Gear IconX (2018) - Use the Earbuds Without a Phone (SM-R140)

Last Update date : Oct 04. 2020
Gear IconX (2018) - Use the Earbuds Without a Phone (SM-R140)

The beauty of your Gear IconX earbuds is you don’t even need to connect them to your phone. How freeing is that? Let’s get you set up.

Available screens and settings may vary by provider, phone, or earbuds.

Listen to Music
Listen to Music

OK, so now you’ve got your music stored inside your Gear IconX. But did you know you can store up to 1,000 songs in those little wireless earbuds? Yup, you heard us right. You’re SO ready to rock n’ roll. Now, let’s learn about the controls:

  • Touch the touchpad once to play or pause music.

  • Touch the touchpad two times to skip to the next song during playback.

  • Touch the touchpad three times to return to the previous song during playback.

  • Drag your finger up or down on the touchpad to adjust the volume during playback.
Start Workout
Start Workout

Are you trying to keep track of your heart rate when you exercise so you don’t push it too far? You can record and save exercise information, like how many calories you burned, on your Gear IconX earbuds without connecting to a phone. So all you need to worry about is moving forward at a slow burn:

  • Touch and hold the touchpad, and then release it when you hear “start workout.”

  • Touch and hold the touchpad, and then release it when you hear “workout details” to hear the recorded exercise information.

  • Touch and hold the touchpad, and then release it when you hear “ambient sound” to hear your surroundings during your workout. You will hear “Ambient sound mode turns on.”

  • Touch and hold the touchpad, and then release it when you hear “finish workout” to finish your workout and hear the details of your workout.

If the proximity sensor does not make contact with your ear, the earbuds may stop working. Remove the earbuds from your ears and insert them into your ears again within 20 minutes. When you hear “Workout mode starts again,” stay still until the voice guide is complete and then continue your workout.

Touch Gestures

Check out this handy visual guide that breaks down all the touch gestures on your Gear IconX Touchpad:

Touch Gestures

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