How to enable Wi-Fi on a Gear watch

Last modified : Sep 18. 2018

Activate the Wi-Fi feature on your Galaxy Watch or Gear watch to connect to a Wi-Fi network.


Follow the steps below to turn Wi-Fi on or off:

1 From the Apps screen, rotate the bezel and tap Settings
Open the Settings from the apps menu
2 Select Connections
Select Connections
3 Select the Wi-Fi option
Select the Wi-Fi option
4 Toggle the Wi-Fi on or off. The circle will turn blue when On
Toggle Wi-Fi on and off

Connect to Wi-Fi without a Bluetooth connection

1 From the Apps screen, select the Settings icon
2 Select Connections > Wi-Fi
3 Turn the Wi-Fi on and select Wi-Fi Networks > Scan
4 Select a network from the Wi-Fi networks list and tap Connect

Note: Once the watch connects to a Wi-Fi network, the watch reconnects to that network each time it is available without requiring a password. To prevent the watch connecting to the network automatically, select the network, and then tap Forget.  

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