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Updating the Software on Your Gear S2

You can manually update your Gear S2 software through the Samsung Gear application on your mobile device. The application will automatically check for and notify you of Gear S2 updates unless the automatic update feature is turned off.

The screens and steps shown below may vary by wireless service provider and your mobile device.

Update History

To check the software version on your device:

  1. From the Watch screen, press the Home key.


  2. Touch Settings.


  3. Scroll to and touch Gear info.


  4. Touch About device.


  5. Rotate the bezel to the right to get to Software version and compare the version on your Gear S2 to the list below.


Version Date Released Description




  •  This update includes new features, performance improvements, and bug fixes.
  • New applications : World Clock, ESPN, News Briefing
  • Mendini watch faces added
  • Added search function in the Contacts application
  • Added new screen timeout setting (Settings - Display - Screen timeout)
  • Now shows an unread notification indicator on the watch face
  • Alert shown when Bluetooth connection is disconnected
  • You can now enter emojis directly using the keyboard.
R720XXU2BOIB 10/2/2015
  • Initial Release

Update Your Software

  1. From the Home screen of your mobile device, touch Apps.


  2. Touch the Samsung Gear icon.

    The Samsung Gear application may be located in the Samsung folder by default on some devices.


  3. Touch Settings.



  4. Touch About Gear.



  5. Touch Update Gear software.



  6. Touch Update now.


  7. If an update is available, touch DOWNLOAD and follow the on-screen instructions to install the software on the Gear S2.

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