but i can’t find my computer drive,lenovo 340-c.

    Reply
  10. Would you provide the latest appx version, 3.0.9346? It is needed along with the newest iOS mobile app to support mirroring correctly. Thank you.

    Reply
  11. Hi Rahul
    Thanks a lot , I got the app working on my Surface Pro 6 and connected my iPhone 11 Pro Max successfully.
    I have the Dell Mobile connect 3.0 App version and Dell Mobile connect Drivers 1.2.5639 installed on my Surface Pro 6 tablet.
    I am able to make calls , send messages without any issues and I also get all notifications on my tablet.
    However Files and Mirroring option does not work, Mobile connect app throws the following error
    ‘Please make sure your PC and phone are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.’
    Both my tablet and phone are on the same Wi-Fi network.

    I also tried downloading and installing Mobile connect drivers for Dell XPS 9360 laptop, without any luck.

    Any suggestions on how to get the 2 options working ?

    Many Thanks in advance.

    Reply
      • Hi Rahul

        I did try resetting Wifi settings on my laptop and phone and restarting my Router as well. Still no luck.
        Thanks for your suggestions , I will keep visiting your blog to check if there are any app and driver updates that can solve the issue.

        Reply
        • Thanks For visiting this site ๐Ÿ™‚

          Don’t worry this is due to Bug. It’s fixed on v3.0.9346.

          At this time I can’t upload this version on my server, I try to provide till this week (You can try downloading from store server. This link is valid only for 1 successful download)

          Let me know if you want an app that is available in-store and you can’t download ๐Ÿ™‚

          In this site, I try to provide more helpful articles for Windows 10 users.

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          • Thanks a lot Rahul.
            I will wait for the new version of the app to be uploaded on your server.
            I am unable to download the store server link that you provided.
            Thanks for all your help.
            Stay Safe.

          • Hi,

            Finally, I uploaded V 3.0.9346 on the server.

            Click here to download (1 IP Allowed only 5 downloads so I prefer not to close a tab while downloading)

          • Hi Rahul
            Thanks a lot , I did download and install the new version , but still Files and mirroring do not work.

          • I don’t know why you can’t mirror files, But in my end, everything is working fine.

            When you install the new version of dell mobile connect it says download required dell mobile connect driver click on it to install.

            If you can’t see any banner that says download dell mobile connect driver then first uninstall dell mobile connect driver and then open dell mobile connect app and reinstall the latest driver.

            I hope this will work ๐Ÿ™‚

          • Hi Rahul
            I followed your instructions and reinstalled the latest version of the app and driver, still no luck on the Files and Mirroring option.
            Not sure what else can be done from troubleshooting front.
            I am happy with the notifications option working as it saves me time and I check my phone only when I get valid alerts.

            Guess I will have to wait for the next update of the software.

            Keep up the good work.

          • No need to wait for the next update, It’s already fixed.

            Please tell me what is the error? and Windows version + Laptop Name

            I will check why this is happening? If possible then I will try to fix it for you.

          • Hi Rahul

            Could not reply to the last message in the thread , you had requested for the Laptop details & OS version

            Laptop : Microsoft Surface Pro 6
            OS : Windows 10 Home Version 1909
            Dell Mobile connect Version 3.0.9346

            Error Message : Please make sure the PC and mobile are connected to the same Wifi network.

  12. Hi Rahul! Kudos! Thanks a lot! been looking for this all over the internet.
    Got it up and running on my Dell Optiplex Micro.

    However, for my company office, i cannot take any downloaded files and i can only install it through the local office PC’s and network. I need to install it on multiple PC’s for users. Is there anyway you can email me instructions to Extract the appx on a Dell Laptop or PC (2018+). There are a few out there.

    Reply
    • Hi,

      Great to know it’s working on your laptop ๐Ÿ™‚

      You can try this by downloading the file on pen drive and then open it on your laptop, If not work then download in your phone and then send via email to your laptop.

      I am not sure it works or not ๐Ÿ™

      Thanks

      Reply
  13. thanks for the information Rahul,
    I do have a question for you, I follow your instructions but I am not able to connect my Iphone X to my HP Zbook X2. After connecting my phone (Bluetooth), the Dell Mobile Connect App get stuck trying to connect to the phone.

    Any ideas ?, Thanks

    Reply
    • I don’t have a perfect idea about this problem but I think this happens if your laptop has less then 8GB RAM and I prefer you to install latest version of dell mobile connect if not work then check old version also.

