Use ambient sound mode on Gear IconX

Last Update Date : Feb 13. 2019
ambient sound

Hear your surroundings while you are listening to music outdoors, so you can quickly detect any potentially dangerous situations.


Turn On Ambient Sound Mode

Touch and hold the touchpad until you hear "Enable ambient sound." Then, you will hear "Ambient sound enabled" and the feature will be activated.


Turn Off Ambient Sound Mode

Touch and hold the touchpad until you hear "Disable ambient sound." Then, you will hear "Ambient sound disabled" and the feature will be deactivated.

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ㆍ The feature will only be activated when you put both earbuds in your ears.

ㆍ You can activate or deactivate this feature via the connected mobile device. 

ㆍ During a call, ambient sound mode turns off automatically. After the call, the mode returns to the previous state.

ㆍ In ambient sound mode, feedback may occur when adjusting the volume or touching the microphone.

ㆍ In ambient sound mode, you will be able to hear loud external sounds.

ㆍ The feature can be used after you connect your earbuds to the Samsung Gear app for the first time.


Learn more information on How to transfer music files to the earbuds?

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