Compatible mobile device list

Gear S3 pairs with smartphones running Android 4.4 and higher with over 1.5GB RAM, iOS 9.0 and later, and smartphones iPhone 5 and newer.
(For iPhone 6S and 6S+ running iOS 10 and later, connection to Gear may be unstable.)

Compatible with Android:
               
             
Galaxy J5 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy J5 (2016) (4G LTE)              
Galaxy J7 (2016) (4G LTE)              
Galaxy J5 Prime (4G LTE)              
Galaxy J7 Prime (4G LTE)              
Galaxy E7 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy Grand 2 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy Mega (4G LTE)              
Galaxy Mega 2 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy K Zoom (3G)              
Galaxy A5 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy A5 (2016) (4G LTE)              
Galaxy A7 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy A7 (2016) (4G LTE)              
Galaxy A8 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy A9 (2016) (4G LTE)              
Galaxy C5 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy C7 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy C9 Pro (4G LTE)              
Galaxy S3 Neo (3G)                
Galaxy S3 (3G)              
Galaxy S3 (4G FDD-LTE)              
Galaxy S4 mini (3G)              
Galaxy S4 Zoom (3G)              
Galaxy S4 (3G)              
Galaxy S4 (4G FDD-LTE)              
Galaxy S4 (4G TDD-LTE)              
Galaxy S5 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy S6 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy S6 edge (4G LTE)              
Galaxy S6 edge+ (4G LTE)              
Galaxy S7 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy S7 edge (4G LTE)              
Galaxy Note 2 (3G)              
Galaxy Note 2 (4G FDD-LTE)              
Galaxy Note 3 Neo (4G LTE)              
Galaxy Note 3 (3G)              
Galaxy Note 3 (4G FDD-LTE)              
Galaxy Note 3 (4G TDD-LTE)              
Galaxy Note 4 (Dual SIM) (4G LTE)              
Galaxy Note 4 (4G FDD-LTE)              
Galaxy Note Edge (4G FDD-LTE)              
Galaxy Note 5 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (Wi-Fi)              
Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 (Wi-Fi)              
Galaxy Tab S 10.5 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy Tab S 10.5 (Wi-Fi)              
Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (Wi-Fi)              
Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 (Wi-Fi)              
Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (Wi-Fi)              
Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (Wi-Fi)              
Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (Wi-Fi)              
Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 (4G LTE)              
Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 (Wi-Fi)              


Technical Requirements:
Model Memory OS Version Bluetooth Version
Gear2 RAM 1.5GB ↑ OS JB 4.3 ↑ BT 4.0
Gear2 Neo RAM 1.5GB ↑ OS JB 4.3 ↑ BT 4.0
Gear Fit RAM 1.0GB ↑ OS JB 4.3 ↑ BT 4.0
Gear S RAM 1.5GB ↑ OS JB 4.3 ↑  
Gear S2 RAM 1.5GB ↑ OS JB 4.4 ↑  
Gear Fit2 RAM 1.5GB ↑ OS JB 4.4 ↑  
Gear S3 RAM 1.5GB ↑ OS JB 4.4 ↑  


The following refers to restrictions that may occur with iPhones:

- Since Gear and iPhones are connected via BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy), data loading and app download speed on the Gear device may be slow.
- In case of unstable connection to Gear S3 with iPhone 6S or 6S+ running iOS 10 and later, access the Bluetooth menu in Settings and unpair all connected Bluetooth devices but do not unpair the Gear S3 LE connection. Then turn off Bluetooth and turn it back on.
- Availability of features may change without prior notice when improvements are made to Gear and iPhone connection performance.
- Restrictions may apply based on hardware, software and iOS versions, as well as iOS-based restrictions; see below for further details:
     • Reply function unavailable (replying and message syncing for features such as text messaging, messenger app, emails).
     • S Health features unavailable (Together, viewing map, social media sharing, workout of the day recommendations, etc.).
     • Find my phone feature unavailable (Find my Gear feature is available).
     • Samsung device-only features unavailable (Samsung Pay, Nike Running, SOS functions, etc.).
     • Gear music manager (PC web version) must be used to send music files to the Gear device for playback on the Gear Music Player.
     • Only free apps and Gear-specific apps can be downloaded from the Gear app store.
     • Availability of app download may also vary by app developer, OS, software version and service region.


*The above information is subject to change.
*Gear S3 is not compatible with tablet PCs.
*Compatible smartphones and available features may vary by region and device.

*Upgrade Gear Manager to latest version to be compatible with Gear S.
To support Gear/Gear2, Gear2 Neo and Gear Fit/Fit2, OS of the mobile device must be upgraded to 4.3 or higher version.
(except Galaxy S4 Zoom, Galaxy S4 mini and Galaxy Mega running on Android 4.2.2)

*Some Samsung Health/Fitness applications and related services available for Samsung wearable devices may not be compatible with Samsung tablet devices.
Applications and related services available for Samsung wearable devices may not be compatible with devices that do not support Samsung Gear Manager/ Gear Fit Manager application#.
#Samsung Gear Manager: Gear, Gear2, Gear2 Neo, Gear S
#Gear Fit Manager: Gear Fit



Last Update date: 02/02/2017