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USB and USB Type-C Dock Compatibility List

Summary: The following article provides information about the best docking station you should use with your Dell laptop.

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Dell USB and USB Type-C Docks

 

USB and USB Type-C series of docking stations support DisplayPort over USB and Thunderbolt 3. This allows computers to be docked with external Keyboards, Mice, Displays, and other functions. Any computer with the required hardware works with a USB or USB Type-C dock. There are requirements for docks to be compatible or recommended for use with specific computers.

Note: Warranty support for computers that are not listed on the compatibility list for a dock may not be supported (based on your warranty entitlement).
 
Note: Thunderbolt 3 devices work on Thunderbolt 4 ports. Be aware the device operates at Thunderbolt 3 specifications.
 

Dell commercial docks are designed to be used with our commercial laptops and 2-in-1 computers. These include Latitude, Precision, and some XPS laptops. Different dock models are recommended based on power requirements and ports.

Refer to the following links for more guidance and information:


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Dell Commercial Docks

 

Check the following dock compatibility lists to ensure that you select the best dock for your computer. Notebooks that are not on the compatibility list for a dock are not supported. They may experience limited functionality or errors.

Current Generation Dell Commercial Docks:

Legacy Commercial Docks (WD15, TB16, and TB18DC):


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Dell Universal Docks

 

Dell universal docks use DisplayLink software and USB to provide a solution for consumer and other computers that are not compatible with the commercial docks. They also support Windows, macOS, Android, Chrome OS, and Ubuntu. However, the performance is limited by USB bandwidth.


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Affected Product

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Last Published Date

22 Sep 2022

Version

12

Article Type

Solution