How to activate and reset Galaxy Watch?

Last Update date : Sep 21. 2020

To activate Galaxy Watch, you need a phone with Android version 5.0 or later and RAM 1.5 GB or over / iPhone 5 or later with iOS version 9 or later.

Activate Galaxy Watch

1 Turn on your Galaxy Watch
• To turn on your Galaxy Watch, press and hold the side lower button until you see the Samsung logo
• If your Galaxy Watch doesn’t turn on, please make sure your Galaxy Watch is charged
2 Open Galaxy Wearable application on your Mobile Device
• If Galaxy Wearable application is not installed on your Mobile Device, download it from Samsung Apps or Google Play
3 Connect Galaxy Watch
• Bring Galaxy Watch closer to the Mobile Device. Wait for the Search and once the new Galaxy Watch message appears on your Mobile Device, tap Connect
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4 If you don't see this message, open the Galaxy Wearable App, then tap Start your journey and allow Galaxy Watch to access your location and contacts
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5 Tap Galaxy Watch icon
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6 Select the device to pair
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7 Verify that the 6-digit passkey is the same on both devices and tap OK
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8 The devices will start pairing
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9 Agree to the Terms and Conditions
• Read the Terms and Conditions and check Agree to all or on each agreements, then tap Next to continue
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Reset Galaxy Watch

If your Galaxy Watch is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold the Home key (Power key) for more than 7 seconds to restart it.

If this does not solve the problem (i.e. the device still sometimes freezes after rebooting it as described above), perform a factory data reset. 

Please note: Before performing the factory data reset, remember to back up all important data stored in the Galaxy Watch

On the Apps screen, tap  (Settings) →  General →  Reset   

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