How to utilize Alti-Barometer on Galaxy Watch

Last Update date : Apr 19. 2021

You can measure the altitude and atmospheric pressure of your current location using the internal atmospheric pressure sensor.

Tap   (Alti-Barometer) icon on the Apps screen. Alternatively, rotate the bezel clockwise on the Watch screen and select the Alti-Barometer widget to launch it.

To view the barometer, swipe to the left.

Measuring your current altitude

Measure your current altitude and view a graph of changes over the last 6 hours.

Tap  (Alti-Barometer) on the Apps screen.

Alternatively, rotate the bezel clockwise on the Watch screen and select the Alti-Barometer widget to launch it.

  • If you have recently purchased or reset the Galaxy Watch, tap GO to activate the Galaxy Watch’s GPS feature.
  • After you calibrate the altimeter, the value for the altimeter will become inaccurate after a period of time. To measure the accurate altitude, tap the   frequently to calibrate the value for the altimeter.
  • The altitude measured may not be accurate if water (shower and water activity) or foreign materials enter the atmospheric pressure sensor.
  • If there are any detergent, sweat, or raindrops on the Galaxy Watch, rinse it with clean water and dry the atmospheric pressure sensor thoroughly before use.
Calibration

Manually calibrating the altitude

You can manually calibrate the measured altitude.

1 Rotate the bezel clockwise or swipe to the left to open the settings screen.
2 Tap CHANGE .
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3 Tap Manual calibration and tap the Manual calibration switch to activate it.
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4 Tap Altitude and enter the reference value. The altitude is calibrated based on the entered reference value.
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Measuring your current atmospheric pressure

Measure your current atmospheric pressure and view a graph of changes over the last 6 hours. You can anticipate any changes to the weather using the pressure prediction gauge.

1 Tap (Alti-Barometer) on the Apps screen. Alternatively, rotate the bezel clockwise on the Watch screen and select the Alti-Barometer widget to launch it.
2 Swipe to the left to open the barometer screen.
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  • The atmospheric pressure measured may not be accurate if water (shower and water activity) or foreign materials enter the atmospheric pressure sensor.
  • If there are any detergent, sweat, or raindrops on the Galaxy Watch, rinse it with clean water and dry the atmospheric pressure sensor thoroughly before use.

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