      Reply
  14. I had an issue connecting with the Desktop app but my name on my phone was full of emoji and symbols, changing it to text resolved that issue if anyone else was running into this problem.

    Thanks Rahul for uploading 3.0, i’m still having issues with mirroring my mouse on the the screen broadcast. It always default on the top left making it difficult to click on anything on my iphone on my PC. Anyone got any solutions?

    Reply
    • No worry dell mobile connect developer team fix this issue in next update till now enjoy version 3.0 ๐Ÿ™‚

      As soon as you know if new update come let me know here then I upload that version for you all

      Reply
  15. In case the app installation fails you can refer to this post to using the powershell as admin.

    add-appxpackage name_of_the_package

    Reply
  16. Many thanks for sharing it! I just faced one issue: while app on Windows tries to mirror my phone (galaxy s9), it closes unexpectedly.

    Reply
  17. Dell Mobile Connect V2 installed.
    Tried to install drivers (3 different versions) but keeps getting error “A newer version of this application is already installed”

    So ignored that and just kept moving forward.

    1. Turned on Bluetooth on both devices.
    2. Installed Dell Mobile Connect on Phone and got Code.
    3. Then input the code into Dell Mobil Connect on PC and got PIN.
    4. Confirm pairing on Phone but thats where Im stuck. The devices never connect.

    I get an error “Dell Mobile Connect was unable to connect to your phone”

    Any idea what the issue is?

    Reply
  18. Thanks a million! I had been trying to solve this problem for a couple of days until 1 minute ago. ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks, thanks, thanks!

    Reply
  19. ok its working for now imnt sure for how long.
    ive installed the v1 first so the old framework should be there. then it got updated via windows store and now working fine. restarted both devices and still working. hope itll stay that way.

    Reply
  20. installing required frameworks 16%
    and force closing.
    so I turned off wifi to get the error and got this.

    App Installer failed to install package dependencies. Ask the developer for Microsoft.NET.Native.Runtime.2.1 package.

    how did u find the appx anyway ? May be a package with framework will work. Can you help to workaround this issue?

    developer mode is active. win 10 pro N. Build 1903
    have a dell 5558 laptop and yes its purchased before 2018 :p
    tried uninstalling drivers and all yet not working

    Reply
  21. Thanks. Just installed it, and it works great. Only thing is it was having issues till I uninstalled Mightytext and Your Phone apps.

    Reply
  22. Thanks. Been trying for 24 hours now. Version 1 downloads but does not work, and the link for V2 keeps giving 403 error

    Reply
    • If your pc Specification is too low then this will not work. If you believe that version 2 will work on your pc then don’t worry. I will try to provide this from my own server. We will update downloading link today ๐Ÿ™‚

      Reply
  23. Download link for the latest app shows error, and the version 1 dos not work. Any other source for the new version?

    Reply
    • Sorry for inconvenience, fixed right now ?

      If you see this error again try Dell mobile connect 1.0 that is added in article.

      This issue not happen from our end this is happening from Microsoft App software server end.

      Reply
  24. Hi,
    Two issues I am facing – on OS version 1809
    a. It always says that mobile connect drivers are not installed, in spite of me reinstalling that multiple times.
    b. The Dell mobile connect app has a newer version and it’s not letting me continue without it

    Reply
  25. hello this is nathan the file uploaded for the mobile connect appx its nolonger compatable to connect is there anyway to get the latest one ?

    Reply
  26. App installation failed with error message: Unable to install bundle file:///C:/Users/babar/Downloads/ScreenovateTechnologies.DellMobileConnect_1.1.4253.0_neutral___0vhbc3ng4wbp0.AppxBundle because it does not have an appropriate application package for x86 architecture. (0x80073cf1) after install talk not install dell mobile connet

    Reply
  27. iยดve downloaded from here a long ago and heard about the 1.3 update.
    just by installing the app and opening the windows store link it upgrade itself
    even if i didnยดt acquire thru the store.

    Reply
  28. i have installed the driver but the dell mobile connect startup program opens and closes on my pc . So i have drivers installed but no program . I am using a lenovo laptop .
    thanks

    Reply
  29. Hi in my laptop does not Worke always same message error : the dell mobile connect driver has failed to load,
    Details the drive has install.. Do you can help me ?

    Reply
  30. This used to work just fine for, but 2 weeks before, i reinstalled my windows, but this no longer works. when i try to connect, the windows app showa i’m connected, but mobile app shows that “waiting for connection”… when i try to access the phone through windows, it shows “unable to complete connection with ” my device…. please help

    Reply
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