Customising the Watch Face on your Samsung Watch

Last Update date : Nov 16. 2022

Want to download other cool Watch Faces on your Samsung watch but not too sure? Or maybe you want to create your own watch face using images saved in your Gallery? Check out the below guide to learn how to download different watch faces via the Galaxy Wearable app or through your smartwatch, purchasing Watch Faces from the Galaxy Store, and customising faces.

Before following the below steps, ensure that your Samsung watch is paired to your Smartphone and you are connected to an internet connection - either a Wi-Fi connection or using your mobile data.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary. 

Downloading Watch Faces

There are two different ways to download watch faces onto your Samsung Watch, either directly from the watch or via the Galaxy Wearable app on your smartphone.


Using the Galaxy Wearable app

1 Head into the Galaxy Wearable app
Head into the Galaxy Wearable app
2 Select Watch Faces
Select Watch Faces
3 Tap on Allow and install
Tap on Allow and install
4 Tap on Watch Face you would like to download, once complete select again to Apply the watch face
tap on watch face you would like to download, once complete select again to apply the watch face

Using the Watch

1 Launch the Galaxy Store icon Galaxy Store app
Head into the Galaxy Store app
2 Select Watch faces and tap on the Watch Face you would like to download
Select Watch faces and tap on your preferred watch face
3 Install Watch Face and Agree to the Permission request
Install Watch Face and Agree to the Permission request
4 Allow the download to reach 100%
Allow the download to reach 100%
5 To apply a new Watch Face head into your Settings > Watch Faces > Select Watch Faces
To apply a new watch face head into your settings > watch faces > select Watch Faces
6 Select the Watch Face you would like to apply
Select the watch face your recently downloaded watch face
Purchasing Watch Faces
1 Head into the Galaxy Store app
Head into the Galaxy Store app
2 Select Watch > Watch Faces
Select Watch > Watch Faces
3 Locate the watch face you would like to purchase then tap on download icon
locate the watch face you would like to purchase then tap on the download icon
4 Allow the following permissions
Allowing permissions
5 Enter in your Payment details then tap on Pay now
enter in your payment details
6 If the payment was successful you will be able to view the Samsung checkout with your recently purchased Watch Face
payment complete
7 Allow the download to reach 100%, then tap on the play icon to apply the Watch Face
Downloading watch face, once complete tap on the play button to apply watch face
Reapplying Purchased Watch Faces
1 Head into the Galaxy Store app
Head into the Galaxy Wearable app
2 Tap on the three dots icon > My Page
Tap on the three dots > My Page
3 Select All
Select All
4 Once the Transfer has reached 100% tap on play icon to apply Watch Face
Reapplying watch face
Customising Watch Faces
1 Head into the Galaxy Wearable app
Head into the Galaxy Wearable app
2 Select Watch Faces
Select Watch Faces
3 Tap on Customise
Tap on Customise
4 Under Background select Gallery
Select Gallery

Please Note: You are only able to add images from your Gallery or Camera using the My Photo+ Watch Face. If you select a different Watch Face you may only be able to change the colour or font of the time.

5 Select an image and crop to fit in the Watch Face. Once you're happy with the size of the image, tap on Save
Select the image and crop to fit in the Watch Face
6 Add any other images from your Gallery and customise the font or colour, once complete select Save.
Add any other images from the gallery to be displayed on your watch face and customise the font and colour, once complete select save
7 Once saved you will be able to view the new Watch Face on your smart watch
Viewing new Watch Face
Using 'My Style' Watch Face
1 Head into the Galaxy Wearable app icon Galaxy Wearable app
2 Tap on Watch faces
3 Scroll down the page to Wallpaper
4 Tap on My Style > Customise
5 Tap on Camera to capture a photo or select Gallery to select an existing photo saved within your Gallery
6 If you selected Gallery scroll through your list of photos and select your preferred image. If you have chosen Camera simply capture a photo using your Camera app
7 Drag or resize the circle above to choose which colours to use in your background, then scroll down the page and select your preferred pattern
8 Drag or resize the circle above to choose which colours to use in your background. You can then scroll down the page and select your preferred pattern, to Apply the changes tap on Done
9 Scroll across to the page and select the different options to add extra settings or functions to your watch face. Once complete tap on Save
10 Once the watch face has been applied you will be able to view from your Galaxy Watch screen

If you require further assistance, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page or contact our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia). You can also contact our Chat Support team or reach us through Samsung Members Community.

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