Pairing your mobile device with Gear 360

Last Update date : 2017.04.10

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.


■ 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.




The Bluetooth feature will be activated automatically.

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

■ 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 Samsung Gear 360 app


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


Quick Tip

■ 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. If completed, tap DONE.



Step 6: When the devices are connected, the Samsung Gear 360 app’s main screen will be displayed on the mobile device. The Bluetooth icon will also appear on the camera status screen.



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