Track and View Exercise Information on Gear IconX

Last Update date : Jul 25. 2022

 You can record and save exercise information, such as activity duration and speed on your Gear IconX. Then, you can view workout information on Samsung Gear or Samsung Health app of your connected phone. 

Before you try the recommendations below, be sure to check if your device's software and related apps are updated to the latest version. To update your mobile device's software, follow these steps: 

Step 1. Go to Settings > Software update.

Step 2. Tap on Download and install.

Step 3. Follow the on-screen instructions.


  • The availability of this feature may differ by device and model.
  • Device screenshots and menus may vary depending on the device model and software version
  • The Gear IconX earbuds can only recognize and save information for walking and running.
Setting the exercise earbud

Set the exercise earbud to record exercise information. The right earbud records exercise information by default.

Step 1. Launch the Samsung Gear app on the connected mobile device.

Step 2. Tap Settings → Exercise → Exercise earbud and select the right or left earbud.

Note: After you change the exercise earbud, the earbuds may not automatically reconnect to your mobile device. If this happens, on your mobile device, tap Settings →Connections → Bluetooth, and then search for the earbuds and connect the device manually.

Recording Exercise Information

Record and save exercise information, such as the activity duration, and the number of calories you burnt, without connecting the earbuds to your mobile device.

Step 1. Put both earbuds in your ears. You will hear a sound informing that you are wearing the earbuds.

Step 2. Tap and hold the touchpad and release it when you hear 'Start workout'.

Step 3. Start your workout when you hear four beeps followed by 'Workout started'.

Audio coaching is provided according to your exercise target after the exercise starts

  • To check the status of your workout, tap and hold the touchpad and release it when you hear Workout details. You will hear the recorded exercise information. On your mobile device, launch the Samsung Gear app and tap Settings > Exercise > Guide intervals
  • To hear your surroundings during your workout, tap and hold the touchpad and release it when you hear Turn on ambient sound. Afterwhich, you will hear Ambient sound turned on
  • If the touch-sensitive sensor does not make contact with your ear, the earbuds may stop working. Remove the earbuds from your ears and put them in your ears again within 20 minutes. When you hear Workout resumed, continue your workout

Step 4. When you finish your workout, touch and hold the touchpad, and then release when you hear 'Finish workout'. You will then hear the details of your workout.

  • You can also view the type of workout and the workout duration via your connected mobile device’s Samsung Gear app or the Samsung Health app.
Automatic exercise recognition

Once you have engaged in an activity for more than 10 minutes while wearing the earbuds, they automatically recognize that you are exercising and record exercise information.

When you stop exercising for more than one minute, the earbuds automatically recognize that you have stopped exercising and this feature is deactivated.

  • Automatic syncing of workout data with the Samsung Health app
  • Auto track walking or running (if you walk or run continuously for at least 10 minutes, the Gear IconX(2018) transfers your workout data automatically as soon as you’re finished).
  • Running coaching data: the Gear IconX (2018) transfers the result of the voice running coaching automatically.

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