Gear S2 - Listen to music (SM-R720)

Last Update date : Oct 03. 2020

Music

The Music application on your Gear S2 lets you control music playing on your mobile device, and it lets you transfer music to your watch and listen to it using a Bluetooth headset. Your Gear S2 has a total of 4 GB of internal memory, a portion of which is occupied by existing content.

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

Transfer music

1 From the Home screen of your mobile device, touch Apps.
2 Touch Samsung Gear.

The app is now know as Galaxy Wearable. It may be located in the Samsung folder by default on some devices.

3 Touch Send media.
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4 Touch Select tracks.
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5 Select the tracks you want to transfer to your Gear S2 and touch DONE.
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When the Gear S2 does not have enough available memory, it deletes files that you have not set as your favorites, in order from oldest to newest.

Auto sync playlists
 

You can automatically sync tracks from selected playlists while your Gear S2 is charging.

1 From the Send media settings of the Samsung Gear application, touch the slider next to Auto sync to turn it on.
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2 Touch Playlists to sync.
3 Select the playlists you want to sync with your Gear S2 and touch DONE.

Listen to music

Your Gear S2 must be connected to a Bluetooth headset to listen to music saved to your Gear S2

1 From the Watch screen of your Gear S2, press the Home key.
2 Touch Music Player.
3 Touch More options.
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4 Touch Play music from to switch the player to play music stored on your Gear S2.
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5 Touch Play to begin playing music, or touch Skip backward or Skip forward to skip tracks in your playlist.
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If you have not already set up a Bluetooth headset, you will be asked to do so.

6 Touch More options (the three dots) to change the Shuffle and Repeat settings or to make a song a Favorite.

Open music player

Open from Apps Screen

1 From the Watch screen of your Gear S2, press the Home key.
2 Touch Music Player.

Open from Home Screen Widget
 

From the Watch screen of your Gear S2, rotate the bezel to the right to the Music Player widget.

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Open from Status Panel

1 From the Watch screen of your Gear S2, swipe down from the top of the screen to open the Status Panel.
2 Touch the Music icon.

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