Using the features of your Samsung Galaxy Watch

Your Samsung Galaxy Watch comes with a range of great features and functions from tracking your activity and heart rate,  to replying to emails or listening to music.

 

Once you've got your Watch set up the way you like it, explore the features and functions to get the best from your Galaxy Watch.

 

Enable or disable the NotificationsClick to Expand

PLEASE NOTE: that to enable or disable the notifications, you will need to use the Galaxy Wearable app. 

To enable or disable the Notifications, you will need to:

1 From the home screen, choose Apps or swipe up to access your apps
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2 Open the Samsung Wearable app on your phone

This can be found in the Samsung folder if it was pre-installed. If you can't find it in the Samsung folder, you may need to tap add apps before proceeding. Otherwise, you can download it from the Play Store or from the Galaxy Apps. For more information on how to download an app, please visit How do I manage my apps.

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3 Tap Notifications, you may need to scroll down for this
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4 Use the toggle to enable or disable the notifications
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5 You can now manage which Notifications you would like to see
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Making a phone callClick to Expand

PLEASE NOTE:  calls need a 4G connection and are only available on the Galaxy Watch 4G

To make a phone call, you will need to:

1 From the home screen, press the home key
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2 Tap Phone
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3 Tap the Keypad or contact icon
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4 Enter the phone number or tap the contact you'd like to call
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5 Tap the call icon
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Adjust the in-call volumeClick to Expand

To adjust the call volume, you will need to tap the volume icon while you're on a phone call.

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Use the rotating bezel to adjust the call volume.

Replying to an EmailClick to Expand

To reply to an Email, you will need to:

1 From the home screen, press the home key
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2 Tap Email
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3 Tap the Email you would like to reply to
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4 Tap the keyboard icon
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5 Type your message using the on-screen keyboard. When you're happy with your reply, tap Send
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Sending a text messageClick to Expand

To send a text message, you will need to:

1 From the home screen, press the home key
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2 Tap Messages
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3 Tap menu, this may show as three dots
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4 Tap New message
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5 Tap the contact icon or Recipient
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6 Tap the contact you would like to send the message to
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7 Tap Next
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8 Tap the keyboard icon
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9 Type your message using the on-screen keyboard, then tap Send
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Tracking your activity and heart rateClick to Expand
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To track your activity:

1 From the home screen, press the home key, then either rotate the bezel to highlight the Samsung Health icon or tap it.
2 Rotate the bezel to highlight and select the Exercise icon
3 Tap Workout . You can also view your workout information for the week here.
4 Select your workout by rotating the bezel to select the activity from the icon.
(If your exercise isn't shown, just scroll to + and add the exercise you want)
5 Tap the Start icon and begin your workout

 

Using Auto Heart Monitoring to constantly track your heart rate:

1 Press the Home button, then either rotate the bezel to highlight the Samsung Health button or tap it.
2 Once you're in the Samsung Health app, rotate the bezel to select the Heart Monitoring icon
3 Select the Settings icon (three dots at the side)
4 Rotate the bezel to choose the Auto HR setting.
5 Choose the frequency of monitoring you want by tapping either Always, Frequent or Never
Enable or disable Wake-up gestureClick to Expand

To set a Wake-up gesture, you will need to:

1 From the home screen, press the home key
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2 Tap Settings
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3 Tap Advanced
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4 Tap Wake-up gesture
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5 Tap Wake-up gesture again to enable or disable this feature
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Enable or disable NFCClick to Expand

To enable or disable the NFC (Near Field Communication) feature, you will need to:

1 From the home screen, press the home key
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2 Tap Settings
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3 Tap Connections
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4 Tap NFC
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5 Tap NFC again to enable or disable NFC
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Enable or disable Power saving modeClick to Expand

Power saving mode will help increase the battery life of the Galaxy Watch by reducing the screen brightness and limiting its performance.

 

To enable or disable the power saving mode, you will need to:

1 From the home screen, press the home key
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2 Tap Settings
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3 Tap Battery
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4 Tap Power saving
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5 Tap the tick to enable power saving mode
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6 To disable power saving mode, tap the off button on the front of the screen
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