Using the Pre-installed apps on my Samsung Watch

Last Update date : Nov 20. 2020

Not sure why a certain application isn't available on your Smart watch or want to know the full list of available pre-installed apps on your Samsung Watch? Simply click on the below drop down menus for more information.

The below drop down menus are based on connected compatible smartphones, click on your connected device to learn about the pre-installed apps available on your Samsung Watch.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian devices. Screenshots were captured from a Galaxy Watch Active2, pre-installed applications may vary depending on the Samsung Watch, software version and the compatible smartphone you have connected.

Connected to a Samsung device
1 Press on the Home button to access your apps tray
Press the Home button to access your apps tray
2 You will then be able to view the pre-installed apps available on your Samsung watch
Viewing apps list when connected to Samsung phone

 Calendar app: Quickly view or create calendar events that will automatically sync to your Samsung phone.

 Alarm app: Create or edit alarms on your watch to reflect on your connected device.

 Settings app: Customise your Galaxy Watch settings - You will be able to connect to a new mobile device, change watch faces and access your accessibility settings.

 Galaxy Store app: Download and update other apps on your Galaxy Watch.

 Weather app: Get regular weather updates anywhere around the world. You will only be able to add other locations directly from your connected mobile device.

 Samsung Health app: View your daily targets, step counts or record a workout using the Samsung Health app.

 Bixby app: Use Bixby Voice to verbally set reminders, show your schedule, start workouts or call a specific contact directly on your watch.

 Contacts app: View your connected phone contacts to call or text a specific contact directly.

 Phone app: Call a contact directly from your watch by either typing up the number using the keypad, contact list or recents list.

 Recent app: View or close all your recently used apps list.

 Email app: Set up Samsung Email on your smartphone to view emails directly from the Email app.

 Message app: Send Texts or MMS messages to your contacts directly from your watch.

 Stopwatch app: Use the pre-installed Stopwatch to track or time a subject.

 Timer app: Set a Timer using the suggested times or create your own by selecting Custom.

 World Clock app: Add cities all around the world to lose track of time.

 Spotify app: Download to listen offline using your premium account or use your watch as a remote to change the song while listening to music from your smartphone.

 Find my Phone app: Lost your phone? Use Find my phone to set a ringer or get the exact location of your lost connected mobile.

 Gallery app: View images saved in your Gallery.

 Music app: Play Music saved within the Music app - you will first need to transfer music files from your mobile to your watch.

 Reminder app: Create, edit or complete reminders set on your watch to sync to your connected mobile.

 Samsung Pay app: Use Samung Pay to begin purchasing products directly from your watch. You will need to setup Samsung Pay on your connected mobile beforehand.

Connected to a iOS device
1 Press on the Home button to access your apps tray
Press the Home button to access your apps tray
2 You will then be able to view the pre-installed apps available on your Samsung watch
Viewing apps list when watch is connected to an ios device

 Calendar app: Quickly view or create calendar events.

 Alarm app: Create or edit alarms on your watch.

 Settings app: Customise your Galaxy Watch settings - You will be able to connect to a new mobile device, change watch faces and access your accessibility settings.

 Galaxy Store app: Download and update other apps on your Galaxy Watch.

 Weather app: Get regular weather updates anywhere around the world. 

 Samsung Health app: View your daily targets, step counts or record a workout using the Samsung Health app.

 Bixby app: Use Bixby Voice to verbally set reminders, show your schedule, start workouts or call a specific contact directly on your watch.

 Contacts app: View your connected phone contacts to call or text a specific contact directly.

 Phone app: Call a contact directly from your watch by either typing up the number using the keypad, contact list or recents list.

 Recent app: View or close all your recently used apps list.

 Stopwatch app: Use the pre-installed Stopwatch to track or time a subject.

 Timer app: Set a Timer using the suggested times or create your own by selecting Custom.

 World Clock app: Add cities all around the world to lose track of time.

 Spotify app: Download to listen offline using your premium account or use your watch as a remote to change the song while listening to music from your smartphone.

 Find my Phone app: Lost your phone? Use Find my phone to set a ringer or get the exact location of your lost connected mobile.

 Gallery app: View images saved in your Gallery.

 Music app: Play Music saved within the Music app.

 Reminder app: Create, edit or complete reminders set on your watch.

 

Using the Samsung watch without connecting to a phone
1 Press on the Home button to access your apps tray
Press the Home button to access your apps tray

If you would like to set up your Samsung watch without connecting to a mobile device check out our page Setting up my Smart Watch without connecting my Phone for step-by-step instructions.

2 You will then be able to view the pre-installed apps available on your Samsung watch
Viewing apps list when watch isn't connected to a mobile device

 Timer app: Set a Timer using the suggested times or create your own by selecting Custom.

 World Clock app: Add cities all around the world to lose track of time.

 Gallery app: View images saved in your Gallery.

 Reminder app: Create, edit or complete reminders set on your watch

 Alarm app: Create or edit alarms on your watch 

 Settings app: Customise your Galaxy Watch settings - You will be able to connect to a new mobile device, change watch faces and access your accessibility settings.

 Galaxy Store app: Download and update other apps on your Galaxy Watch.

 Weather app: Get regular weather updates anywhere around the world. 

 Samsung Health app: View your daily targets, step counts or record a workout using the Samsung Health app.

 Recent app: View or close all your recently used apps list.

 Stopwatch app: Use the pre-installed Stopwatch to track or time a subject.

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