How to pair Bluetooth headphones to the Galaxy Watch Active2

Enjoy the soundtrack of your life by connecting your smart watch to a pair of Bluetooth headphones so you get most out of no matter which conditions you are in. Now, you can seamlessly stay in music with your Galaxy Watch Active2 on the go.

Pair Bluetooth headphones to your watch

You can easily connect the Bluetooth headphones and you can listen to music and have a phone conversation through it in following steps.

Step 1. Navigate to Settings on your watch.

Step 2. Swipe to and tap Connections > Bluetooth.

Step 3. Turn on switch for Bluetooth and check if the headphones are in pairing mode.

Step 4. Tap Bluetooth audio and select the desired Bluetooth headphones. 

You can adjust Bluetooth audio using the Setting icon next to the Bluetooth headphones to: 

  • Unpair
  • Call audio
  • Media audio

You can also pair your Bluetooth headphones using Quick panel on your watch. 

Step 1. Swipe downwards from the top edge of the screen.

Step 2. Swipe the bezel or swipe to the left or right on the screen to move to the next or previous quick panel. 

How to find quick panel

Step 3. Tap on Headphones icon. 

Step 4. The Bluetooth feature is activated and the available Bluetooth headphones list will be searched. 

If the previously used Bluetooth is available, it will be connected automatically. 

Note: Audio output for call conversation to Bluetooth headphones is only available with LTE watch models. If the switch for Call audio and Media audio is turned off, you will not hear any output to the Bluetooth headphones and they may disconnect from the watch. 

Checkpoints if another Bluetooth device cannot locate your Galaxy Watch

You can pair two Bluetooth devices at once and your headphones will intuitively switch between devices. However, for some reasons, if another Bluetooth device cannot locate your Galaxy watch, check tips listed below prior to contact a Samsung Service Center. 

  • Ensure that the Bluetooth wireless feature is activated on your Galaxy Watch Active2.
  • Reset your Galaxy Watch Active2 and try again.
  • Ensure that your Galaxy Watch Active2 and the other Bluetooth device are within the Bluetooth connection range (10 m). 

       The distance may vary depending on the environment the devices are used in.

Other tips to improve Bluetooth connection on your watch

You may check below checkpoints when a Bluetooth connection is not established or your Galaxy Watch Active2 and the mobile device are disconnected. 

  • Ensure that the Bluetooth feature on both devices is activated.
  • Ensure there are no obstacles, such as walls or electrical equipment, between the devices.
  • Ensure that the latest version of the Galaxy Wearable app is installed on the mobile device. 

       If necessary, update the Galaxy Wearable app to the latest version.

  • Ensure that your Galaxy Watch Active2 and the other Bluetooth device are within the Bluetooth connection range (10 m). 

       The distance may vary depending on the environment the devices are used in.

  • Restart both devices and launch the Galaxy Wearable app on the mobile device again.

Note: Device screenshots and menu may vary depending on the device model and software version.

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