Gear S2 - Manage Widgets (SM-R720)

Last Update date : Oct 03. 2020

Home Screen Widgets

Home screen widgets are applications that offer an up-to-the-moment glance at important information (such as weather or upcoming calendar events) or let you perform tasks (such as dialing a contact or pausing a song).

The screens and steps shown below may vary by Canadian wireless service provider and your mobile device.

Add a Home Screen Widget

1 From the Watch screen, rotate the bezel to the right.
Gear S2: How can I add, remove, and customize home screen widgets on my Samsung Gear S2?
2 Touch the Add widget icon.
Gear S2: How can I add, remove, and customize home screen widgets on my Samsung Gear S2?
3 Rotate the bezel to the widget you want to add. Touch the widget to add it.
Gear S2: How can I add, remove, and customize home screen widgets on my Samsung Gear S2?
4 Follow the on-screen steps for setting up the widget.
Gear S2: How can I add, remove, and customize home screen widgets on my Samsung Gear S2?

Remove a Home Screen Widget

You can remove widgets from the Home screen of your Samsung Gear S2.

1 From the Watch screen, rotate the bezel to the right to the widget you want to remove.
Gear S2: How can I add, remove, and customize home screen widgets on my Samsung Gear S2?
2 Touch and hold the widget you want to remove.
Gear S2: How can I add, remove, and customize home screen widgets on my Samsung Gear S2?
3 Touch the Remove icon.
Gear S2: How can I add, remove, and customize home screen widgets on my Samsung Gear S2?
4 Press the Back key to return to the Home screen.
Gear S2: How can I add, remove, and customize home screen widgets on my Samsung Gear S2?

Customize the Home Screen Widget Layout

You can rearrange the order in which Home screen widgets display when you swipe to the left from the Watch screen.

1 From the Watch screen, rotate the bezel to the right to access the Home screen widgets.
Gear S2: How can I add, remove, and customize home screen widgets on my Samsung Gear S2?
2 For this example, we will move the Calendar widget from the first widget spot to the third. Touch and hold the widget to open the edit mode.
Gear S2: How can I add, remove, and customize home screen widgets on my Samsung Gear S2?
3 Keep holding the widget, and then drag it to the left or right.
Gear S2: How can I add, remove, and customize home screen widgets on my Samsung Gear S2?

To remove the widget, touch the Remove icon at the top-right.

4 Release the widget when it is in your preferred location. Touch the widget again to exit the edit mode.
Gear S2: How can I add, remove, and customize home screen widgets on my Samsung Gear S2?

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