How to connect the Gear S3 to a mobile device

Last Update date : Nov 23. 2020

* Please note, this section is designed to give you basic product troubleshooting information, also refer to your user manual for more information.



Before connecting the Gear S3 to a mobile device, install a Samsung Gear app on the phone. After installing the app, follow the steps below:


Step 1: On the home screen, tap Apps.




Step 2: Tap Samsung Gear app.








Step 4: When the Bluetooth pairing request window appears, confirm the passkeys displayed on the Gear S3 and mobile device. If it matches, tap OK.






Step 5: After reading the Terms and conditions, tick the check boxes.




Step 6: Tap NEXT.




Step 7: If you want to sign in using your Samsung account, tap SIGN IN; you can just tap SKIP if you don't want to sign in using your Samsung account.


                                                           Step 7



Step 8: Once the devices are connected, the Samsung Gear app’s main screen will be displayed on the mobile device while the Clock screen will be displayed on the Gear.




An on-screen tutorial will appear on the Gear’s screen. Follow the instructions to learn the Gear’s basic controls.


Note: If the Gear S3 is connected to another mobile device, it will reset automatically. Make sure to back up all data stored.



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