Gear 360: How to pair your mobile device

Last Update date : 2017.10.04

Gear 360


To control Samsung Gear 360 from your mobile device, it must be paired with a mobile device.

After the Samsung Gear 360 is paired with a mobile device, it will try to connect to the mobile device

every time you turn ON the Samsung Gear 360



Method 1: Pairing with a mobile device using NFC tags

Step 1: Turn on the Samsung Gear 360.

Step 2:
  On your mobile device, turn ON the NFC feature.


Note: The NFC can be activated in the notification panel. 


Step 3: Touch the NFC antenna area of the Samsung Gear 360 to the mobile device’s NFC
antenna area.




Note: The Bluetooth feature will be activated automatically.

Step 4: When the Bluetooth connection request window appears, tap OK.

Note: When the Samsung Gear 360 and mobile device are connected, the Bluetooth icon will appear on the camera status screen.


bluetooth icon



Method 2: Pairing with a mobile device using the Gear 360 app


Step 1: Turn on the Samsung Gear 360. The Gear 360 will enter Bluetooth pairing mode.


Quick Tip


Note: To enter Bluetooth pairing mode manually, press and hold the Menu key until Gear 360 Manager appears, and then press the OK key to select it.

pairing mode


Step 2: Tap Samsung Gear 360 on the Apps screen.



Step 3: Tap Connect to Gear 360.

gear 360


Step 4: The mobile device will activate the Bluetooth feature and search the devices to pair with.

After confirming device name, tap the preferred device name to connect.

device name



Step 5: Read the Terms and Conditions on-screen instructions and tick the checkboxes. Once completed, tap Done.


Step 6: Once the Bluetooth connection has been established, the main screen will be displayed in the Gear 360 app.

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