You can use your Galaxy Watch or Gear wearable without a mobile device. However, some functions will not be available without connecting to a mobile device. The minimum requirements for Android devices is to run Android 4.4 and above and have a minumum of 1.5 GB RAM. To run the Samsung Galaxy Watch app on an iOS device, the device will need to run iOS 9.0 or higher.
To connect the Galaxy Wearable to a mobile device, install the Samsung Galaxy Wearable app. Depending on the mobile device, you can download the Samsung Galaxy Wearable app from the following places:
- Samsung devices – Galaxy Apps
- Other Android devices - Google Play Store
- iOS devices - Samsung Galaxy Watch from the App Store
Follow the below steps to connect the wearable to a mobile device: