Gear S3: Buttons and Functions

Last modified : Aug 23. 2018
Gear S3 Device Layout
Gear S3 Button Functions

Button Key


Home/Power Button

  • Press and hold to turn ON or OFF the Gear S3.
  • Press to turn on the screen.
  • Press and hold for more than 7 seconds to restart the Gear S3.
  • Press to open the application that was selected when the user is on the Watch screen.
  • Press to go back to the Watch screen while the user is on the other screen tab

Back Button

  • Press to return to the previous screen tab.

Please Note:

  • Make sure that the band is clean. If there are dirt like dust and dye, these can cause stains on the band and may not be removed completely
  • If the speaker is wet, the sound may be distorted. Make sure that the speaker is dry.  
  • Make sure that the microphone is not covered when speaking onto it.

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