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Managing Notifications on My Samsung Gear S3 (SM-R760, SM-R765, SM-R770)

You can choose when notifications display on your Gear S3, as well as which apps can send notifications to it. You can also determine how much information they display on the screen.

Manage App Notifications

  1. From the Home screen of your mobile device, touch Apps.
  2. Touch Samsung Gear.

    The Samsung Gear app may be located in the Samsung folder on some devices.

  3. Touch the SETTINGS tab.
  4. Touch Notifications.
  5. Touch Manage notifications.

    Touch the slider at the top of the screen to turn on notifications if they are currently turned off.

  6. Touch the sliders to turn on or off notifications to your Gear S3 for each app. Touch the slider next to All apps to turn on or off all app notifications.

Notification Displays

  1. From the Home screen of your mobile device, touch Apps.
  2. Touch Samsung Gear.

    The Samsung Gear app may be located in the Samsung folder on some devices.

  3. Touch the SETTINGS tab.
  4. Touch Notifications.
  5. Touch the sliders to turn the following notification settings on or off:
    • Show only while wearing Gear: Notifications will display on your Gear S3 while it's being worn.
    • Show while using phone: Continues to send notifications to your Gear S3 even while you are using your mobile device. This feature may decrease battery life for your Gear S3.
    • Turn on screen: New notifications turn on the Gear S3 screen. This feature may decrease battery life for your Gear S3.
    • Auto show details: Displays details of new notifications in the full screen pop-up view.
    • Notification indicator: Displays a yellow indicator on the watch face when there are unread notifications.
    • Smart relay: Content from your Gear S3 will display on your mobile device when you pick it up after receiving notifications.

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