How to use the Galaxy Watch Active without a mobile device
You can use your Galaxy Watch Active without connecting to a mobile device, making it easier to use with outdoor activities like running, hiking and mountain climbing. You can setup the Galaxy Watch Active without a mobile device when it is turned on for the first time or after it has been reset.
Please note: some features are not available when using your Galaxy Watch Active without connecting to a mobile device
Please note: to set up the Watch Active without a mobile device, it must be taken through the initial setup. If you have already set up your Watch Active, reset it before following these steps
If at any point you wish to connect the Galaxy Watch Active to your mobile device, tap the Settings icon, Connections then scroll down to Connect to new phone. Then enter the PIN you created to connect the watch to your device.
Please note: to download apps from Galaxy Store you need to be connected to a Wi-Fi network. Join a Wi-Fi network by tapping Settings > Connections > Wi-Fi > Wi-Fi networks
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