What phones are compatible with the Galaxy Watch?

What phones are compatible with the Galaxy Watch?

Galaxy Watches help to track your way to wellness, providing motivation towards the goals that you want to achieve. While the Galaxy Watch works best with Samsung devices, it can be connected to a range of Android and iOS devices.

Please note: depending on the phone you are using and the Galaxy Watch you are connecting to, some features and functions may be unavailable

Samsung phonesClick to Expand

Samsung smartphones provide the best experience with Galaxy Watches and the Galaxy Wearable app, helping you to make the most of your smart devices.

 

  • Galaxy Watch Active2, Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Watch: phones running Android 5.0 or higher with 1.5GB RAM or more are compatible

 

  • All previous models: phones running Android 4.3 or higher with 1.5GB RAM or more are compatible
Android phonesClick to Expand
  • Galaxy Watch Active2, Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Watch: phones running Android 5.0 or higher with 1.5GB RAM or more are compatible

 

  • Gear Live, Gear S2, Gear Fit 2, Gear S3, Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 Pro: phone running Android 4.3 or higher with 1.5GB RAM or more are compatible

 

  • Gear 1, Gear2, Gear S, Gear Fit: these smart watches are not compatible with non-Samsung device
iOS phonesClick to Expand
  • Galaxy Watch Active2, Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Watch, Gear Live, Gear S2, Gear Fit 2, Gear S3, Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 Pro: iPhones higher than the iPhone 5 running iOS 9 or higher are compatible

 

  • Gear 1, Gear 2, Gear S, Gear Fit: these smart watches are not compatible with non-Samsung devices

Please note: connections between the Galaxy Watch and iPhone 6S and 6S+ devices running iOS 10 and later may be unstable. To fix the connection access your Bluetooth settings and unpair all connected Bluetooth devices except the Galaxy Watch. Then turn your Bluetooth off and on again

If you're experiencing unusual behaviour on Samsung mobiles, tablets or wearables, you can send us an error report or ask us a question in the Samsung Members app.

 

This allows us to take a closer look at what is happening. The data is anonymised and only held for the duration of the investigation. Find out more about sending an error report through the Samsung Members app.

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