How to activate LTE Galaxy Watch?

Last Update date : Nov 20. 2020

Before you begin

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

• On your phone, go to Settings > Connections > Bluetooth and make sure that Bluetooth is on

• Make sure that your phone is connected to Wi-Fi or a LTE/3G network

• Make sure your Galaxy Watch is charged

Please note: Some procedures may differ from your device depending on the region, service provider, model specifications, or device’s software. For exact procedures , please check with your service provider or retail shop for more information

There are 3 ways to activate LTE Galaxy Watch:

ODA (On Device Activation)

Please note: Currently, on-device-activation is only available on Samsung Galaxy phones

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, you can download it from Samsung Apps or Google Play
3 Connect Galaxy Watch

• Bring Galaxy Watch closer to Mobile Device. Wait for the Search the new Galaxy Watch message to appear on your device, then tap Continue. If you don't see this message, open the Galaxy Wearable App, then tap Connect New Wearable

• Keep your Galaxy Watch and Mobile Device close together until you complete all steps
4 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
Agree to Terms and Conditions
5 5-1. Set Up Mobile Networks

• After the Terms and Conditions agreement, the network setup process will begin
• Wait a few seconds while searching for mobile networks
• Follow the instructions for your subscribed network
Set Up Mobile Networks

5-2. Launch Mobile Network menu

• Launch Mobile Network menu
• Wait a few seconds while searching for mobile networks
• Select the activation method – Scan QR code
• Point the camera
• Check the Profile Policy Rules
• Click the download button. After this step, go to 7

Launch Mobile Networks
6 Download Profile & Active

• Check the Profile Policy Rules
• Click download button
Download Profile and Active
7 Mobile networks setup completed

• You can now receive and send calls/messages on Galaxy Watch using the same number as your phone
Mobile Networks Setup Completed
QR Code Activation
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, you can download it from Samsung Apps or Google Play
3 Connect Galaxy Watch

• Bring Galaxy Watch closer to Mobile Device. Wait for the Search the new Galaxy Watch message to appear on your device, then tap Continue. If you don't see this message, open the Galaxy Wearable App, then tap Connect New Wearable

• Keep your Galaxy Watch and Mobile Device close together until you complete all steps
4 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
Agree to Terms and Conditions
5 Set Up Mobile Networks

• After the Terms and Conditions agreement, the network setup process will begin
• Wait a few seconds while searching for mobile networks
• Select the activation method – Scan QR Code
Set Up Mobile Networks
6 Scan QR Code

• Point the camera to QR code to scan it
• Check the Profile Policy Rules
• Click download button
Scan QR Code
7 Mobile networks step completed

• You can now receive and send calls/messages on Galaxy Watch using the same number as your phone
• If not, please contact your carrier for help
Mobile networks step completed
Automatic activation for carrier network
1 Visit a carrier shop

• Visit a carrier shop and subscribe to the carrier network
2 Open the box of new Galaxy Watch and power on
3 Open Galaxy Wearable application on your Mobile Device

• If Galaxy Wearable Application is not installed on your device, you can download it from Samsung Apps or Google Play
4 Pair Galaxy Watch with your device through Galaxy Wearable Application
5 Mobile network of Galaxy Watch is automatically activated on initial setting

Please note: Screens for automatic activation to a carrier network are shown on Galaxy Wearable Application

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